Used Car of the Day: 1991 Nissan Sentra SE-R
Today's UCOTD is a $5,500 sporty Nissan that's over 30 years old, in "ok" shape, and according to the seller, able to surprise "American muscle".
It's a 1991 Nissan Sentra SE-R with a SR20DET engine from a U12 Bluebird.
This car also has a manual transmission and a chassis with 204K miles on it. The seller planned to restore it but ran into issues -- there's more at the link. The list of features is long and a nice mix of factory/stock and new/aftermarket. For example, most suspension bits are new and/or aftermarket.
Older Sentra SE-Rs are often looked upon as performance bargains -- and this one could be a nice grab if you're able to put the time and money into restoring it.
Check it out here.
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Tim Healey grew up around the auto-parts business and has always had a love for cars — his parents joke his first word was “‘Vette”. Despite this, he wanted to pursue a career in sports writing but he ended up falling semi-accidentally into the automotive-journalism industry, first at Consumer Guide Automotive and later at Web2Carz.com. He also worked as an industry analyst at Mintel Group and freelanced for About.com, CarFax, Vehix.com, High Gear Media, Torque News, FutureCar.com, Cars.com, among others, and of course Vertical Scope sites such as AutoGuide.com, Off-Road.com, and HybridCars.com. He’s an urbanite and as such, doesn’t need a daily driver, but if he had one, it would be compact, sporty, and have a manual transmission.
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