1971 Datsun 510 Trans Am Gallery
First introduced in 1967, the Datsun 510 was designed to sell in the global market and particularly increase Nissan’s sales in the American market. The 510 was styled in-house by Teruo Uchino. His pleasing and non-aggressive design resembled the Pininfarina-bodied 410 and other Nissan products. The final styling must have appealed to the executive comity which were, at first, doubting the project.
It’s fully-independent suspension, even weight distribution and powerful engine were good enough for motor sports. As an entry level car, selling at $1996 USD, the 510 was also affordable. Katayama had to prove it on the track.
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