Tag: Datsun 240Z

The MZR Roadsports Evolution Datsun 240Z Asks What If A Perfectionist Restomodded A Fairlady

Although the Nissan (or Datsun) 240Z was enormously popular in the U.S., that wasn’t quite the case in the U.K. One small shop in Bradford, though, is looking to give the country’s enthusiasts the attentively restomodded 240Z they richly deserve. MZR Roadsports is a small shop in the North of England that was founded by […]

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50 Years Ago The NHTSA Tried To Make America’s Cars Ugly, But Cars Fought Back

Governments and their agencies love making life hard for automakers in the name of supposedly making life better for the rest of us. There are rules about sound and exhaust emissions, and, of course, laws about safety. And to keep engineers on their toes, those regulations are constantly changing. From this year any new car […]

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1981 Datsun Z-Series 280ZX Turbo GL Looks Like A Japanese Firebird Trans Am

The original 1970 Datsun 240Z proved Japan was capable of building more than economy cars, kicked off a 52-year sports car story that gave us the legendary 1990s Z31 300ZX, and continues this year with the all-new, twin-turbo 2023 Z. But less well remembered are the ZX-badged cars that Datsun, and later Nissan, built in […]

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New Nissan Z Rendered With G-Nose Body Kit Begs To Be Built In Real Life

This story includes renderings from independent artist Khyzyl Saleem who is neither related to nor endorsed by Nissan. Nissan’s new Z surprised fans with its throwback styling that cherry-picked elements from the vehicle’s 50-plus year history, but not everybody was down with the gaping-mouth styling. In a video for Hagerty, automotive illustrator Khyzyl Saleem shows […]

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