Datsun

  • 1971 Datsun 510 on Jay Leno's Garage

    Built to drive and featuring a Nissan 240SX engine, a 1970 Datsun 510 visits Jay Leno's Garage.

  • Jay Leno at Nissan Heritage Collection
    Jay Leno digs into the Nissan Heritage Collection

    Jay Leno's Garage went on the road for its latest episode, which took the comedian and car guru to the Nissan Heritage Collection. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, the collection is home to some of the oldest and most special Nissans and Datsuns on the planet. But Leno doesn't dedicate the episode to...

  • John Morton BRE 240Z replica
    Better-Than-Original John Morton Datsun 240Z Racer For Sale

    If you're a Datsun fan, you most certainly know the name John Morton. You also know of Pete Brock, of course, thanks to his efforts with the Brock Racing Enterprises race team that's better known as BRE. ALSO SEE: 2014 Callaway Corvette Makes Debut At National Corvette Museum Morton and Brock...

  • Greg Elliot's immaculate Datsun 510
    Jay Leno Drives A 1971 Datsun 510: Video

    In the early 1970s, Nissan (then branded as Datsun) sold a truly remarkable car in its showrooms. Few families purchasing the Datsun 510 shopped it for its racing pedigree (1971 and 1972 Trans Am champion) or independent rear suspension; instead, they shopped it because it was economical and fuel...

  • Bruce Weiner's 1973 Datsun 240Z - image: RM Auctions
    Time Capsule 1973 Datsun 240Z Hits The Block

    On February 15, the vehicles of the Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum, located in Madison, Georgia, will be sold by RM Auctions. Among its inventory is a car that certainly doesn’t fit into the “microcar” realm, but instead helped to shape how Americans view both Japanese cars and...

  • Nissan design chief Shiro Nakamura and Jay Leno
    Jay Leno Heads To Japan To Talk Z Cars With Shiro Nakamura: Video

    Jay Leno has flown to Japan to film the latest installment of his online series Jay Leno’s Garage. In the new episode he visits Nissan’s headquarters where he gets to sample one of his most beloved cars, the original Datsun 240Z, or Fairlady as it’s known in its domestic market...

  • 1971 BRE Racing Datsun 240Z

    For many, the Datsun brand is a vague memory from before their time in the automotive universe. For others, it's a fond memory of affordable Z cars that ran with much more expensive sports cars or small, efficient, and reliable commuters. For those in Indonesia, India, and Russian, Datsun is soon to be a new budget brand. Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced the return of the Datsun nameplate this week, saying it would be used in emerging markets for green, affordable cars with high percentages of locally-sourced content, reports Reuters. While the move isn't directly relevant to U.S. buyers, it...

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