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1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z)

Sale price: $9,317.00 make an offer

Car location: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Year: 1978
Type: coupe
Color: Silver-blue clearcoat metalic
Mileage: 35,776
Engine: 2.8 liter inline 6
Transmission: automatic
Trim: base
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z) for sale

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1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z) Photo
  • 1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z)
  • 1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z)
  • 1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z)
  • 1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z)
  • 1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z)
  • 1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z)
  • 1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z)
  • 1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z)
  • 1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z)
  • 1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z)
  • 1978 Datsun 280Z sport ZED coupe (240Z, 240SX, 260Z, Nissan 350Z, 370Z)

 1978 Datsun 280Z

"The luxurious personal car for two. beautiful. powerful. and roomy. The Datsun 240Z looks. drives. and rides like GT cars costing thousands more. "  (1970 Datsun commercial)

When this car arrived on our shores in 1970. everyone noticed.   Next to today's "look-alike" cars. the Z remains just as distinctive as it did four decades ago.

With this listing is a chance to get behind the wheel of the last original. "virgin" Z's. an opportunity that is becoming increasingly rare.

Features:

Head turning styling. br>2. 8 liter fuel-injected 6 cylinder engine. br>Chain-driven overhead camshaft. br>4-wheel independent suspension. br>Hitachi AM/FM pushbutton radio. br>Factory AC {needs recharge). br>Rare 3 speed automatic transmission.

Unique Features:

One owner since new. br>Always garaged. parked during Minnesota winters. br>Original clearcoat paint finish. fantastic gloss. br>Original flawless dashboard (worth $1500-2000). br>Original glass. no scratches. br>Flawless vinyl seats and original black carpet.
Near-new Goodyear Eagle tires (minor flat spots from 4 years of being parked). br>Vehicle exhibits minor surface corrosion on left fender near above arch. just below driver's side mirror. bottom of fender area. and rocker panel seams. These items can be repaired easily. but seller did not want to affect the "original" quality of a vehicle for a future buyer seeking and unaltered Z.
Mechanically. engine runs smoothly and transmission shifts crisply. no leaks. rattles. overheating. or smoke. All current maintenance has been performed. affording any new owner to a fine road trip home.

Non-original components:
6- brand new Borg Warner fuel injectors. fuel filter. battery. rear brake cylinders. and a few hose clamps.

Sale includes:
 2 original keys. factory owners manual. original registration documentation. spare tire. and tool kit.

Not included:

Hidden frame or body damage. rust. or filler under layers of paint.
Hideous dash overlays. br>Funky wheels. br>Disgusting Batmobile wings. or
V8 engine.

One can bid with confidence. knowing that what you see is a true representation of a rare "virgin" car and that the vehicle is ready to be driven anywhere without worries. Seller will make the vehicle available for a pre-paid inspection at the shop of buyer's choice.   Please contact me if you have further questions. Non-refundable $500. 00 Paypal deposit is required within 48 hours of end of auction. Balance due on delivery.   1978 MSRP $8878.   2013 NADA value $4270 to $18. 00.

Thanks for you interest. you have good taste .
Jon
651-636-1138








Z returns "home. "  May 2013 spring exhibit. same Datsun/Nissan dealer. 35 years later.








































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