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

1970 Datsun 240Z with a Hellcat V8 Update 2

1970 Datsun 240Z with a supercharged Hellcat V8

RWB Jeff released several update videos on his “Hell Z” Datsun 240Z project since our previous article. As the name suggests, the car is receiving a supercharged 6.2 L Hellcat V8 connected to a TR-6060 six-speed manual and Ford 8.8-inch rear end. In the videos below the team installs aroll cage, Retro-Spec fiberglass dash, LED … Read more

Datsun 240Z with a Turbo 2.8 L RB26 Inline-Six

Datsun 240Z with a turbo 2.8 L RB26 inline-six

Paul Henshaw from CCC Racing competes in time attack racing with his special 1971 Datsun 240Z. The car is powered by a turbocharged 2.8 L RB26 inline-six built by PMC Race Engines in Churchill, Victoria, Australia. The fully built engine makes 515 kW (691 hp) to the hubs on 18 psi of boost from a … Read more

1970 Datsun 240Z with a Hellcat V8 Update

1970 Datsun 240Z with a supercharged Hellcat V8

RWB Jeff is back with several update videos on his “Hell Z” Datsun 240Z project. As the name suggests, the car is receiving a supercharged 6.2 L Hellcat V8 connected to a TR-6060 six-speed manual and Ford 8.8-inch rear end. In the videos below Jeff shaves the rear quarter panels, welds plates for a roll … Read more