A classic Nissan Fairlady is a dream car for any car enthusiast out there and, although most do not see owning one of these rarities in their near future, Bingo Sports actually has one on sale with just 7,462 miles on the odometer. Pretty nice, huh? The 1970 Nissan Fairlady Z432 is available for sale at 880 million yen.
Nissan unveiled the first generation Fairlady Z in 1969. Known as the S60, it was powered by a 2.0 liter straight-6 engine producing a total of 150 HP. The more powerful version, the Z432 was limited to only 420 units. The 432 referred to 4 valves per cylinder, 3 carburetors, and 2 cams.
The Z432 is powered by a 2.0-liter inline-six S20 engine that delivers a total of 160-HP and 177Nm of torque as the Skyline GT-R . The engine is mated to a five-speed manual gearbox.
The vehicle has been fully restored, both inside and out, and kept in museum conditions. It gets Magnesium wheels and a unique exhaust system with dual vertical tail pipes.
If it looks like a 370Z and it sounds like a 370Z, then it must be a 370Z. In Japan, Nissan has used historically the Fairlady name on its sports cars, including the entire line on Z cars. So, its the same car as the U.S., it just has the steering wheel on the other side. Just like in the U.S. this marks the 40th anniversary of the Z car.
The new Fairlady Z’s enhanced performance characteristics are a result of its shorter wheelbase, reduced weight and the adoption of the larger, more powerful VQ37VHR 3.7-liter V6 engine. It also offers the world’s first 6-speed manual transmission with synchronized rev control or a newly developed 7-speed automatic transmission with a manual shift mode. The combination of more horsepower, new transmissions and a refined suspension helps the Fairlady Z deliver the superior acceleration, cornering and stopping capabilities expected of a true world-class sports car.
The VQ37VHR engine delivers 332 hp at at 7000 rpm and maximum torque of 270 lbs-ft at 5200 rpm. Combining power with ease of driving, this remarkable engine accelerates effortlessly and smoothly all the way to the high-speed range.
For those of you who live in USA, check the article about the 370Z .
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today launched nationwide sales of a new, revised Fairlady Z with a more powerful, next-generation engine, refined hood and new exterior and interior color availability. Leading the changes to the new Fairlady Z is Nissan’s new VQ35HR engine with nearly 80% of major parts redesigned, providing improved acceleration and overall power for enhanced driving pleasure. The exterior styling continues the Fairlady Z heritage, with the new hood design closely resembling that (...) More