Saturday, February 8, 2020

Project Z: 1974 Datsun 260Z 2+2

The 1974 Datsun 260Z was an evolution of the original 240Z that was first released in 1970 but it was only a one year affair before it was replaced by the 280Z in 1975.  The difference between a 240Z and a 260Z is hard to see from the outside...unless you find a 260Z 2+2, which added a small back seat and notched roofline. Today's example isn't perfect, but if it runs/drives it could be a good buy. Find this 1974 Datsun 260Z 2+2 offered for $5500 in Dublin, CA via craigslist.

From the seller:
1974 datsun 260z
cylinders: 6 cylinders
fuel: gas
odometer: 74000
paint color: silver
title status: clean
transmission: manual
Great classic, runs well, new tires. 2nd owner for many years bought from good friend original owner. California car. Needs paint, originally was green. The original owners put in the L28 engine. Transmission was rebuilt, air conditioning not working, crack in windshield, needs windshield wiper motor. Rides nice. Price is firm.

Z Datsun 5-speed Low Miles Corvette Mazda Supra 240z 280z

 See a better way to drive a 2+2?

1 comment:

  1. Definitely not as sleek and sexy as a 240z but I don't hate the 2+2 roofline anymore, and the smaller bumpers do it big favors in the aesthetic department. Longer wheelbase than the standard car too, so it should ride marginally better over bad roads.


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