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By on January 21, 2019

1980 Datsun 310 in Colorado wrecking yard, Lh front view - ©2019 Murilee Martin - The Truth About Cars

Nissan sold lots of the original Datsun 510s in the United States, and so the remainder of the 1970s saw a whole series of model names ending in “10” showing up in Datsun dealerships. Some (e.g., the 610 and 710) were Bluebird-based cars like the 510, but the 310 was really a Cherry-based Nissan Pulsar.

Here’s an optioned-up 1980 Datsun 310 hatchback coupe in a Denver self-service wrecking yard. (Read More…)

By on February 15, 2012

Jeff writes:

Hi Sajeev:

I enjoy your articles advising people on what cars to buy or avoid.  I have a bit of a different problem.

My mother recently passed away, and I inherited her 1989 Corolla down in Florida.  She bought it used down there, it has a little over 100,000 miles on it.  The car is absolutely mint, as you could imagine for a Florida car.  It runs great, the AC works well, and the body and paint are in excellent condition, as is the interior – it has been kept out of the sun.  Even the engine is in great condition – all the anodized parts still look as new.  Plus, it doesn’t even leak.  It has had regular maintenance, belts, hoses and fluids changed. (Read More…)

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