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Throwback Thursday: Sun Favor Speed

Happy Throwback Thursday all! Still looking for that perfect "storm Area 51" vehicle?
Well look no further than this odd looking Nissan concept car known as the Sun Favor.
 
The Sun Favor was a solar car, powered by the energy of the sun's rays. Solar cars are the ultimate in "clean cars" since they emit no exhaust gases. Companies, universities and research institutes from countries around the world are now working on solar car R& D.
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Throwback Thursday: First Generation Greatness

Happy Throwback Thursday everyone! Today we are taking a look at the first generation Nissan Altima, which debuted back in 1993. With the 2020 Altima coming this year, let's take a look back at this iconic vehicle and what it meant for Nissan.The name "Altima" originally referred to a trim line of the Nissan Laurel mid-size car sold in Central America and the Caribbean before 1992. In 1993, Nissan discontinued the Stanza line, replacing it with the U.S.-made Altima.
 
 

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Throwback Thursday: The Fast and the Fairlady

Happy Throwback Thursday everyone!

Today we are taking a look at the 1972 Fairlady 240Z-G. The Fairlady Z was developed as the successor to the Fairlady 2000 (SR311). In late November 1969, the S30 (first-generation model) was launched. The first generation FairladyZ S30 (also known as Datsun 240Z) was developed as successor of Datsun Sports 2000 SR311 and released in December 1969 in Japan. modified model pictured was the fastest grade 240Z-G that was used as a police car in the Kanagawa Prefecture, mainly on the highways.

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Throwback Thursday: The Power of Patrol

Happy Throwback Thursday all! Today we are taking a look at the rugged Datsun Patrol, which debuted in 1951.

The answer to the Jeep, the second-generation Datsun Patrol was sold in the U.S. for a short period of time. This generation featured a rugged leaf-spring suspension on a ladder-style frame, with a robust 4x4 system.

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Throwback Thursday: Combined Excellence

Happy Throwback Thursday all! Today we are taking a look at the Nissan Gloria Custom Deluxe, a 4 door sedan that launched in February 1971. The Cedric and Gloria then differed only in the hood panel/mascot, radiator grille and rear combination lamps and finisher, etc. In April of the same year, a 4-door hardtop version (without center pillar) was introduced, Japan's first in the 2-liter class. Following a minor change in April 1973, the Custom Deluxe was fitted with a heated rear window as standard. 

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Throwback Thursday: What's in a Name?

Happy Throwback Thursday everyone! Today we are taking back at the origin of the company. Nissan is an abbreviation for the original company stock market name Ni-San. It’s also a combination of Japanese characters “ni” which means sun and “ssan” which means product or birth. Therefore, Nissan is a product of Japan, the land of the rising sun! #throwbackthursday #nissan
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Throwback Thursday: What's in a Name?

Happy Throwback Thursday everyone! Today we are taking back at the origin of the company. Nissan is an abbreviation for the original company stock market name Ni-San. It’s also a combination of Japanese characters “ni” which means sun and “ssan” which means product or birth. Therefore, Nissan is a product of Japan, the land of the rising sun! #throwbackthursday #nissan
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Throwback Thursday-Nissan Titan

Happy Throwback Thursday everyone! Today we are taking a look at the Nissan Titan, which debuted back in 2004. It was manufactured in the United States for the North American market. Beginning production in 1999, it was developed over the course of 5 years. The name Titan comes from the Titans of Greek mythology fame. #throwbackthursday #nissan
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Throwback Thursday-Nissan R380-II

Happy Throwback Thursday everyone! Today we are looking at the Nissan R380-II. As one of the very first Nissans to take to the track, the R380 –II set 7 international speed records in 1967 and paved the way for the rich and successful NISMO division, which was founded back in 1984. #throwbackthursday #nissan455 × 257
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Throwback Thursday- Nissan Cedric


Happy Throwback Thursday everyone! Today we are taking a look at the Nissan Cedric(or Gloria) 430, which debuted on June 8th, 1979. This vehicle was a first, having a micro computer on board known as the ECCS or Engine Concentrated Control System. This contributes to better fuel economy and lower exhaust emission levels. #throwbackthursday #nissan
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