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    Video: Jay Leno's Garage visits Japan to drive Datsun 240Z, ask Nissan about successor

    Typically Jay Leno's Garage gives us cool insights on rare, old and sometimes forgotten car models. In the latest episode, however, Jay takes us along to visit Nissan in Japan, where he talks about the next-generation of Z car. The usually well-informed Leno starts the episode not knowing ...

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    Video: Nissan recalls the birth of Miss Fairlady

    The emphasis in the title is the word "Miss" – this isn't about the Datsun Fairlady (that eventually became the line of Z cars still going today), but the women who were hired to help sell them. Introduced as a concept to accompany a marquee dealership in Tokyo's chic Ginza area, the five ...

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    Video: How Nissan trains its "Miss Fairlady" show stand models

    Maybe you've seen My Fair Lady – the musical story of an ordinary girl turned into someone altogether more elegant. Now meet Miss Fairlady. Borrowing the name from the original JDM version of the Nissan Z, Miss Fairlady is the Japanese automaker's program for training its show-stand ...

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    Going Platinum: The $80,000 Tomica Nissan Fairlady Z432

    In honor of Tomica's 40th anniversary, jeweler Ginza Tanaka has produced a one-of-a-kind replica of the toymaker's die-cast 1970 Nissan Fairlady Z432 (the Z432 was a Japan-only model powered by the same S20 inline-6 used in the C10 Skyline GT-R). Unlike anything Tomica sells to the public, "toy" ...

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    VIDEO: The Fastest Yellow and Red - Best (and most ambitious) stop-motion diecast car film ever?

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    It took just one minute and 13 seconds into this video for us to scream "Epic!" In fact, we're not sure there's enough epic epicness in that single word to properly describe the epic proportions contained therein. This 1970's JDM homage has ...

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    Design Study: Nissan 240/Fairlady Z successor

    Click above for a high-res gallery.Nissan's plans for an affordable, rear-wheel-drive coupe to slot in below the current Z have been rumored for years and we've been informed that internal politics have killed off at least one revival of an iconic Datsun. If work ever gets underway on another ...

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    Factory tuned: Nismo Fairlady Z Type-380RS

    Click image for galleryWhile those of us in the States must make due with either a modest revamp or an aero-enhanced version of the 350Z, the Japanese will be able to get their hands on a what is arguably the most desirable Z-car yet – courtesy of NISMO.The Fairlady Z Type 380RS-Competition ...

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    NISMO 350Z to bow in New York

    When Nissan unveiled the Fairlady Z Version NISMO (their description, not ours) along with the updated version of the iconic Z, we didn't have much hope that we'd ever see the motorsports-massaged version here in the States. Well, it would seem that the folks over at Edmunds have it on good ...

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    Enhanced Driving Pleasure: Japan gets new Fairlady Z

    Click image for our 35-shot high-resolution photo galleryEven though it quietly appeared without fanfare at December's Los Angeles Auto Show, the revised Nissan Z car is finally making its official Japanese debut. The Fairlady Z, as it's called in its home market, receives a restyled hood with a ...

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    Tuner Tuesdays: Japanese tuners craft baby Aston Martin

    Japanese car mod specialists DAMD and ANCEL have teamed up to produce this "BLACK x METAL" version of the Nissan 350Z roadster. We don't have a lot of details on this Aston Martin lookalike, but a picture's worth a thousand words, as they say. DAMD wheels, Lambo doors and a hand-stitched leather ...


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