Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Pure European Allroader: 1994 Nissan Mistral Type X Turbo

This next car comes as a submission from JB1025 who writes: Kind of an Odd Fellow er Duck here.. Odd is an understatement here, this thing is from another planet, a bearded Spock dimension Nissan Pathfinder if you ask me.  It is a Spanish assembled Nissan that was exported to Japan where it was sold new and has finally made its way to Seattle.  Strange times. Find this 1994 Nissan Mistral Type X Turbo offered for $14000 in Seattle, WA via craigslist.

From the seller:

1994 nissan mistral
VIN: R20-403516
condition: excellent
cylinders: 4 cylinders
drive: 4wd
fuel: diesel
odometer: 103100
paint color: blue
size: full-size
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
type: SUV
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1994 Nissan Mistral Type X
Direct import from Japan, RHD
Excellent condition, low mileage!

2.7L Nissan TD27B Turbo Diesel Engine
4-speed Automatic Transmission
Part-time 4WD with transfer case H2-H4-L4
Grey cloth interior with a blue exterior. Still has the original decals.
Has a timing gear - stronger and more reliable than a timing belt or chain.
165,900km/103,100mi VERIFIED mileage

Import Specifics:
Japanese Auction Grade 3.5 C (above average, overall minimal wear)
Interior is like new!!
Has all import paperwork and certifications completed. Street legal in the US.
Has a Clean WA State title, which allows for the same process to buy JDM cars as any other US market car.
We are a licensed dealer and importer of Japanese vehicles.
Have been importing since 1996.
We sell cars to any location within the United States! Buyer is responsible for transportation.
We take credit card, and can suggest third-party financing companies.
Visit our website!
JDM Car and Motorcycle LLC
9117 Aurora Ave N Seattle, 98103
WA residents Price+Tax+Registration+Documentary fee of $150 may be added to the final price.

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  1. Ah the Mistral, the last car with that amazing dohc dual ignition straight six, designed by Pietro Frua, one of my favorite Maseratis. Oh I love that engine based on the 250f gran prix car.

    Oh wait, WTF is this?

  2. Seattle is like a weird JDM wonderland. I was there recently and loved all the odd ball stuff you see there. I also think half the remaining VW busses on earth are being restored in Seattle I saw 2 different shops with huge inventories.

  3. Nice that in the PNW we have Port of Seattle and Tacoma here so we can import weird and wonderful JDM inventory and BC Canada also who has it's share of bounty and get stuff never allowed in the lower 48.

  4. Why don't they sell these vehicles to countries with Right-hand-drive? Isn't our traffic stressful enough in our over-crowded cities?

    1. Rockwell says so -


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