Tipper James sent in this next car with the subject; Please be real. I’ve have to agree that this car seems too good to be true…because a 1974 model year Datsun 260Z (that was the only year they were sold in the USA) offered for $10k, even if it is the less desirable 2+2 version with the later 1974.5 big bumpers, is a good deal. I guess it is a good thing for the brand (and maybe car preservation…but that is debatable) that Datsun’s Z is finally getting the price appreciation it didn’t see for decades…but today’s example is priced from a decade ago. Find this 1974 Datsun 260Z 2+2 offered for $10,800 in Brookhaven, NY via craigslist.
The 1974 Datsun 260Z was an evolution of the original 240Z that was first released in 1970 but it was only a one year affair before it was replaced by the 280Z in 1975. The difference between a 240Z and a 260Z is hard to see from the outside…unless you find a 260Z 2+2, which […]
How do you like your eggs? Fried, scrambled or poached? That is an easy question, but I think a much harder one is how do you like your vintage turbo swapped Datsun Z cars– with a Toyota 2JZ, Nissan RB20DET, or L28ET? Because you can’t have them all…you could, but I think it would be […]
The 1974 Datsun 260Z was an evolution of the original 240Z that was first released in 1970 but it was only a one year affair before it was replaced by the 280Z in 1975. Regardless, the relative rarity of this car didn’t stop an owner from transforming it into an unholy Chevy V8 powered beast. […]
Time has been kind to the original Datsun Z-car. A few years ago the Z was well depreciated and you could pick them up for pennies, but the list of affordable Japanese 2-seat sports cars from the early ’70s is very limited and now nice ones demand a premium. But we get a respite today, because […]
I am usually first person to heap vituperates on custom paint jobs, call an El Caminoized Beetle a throwup truck, or say that an Alfa-Romeo looking MX-5 isn’t as good as it looked on the paper the builder rolled up for snorting purposes. However, this next feature is different. This next car has a custom […]
The second installment for Daily Turismo’s Time Change Tuesday feature is an entry from the far east. The S30 generation Datsun Z car was first released for the US market in 1970 and lived until 1978 with each few years bringing bigger bumpers and less power. Consequently, the earlier cars generally command more money. But […]