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Datsun Sports Collectables
Magazine articles


These are some of the various English language articles that have appeared in motoring magazines from around the world that feature the Datsun Sports. The ones marked with an @ feature a Sports on the cover.

SPORTS CAR WORLD - Australia

June 1963 "...and the dashing Datsun" Fairlady 1500
December 1963 "Datsun's Fair Lady" Fairlady 1500
August 1965 "This Fairlady is a charmer" Fairlady 1600
???? "The coming of the coupes" Silvia
November 1965 "Datsun 1600 Sports vs MGB" Fairlady 1600
Sports Car Road Tests No.2 "Datsun 1600 Sports" Fairlady 1600
August 1966 "Three thrifty coupes" Silvia
December 1966 "Gas gear for summer go"  A men's wear fashion feature with people modeling clothes, standing next to a Silvia and others.  
September 1968 "Datsun 2000-Soft But Tough" Fairlady 2000
July/Sept 1982 "Sporting sorts-the Fast 'Ladies" All Fairladys
???? "On the right track-Sports racing" Fairlady racers

ROAD AND TRACK - United States

January 1964 "Datsun SPL-310" Fairlady 1500
May 1967 "Datsun Sports 1600-Road test" Fairlady 1600
November 1967 "Datsun 2000 Sports-Road test" Fairlady 2000
October 1968 "4 basic sports cars-comparison test" Fairlady 1600
February 1970 "Datsun 1600&2000 Sports-Owners Survey"  
January 1978 "1962-1971 Datsun Sports Roadsters" All Fairladys
June 1997 Has the Nissan advert. featuring a Fairlady 2000 lowscreen. "Men drooled. Wives were jealous."  

MOTOR MANUAL - Australia

January 1964 "Datsun with dash-the flash Fairlady" Fairlady 1500
June 1965 "Datsun Coupe" Silvia
September 1965 "New Fairlady is much improved" Fairlady 1600
November 1967 ???? Fairlady 2000

WHEELS - Australia

June 1965 "Open Air Invasion" Silvia

MODERN MOTOR - Australia

February 1964 "Oriental Eliza" Fairlady 1500
September 1965 "Added dash for Datsun" Fairlady 1600
April 1966 "Alfa-beater ? " Silvia
November 1967 "Datsun Sports 2000-Road test" Fairlady 2000
May 1968 Fairlady 2000 advert. "124mph mover..."  
October 1968 Fairlady 2000 advert. "124mph mover..."  

AUSTRALIAN MOTOR SPORTS - Australia

November 1963 "Datsun Fairlady" Fairlady 1500
November 1964 "How good are Japanese cars"  
???? "Fairlady Sports is smart, rugged" Fairlady 1500
January 1965 "Fairlady has been modified" Fairlady 1500
???? "Datsun will release high performance coupe" Silvia
???? Fairlady 1500 advert. "...save your love for a rainy day"  
October 1967 "The Tempestuous 2000" Fairlady 2000
???? "Nissan Silvia Coupe" Silvia
July 1969 Fairlady 2000 advert. overhead photo, girl in car.  

CAR AND DRIVER - United States

September 1966 "Ken Miles-Six Sports Roadsters" Fairlady 1600
July 1967 "Datsun 1600 Sports" Fairlady 1600
1967 Yearbook "Datsun 311U" Fairlady 1600
June 1968 "Datsun 2000-Road test" Fairlady 2000

MOTOR MAGAZINE INTERNATIONAL - Japan

September 1973 "A few thoughts on Japanese Automobile Styling"  
October 1973 "Evolution of the Datsun Sports Car" All Sports Cars

POPULAR CLASSICS - England

November 1994 "Sparring Partners" Fairlady vs MGB Fairlady 1600


PRACTICAL CLASSICS - England

January 1997 "Different four strokes" Fairlady 2000 & lesser cars

MOTOR TREND - United States

December 1961 "Datsun Sports Car and Sedan" Fairlady SPL213 & Bluebird P311
????  1964   Fairlady SP310

SPORTS CAR GRAPHIC - United States

July 1963 "Datsun SPL310" Fairlady 1500
August 1965 "Datsun 1600 Sports" Fairlady 1600
December 1967 "Datsun 2000-Road test" Fairlady 2000

POPULAR IMPORTED CARS - United States

February 1965 "Popular Imported Girl" Fairlady 1500
July 1968 "Datsun 2000 Sports" Fairlady 2000
November 1968 "Race rigging the Datsun 2000 Sports" Fairlady 2000
January 1970 "Datsun 2000 by Stirling Moss" Fairlady 2000

FOREIGN CAR GUIDE

December 1968 "The Datsun 1600 Milt Rosen Up" Fairlady 1600

CLASSIC AND SPORTSCAR - England

May 1988 "Lady Killer ? " Fairlady racers
June 199 "Datsun Fairlady 2000 Sports"  

TECHNICAR

June 1969 "Datsun 2000 Sports" Fairlady 2000

AUTO TOPICS

July 1966 "Tour testing the Datsun 1600" Fairlady 1600

CAR SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa

May 1964 "Datsun Fairlady 1500 Sports" Fairlady 1500

WORLD CAR CATALOGUE

1969 "Datsun 2000 Sports" Fairlady 2000

THOROUGHBRED AND CLASSIC CARS - England

April 2000 "The Mysterious Count Albrecht Von Goertz" Silvia

ROAD TEST ANNUAL

????  1967 "Datsun 1600/2000" Fairlady 1600 & 2000
February 1969 "Datsun 1600/2000" Fairlady 1600 & 2000
January 1970 "Datsun 1600/2000" Fairlady 1600 & 2000

SPORT COMPACT CAR - United States

April 1997 "1961 Datsun Fairlady" Fairlady SP213
August 1997 "Will there be a Roadster store" Fairlady
November 1997 "Textbook Roadster" Fairlady racer

AUSTRALIAN CLASSIC CAR - Australia

January 1998 Article on buying a Datsun Fairlady Fairlady

AUTO WEEK - England

March 17 1986 "Escape roads-Datsun 2000,an English sports car from Yokohama-on-Thames" Fairlady 2000

AUTOMOBILE MAGAZINE

April 1997 "1962-1970-Datsun 1500/1600/2000 Sports"  

SPORTS CAR INTERNATIONAL

Aug/Sept 1997 "Z  Beginning"  

GRASS ROOTS MOTORSPORT - United States

March/April 1998 "Topless Dancers" Fairlady 2000

Z CAR MAGAZINE - United States

Jan/Feb 1998 "Retrospect-1967 remembered Fairlady 1600 racer
Mar/April 1998 "Old Datsuns never die,they just get restored"  
Mar/Apr 1998  "Gone But Not Forgotten."  

Z CAR AND CLASSIC DATSUN - United States

March/April 1998  "Gone but not forgotten"  All Fairladies
Summer 1999 "Nissan Silvia- A Lesson in Design" Silvia

FAST FOURS AND ROTARIES - Australia

July 1994 ???? Fairlady with an FJ20 turbo

CLASSIC CAR WEEKLY - England

September 1991 "Flirting with a Fairlady"  
August 1992 "Far Eastern Force"  
July 1993 "Far Eastern Force"  
March 1995 "Austin's Rising Son"  
August 1998 "Sun rises on Eastern Classics"  

CLASSIC CARS - England

October 1998 "Driving our Ads - Datsun Fairlady"  
June 1999 "50 Greatest Sports Cars"  

AUTO MOTOR

February 1995  "As Geracos Z"  

AUSTRALIAN AUTO SPORTSMAN - Australia

December 1965 Advert for Jaywood Motors featuring Silvia and 1600  

NISSAN QUALITY SERVICE COMMUNICATOR - Australia
   a Nissan Motor Co. Aust. in-house magazine.

February 1988 "Nissan Silvia CSP311" Silvia

RACING CAR NEWS - Australia

August 1968 "125mph.. ..S1/4 in 16 secs.or less" Fairlady 2000
July 1971 No article inside, but has a drawing of a Fairlady 2000  race car on the cover.  

These are a few articles that were given to me as photocopies, I don't know
which magazine they are from, or their publication dates.

1965 "Nissan Silvia Coupe"  
???? "Oldies but goodies"  Fairladys
1965 "Datsun Fairlady"  Fairladys
1965 "Luxury sports model is coming-1600 Coupe will catch eyes" Silvia
1964 "New autos introduced at Tokyo Motor Show"  
1964/65 "Some Lady is this Fairlady" Fairlady 1500
???? "feature Classic Car Gallery  Silvia 1600 Sports Coupe"  
???? "Quiet grace and vivid performance" Silvia


Japanese Motoring Magazines