The Truth About Cars » 510 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:47:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Junkyard Find: 1978 Datsun 510 Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1978-datsun-510-sedan-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1978-datsun-510-sedan-2/#comments Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272465 The badging on US-market Datsuns and Nissans got very confusing thanks to the Datsun-to-Nissan changeover that stretched from 1981 through 1984. It resulted in vehicles with awkward names such as “Datsun 810 Maxima By Nissan” showing up in showrooms with all the Datsun logos about to be chiseled off the walls. There was an ever-shifting cast of Bluebirds and […]

The post Junkyard Find: 1978 Datsun 510 Sedan appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
The badging on US-market Datsuns and Nissans got very confusing thanks to the Datsun-to-Nissan changeover that stretched from 1981 through 1984. It resulted in vehicles with awkward names such as “Datsun 810 Maxima By Nissan” showing up in showrooms with all the Datsun logos about to be chiseled off the walls. There was an ever-shifting cast of Bluebirds and […]

The post Junkyard Find: 1978 Datsun 510 Sedan appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1978-datsun-510-sedan-2/feed/ 38
Junkyard Find: 1981 Datsun 510 Liftback http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/junkyard-find-1981-datsun-510-liftback/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/junkyard-find-1981-datsun-510-liftback/#comments Tue, 07 Jan 2014 14:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=693889 So there’s the “real” Datsun 510, which was sold from the 1968 through 1973 model years and is the one everyone means when they talk about the now-incredibly-valuable BMW 2002 competitor… and then there’s the A10 Nissan Violet, which was sold in the United States with 510 badging from 1977 through 1981. These cars are […]

The post Junkyard Find: 1981 Datsun 510 Liftback appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
So there’s the “real” Datsun 510, which was sold from the 1968 through 1973 model years and is the one everyone means when they talk about the now-incredibly-valuable BMW 2002 competitor… and then there’s the A10 Nissan Violet, which was sold in the United States with 510 badging from 1977 through 1981. These cars are […]

The post Junkyard Find: 1981 Datsun 510 Liftback appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/junkyard-find-1981-datsun-510-liftback/feed/ 12
Curbside Classic: 1970 Datsun 510 (Bluebird/1600) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/curbside-classic-1970-datsun-510-bluebird1600/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/curbside-classic-1970-datsun-510-bluebird1600/#comments Tue, 15 Dec 2009 18:01:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=339194 There were three key ingredients that that made the Datsun 510 fly: the BMW 1600, “Mr. K”, and a certain sharp rise taken flat-out on Bunker Hill Road. In the history of affordable enthusiast cars, there are obvious milestones. Pre-war Fords created the genre by yielding a seemingly infinite source of frames, bodies and drive […]

The post Curbside Classic: 1970 Datsun 510 (Bluebird/1600) appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
There were three key ingredients that that made the Datsun 510 fly: the BMW 1600, “Mr. K”, and a certain sharp rise taken flat-out on Bunker Hill Road. In the history of affordable enthusiast cars, there are obvious milestones. Pre-war Fords created the genre by yielding a seemingly infinite source of frames, bodies and drive […]

The post Curbside Classic: 1970 Datsun 510 (Bluebird/1600) appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

]]>
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/curbside-classic-1970-datsun-510-bluebird1600/feed/ 43