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Newman’s Own Nissan Skyline: Japanese Made, American Approved

Newman’s Own Nissan Skyline: Japanese Made, American Approved
Paul Newman wasn’t just some blue-eyed Hollywood actor with a penchant for delicious salad dressings and a sharp sense of humor. The man was a bonafide Nissan fanatic from the moment he first got behind the wheel of a Datsun back in the early 1970s, with his enthusiasm for the brand culminating with what you see here today: The Newman Skyline marketing push.
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This Datsun 240Z Is a Purpose-Built Rally Rocket

This Datsun 240Z Is a Purpose-Built Rally Rocket
“When you get in the Z, it has a little bit more of a rocket feeling to it,” says Taz Harvey in this video from Petrolicious. A Nissan dealer who grew up racing, Harvey caught the rally bug from a friend who had entered a 911 in the La Carrera Panamericana rally in Mexico.
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Prius vs Datsun 240Z: Shock Winner!

Prius vs Datsun 240Z: Shock Winner!
An April morning greets you with bright sunshine and the crisp type of air that makes you simply want to go for a drive. Lined up on your refrigerator is a row of three magnetic hooks.
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Getting Fast and Furious in Sung Kang’s FuguZ

Getting Fast and Furious in Sung Kang’s FuguZ
You’d probably recognize Sung Kang in his most popular acting role (at least to gearheads), playing Han in the Fast and Furious films. You might not know that IRL, Kang is a car guy himself, and along with some friends he sought out a 240Z to restore for track-day hijinks.
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Classic Datsun Zs Battle It out

Classic Datsun Zs Battle It out
Growing up, my dad was a sports car guy and owned a small car lot. That meant he was constantly buying, driving, and selling Corvettes. One time, he went outside that niche he preferred and bought a Datsun 280Z.
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Nissan Bluebird Coupe is an Epic Little Car

Nissan Bluebird Coupe is an Epic Little Car
Back in the day, my dad had a few Datsun Z cars and I thought they were cool. Other than those cars, the only other Datsun/Nissan early car that has ever caught my eye is the Bluebird, or 510 as it was known in the U.S.
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Beautiful 1973 Datsun 240Z on eBay

Beautiful 1973 Datsun 240Z on eBay
Having just rewatched the premiere episode of Criminal Minds, I was reminded just how great the early 1970s Datsun 240Z is. And now I find there’s a lovely example built in 1973 and available on eBay that just happens to resemble the orange 240Z driven in the episode by Tim Vogel, the serial killer who used the Z to lure a young woman into his clutches.
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I Want This Turbo ’72 Datsun 510

I Want This Turbo ’72 Datsun 510
Back in the day, my next-door neighbor had an old Datsun 510. I remember its boxy shape well. It was a four-door and I remember thinking it was an ugly car. Young me thought to be cool your car needed a Rebel Flag on top or a screaming chicken on the hood.
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A Father and Son and Their Datsun 240Zs

A Father and Son and Their Datsun 240Zs
The Datsun 240Zs of the early 1970s are absolutely terrific cars to restore and drive every day. The car’s iconic lines hold up to this day and a nicely restored model can still turn heads zipping down the road.
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Awesome Car Pic: Datsun 240Z

Awesome Car Pic: Datsun 240Z
The Datsun 240Z is one of the great, fun sports cars of the early 1970s. These cars are highly collectible today and still great fun to drive. The styling of the car, to me, looks as good as just about any Italian or German car of the day.
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The History of Nissan Cars via Gran Turismo

The History of Nissan Cars via Gran Turismo
Over the years, there have been hundreds of variants of Nissans (and Datsuns here in the States), ranging from the Skyline and Fairlady Z to the GT-R GT3. With this massive catalog of cars to choose from, the developers at Polyphony Digital have featured more Nissan cars in the Gran Turismo game franchise than any other brand.
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1971 Datsun 510 Racer on Auction: Retro Done Right

1971 Datsun 510 Racer on Auction: Retro Done Right
This brilliant 1971 Datsun 510 is prepared to hit vintage road tracks in style. With a great style that clearly inspired the new Nissan IDx NISMO Concept that everyone has fallen in love with, why not return to where it all began?
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37,850 Mile Road Trip in a 1967 Datsun 1600 Roadster

37,850 Mile Road Trip in a 1967 Datsun 1600 Roadster
Petrolicious visited Scott Fisher of Las Vegas, Nevada, the creator of Roadster Roadtrip, to talk to him about his very long road trip through America in his 1967 Datsun Roadster. Fisher’s travels took him through 48 states and seven Canadian provinces over eight months.
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Datsun Brand Returning, Concept Sketch Unveiled

Datsun Brand Returning, Concept Sketch Unveiled
Nissan recently announced it will be resurrecting the Datsun brand name. The brand will be Nissan’s third global brand, alongside Nissan and Infiniti. The first design concept for the new brand has been released and it looks like Nissan is sticking with its plan to develop small, inexpensive vehicles.
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Definitive Z: The Limit and Legacy of the Datsun 240Z

Definitive Z: The Limit and Legacy of the Datsun 240Z
The 1969 to 1973 Datsun 240Z is one of those classic Japanese sports cars that always brings a smile to our faces when we still see one driving around. Electric Federal created this short documentary film about what made the “Fairlady” Z so special then, and why it’s still such a fun car to drive.
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