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    Video: Jay Leno drives Nissan IDx Nismo, can it beat a classic Datsun 510?

    Jay Leno may not be spending his night behind the Tonight Show desk anymore, but he's clearly not done rolling precious metal into his garage, intent on putting it through its paces after a thorough investigation. The latest machine to meet Jay on his home turf is the Nissan IDx Nismo Concept ...

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    Report: Nissan IDx 'in the plan' for production, needs support from fans

    If there's a trend in the auto industry we can firmly get behind, it's the small, light and affordable rear-drive coupe. The positive critical reception to the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ twins has encouraged other manufacturers to look at building their own rear drivers, and even a few to show ...

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    Tokyo: Nissan IDx Nismo and IDx Freeflow concepts are a bridge to the Datsun 510

    We're not sure if someone from The Adjustment Bureau stopped by Nissan's PR department to explain the IDx Nismo and IDx Freeflow concepts, but the company's odd press release can't diminish our love for these two show favourites. We had been told to look out for an unnamed Datsun 510 BRE homage, ...

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    Video: Jay Leno hits the streets in iconic 1971 Datsun 510

    Dream cars and exotics of all shapes and sizes often stop by Jay Leno's Garage for a spin. During this particular visit, Leno left his usual collection of supercars standing still as he welcomed a chance to drive this bright blue 1971 Datsun 510 in the latest episode of his show. This Japanese ...

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    Video: Petrolicious drinks in the glory of two Datsun Roadsters in wine country

    The latest Petrolicious video, entitled "Napa Valley Roadsters," features high-def footage of Japanese metal rolling though beautiful California hill country. Specifically, the classic two-litre Datsun Roadster. Like many of the Petrolicious videos that proceeded it, this is a celebration of the ...

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    Video: Watch Indycar driver Alex Lloyd drive the legendary Datsun BRE 510

    If you have even a passing interest in vintage Japanese cars, this machine needs no introduction. The number 46 BRE Datsun 510 is perhaps the poster child for racing underdogs. When it first hit the SCCA Trans Am scene in the early '70s, it lined up against several storied marques. It took lots ...

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    Featured: Depth of Speed gets cozy with a Datsun 510 Wagon

    The Datsun 510 will always hold a special place in enthusiast's hearts. The anemic little coupes and sedans quickly established themselves as willing performers on North American race tracks in the early '70s. But while the goons at BRE were busy embarrassing other manufacturers in the Trans Am ...

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    Video: Datsun Love profiled in lastest Depth of Speed

    They were the little economy brand that could. For that matter, they still do. The Depth of Speed series kicks off it's second season with the story of one man's obsession with the Japanese marque. Simply titled "My Church," Josh Clason's latest entry takes you through Allen Anderson's love ...

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    Confirmed: Nissan confirms return of Datsun

    It turns out the rumours were true: Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has officially announced the resurrection of the company's storied Datsun nameplate. The company will use the brand to strengthen its foothold in emerging markets from Indonesia to India and Russia, offering buyers inexpensive, ...

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    Video: Nissan Juke takes to the dirt against the Eyesore Racing Datsun 510

    Forty years, countless kilometres, a corporate name change and untold heaps of abuse separate Dave Coleman's 1971 Eyesore Racing Datsun 510 from the 2011 Nissan Juke. But that didn't stop the guys from Inside Line from pitting the two distant cousins against each other in a gravel there-and-back ...