1969 Nissan Fairlady Z 432


1969 Nissan Fairlady Z 432

1969 Nissan Fairlady Z 432

The first-generation Fairlady Z, launched in November 1969 (announced in October) was available in the high-power 432 model equipped with the same 6-cylinder in line DOHC 24-valve S20engine (160PS) as the Skyline GT-R (PGC10). The name ’432’ refers to 4 valves, 3 carburetors and 2 camshafts. Magnesium wheels were fitted as standard. Announced in October, launched in November (S30, HS30 also).

In Detail

engine S20 Inline-6
displacement 1989 cc / 121.4 in³
power 119.3 kw / 160 bhp @ 7000 rpm
specific output 80.44 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 153.85 bhp per tonne
torque 177 nm / 130.5 ft lbs @ 5600 rpm
front tires 6.95H-14
rear tires 6.95H-14
front brakes Discs
f brake size mm / in
rear brakes Drums
r brake size mm / in
front wheels F 35.6 x 14.0 cm / 14 x 5.5 in
rear wheels R 35.6 x 14.0 cm / 14 x 5.5 in
f suspension MacPherson Struts
r suspension MacPherson Struts
curb weight 1040 kg / 2293 lbs
wheelbase 2305 mm / 90.7 in
front track 1355 mm / 53.3 in
rear track 1345 mm / 53.0 in
length 4115 mm / 162.0 in
width 1630 mm / 64.2 in
height 1290 mm / 50.8 in
transmission 5-Speed Manual
gear ratios :1

Auction Sales History

1969 Nissan Fairlady Z 432
1972 Nissan Fairlady Z 432
– sold for $152,500
Imported From Japan. Rare And Sought-after 432 Variant Restored Using Authentic And Original Parts. Upgraded Aluminum Radiator. Added Air Conditioning. Original Factory Colors. Tool Kit Included. Excellent Running Condition Cover And Feature Vehicle For JDM Magazine. First Registered In Japan In 1972. Titled In U.S. As ‘1972 Nissan Fairlady Z432’. Auction Source: ‘Rolling Sculpture’ 2015 NYC by Keno Brothers

1969 Nissan Fairlady Z 432
1970 Nissan Fairlady Z 432 PS30-00092
– sold for $253,000
This car was imported from Japan in 2013 and had been acquired, incredibly, from its first and only owner. At the time, the Nissan was still registered on its original Shinagawa license plates from September 1970. Save for one repaint in its original color, it has never been taken apart, and it remains in remarkably original condition throughout. Everything continues to function as it did when it left the factory, including the original radio, clock, and heater. Additionally, the car includes its original Nissan tool roll, spare tire, and foot-well flashlight, and it also features the optional rear spoiler and desirable factory magnesium wheels. Auction Source: 2015 Amelia Island by RM Sotheby’s