Posts Tagged ‘Datsun’

Postcard from Post Street, Japantown: A Half-Century-Old Nissan / Datsun Fairlady Convertible, AKA “Datsun Sports”

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Japantown has more than its fair share of old Japanese-made cars, it seems, with the rear view mirrors mounted way up front, Japanese-style:

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The Datsun Squid Pickup Pays a Visit to Twin Peaks in San Francisco

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

At first, I thought this aging Datsun* pick-em-up was affiliated with San Francisco’s famous Laughing Squid enterprise but, upon further review, these squid don’t look particularly jocular.

This vehicle shall remain a mystery.

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*It’s what we used to call Nissans, kids – it means the “son” the DAT car from Mssrs. Den, Aoyama, and Takeuchi)