My Car Quest

April 23, 2024

My 1963 Datsun Bluebird 1200 Fancy Deluxe Model DP312

By Bob Wachtel- I purchased this car thru an ad in either the Selling Post or BuyLine around 1968 or 1969 for only $125. It was a time when I had to try and be as economical as possible. It had only one problem and the owner showed me how to … [Read more...]

The Nissan Prince R380 – A Winning Race Car

by Mike Gulett - The Prince R380 was Japan's first purpose built "pure racing car". It was built in 1965 by Prince Motor Company to compete in the Japanese Grand Prix primarily against Porsche (the 904 and the 906). After Prince merged with … [Read more...]

Design: The Nissan Electric Roadster Concept

by Wallace Wyss - With all the attention being paid to electric cars, one body style absent (except from Tesla) has been the open car. Nissan has just shown three EV prototypes and one, thankfully, is a convertible. Nissan calls the … [Read more...]

Design Critique: 2021 Nissan Ariya SUV

by Wallace Wyss - OK I am giving in, retiring my oft-heard comment "They'll never make a good looking SUV." For one thing the Range Rover I think is neat and clean and even the Ford Explorer that copies it is starting to look good. But I … [Read more...]