The Truth About Cars » datsun 520 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:40:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Junkyard Find: 1972 Datsun 521 Pickup http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/junkyard-find-1972-datsun-521-pickup/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/junkyard-find-1972-datsun-521-pickup/#comments Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=447141 We saw a Datsun 620 Junkyard Find recently, and now I’ve found an example of the 620’s predecessor: the 520. I’ve always admired the small Japanese pickups of the late 1960s and early 1970s, but I still wasn’t prepared for the beauty of this instrument cluster. The speedometer has real depth that’s not readily apparent […]

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We saw a Datsun 620 Junkyard Find recently, and now I’ve found an example of the 620’s predecessor: the 520. I’ve always admired the small Japanese pickups of the late 1960s and early 1970s, but I still wasn’t prepared for the beauty of this instrument cluster. The speedometer has real depth that’s not readily apparent […]

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Curbside Classics: The First Mini-Pickups: Datsun’s 1964 320 1200; 1967 520 1300; 1969 521 1600 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/curbside-classics-the-first-mini-pickups-datsuns-1964-320-1200-1967-520-1300-1969-521-1600/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/curbside-classics-the-first-mini-pickups-datsuns-1964-320-1200-1967-520-1300-1969-521-1600/#comments Sat, 18 Dec 2010 20:56:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=377698 The Toyota pickup has become such a dominant vehicle in its class worldwide, its easy to assume that it was always that way. Not so. It was Nissan’s little Datsun trucks that essentially invented the modern mini-pickup genre, and was top puppy in the US for well over a decade before handing over the throne. […]

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The Toyota pickup has become such a dominant vehicle in its class worldwide, its easy to assume that it was always that way. Not so. It was Nissan’s little Datsun trucks that essentially invented the modern mini-pickup genre, and was top puppy in the US for well over a decade before handing over the throne. […]

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