Datsun

Time Capsule: 44k Mile 1982 Datsun 280ZX

It’s hardly a coincidence that I’ve started seeing more preserved Datsun S130s cruising around on nice summer days. As the generational shift continues, Gen Xers will begin buying up the cars of their youth, with vehicles like this clean… more»

Cheap Z Project? 1978 Datsun 280Z

When you hear the words, “Great project car”, there are seemingly infinite possibilities as to what that could mean. In the case of one seller, it’s a 1978 Datsun 280Z with a blown head gasket and roached interior. It… more»

46k Mile Survivor! 1978 Datsun 810 Wagon

When was the last time you saw one of these, let alone one in good condition? I certainly cannot remember, and that’s part of what makes this 1978 Datsun wagon stand out among the rest. It’s listed here on… more»

West Coast Survivor: 1972 Datsun 240Z

There’s no denying that the early Z-cars capture the essence of Nissan’s halo sports car in the purest form. The slim chrome bumpers and tidier proportions play into one why demand for 240Zs remains higher than the later cars,… more»

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»