Tag: Datsun

Nissan Brings The Original Silvia Into The Future With A Retrolicious Design Render

These are official conceptual illustrations from Nissan. The sketches are the work of Matthew Weaver, Vice President of Nissan Design Europe and his team. While a “what if” kind of exercise, it’s an official one nonetheless straight from Nissan. The first-generation Nissan Silvia, also known as the Datsun 1600 Coupe, introduced one of the most […]

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1972 Datsun “580Z” Convertible Combines Japanese Looks With American Muscle

Datsun’s 240Z, the original Z car, had a profound effect on the automotive industry when it first released. That effect can still be seen today, where people continue to modify them and even Nissan themselves are making new cars inspired by its design. Regarding the former, one man built a custom V8-swapped, roofless 240Z so […]

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A 1976 Datsun 280Z With Just 350 Miles That Sat In A Barn For 44 Years Gets Its First Wash

The Datsun 280Z is a certified Japanese classic and expert detailer Larry Kosilla from Ammo NYC was recently tasked with restoring one stored in a barn since new to its former glory. This example has a rather interesting history. According to the current owner, the man who first purchased the 280Z drove it home from […]

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From The Fairlady To The Proto: Here’s How Nissan’s Z Cars Have Evolved Over The Years

The unveiling of the Z Proto last week, which previews the 400Z (name unconfirmed), coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Z sports car. As a result, Nissan is honoring the series with a unique display of models in Yokohama, from its heritage collection that includes seven generations of Z cars, starting with the one […]

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