The Awesome Car Art of Scott Fischer

Scott Fischer, known for illustrating several NY Times bestsellers as well as concept art for video games, is also an old school Datsun enthusiast, who knew? He's a User Administrator over at Ratsun.net and has made several absolutely amazing car drawings you'll only find there. » 10/19/13 10:19am 10/19/13 10:19am

1975 Datsun 710

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 a sight you won't see often: a survivor Datsun 710! » 11/08/09 9:00am 11/08/09 9:00am

Put Your Money In The Bank, Not In The Tank: 1979 Datsun 210 Hatchback

35 MPG city, 47 MPG highway! Compare that to the numbers on the '09 Nissan Versa FE, which manages just 28/34 MPG. » 8/30/09 10:30am 8/30/09 10:30am

1971 Datsun 1200

The little Datsuns of the early 70s are just about gone now, though a few still roam the streets of the Island That Time Forgot. We saw a '75 B210 last fall, and now we've got an even rarer machine in this early-70s 1200. I'm calling it a '71, but it might be a '72 or maybe even a '70; we'll need to rely on the… » 5/12/08 9:00am 5/12/08 9:00am

1983 Nissan Sentra Wagon

I've been trying to do at least one Japanese DOTS car every week or so, but after two Toyotas in a row (not counting the Plymouth-badged Mitsubishi), it's time for... a Nissan. We've seen one of the last cars Nissan made right before the Datsun-Nissan branding changeover, so now let's look at one of the first ones… » 2/01/08 9:30am 2/01/08 9:30am

Classic Top Gear: Hamster Fires Up A Jet Car. No, Not THAT Jet Car!

Now that BBC Worldwide's signed a deal to allow certain Top Gear clips from the Beeb's vaults see computer screens worldwide via YouTube, we've been treated to all sorts of fun clips from the past. Like this little run-in Richard Hammond had with a Nissan Celery Sunny and a jet car. No, not that jet car. Also, it's a… » 3/05/07 9:40am 3/05/07 9:40am