This Incredible Datsun 510 Has An SR20 Turbo Motor And Nearly 400 HP

No power steering. No power door locks. No power brakes. It's just you, a 40-year-old rear-drive coupe, three pedals, a turbocharged SR20 engine with nearly 400 horsepower and the road. » 1/09/15 9:00am 1/09/15 9:00am

We drive the Nissan IDx Concepts

Nissan PR icon Tim Gallagher, the man who makes many things possible with a mere wave of his PR-guy magic wand, leaned against the window of the Nissan IDx Nismo concept said, "You just follow me, OK?" » 2/03/14 5:35pm 2/03/14 5:35pm

Your Ridiculously Awesome Datsun 510 Wallpaper Is Here

You may remember those movie cars from a few weekends back. Lucky for us, artist Scott Park is both quite prolific and quite the automobile admirer. This week he brings us this Datsun 510, part of a series which includes a DeLorean, a Mustang, and a BMW 2002. » 6/15/13 5:15pm 6/15/13 5:15pm

Why Datsun Should Make a Come Back

In the summer of 1988 my sister started dating some new guy. Like any younger brother I hated her boyfriend for merely existing, but that quickly changed when I saw what he was driving. I remember the first day I heard the exhaust note from his brown 280zx revving around the corner and barreling into our cul-de-sac. » 2/22/13 3:27pm 2/22/13 3:27pm

Watch Five Vintage Datsuns Roast Tires In The SoCal Sun

Southern California: it's too hot, too fake, and you commute everywhere you go. But it's all worth it for the cars, like this collection of surprisingly badass tuned 1970s Datsuns, happily shredding tires for the camera. » 8/03/12 10:00am 8/03/12 10:00am

A Tale of Two Rare And Low Vintage Japanese Compacts

Judging from his garage, Duane Schaffer likes his vintage vehicles from The Land of the Rising Sun a certain way—slightly odd and extremely low. » 6/23/12 9:00am 6/23/12 9:00am

See The Story Behind One Man's Lifelong Datsun Obsession

After a several month hiatus Josh Clason's Depth of Speed is back with another fantastic video profiling one man's deep love of all things Datsun. » 5/19/12 9:00am 5/19/12 9:00am

The Proper Way To Drop A Dime

A Datsun 510, flat olive drab, with a giant single-turbo 2JZ. Stopping power comes from C5 'Vette-sourced Baer rotors paired to Viper Brembos hidden behind those great Racing Hart C2 wheels. HOVA! (H/T @saylnch!) [6speedonline via TCL] » 9/09/10 4:30pm 9/09/10 4:30pm

Beat The Hell Outta Your Datsun 510, Just Like Bob Bondurant!

"If a Datsun 510 with minor modifications can take this kind of abuse that long, who knows how long a new 510 will last out there." » 3/21/10 1:00pm 3/21/10 1:00pm

Datsun 510 Station Wagon

Even though the 510 wagon had a live rear axle (unlike its IRS-equipped sedan sibling), it still rates pretty high on the Cool-O-Meter™ in our book. Here's one whose street days are done. » 3/07/10 11:00am 3/07/10 11:00am

24 Hours Of LeMons New England Underway: Peugeot, Datsun 510, Citation…

We're just starting to get updates from the action at Stafford Motor Speedway now. Apparently the inspections went smoothly, but cars started to disintegrate as soon as they touched the track. » 7/11/09 1:20pm 7/11/09 1:20pm

First-Ever LeMons Datsun 510 Prepares To Race Next Weekend!

So much speculation about the possibility of a Datsun 510 in the 24 Hours Of LeMons over the years, and now it's actually happening! » 7/05/09 3:00pm 7/05/09 3:00pm

1973 Datsun 510

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Here's the fourth Datsun 510 in the series. » 5/02/09 9:00am 5/02/09 9:00am

Nissan Bluebird-U Makes The Ladies Crave Your Essence!

We think Nissan should drag the admen who made this series of Bluebird commercials out of retirement and put them to work on their current product line. Yes, they're that good! » 4/19/09 1:30pm 4/19/09 1:30pm

DOTS-O-Rama Sunday, San Francisco Edition: Datsun 510


This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. WhatWouldJesseDo caught this 510 survivor on his way to work. » 2/15/09 2:00pm 2/15/09 2:00pm