For $6,500 — top down and brown, loaded up and Datsun

The Nissan Silvia was not named after poet Sylvia Plath, and owning one shouldn't be as tortured an experience as was her short life. The U.S. version of the Silvia — the 200SX, as represented by today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom convertible, may be ode-worthy, but is this one's price too much to be owed? » 5/25/11 8:00am 5/25/11 8:00am

The 24 Hours Of LeMons Texas Gator-O-Rama Über Gallery: The Japanese

Japanese cars made up nearly half the entries at the Gator-O-Rama, with 44 out of 95 vehicles coming from the Co-Prosperity Sphere. Miatas, Celicas, and RX-7s galore, of course, but that wasn't all. » 3/22/09 9:00pm 3/22/09 9:00pm

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: Nissan 200SX Convertible For $6500?

It's time for Nice Price Or Crack Pipe » 10/29/08 8:00am 10/29/08 8:00am, where you make the call on a car seller's possibly-not-on-speaking-terms-with-reality asking price. Last time we were here, 69% of you thought that $19,000 was just too much to pay for . Today we're going to look at a slightly more affordable Nissan product: an early-80s Nissan…

The '82 Nissan Silvia RS Turns Salarymen Into Racing Hoons!

Sold as the Datsun 200SX in North America, the Nissan Silvia for '82 didn't get silly roller-coaster ads in its home market. No, Japanese car shoppers learned that the Silvia 240RS was pretty much the exact same thing as the Silvia race car! Special bonus points to Nissan for including the FJ20 reference in the ad. » 7/30/08 11:00am 7/30/08 11:00am

Two-Tone Roller Coaster Of Malaise: 1979 Datsun 200SX!

The Datsun 200SX for '79 didn't have TURRRRRBO power yet, but it packed a not-too-shabby-for-its-time 92 fuel-injected horsepower. Weighing just 2,268 pounds (about 650 pounds less than the '08 Sentra), the 200SX didn't feel particularly Malaise-y, and it even came with a Sky Roof! It wanted you to open it up and watch … » 6/05/08 11:00am 6/05/08 11:00am