The wagon and van were not offered in North America. In 1980, the B310 was given a mild facelift, with a smoothed off front end, a grille with square headlamps, and a redesigned dashboard. The Sunny has been imported and later manufactured worldwide under numerous names, and body styles, in economical, luxury and performance packages. Album click to view Album click to view North America B210 had front combination lights in the grille. If you think the B210 is a bit. So many interesting old cars are dying off, just like the bees. The B210 was designed to be more luxurious than the spartan B110, so it has a 40mm longer with some models considerably heavier than the original Datsun 1200.
A five-door was added to the Sunny range in addition to the three-door wagon. Love the billiard ball shifter knob on this heavily modified version, though. In 1982, the Sunny platform was used to introduce a new body style in Japan, called the. Side note: I got my carb adapter today- so I'll be messing with rebolting everything together this weekend. At least the chevette was somewhat attractive. But it was a slovenly auto, and beyond hopeless, even at low speeds.
This line is characterized by its squared-off styling, which was rather unfashionable by the mid-1980s. Three sets of wheels, main set are Panasports with almost new Hoosier R1 race tires, spare set with older Hoosier race tires, and a set of chrome street wheels with street tires this is the rain set. With some of these cars, I wonder if the interior and exterior design teams ever spoke to each other. . Even the most powerful 1. For the Sunny sold in Southeast Asia since 2000, see.
In my candy-eating days of yore, this was one of my favorites. The pus yellow colour caught my eye and then so did the red-head that got out of it. After this you get into the rhealm of block off plates and decontenting, where the previously bespoke parts previously made for either configuration now becomes one part that works with the optioned configuration and can be blocked off or rendered useless with the stripper configuration. The two door sedan was discontinued internationally. Everything rusted where I grew up, but Japanese cars seemed to last 50% less than anything else back then. I would say that, blessedly, we shall not see their like again — except that, slashes, cuts, meandering lines of nothing, eyebrow-height window sills, spoilers, diffusers and doo-dads galore, we are, right now. Of course, styling is highly subjective, but I fail to see how that would seriously skew things.
It does not have a fuel cell. It's hard to find parts for these cars. The five-door van was discontinued in November 1982 when the new and even boxier range was introduced. The crease over each wheel well and the line between them that gently lowers as it moves to the rear wheel. The Yue Loong-built B310s were only ever available with the 1. Nissan Mexico sold versions of this as the Sentra with a 1. Other than that, the chassis was very similar to that of the B210, albeit with a beefier front suspension and a relocated fuel tank in the sedans.
It was often used as a taxi and rental car. This atomic cockroach horror was cheap, flimsy feeling but durable, lined with cheap and ugly plastic, cramped, slow, and noisy. At least not Nissan buyers. Which is a depressing thought. Datsun-Nissan South Africa also decided to fit the bigger L16 engine. The B11 series shared its engines and much of its underpinnings with the which launched around the same time, effectively providing the hatchback body style in this size class which in the European market was becoming the widely preferred configuration. Driver side would be a mirror image.
Initially it used the same stainless steel grille as the 1200 sedan, and the rectangular gauges of the Standard model B110s. Everyone in favour, show of hands? Perhaps the most jarring line on the whole car is that crease on the lower half of the body. No additional models were added, and production ceased in December 1969, cutting the 1970 model year run at only six months. In Malaysia, it was known as the Nissan Sentra Super Saloon early version and came with the E16 engine. Thailand and other selected Asian countries had this model of B14 from 1994 until 2000 with a few minor changes along the way. I can see why us executives looked at these things and laughed. European sales began in May 1982, with this version of the Sunny going on sale at a time when front-wheel drive was quickly becoming the most popular layout on family cars in Europe.
Although regular production in Japan as well as sales in most countries ended in late 1977 for the 1978 , the B210 series continued to be produced by Nissan South Africa through 1980. Leave it to the Germans to make clean little boxes; it was getting a bit boring. Still trying to get the proper angle on bracket right. It was available as a four-door sedan or a five-door wagon, with 1. This was also the first Sunny to become available with optional. The B12 was replaced there by the Pulsar N13 in 1987. The B140 variation, with 1.
This steering wheel is a lot better too. Take both these elements into account before commenting below or contacting us about any specific listing. In an unusual move, this was more powerful than any option available in Japan, where such a model was seen as a possible threat to sales of the series. It was launched in late 1981 and continued into 1985. I actually looked around for some not long ago but just try to find one now! Picking a good car to emulate is also crucial, though.
However they were simple, durable and cheap to run. Other than Japan, this variant was produced in , through a joint venture between Ghandhara Nissan and Nissan Japan till 2001 for the local and export markets. The Sentra had attractive styling, a cloth interior, was marginally more spacious, had a good bit more power and was light years a better car. I had always assumed it was mostly the yellow paint and removal of the wheelcovers. I don't know the full history of the car, but it goes back into the 80's. If it runs now, do a compression check, look for and correct fluid leaks, suspect hoses, belts, tires and brakes, change the oil and filter, flush the cooling system, give it a basic tuneup and drive the lil fella. Another thing I was never too crazy about was the choice of colors.