Saturday, June 8, 2013

Datsun 240Z - 1st Generation (1970-73)

The Nissan S30 (sold in Japan as the Nissan Fairlady Z and in other markets 
as the Datsun 240Z, then later as the 260Z and 280Z) 
was the first generation of Z GT two-seat coupe.
It was designed by a team at Nissan's Sports Car Styling Studio.
Powered by a 2,393 cc (146.0 cu in) L24 I-6 engine that produced 151 hp.
Top speed: 125 mph (201 km/h). 
0 to 60 mph (97 km/h): 8.0 s
In 1973, the 240Z, in the hands of Shekhar Mehta, 
won the 21st East African Safari Rally

(Above L) 2003 Nissan 350Z              (Above R) 240Z (1970-73)

D A T S U N   2 4 0 Z  -  T h e   R a  l l y   C a r

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