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New Datsun Redi-Go Is India's Renault Kwid-Based Crossover


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 Datsun has presented its third vehicle in the Indian market, the new Redi-Go which it describes as an "urban crossover".

Jay Leno Takes A Look At F&F Star Sung Kang’s Datsun 240Z


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After gaining universal appraisal at the last SEMA Show, Sung Kang took his wide-body Datsun 240Z to Jay Leno’s Garage.

Datsun Displays Stylish GO-cross Concept In India


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Datsun has introduced a stylish crossover at the ongoing Delhi Auto Expo that, despite billed as a design study, provides a look at the company's future design language.

Jay Leno Drives Skyline-Inspired Datsun Sunny Truck


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Jay Leno has been fortunate enough to drive some ground-breaking performance cars but always finds the time to test out bespoke, garage-built creations like this 1974 Datsun Sunny Truck.

Fast And Furious Star Sung Kang's Datsun 240Z Is A Showstopper [w/Video]


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This modified 1973 Datsun 240Z stole the show at this year's SEMA event and at the Gran Turismo Awards.

Datsun's Tokyo Show GO-Cross Concept May Preview Low-Cost Production Crossover


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The Datsun brand has unveiled its second concept car in just 17 months, the GO-cross study.

The Original Nissan Z Is All The JDM Classic Hero Car You Want


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You don’t have to be a hardcore JDM fan to really appreciate the appeal of a classic Nissan Fairlady 240Z.

Vintage Nissan Bluebird Is Still One Of The Coolest Little Beasts You Can Get


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Legendary status or not, the Datsun 510 / Nissan Bluebird is one of the smartest cars Japan has ever made, and that’s a fact.

ADV.1 Wheels' +1,000HP Supra-Powered 1978 Datsun 280Z Is A Beast


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Whoever said that two rivaling Japanese sports car nameplates can't find common ground and work together?

Nissan Restored Datsun Baby, a Fully-Functional 1960s Toy Car


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Nissan has restored a Datsun Baby miniature car, one of 100 specially-built small children’s cars that were donated by Nissan in 1964-1965 to the Kodomo no Kuni (Children’s Land) park, located near Tokyo.

JDM Unicorns Exist: An Original Nissan Fairlady Z 432 Goes For Sale


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If your JDM knowledge needs some dust off (ours did!), this is basically a Datsun 240Z with the powertrain of the original Skyline GT-R, aka the hakosuka. This means that under the bonnet lives and breathes a dual-cam, four-valve, 2-litre inline-six fed by no less than three carburetors, hence the 432 nameplate.

Turbocharged Datsun 510 is Scary but Fun


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The Datsun 510 is a great base to build a nice driver’s car. You can opt to do it the Japanese way and invest in getting the feel perfect or you can slap in a new turbocharged engine and go from there.

Datsun Go and Maruti Suzuki Swift Fail Miserably in Global NCAP Test


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A new crash test session from Global NCAP is exposing the worryingly low safety standards of new cars sold in India, the world’s fifth largest producer of passenger cars.

The results are all the more shocking as the cars belong to two respected global carmakers, Nissan and Suzuki.

Datsun Has a Hard Time Finding Customers for its Cheap Cars


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Nissan’s budget brand Datsun hasn’t convinced too many buyers during the first months on its main three markets, India, Indonesia and Russia.

Datsun on-DO Gets a 5-Door Sibling Called mi-DO at the Moscow Show


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Datsun presented an all-new five-door hatchback model at the Moscow International Auto Salon, called mi-DO, which shares its platform with the on-DO sedan launched earlier this year in Russia.

Datsun on-DO Production Begins in Russia, Priced from $9,580


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Nissan has started production of the Datsun on-DO, the new family sedan developed specifically for Russia. The four-door, five-seat compact model is built at the Togliatti plant as part of a partnership between the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Avtovaz.

Spied: Mi-Do Hatchback, Well, Not Me, but Datsun


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After taking a controlling stake in Russia's automotive firm AvtoVAZ, better known as Lada, the Renault-Nissan Alliance has opened the doors to a brave new world of re-badged models.

Datsun on-Do is the Brand's First Offering in Russia [Updated with 55 Photos]


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We had the opportunity to get a sneak peek at Datsun's first ever offering in Russia in the beginning of the year, and now, it's official following a special presentation in Moscow on Friday.

Datsun Revolutionizes Spy Car Biz with New 2D Print Tech that Protects Testers from Paparazzi


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Well, folks, it's the end of spy shots as we know them. You see, automakers will go to great lengths to shield their future models from prying eyes, employing all kind of trickery and deception methods, from artsy vinyl wraps and misleading prints to solid plastic body shells (read our article on that here), but sometimes, it takes a simple idea to bring about a phenomenal change in the industry.

Datsun Teases First Production Model for Russia, will Launch on April 4 [w/Video]


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Datsun will release its first model for Russia on April 4, marking the brand’s first official introduction to the country. Developed specifically for the Russian market, the all-new car is teased via a design sketch and an animated video (do note that we posted scoop photos of what we believe to be the production car here).