Fast Driving 1972 Nissan Datsun 240Z Review: Meet Your Hero

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    Where I risked breaking the delicate film of nostalgia that surrounded one of the biggest cars of my youth. i love classic cars I love them more than I like most people. I have a few cars -- a 1977 Alfa Romeo Alfetta, a 1966 Volvo 122 and my current 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SE -- but I've never owned or driven a Datsun 240Z before, and partly out of fear.

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    When I talk about fear I don't mean the visceral fear of driving valuables. With the collision protection of a wet paper bag, no, it was a fear of experiencing something I loved as a kid. and the golden shadow of nostalgia is still thick Just for it to fall apart, you know, don't find your hero. but even so Shortly after the launch of the 2023 Z,

    Nissan offered me the opportunity to drive a factory restored Vintage Z programme. And I said yes 'Cause I'm not an idiot Most of my love for older cars. And Datsun in particular was born out of growing up with vintage racing in the Pacific Northwest. Where my father worked as a contractor supplying radios to security personnel. Every weekend I dazzle with Porsches, Alfas, classic BMWs and yes Datsuns.

     

    How can that be?


    i love classic cars I love them more than I like most people. I have a few cars -- a 1977 Alfa Romeo Alfetta, a 1966 Volvo 122 and my current 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SE -- but I've never owned or driven a Datsun 240Z before, and partly out of fear.It turns out that's part of the beauty of the old, 1972 Datsun 240Z. This 1972 Datsun 240Z was restored in 1997 by Nissan and has run about 50,000 miles over the years. The car gives a refreshing feeling. But still, like an inexpensive car from the 1970s,

    it creaks and rattles. and when being carburated and not catalyzed The stench of fuel spread around. The car was like an anti-modern force field (and the California Air Resources Board). It was louder than I expected too. And while the tone is undoubtedly more tame than the road-racing Zs in my youth, it's also a bit more tame than the Zs. But the same voice was still there. Just a little mute