Saturday, March 10, 2012



Nissan has been founded in 1934 for passenger cars Datsun ("Datsan"), after acquiring the rights to release the firm DAT (DAT). The first car under the Nissan logo was introduced in 1937, but until the 60s. most cars are marketed under the name Datsun. Upgrading of the production program of the company was beginning production in 1952, licensed cars Austin ("Austin"). Starting with model Nissan Cedric ("Cedric") I960, at Japan's cars were produced in parallel Datsun and Nissan. The 70-th years. Many new models were sold as a Nissan in Japan and other countries, keeping the name Datsun for some markets.

Stig Blomqvist (Stig Blomqvist) and Benny Melander (Benny Melander) took fifth place at the rally "Safari" in 1991, speaking at a Nissan Sunny GTi-R (300 hp)
This confusion persisted until the early 80s., When the company finally abandoned the trademark Datsun, in Japan, although it is still used for pickup. In the UK up to 1983, all vehicles of the company were called Datsun, after which the full name of the brand has given way to Nissan. Confusion with the names should not obscure the fact that in the postwar years, Nissan has steadily evolved and grown into one of the world's largest car manufacturers. His first overseas venture, it has built in Mexico (1966). Mass production of sports cars Nissan Fairlady ("Feyrledi"), also known as the Datsun 240Z, launched in 1969 its 10-millionth car is built to the 1972 to the 80-th years. Nissan has already produced 2 million cars a year. But then the growth stopped and the company lost market leadership concern Toyota ("Toyota").

This Nissan 300ZX1991, with 24-valve V6 engine with a turbocharger developed a speed of 250 km / h and accelerates from zero to 96 km / h in 5.6 to
In Europe, the sale of vehicles Nissan, in contrast to the Datsun, began in 1983 with the advent of a new generation of a series of "Z" - family "300ZX" to the engine V6.

In contrast to the fans of various exotic Nissan buyers are paying for the car, not the emblem
In the early 90s. Nissan in the program included 20 different series of cars offered in several versions for the Japanese market and for export. It should be noted, and a special model of the Sunny GTi-R ("Sunny") to participate in world championship rallying.

The first "300ZX", which appeared in 1983, outwardly resembled the Datsun 280ZX
Nissan, whose products are considered uninteresting, dull-looking and technically remains at the level of the mid-80s., Changed in the first half of the '90s. The company began to produce cutting-edge in a constructive regarding cars.