Datsun 240 Z rally car, 1972 information
The Datsun 240Z was presented in the year 1969. In Japan the car was sold under the name Fairlady Z. The beautiful lines were drawn by Graf Albrecht Goerz who was also responsible for the magnificent design of the BMW 507. With the Datsun 240Z the factory hit bulls eye, the car became the best sold sports car in the seventies of the twentieth century. The British sports car builders like MG and Triumph did not see the 'bomb' falling... They were blown away from the important US market by the successful 240Z. The Datsun 240Z was build with a unitary bodywork structure, independent suspension all round, and powered by a smooth and powerful six cylinder in-line engine. The 240Z proved to be very robust and capable and it was successful in the rally competition In 1973 the 240Z was succeeded by the 260Z which was given a 2.6 Litre engine.
6 cylinder in-line engine
Datsun 240 Z rally car, year 1972. Colour red with a black rally interior. This tremendous Datsun 240 Z is in very good to excellent condition. This 240 Z drives and sounds fantastic! The car is right hand driven (RHD). The automobile was extensively rally prepared and fitted with everything needed to participate in demanding rallies. In the photographs you see the suspension in (low) street adjustment. The special suspension can be adjusted higher in a few minutes. The new owner (buyer) will get an interesting bonus: a guaranteed entry to the Outback Challenge which will be held in Australia in the year 2011!
Price: Euro 22.500,--.