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    Video: Electric Federal searches for what made the Datsun 240Z great
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    We may take it for granted now that the Japanese make great sports cars, whether it's a Mazda MX-5 or a Lexus LFA. But back in the late 1960s and well into the '70s, it all came down to one car, and that was the Datsun 240Z. The prototypical Japanese sports car and ancestor to the Nissan 370Z we ...

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    Video: Datsun 240Z dares to be different with Petrolicious
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    When it was new in 1969, the Datsun 240Z was a European-style Japanese sportscar. It had a straight six like the E9 BMW 2800CS and styling that somewhat mimicked the Jaguar E-Type, with its sugar-scoop headlamps, long hood and cab-backwards design. At the time, it was a cheaper alternative to ...

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    Official: Club to restore amazeballs Datsun Safari Rally Z
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    Thanks to the Nissan Restoration Club, a legendary rally car is coming back to life. At the recent Nissan 360 media event, the Japanese automaker announced that its restoration club is bringing the Safari Rally Z back to original running condition. A variant of the Fairlady Z (or Datsun 240Z in ...

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    Video: Petrolicious drinks in the glory of two Datsun Roadsters in wine country
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    The latest Petrolicious video, entitled "Napa Valley Roadsters," features high-def footage of Japanese metal rolling though beautiful California hill country. Specifically, the classic two-liter Datsun Roadster. Like many of the Petrolicious videos that proceeded it, this is a celebration of the ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: World's best Datsun 240Z resto-mod?
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    The Datsun 240Z is a pantheon vehicle. By that we mean it belongs on many a car enthusiasts' all-time great vehicle lists. If you're in the market, there are plenty of options on eBay that will help you put one in your driveway. One Datsun in particular has caught our eye due to the quality of ...

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    Nissan working on BRE 370Z to mark car's 40th anniversary
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    BRE Nismo Z getting painted for the Walter Mitty Challenge – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It looks like there will be more than one car showing up the Walter Mitty Challenge at Road Atlanta next month wearing the colors of Pete Brock's BRE racing team. Just days after Mazda ...

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    Spy Shots: 2011 Nissan 370Z 40th Anniversary Edition spotted
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    The crew over at Inside Line got its hands on some rather curious spy photos of the new 2011 Nissan 370Z 40th Anniversary Edition. Why curious? Most of the time, spy photographers work from behind massive lenses at long distances because the secretive engineers don't want themselves or the car ...

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    Nissan 370Z 40th Anniversary Edition announced [w/VIDEO]
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    Nissan 370Z 40th Anniversary Edition - Click above for high-res image gallery
    One week from today (October 22) marks the 40-year anniversary of Nissan's Z. Before the Zed, sports cars in North America were usually fragile little carts from Europe with their engines in funny places (or ...

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    REPORT: Nissan's Fiesty Mr. K calls out the 370Z
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    Recently one of our bloggers raised the hackles of many a commenter by announcing to the world that he preferred driving a Nissan Versa to the new 370Z. You can hear the whole exchange on Autoblog Podcast #140. To protect this poor blogger's identity, he shall remain nameless (we'll call him ...

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    Albrecht Graf von Goertz, BMW 507 designer, dies at 92
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    Classical Drive reported last week on the passing of Albrecht Graf von Goertz earlier in the month. He was the designer behind the singularly beautiful BMW 507. Goertz emigrated to the United States in 1936, and in 1938 opened a shop in California where he specialized in modifying Model A and B ...

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