A Vintage Datsun With A Modern Nissan V6

When he’s not intimidating passersby in a black Benz, cruising in an Avantime, driving an M5 to death or lapping a circuit with an NSX, our friend Nino Karotta is building Aardvark, the mother of all protean project cars. Aardvark was allegedly a Datsun 260Z when Nino acquired it about a dozen years ago and it has… » 6/06/12 12:30pm 6/06/12 12:30pm

Irishman Modernizes Classic Datsun 260Z, Hoping To Start New Stereotype

Politicians and celebrities routinely get into trouble for referring to a certain stereotype about Irish individuals and inebriation; may this Nissan/Datsun 260Z 2+2 from the Emerald Isle start a new stereotype about Irishmen and tastefully modified automobiles. What began as tinkering with a navy blue Z ended up with… » 10/23/08 4:40pm 10/23/08 4:40pm

Delicious Datsuns At The Z-Car West Coast Nationals

Our friends at Japanese Nostalgic Car recently went to the Z-Car West Coast Nationals in Silverado, California. As you'd imagine, there was quite a selection of tasty vintage Datsuns and some newer Nissans too. We just love the timeless proportions of a long hood and sloping back on the older Datsuns, so we've… » 4/30/08 5:05pm 4/30/08 5:05pm

Details Emerge on Lakes Style Speedster

We told you what was needed to figure out the details on that sweet black lakes-style hot rod was to just sit back and let the HAMBers do their thing. Of course we were right again, as they've clawed a ton of information out in just a single day. First and foremost on the neat-o list is that engine its unbelievably a… » 4/11/08 12:40pm 4/11/08 12:40pm