Rare 1968 Datsun 1600
1968 Datsun 1600 convertible:
Scarce and Fun
If you are in the market for a classic sports car that combines style, performance and affordability, this Datsun is the car for you. While the Triumphs and MGs are both great cars, the 1968 Datsun 1600 SPL311 Roadster stands out in a number of ways that make it the choice when compared to its British competitors.
One key feature of the Datsun is its exceptional performance. With a 1.6-liter inline-four engine and overhead valves, combined with synchromesh in all 4 gears, the Datsun provides a responsive and exciting driving experience that’s hard to match.
The car comes equipped with with front disc brakes and rear finned drums for better brake-heat dissipation that provide excellent stopping power and handling on the road. Like-new Michelin tires provide road-gripping handling and traction.
Formerly a California car before coming to Virginia, the frame and underside appear to have only surface rust, ensuring that the car will stay in great condition for years to come. The convertible top is like new, with a clear rear window that provides great visibility. So rain or shine, this car can take you where you want to go.
Form-fitting red bucket seats position the driver in front of clear gauges and with the 4-speed shifter perfectly at hand. Generous legroom for driver and passenger alike and a storage shelf with tie-downs for 2 suitcases behind the seats distinguish this car from its rivals.
Finally, the ’68 Datsun SPL311 is a rare and unique choice when compared to its British competitors (only 7,000 were made worldwide) so it’s sure to turn heads wherever you go.
All in all, the 1968 Datsun 1600 Roadster is an exceptional choice for anyone looking for a classic sports car that’s both stylish and fun to drive. With its impressive performance, great features, and rare status, it’s a true standout in the world of classic cars. Top of Form