Z Car History
Brief history lesson on the Datsun/Nissan Z car.
- 240Z: The beginning, Z car history & origins.
- 280ZX: Black & Gold 10th Anniversary Edition.
- 300ZX Z31: Significant racing victories & record sales.
- 300ZX Z32: Nissans pinnacle achievement, that almost sent them bankrupt.
- Nissan 350Z: The modern reinvention of the Z car.
Datsun Z cars, 30 years later
Early Datsun Z's, starting with the 240Z raised the bar and set the
benchmark for affordable sports car peformance 30 years ago. OverDrive TV
takes a look at this influencial Japanese sports car. Including a look at a
car claimed to once have been owned by legendary actor/driver Paul Newman.
Video by: Ben Eytalis
from: OverDrive TV
1972 Fairlady 240 Z
Lance Lambert from The Vintage Vehicle Show visits the Datsun Heritage
Museum in Murrieta, California. Here he looks at a 1972 Fairlady 240Z (same
as Datsun 240Z outside the U.S.) with the museum's director, Fred Jordan,
who was also the manager of the first Datsun dealership in the United
The late Fred Jordan, who started up this Datsun Museum, gave erroneous
information as has been stated here a multitude of times. The museum has
closed. We keep the video up so people can view the car. The correct info
on the car has been posted numerous times here. Please don't waste our time
telling us the info is incorrect; instead we welcome your comments about
the car and any correct information you wish to provide.
Nissan Datsun 300ZX Z31Turbo Commercial
Not to be overly commercial, but if you are looking for a NorCal deal on a
New Nissan (or even a used Datsun), I respectfully suggest that you visit
Datsun 240z vs Nissan GTR
This is a homebuilt twin turbo " blow
through " system on a 409 cubic inch Chevy small block engine in a 72
Datsun 240 z. The car is Street Legal due to emission excemptions and is
used for cruising, car shows, and drag racing. It is a Sleeper since it
uses a full Exhaust system and
Datsun 240Z RB25DE with ITB's First Start!
This is just a short vid of my 240 with an RB25 & throttle bodies first
start with surprisingly no leaks! Just needs an Exhaust though..enjoy
For build details, visit the thread