Results for: Fairlady

RealRides of WNY - Datsun 1600, c1966

Known as the quaintly named Fairlady(and also the Sports) in its home market of Japan, this nifty little two-seater was known as the Datsun 1600here in North America. Introduced in Japan for model year 1959, the original Sports had a 988cc engine under the hood, and was based on the Datsun 211 sedan. The Fairlady moniker was introduced in 1960, and in 1963 it was applied to a completely made-over

RealRides of WNY - 1967 Datsun 1600

Before the legendary 240Z there was the Datsun 1600(this one appears to be a 1967model), a two-seat open sports car which was called by the more genteel name Fairladyin its home market of Japan. The Fairlady’s official designation was Sports 1600, with the numerical suffix referring to its 1600cc engine; which means of course that previous (and subsequent) models were named differently &mdas

RealRides of WNY - 1983 Datsun 280ZX

I’m assuming this 1983 Datsun 280ZX isn’t someone’s winter driver, as it’s been sitting in pretty much the same spot in Tonawanda since the snow started to fall. The 280ZX is from the original Z-car’s second generation (the first being the 240Z, introduced in the US for model year 1970). The 280ZX is larger than the 240Z (and subsequent 260Z & 280Z), and under the