1966 Datsun Sports 1600 with a SR20DE Inline-Four

1966 Datsun Sports 1600 with a SR20DE inline-four

Chris Bishop’s 1966 Datsun Sports 1600 (SPL311) was built at his company Japanese Classics in Richmond, Virginia by operations manager Mike Poore. Under the hood sits a naturally aspirated 2.0 L SR20DE inline-four making 197 horsepower from an Autech tuned Nissan S15. The motor features a Freed Engineering custom exhaust manifold and was installed using … Read more

1983 Datsun 280ZX with a Turbo RB25DET Inline-Six

1983 Datsun 280ZX with a turbo RB25DET inline-six

This 1983 Datsun 280ZX was built by Fever Racing in Tampa, Florida. The company replaced the factory 2.8 L L28 inline-six with a turbocharged 2.5 L RB25DET inline-six from a 1996 Skyline R33 GTS-25t Type M. The transplanted engine features a Garrett GT35 turbocharger, aftermarket intake, stainless steel exhaust manifold, and Walbro 255 fuel pump. … Read more

1972 Datsun 240Z with a L28 Inline-Six

1972 Datsun 240Z with a L28 Inline-Six

This 1972 Datsun 240Z came from the factory with a 2.4 L L24 inline-six. At some point during its life it was replaced with a 2.8 L L28E inline-six. The new engine features a F54 block, 280ZX flat-top pistons, E88 head, stage 2 camshaft, Mallory distributor, and three Mikuni 44 mm carburetors. The drivetrain uses … Read more

Datsun 240Z with a Turbo L28ET

Datsun 240Z with a turbo L28ET inline-six

This Datsun 240Z was built by Datsun Europe with help from KMS Engine in Poland. Under the hood sits a turbocharged 2.8 L L28ET inline-six mated to a Nissan S13 five-speed manual transmission. The engine produces 409 horsepower at 5310 rpm and 653 Nm (481 lb-ft) of torque at 3977 rpm on 1.2 bar (17.4 … Read more