Classic Datsun Cars – Cars For Leisure Drive

Datsun | April 13, 2011

Classic Datsun Cars were initially marketed and manufactured by DAT motor company which was later taken by Nissan Motor Company. Classic Datsun Cars are known for their rare availability and powerful engine which made it one of the most sought after cars of today’s generation. Classic Datsun Cars still have got massive demand in the antique car market.

Datsun 280ZX…

Datsun 280ZX also known as Nissan 280 ZX. Thius car was debuted in the year 1978 and its production had continued until 1983. 1981 Datsun 280ZX featured a turbocharged engine. Datsun 280ZX was capable of achieving 0 to 60 miles per hour in 7.5 sec. Thus Dastun was considered as one of the fastest cars that were imported on a larger basis by this Japanese automaker. Another engine option was the non turbo charged. This car although engineered comparatively low Horsepower.

  • Under The Hood . . .

Datsun 280ZX was powered by L28ET turbocharged engine that engineered 180 brake horsepower at 5600 rotations per minute and 203 lb ft of peak torque at 2800 rotations per minute. Another engine option was the 2.8 L, L28E non turbo charged engine. This engine had a compression ratio of 8.8:1. Much larger oil pump and oil cooler were assembled on the automatic transmission.

Datsun 280ZX turbocharged was mated with 3 speed automatic transmission. With added torque this engine was mated with 5 speed manual transmission. Datsun 280ZX had a trop speed of 130 miles per hour. Normal engine Datsun 280ZX attained 0 to 60 miles per hour in 7.8 sec. The exterior of this car was considered as one of the most beautiful ones because of its superior aerodynamics and finely engineered body by Nissan Expertise.

  • Interior included . . .
  • Cruise Control
  • Modifiable door mirrors
  • 4 speakers system
  • Power windows
  • Leather upholstery

Final Verdict: Datsun 280ZX is one of the fastest cars from Dastun that has got a massive power plant under its hood.

Datsun 260Z . . .

This is another sports 2 seater car that gained a lot of attention from the outside world. Datsun 260Z is a light weigh sports car that has got overwhelming looks and power packed features. Datsun 260Z was manufactured in the year 1974 and it had a lifespan of 4 years. This Charismatic good looking car from its maker was considered as the ruler in this segment.

  • Under The Hood . . .

Datsun 260Z was assembled with 2.6 L, 6 cylinder, SOHC engine that engineered 162 brake horsepower. This engine was mated with 4 speed manual transmission which was offered as standard package, Optional trim include 3 speed automatic transmissions. This engine produced 152 lb ft pf paek torque at 4,400 rotations per minute. Datsun 260Z had 3.2 in stroke and 3.1 in stroke. This car was capable of chasing 0 to 60 miles per hour in 8 sec. This car had a top speed of 127 miles per hour.  Datsun 260Z had a fuel tank holding capacity of 16 gallons. This scar had average fuel efficiency of 24 miles per gallon.

Final Verdict: Datsun 260Z is one of the best car stha flaunted a massive engine which was even economically priced.

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