Archive for the ‘Datsun’ Category

VIDEO: 1979 Castrol International Rally

Frustrated that you can’t watch Rally Finland without a Foxtel account and want to get your WRC fix? Here’s some footage from 35 years ago that will remind you what rallying is all about. It’s from the 1979 Castrol International Rally, held in the forests around Canberra. This is the home territory of your AUSmotive […]

Dare to be different

Following a couple of requests from the 911 video we posted last week here is the Datsun 240Z featured by Petrolcious late last year. The 240Z is a classic sports car from a classic era for the genre. A time when rules were still being defined and expectations were still being explored. In many ways […]

The Datto is back!

Carlos Ghosn, Nissan CEO, has announced they will be reviving the Datsun brand for use in new growth markets. From 2014 you’ll be able to buy a Datsun in India, Indonesia and Russia. We reckon this is pretty good news, although bemoan the fact that a new 21st century logo has been created for the […]