The Datsun 280Z 1970 models were introduced in October 1969, received the L24 2.4-liter engine with a manual choke and a 4-speed manual. A less common 3-speed automatic transmission was optional from 1971 on, and had a Nissan Full Automatic badge.In 1973, the 240Z, in the hands of Shekhar Mehta, won the 21st East African Safari Rally.In 2004, Sports Car International named this car number two on the list of Top Sports Cars of the 1970s.



Models produced

1969–1978

1,616

Sales By Type

280

  • 2-door coupé
  • 2-door 2+2 coupé

Price range

1976

DM 30,000