Nissan

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»

39k-Mile 1995 Nissan Pickup 4×4 XE King Cab

I’m a huge fan of compact pickup trucks because of the excellent fuel mileage and practicality that they offer. When it comes to these trucks, Toyota’s offerings tend to hold their value the best, but other manufacturers presented appealing… more»

Swiss Army Knife: 1987 Nissan Pulsar Sportbak

Here’s one that I would never have expected to find in the Barn Finds mix, it is a sort of Professor Gadget of small cars, a Nissan Pulsar NX Sportbak. It is unusual and rarely seen, at least anymore,… more»

Bronco Alternative? 1967 Nissan Patrol

With all the hoopla around the recently revealed Ford Bronco, could it be a golden opportunity to snatch up a lesser-known but still capable vintage SUV? Now, you may say that the FJ40 or the K5 Blazer have been… more»

Just Donated: 1983 Datsun 280ZX

This 1983 Datsun 280ZX is a loaded-up example featuring 2+2 seating, T-tops, and the preferred manual transmission, and is a running car that was just donated to charity. Despite the NACA-duct on the hood, it is not a turbocharged… more»

Nicest One Left? 39k Mile 1980 Datsun 210

As with most Japanese carmakers, Nissan’s naming system in the 1970s and 80s was more than a little confusing. It makes even those of us who consider ourselves fans and aficionados of vintage Japanese vehicles scratch our heads a… more»

Rare 1967 Datsun 411 SSS Wagon

Most of us are familiar with Datsun’s famous 510 models in various body styles, but before that (yes) iconic line of cars, Nissan/Datsun produced the 410 and 411, also known as the Bluebird 410/411 in other markets. This rare… more»

Rare Shiro Special: 1988 Nissan 300ZX Turbo

This 1988 Nissan 300ZX Turbo is one of the very few Shiro Specials ever made, yet another entry into the all-white-special-editions that many Japanese manufacturers produced in the 1980s. Just over 1,000 Shiros were made, and they came with… more»

Donated Twin Turbo: 1990 Nissan 300ZX

It’s sometimes shocking to see what passes for a donated car these days, especially when it’s a Japanese sports car that remains desirable and hard to find on the used car market. This 1990 Nissan 300ZX Twin Turbo wears… more»

Classifieds Find: 1963 Nissan Patrol

This 1963 Nissan Patrol is a vehicle that would suit someone who is seeking a classic off-roader but would like to own something a bit different from the average examples that you see on our roads today. While it… more»

One of 100 Made: 1984 Nissan Trail Hustler

Just when you think you’ve seen and heard of every oddball creation based on a mass market vehicle, another one comes along that reminds you the aftermarket universe is vast and strange. This is a supposedly one-of-1oo Nissan “Trail… more»