Archive For The “Nissan” Category

The Datsun 240z: Collectors Era

By | August 12, 2015

I’ve always been fond the nostalgic Japanese cars.  Partly because they are about the only “classic” cars I can afford, partly because I see their future value, and mostly because the Japanese just do things right — unless we’re talking bosozoku… that’s just weird. I got my first taste of future Japanese classic metal when […]

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New York Auto Show 2015

By | April 27, 2015

The 2015 New York Auto Show was mediocre at best this year with very few interesting announcements.  Most of the new cars unveiled were on a much smaller scale in terms of interestingness but they were cars you will see on the road on a daily basis.  Things like a new Chevy Malibu and a […]

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The Rest of the LA Auto Show 2014

By | January 8, 2015

Last week we ran out coverage of the 2014 LA Auto Show.  Since we actually attended this show, we wanted to show you some of the other highlights from the show which may not have been debuts but were still there for the public to see.  Many of the cars unveiled in 2014 were in […]

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A 240Z Still Young

By | June 1, 2014

Two weeks ago I flew from Boise, Idaho to Sacramento, California to pick up a 1971 Datsun 240Z that I purchased on Ebay a couple of weeks earlier.  You assume a certain amount of risk when buying a car off of Ebay, especially one that’s 43 years old and as rust prone as the old […]

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For The Love Of Z

By | May 11, 2014

For as long as I can remember the Nissan Z has been one of my favorite rides on four wheels.  In high school, I would have donated an organ for a black on black Z32 Twin Turbo.  Better sense prevailed and I settled for a nice clean 4DSC Maxima in red.  I drove that car […]

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The Concepts of the 2014 Beijing Motor Show

By | May 6, 2014

Yes, yes, the New York Auto Show was only about two weeks ago but Beijing just couldn’t wait!  The Beijing Motor Show is one of the lesser auto shows on the circuit but that doesn’t make it any less important.  Not much new was previewed in Beijing but they did have a few exclusive concepts […]

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