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  • Datsun Z

    Datsun Z

    An affordable, reliable sports car with looks and comfort, which is easy to use every day; that was the starting point with which Datsun/Nissan wanted to tap into a new market in the XNUMXs. Nissan had already kicked off with the Fairlady, a sports car with water-cooled six-cylinder engines under the name Datsun debuted: the Datsun Z. Photos: archive More

  • Datsun Fairlady

    Datsun Fairlady

    Spring cleaning is a thing. But no domestic dust bunnies can compete with what you park, store or simply store on photo material, such as digital. The whole world fits in a solid state hard drive. In retrospect, you sometimes wonder, mildly bewildered, how visual and text material ended up on it. You will find a set of photos of a very elegant Japanese classic: The Datsun Fairlady. More

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    The New Cars of 1970. Part Two

    Today we present part two of the fascinating car year 1970, in which we describe a number of newcomers. Ford came up with More car between the wheels, Datsun provided the icing on the cake and Mazda sang A Capella. In other words: in this part we describe the Ford Taunus/Cortina generation (TC1), the Datsun Cherry (100A/120A) and More

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    Datsun, not Austin

    Wherever you read, whatever you read about the very first Datsun, every time it is made clear to you that it was a Japanese-built Austin Seven for the Japanese market. Unfortunately, that's nonsense. The DAT Corporation in Yokohama had been producing cars since 1914, but it was realized in the XNUMXs that More

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    Datsun 1600 Fairlady Roadster

    While looking for a Datsun 240Z, we came across its – sort of – predecessor: the Datsun 1600 Roadster, the elegantly civilized convertible that came to be known as 'Fairlady'. That name was the idea of ​​the then president/chairman of Nissan, Katsuji Kawamata san, who played the musical My Fairlady in New York. More

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    The Datsun Cherry

    A Datsun Cherry has a somewhat lower 'WOW!' factor than a Porsche 911. But many more have been sold. The discovery of such a Datsun has made us think back for a moment: The Datsun Cherry scored. Because it was a front-wheel drive car that mainly young people (there were still quite a few More

  • Nissan Laurel

    Nissan Laurel (C31). The fat one from Datsun

    The well-to-do bourgeoisie, or that which wants to pass for it, now invariably talks about premium. Interesting. People consistently call it fat. Nice and short. But in fact the somewhat hysterically adored class of the larger sedan has been around for much longer and this segment was also unjustly at the time by purely More

  • Nissan Prairie

    The Nissan Prairie. Just as strange as the AMC Pacer

    And those Pacers are now also quite popular. While in, and shortly after their time, they were worth about twice as much. The Nissan Prairie was seen as just such a weird rabbit. So who knows how sought it will be? Nissan and the Nissan Prairie The company's roots go back to 1933, More

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    The first twenty years of Nissan in the Netherlands

    The importer recently thought about it: Nissan has been active in the Netherlands for 50 years. The Japanese set foot on Dutch soil in 1966. The first series of Nissans arrived in the Netherlands in 1966: the Datsun Bluebird and the slightly larger Cedric. From Sassenheim, the entrance to the Dutch market is managed in the right direction. More

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    AMK Classic research: participate!

    Can you go to the dealer with your classic or youngtimer or do you have to go to a brand specialist? Does an importer do something for you if you have a classic? Let us know in the big AMK Classic Survey! You may have already noticed on our Facebook page that we have started this research. Since More

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    Datsun 240Z

    Bit of rust on a Datsun 240z If you are planning to purchase a Datsun 240Z, the accompanying photo might ring all bells for you? A Datsun 240Z can also rust terribly, judging by this picture. Good and professional restoration is then impossible. Sheet metal is not up to More

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    The Z-Factor. Beauty from Japan

    Japan has not yet produced as many legendary classics as England, France or Germany. But the Datsun Z series has definitely entered that 'Hall of Fame'. The 240Z, the beautiful thoroughbred sports car that struck fans in the heart of Europe and the States, turns out to be More

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