Datsun 240Z Resources

By: Lucinda Nguyen, Unique Cars Magazine

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The Datsun 240Z has just turned 50. Here are some of our favourite stories. Look for the big feature in Unique Cars magazine #433, out Nov 7, 2019

Datsun's then wild long-nose two-seater is one of the all-time hero models out of Japan, first built in 1969. It’s just turned 50, and so here's a compilation of stuff you need to know.

50 Years of Zed - the timeline

Generations of great Zeds, published October 2019

Nissan's Iconic Z-cars

An older overview that's well worth a look, published 2009

Reader ride - 240Z on the Targa Classic Rallye, 2018

Meet Andrew and Jo WIlliams and their well-used toy, published 2018

Reader Resto-Mod 240Z

Marc Abdelahad did a stunning job to update his Zed, published 2017

Paul Newman racer at auction

1979 championship-winning car on the block, published 2018

VIDEO: 1972 DATSUN 240Z REVIEW

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Date: 09.02.2015

Features David Toleman, whose love for Japanese cars can be showcased in his own 1972 240Z that he bought in 1995 and restored over five years.

"It was hard to find a 240Z that was not modified," he said.

 

1970-1973 DATSUN 240Z - BUYER'S GUIDE

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By: Cliff Chambers, Guy Allen, Alex Affat, Photography by: Nathan Jacobs

 

1972 DATSUN 240Z REVIEW: $40K COUPE PT.2

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1972 Datsun 240Z vs the Chrysler Charger, Japan versus Oz, two solid and sometimes overlooked cars for (then) around $40k. Australian touring car champion John Bowe said, "The original one (240Z)  is the best, the purest. Just two seats, it’s good looking, it’s got a nice six-cylinder engine.

"With a five speed gearbox and independent suspension all round, they were very advanced. While it was early in the Japanese industry, it was still a good quality product. I’d like one and I reckon they’re undervalued."

 

JAPANESE CLASSIC CAR MARKET - 2018 IN REVIEW

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DATSUN 240Z SELLS FOR AU$145,000 AT AUCTION

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By: Alex Affat, Unique Cars magazine

1970 DATSUN 240Z SELLS FOR AU$180,000 IN THE USA

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By: Alex Affat, Unique Cars magazine

DATSUN 240Z-260Z (1970-1975): BUYERS' GUIDE

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By: Cliff Chambers, Photography by: Unique Cars archives

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