Nissan

Pair of Projects: 1973 Datsun 240Z

While Nissan had been trying to get a foothold into the U.S. as early as the late 1950s, it was the 240Z sports car that helped them cross the hurdle. Introduced in the U.S. for 1970, sales of the… more»

Rare 10th Anniversary Model: 1980 Datsun 280ZX

This 1980 Datsun 280ZX is one of a very small batch of 10th Anniversary Models not painted in the more widely seen black and gold editions, making it one of 500 sporting a red and black color combo. This… more»

Perfect Patina? 1986 Nissan 720 4×4

Patina is one of those words that a person either is on board with or any time it’s used it’s like fingernails on a chalkboard. Wait, do we all know what a chalkboard is? Just checking, I don’t think… more»

Sporty Survivor: 1969 Datsun 2000 Roadster

The Datsun Sports/Fairlady was a series of sports cars produced by Nissan in the 1960s. When they were imported to the U.S., they were known the 1500, 1600 and finally 2000 in recognition of the car’s engine displacement. The… more»

JDM Barn Find: 1971 Nissan Skyline Hakosuka

The Nissan Skyline doesn’t need much in the way of an introduction if you’ve followed the import sports car scene with even just a passing interest. What’s talked about less frequently is the lineage that accompanies that namesake, as… more»

Non-Turbo T-Top: 1983 Datsun 280ZX

The Nissan S130 platform has been recognized as a classic 1980s sports car for the last few decades. From pop culture references to all levels of professional racing, Nissan’s flagship coupe always had the looks and performance to preserve… more»

Garage Find: 1984 Nissan 300ZX

This is the scene so many of us hope to find: a dusty, desirable car that hasn’t been sitting beneath an open roof for decades with rust holes the size of your fist in the A-pillar. The seller of… more»

One of 80 Made: 1983 Spartan II Neoclassic

The neo-classic movement was a tremendous force in the automotive marketplace at one time, leading to the creation of all sorts of shockingly expensive, assembly line-built monstrosities that the rich and famous seemingly flocked to. Nowadays, they aren’t worth… more»

Assembly Required: 1969 Datsun 1600

In the U.S. market, Nissan sold its cars under the Datsun banner through 1984. One of the most desirable automobiles they sold in the 1960s was the Datsun 1600 2-seat roadster (known as the Fairlady in the homeland). While… more»

Turbo Survivor: 1984 Nissan 300ZX

This Z31 chassis Nissan 300ZX features the upgraded turbocharged engine with the preferred five-speed manual gearbox. But that’s just one aspect of its appeal, as the car itself is in incredible survivor-grade condition, with a beautiful exterior and equally… more»

Rare Bird: 1969 Nissan Bluebird SSS

The Nissan Bluebird series of automobiles had a long run in Japan, from 1959 to 2001. But that nameplate was not common in the U.S. The car was sold here from 1968-73 as the Datsun 510. They offered a… more»

Worth $249,000? 1970 Nissan Laurel 2000GX

It’s hard to argue with having “2000” in the name of your car, your movie, your tv show, or anything else, really. Scotty G2000… hmm… I like that. It was futuristic in those days, back when everyone thought that… more»

Solid Patrol Project: 1969 Nissan Patrol 4×4

As a more unusual alternative to Toyota’s FJ-series of 4x4s, this 1969 Nissan Patrol would be fun to own. If nothing else, it would be a much cooler way to load up on organic garbanzo beans from the co-op… more»

Field Of Classic Cars And Trucks Up For Sale!

Located in a field in Temecula, California is an assortment of cars, trucks and various equipment that have been accumulated over time. Apparently, the owner of the property would find a vehicle or machine, bring it back, leave it… more»

Field Find: $1,500 1969 Datsun 1600

Before the 240Z, there was the 1500/1600/2000, a little sports car series out of Japan that was better known there as the Fairlady. Its main competitors were Triumph, Fiat and MG, particularly the MGB. The roadster, with differing engine… more»

Diamond In The Rough? 1971 Datsun 240Z

Remember when Nissan cars were called Datsun’s in the U.S.? That was the 1980s. And remember when the Datsun 240Z began making noise on the U.S. sports car market? That was the 1970s. By 1971, the car had caught… more»