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Datsun 260Z
46000 57500 GBP
  • 1974 Datsun Samuri 260Z

    £57,500 £57,500

    Age: 1974 Transmission: Manual Engine size: 2600 cc Among Datsun enthusiasts, there is no bigger name than that of Spike Anderson, legendary creator of ‘Samuri Conversions’. During the 1970s, his modified Datsun 240 and 260Zs found fame on both the roads and tracks around Britain, the most notable of which was ‘Big Sam’ 240Z, which took Win Percy to the British Modsports title. These track derived mods were translated successfully onto the road cars, where more power, more noise, uprated suspension, and dramatic red and gold paintwork made for very fast but comfortable Grand Touring cars. Extremely rare beasts these days, GED 220N is one of only two 2+2 Datsun 260Z Samuris ever made. Subject to a recent comprehensive restoration by marque specialists Z-Farm, GED 220N is finished in correct Nissan 110 Red with Rootes Tango Bronze, and is equipped with a gas flowed head, fast road cam, triple Weber carburettors, and a sports manifold and exhaust system. It is also recognised on the Samuri Register. With a superb exhaust note, fantastic handling, and iconic lines, this beautifully restored Samuri will make for some very enjoyable trips to the pub with the family!

    For sale
    Duncan Hamilton
  • Datsun 260Z

    £46,000 £46,000

    Manufactured in Japan in 1973 this is an original UK RHD car first registered in August 1974 and is one of just a handful of surviving cars converted to Samuri specification. This particular car was actually owned and converted early in its life by Kevin Irons himself, a former partner of Spike Anderson at Samuri Conversions at Silverstone. The car is finished in the correct colours of Nissan 110 red and Rootes Tango bronze metallic and has recently had the front and rear ‘Samuri’ script and white pin striping re-painted professionally by hand to ensure the vehicle retains the perfect period look. Of course the vehicle has the usual Samuri additions which include a modified engine with a gas flowed cylinder head ,up-rated stage 2 fast road camshaft, triple Weber 40 DCOE carburetors, sports manifold and exhaust system Also upgrades such as four piston Wilwood Superlite front brakes and coil over suspension, along with a Mishimoto alloy radiator and S14a gearbox conversion make this car drive and handle superbly, more than capable of keeping up with modern traffic and surprising many with its performance. The body work is in excellent order with some slight patina adding to the cars fantastic authenticity and the car’s fuel tank was replaced in 2014. All clocks and gauges are in perfect working order and whilst it cannot be guaranteed to be correct, the speedometer reads just over 27,000 miles with MOT’s back to the early 90’s showing each annual mileage. The interior is in excellent original condition with the correct period Hitachi radio fitted and the addition of an extremely rare genuine Nissan Nismo 10th anniversary steering wheel sourced directly from Japan which complements the sporty handling of the car with its slightly reduced diameter. Also fitted are rare painted and polished JDM Enkei 15 x 8 Alloy wheels adding to the period feel of the vehicle. Tyre’s are as new. The car has been owned and improved by myself over several years, including a full engine overhaul 2 years ago by a professional specialist in historic road and rally cars to keep the car in peak condition. When completed this was rolling road tested showing over 200bhp so it goes as well as it sounds! Currently with an agreed insurance value of £55,000 today the car comes with much recent history and as a 1973 build is eligible for historic road fund licence. The car completed a trip to the Le Mans Classic in July and covered over 1,000 miles without a hitch. I would ask that genuinely interested buyers contact me on 07914 380833 to arrange a mutually convenient time to view the car.

    • Year: 1974
    • Mileage: 27000 mi
    • Engine size: 2.6
    For sale
    Jonathan Kinghorn
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