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Poor Mans E-type — this is a 1980 ZX280. i bought it when i was 17 and i didn't know anything about cars or restoration. it turned out that it was "repaired" with body filler and painted over. i realized i can't manage the build so i put it away to my dad's garage to wait when the time is right. the car was imported in early 90's by UN peacekeeper. it has fuel injected 2.8 with auto trans.

Pros: sporty looks

Cons: rust

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Fun To Drive — it was a ok car i had a blast driving it. I like the independent front and rear suspention on the car and it was a 5 speed so it was a fun little car. It got great gas mileage and it was a very un known car so it got all kinds of attention.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: very fun little car

Cons: its really small

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This Is One Of The Best Coupes Ever Built — great car with heaps of power. strait 6 engine. great build quality. doesnt squeak or rattle/. great awesome weighs about one and a half tones ...it is a very fun car to drive. the only down side is the back will kick out going around the corners... but thats fun

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: the body design

Cons: nothing

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Great Car All Round — It looks good and drives like a dream. Although it is automatic, the kickback you felt when you put your foot down was something else!! Would definitely have another one but can't afford one at the moment. Lovely cars if you like this sort of thing.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: looks great if you like this sort of thing

Cons: parts are like gold dust

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Gotta Have Or Aleast Drive — RUST.....and more RUST other then that the body lines are so sexy looooove it. the l28 inline 6 it pertty powerful for its age and the computers in this care are so far a head of there time for 1980

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: t-top

Cons: rust

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280 Zx — I like the bodystyle and i like the setup on this car .The performance isnt bad for an 81 datsun,but engine swap is soon to come.its a blast to drive and you cant keep it straight in the snow.

Pros: T-Top, inline 6,

Cons: needs frame work, body is rough , like sitting on the ground.

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Awsome Car — i don't like the new door or the exhaust leak but hay it's a project car however i like the map light the louvers and there is a light under the hood to help u see and best of all it has a corvette style hood

Pros: nice louver and little rust

Cons: exhaust leak

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Great Starter Car — to lazy to make a full review

Pros: solid engine, easily upgradable, good looks and a great sound

Cons: slow to start, understeers, doesnt have positraction

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280 Zx With A T-top..... — very cool and very fun. Could have been more powerful but a lot of fun to ride.Felt like I was in the Strasky & Hutch movie every day !!!

Pros: Fun....love them from the 70's

Cons: The turbo version was fantastic...this one just fun

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1978 Datsun 280Z Reviews

A Blast From The Past, Fun Car To Drive. By gds1

this car is a joy to drive and be seen in. it gets great gas mileage and starts right up every time. there are no leaks under the car and it is garage stored. after a few paint fix up areas and one... Read More

One Of The Best Vehicles Ever Built! By Gracey15

Bought 280z out of showroom February 2, 1978. Still have it to this day..orginal. has 178,000 km and runs like a top. Have always kept it stock. Fun car to drive. Parked it in the garage the last 20 ... Read More

1977 Datsun 280Z Reviews

Best Era Of Z's By Ari

the Z lives up to its fame, its light body weight a mere 1020kg with its 2.8L straight 6 and fully independent suspension make it great. who doesn't like the body styling. (nothing more needs to be s... Read More

Its The Best Little Car Ever By Holly

This car is a sporty car, with a straight 6 in it. It handles nicely on the roads and is fast because it is so little. It is a two seater, gets about 20-22 mpg city wide and 25 highway mpg. I had it p... Read More

1976 Datsun 280Z Reviews

A Great 1st Project Car By Michael

My care ist still a work in process. I plan to try to finish it up this summer. I'll paint it orange w/ 2 white racing strips and put on some extra modifications. My engine is running lean right now... Read More

Freakin Awesome. By Micah

awesome. It runs nice, despite ALOT of miles. thirtythree years old, about to be painted a legit orange. brakes squeak a little, but thats about it. Fun to drive, and just about as reliable as any ot... Read More

1975 Datsun 280Z Reviews

Old Z By Austin

Its an old car, you cant expect it to keep up with every new sports car. But with that being said they offer an amazing piece of history at a descent price. Tons of fun to drive, not real high on the ... Read More

My Baby By Mike

well i love driveing it and watching ppl stare at me as i go by or ask me questions about it.. I hate trying to find weather stripping for my duel moonroofs. Fun car to drive has lots of pep and hasnt... Read More

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