Nissan sold a pickup under the Datsun brand in the USA in 1964 – technically called the 320 Pickup, but many folks call them the 1200 or D1200 because that had a 1200cc engine and 1200 badges on the side. If you look closely you will also find a 60hp badge as well…which was never something to brag about, unless you were trying to drag race toddler on a tricycle, but the 60s were a strange time. Find this 1964 Datsun 1200 Pickup offered for $6,500 in Yucca Valley, CA via craigslist.
When people say something is 90% complete, as the seller does in this case, what metric are they using? Is this by mass? By volume? Ideal number of pieces divided by pieces actually present? This yardstick for completion is a pretty important thing to understand when purchasing a vehicle that was likely someone else’s parts […]
The E21 Baur Targa was the closest the Germans ever came to building a mechanical mullet (Monday morning in the front, Friday night out back), and featured a folding soft top in the back and a targa-style soft roof above the driver/passenger. The result is convertible fun in the sun while retaining chassis rigidity and […]
The Baur Targa was a Lancia Beta Zagato lookalike that featured a folding soft top in the back and a targa-style soft roof above the driver/passenger. The result is convertible fun in the sun while retaining chassis rigidity and safety by keeping an intact B-pillar roll hoop. The Baur Targa cars came from a time […]
From 1978-1982 Karosserie Baur modified roughly 4500 versions of BMW’s E21 3-series into a semi-topless fauxvertible. Some describe the transformation as making the E21 resemble the villain Bane from the latest Batman movie, while others are more critical of the aesthetics. Find this 1982 BMW 320is Baur Targa for sale in Sacramento, CA for $11,000 […]