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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1973 Datsun 240Z

A restored 240Z in metallic silver

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Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this restored 1973 Datsun 240Z.

This 240Z’s exterior was repainted metallic silver. The metallic silver exterior is complemented by chrome bumpers with impact strips and bumper guards, a black rear trim panel, and LED lighting.

1973 Datsun 240Z
1973 Datsun 240Z

It rides on 14-inch steel wheels with full Datsun hub caps and 195/70 Summit radial tires.              

1973 Datsun 240Z
1973 Datsun 240Z

“The bucket seats, rear trim, and door panels are upholstered in new OEM black vinyl,” the listing states. “Features include manual steering, power brakes, manual windows, new shifter bushings, new door and rear hatch weatherstripping, a RetroSound AM/FM stereo with aftermarket front speakers, and a three-spoke Datsun steering wheel with a wood rim. All interior lighting has been replaced with LED bulbs.”

1973 Datsun 240Z
2.4-liter inline-six engine

Under the forward-tilting hood is a 2.4-liter inline-six engine with dual carburetors, a red closed-element air filter, and an aluminum valve cover. A new distributor cap, head gaskets. spark plugs, and spark plug wires were installed. The engine is paired with a four-speed manual transmission.

1973 Datsun 240Z
1973 Datsun 240Z

This Datsun 240Z has power front disc and rear drum brakes, and rides on a factory-equipped four-wheel independent suspension.

1973 Datsun 240Z warranty card
1973 Datsun 240Z warranty card

A clear Virginia title, original owner’s manuals, warranty card, RetroSound manual, and uninstalled original bulbs are included with the sale. The sale also includes uninstalled aftermarket intake manifolds, carburetors, air cleaners, and other parts.

The odometer reads 55,000 miles but the true mileage on this vehicle is unknown. This Datsun’s auction ends on Friday, December 16, 2022, at 11:20 a.m. (MST)

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.

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