1965 Datsun 1500 Roadster

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Technical specifications

Manufacturer:Datsun
Model:Other
Year:1965
Type:Convertible
Fuel Type:Gasoline
Color:Red
Mileage:50,509
Transmission:Manual 4 speed
Interior Color:Black
Engine:4 Cylinder Naturally aspirated
Trim:Base 2 door convertible
Number of Cylinders:4
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Up for auction is a Datsun Fairlady 1500 numbers matching vehicle. The 1965 model is extremely rare and is a very collectible model. The car is in overall good condition, and it is fairly complete only missing a couple of small items. It does need some work. It has a new dash pad. It has a convertible top frame with the latches, it does need a new top and these are easily available. The chrome is in good condition, The car is very straight and show no signs of being in an accident. The trunk floor is intact with no cracks. The seats are in good condition. The carbs have been disassembled and cleaned and rebalanced. The car has been in indoor storage for the last few years. Floorboards are in good condition with no rust holes. It has custom Mags. The car is not currently registered. The engine starts and runs. It does need to have the brakes gone through before it can be put on the road. It has a new Battery.
History: The Datsun Roadster, lovingly dubbed the Fairlady in its Japanese home market, was built from 1963 to 1970. Although legend has it that it was designed as a copy of the MGB, in actual fact the Datsun model was launched several months prior to the MGB and therefore, any design resemblance is happenstance. Nevertheless, the car’s main competitors were considered to be the offerings of MG, Triumph, and Fiat.
The Datsun Roadster was extremely popular with over 40,000 being built over its 11 years of production by Nissan in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, Japan. It was, however, considerably less expensive and more reliable than some of its European peers. In 1964, many upgrades were incorporated, engendered partly by Count Albrecht Goertz, and the new SP311and SPL311 models were launched at the Tokyo Motor Show. With a new and more powerful 1,600 cc engine supplanting the 1,500 cc engine and a top speed of 106 mph, the revisions were noteworthy. In the US the new, more desirable roadster was marketed as the Datsun Sports 1600. Recently a 1968 Datsun 2000 which was restored sold at auction for 50000.00, The value of these cars keeps going up year by year.
I will accept Paypal for a nonrefundable 500.00 dollar deposit due within 48 hrs of auction end remainder of payment must be made via bank wire. If you have any questions you can email me and I will reply as soon as possible.
All Taxes and fees are the responsibility of the winning bidder
Shipping of this vehicle is the responsibility of the winning bidder, I can assist in shipping arrangements for overseas customers.

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