When a Nissan 370Z GT Goes Rallying

F1's naturally aspirated era has just signed off after 25 years, so here's a totally unrelated video, which is way cooler than F1 ever dreamed to be. » 11/24/13 2:02pm 11/24/13 2:02pm

Haunted Z-Car Saved In Unintentionally Hilarious Japanese Chase Scene

What would you do if a crazy girl tried to drive your buddy's Z-Car off a pier because it killed her brother, a guy who coincidentally shares the same name as your buddy?

Don't laugh. Things like that can really happen. At least they do in Wangan Midnight: The Movie, a live-action adaptation of the famous street… » 7/15/12 1:30pm 7/15/12 1:30pm

For $7,000, It’s the Parting of the Red Z

If your Z is old enough to sport a Datsun badge, it's also likely to sport some replacement parts. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe 280 rocks the D, but is it more than the sum of its parts? » 8/19/10 8:00am 8/19/10 8:00am

And the Winner Is...

How many times has the 24 Hours of LeMons ripped out the hearts of Nissan Z lovers? I can think of at least a dozen races in which Zs led or at least contended for the lead... and then disaster! » 8/08/10 11:30pm 8/08/10 11:30pm

Want To Buy A Porn Star's Hot-Rodded Nissan?

Adult film star Peter North is selling his Stillen-modified, 516-hp Nissan 300ZX on eBay. The car has 15,000 miles on it. We'll let you make your own jokes with this one. [eBayMotors] » 7/20/10 4:00pm 7/20/10 4:00pm

Engine Swap Heroes: Datsun 280ZX Turbo Engine In Pontiac Firebird!

The small-block Chevrolet engine has proven to be one of the least reliable engines in 24 Hours of LeMons racing, but there's one that's even worse: the Nissan L28. Some teams see that as a challenge! » 7/10/10 2:00am 7/10/10 2:00am

1970 Datsun 240Z

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. How about a nice early Datsun Z? » 6/06/10 9:00am 6/06/10 9:00am

1978 Datsun 280Z

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 one of the nicest street-driven 280Zs I've seen in a while. » 5/23/10 9:00am 5/23/10 9:00am

It's A Nice Day For A Skyline Wedding

Love for Nissan's Skyline sports car is well known, but one couple took it further than any other, getting married in the midst of several generations of Nissan Skylines. We won't hesitate to say this one's a keeper. » 10/12/09 5:30pm 10/12/09 5:30pm

Datsun 260Z With The Face Of A Snake And The Tail Of A Stallion

A true Jalop in every sense of the word; CoyoteGary has built what may be the world’s first Datsun 260Z with a fiberglass Shelby Cobra front fascia. Pictures and video below. » 12/31/08 5:00pm 12/31/08 5:00pm

2009 Nissan 370Z Caught With Its Hood Open, Trunk Empty

We've already seen most of the Nissan 370Z » 11/14/08 12:30pm 11/14/08 12:30pm (even ), set to debut at the next week. Now these photos from show us more of a fuller sense of what the engine bay and trunk portal will look like. As you'd imagine, the 3.7-liter VQ37VHR V6 is there in all its normally-aspirated glory, crossed by a large tower bar. Moving…

What's Your Favorite Z-Car?

The Nissan Z-Car has been, through five generations, one of the best-selling sports cars in the history of sports cars. With the Nissan 370Z » 10/29/08 11:30am 10/29/08 11:30am breaking cover today we imagine that the sixth generation will be able to carry the torch. The original Datsun 240Z debuted in the United States in 1969, effectively launching…

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

1980s New Jersey Time Capsule: 19K-Mile Datsun 240Z Could Be Yours!

Those of you who believed El Suburbanimo to be the ultimate New Jersey vehicle might want to reconsider after you take a look at this '73 Datsun 240Z. Back in the early 80s, with just 19,721 miles on the Z's clock, its owner decided some custom touches were in order. A little body kit here, some stripes and TURBO… » 5/02/08 8:00am 5/02/08 8:00am

Fast And Furious Chinese Drifting With Pregnant Passengerey

We're not so sure that drifting is a sport, but that doesn't stop those Chinese hoons from doing it. Yep, the language of drifting has apparently been outsourced translated into Mandarin. The Chinese apparently prefer to drift in... Japanese cars. What? Were you expecting a BYD? But wait, they haven't just ripped off… » 2/27/08 3:00pm 2/27/08 3:00pm

1971 Datsun 240Z

While 280Zs are fairly common on the streets of Alameda, you don't run across a 240- or even a 260- every day. Part of the reason is that many of the smog-exempt 1975-and-newer Zs have been stuck in garages to await small-block Chevy swaps (we like V8 Zs, but only the ones that actually get finished), while the… » 8/01/07 9:00am 8/01/07 9:00am

Architecture Today: More on the Z Car

Architect Zaha Hadid is best known for futuristic (forgive the plebian adjective, art school geeks) visions of urbanity. She also designed the central building for BMW's Leipzig plant and the "Mind Zone" in the UK's Millennium Dome. Her Z.CAR project — which debuted at New York's Guggenheim Museum this summer — is a… » 8/03/06 11:40am 8/03/06 11:40am