No Reserve Project: 1973 Datsun 240Z

The S30 Datsun Z-Series is one of the most important models the brand ever produced, and of course, it seems like there’s a near constant stream of project-quality examples of the iconic sports car hitting the market. This 1973… more»

No Reserve Roadster: 1967 Datsun 1600 Fairlady

As temperatures climb and summertime quickly approaches, it’s easy to imagine yourself behind the wheel of a fun-to-drive convertible. This 1967 Datsun 1600 Fairlady is available here on eBay with no reserve, and it certainly serves as a tempting… more»

Stored 25 Years: 1969 Datsun 2000

Datsun had a winner on its hands with the “Fairlady”, although the name wouldn’t have been a winner for the U.S. market, to say the least. This 1969 Datsun 2000 Roadster can be found here on craigslist just northeast… more»

READER AD:1969 Datsun Sports 1600 Roadster

Finding a classic roadster project car that hasn’t succumbed to rust and rot is always a good starting point, and that appears to be the case with this 1969 Datsun 1600. It needs restoration, but the new owner will… more»

Stack ‘Em High: Datsun 240Z Series 1 Projects

There are days when I feel like my garage is truly too small. Well, it is – when it doesn’t have too many cars jammed into its 2.5 car footprint, it’s over-stuffed with parts I might need “someday.” This… more»

Arizona Dry: 1972 Datsun 240Z

Color me amazed to see the bids flowing in for this poorly-photographed 1972 Datsun 240Z, which is said to be an Arizona car with minimal rust. While it’s hard to get the full picture of its condition, the orange… more»

Cosmetic Resto Candidate: 1982 Datsun 280ZX Turbo

One of the few things I loved about my departed Subaru XT6 project was that it came with headlight washers. For whatever reason, I just dig the idea of a washer system in miniature, and reserved just for the… more»

Rust-Free Z Car: 1976 Datsun 280Z

This 1976 Datsun 280Z basically appears to be a solid car that the new owner could drive and enjoy as it is. However, I’m pretty sure that they will probably want to undertake some restoration work fairly quickly to… more»

Cheap Roadster: 1964 Datsun Roadster 1500 Project

Datsun’s Roadster models are tiny, yet elegant convertibles, but unfortunately, rust issues have claimed countless examples throughout the years. Despite having a handful of issues that deem it a project, this 1964 Datsun Roadster that Barn Finds reader Andria… more»

Diesel Datsun: 1981 Datsun King Cab Pickup

Introduced in 1980 to replace the Datsun 620, the 720 brought styling that was crisper in an era when vehicles were developing squarer body styles. The 720 was available in standard and King Cab variants when our feature vehicle… more»

DIY project: 1965 Datsun Fairlady Convertible

A little piece of trivia: the original Datsun Fairlady was named after the Broadway musical “My Fair Lady.” Much like the character of Eliza Doolittle in the Broadway production, a working-class woman who was “made over” in a bid… more»

Reserve-Free S30: 1974 Datsun 260Z Project

Project cars are always a gamble, but when it comes to a desirable chassis like Datsun’s S30 Z, it often represents the easiest entryway for those with budget constraints to secure one. Though it is in very rough shape,… more»

Family Owned Since ’83: 1982 Datsun 280ZX

Do you ever put the asking price aside and just try to evaluate the car first? That’s what I’m doing here for this long-time family owned 1982 Datsun 280ZX. It looks like a nicely preserved car that remains factory… more»

Stored 28 Years: 1973 Datsun 240Z

Vintage Z-cars are a conundrum to me. There are seemingly always good projects for sale, but enthusiasts still tend to go nuts over the early model 240s, even if that particular vehicle isn’t original or has issues of the… more»

Super Cheap Z: 1983 Datsun 280ZX Project

As the last of the Datsun-branded Z-cars, the S130 chassis is regularly subjected to mixed opinions from enthusiasts. For those who enjoy the model, this 1983 Datsun 280ZX GL project is available here on eBay in Alachua, Florida with… more»

Forever Home Needed: 1978 Datsun 280Z

The seller notes this 1978 Datsun 280Z has bounced around different owners for the last few years, not finding a home where it would receive the proper restoration it needs. The later 280Z cars aren’t yet as valuable as… more»