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- Engine Size:
- 2.8 Liter
- Transmission Type:
- 3 Speed Automatic
- Exterior Color
- Interior Color
- 92,155 (Unknown)
- Nashville, TN
This 1976 Datsun 280Z represents the best of the two-seat Z-cars that totally transformed the automotive landscape in the 1970s. This example has been under the care of one family all its life, which is just another reminder of how these Zs will always have a place in our garages and in our hearts. So a nicely restored version of the original generation 280 will likely keep a place of honor in the rapidly appreciating Japanese classic car market.
The 280Z did come in silver, but you know it never had the deep tones you see on this one. That's because this Z car has had a full professional respray during its restoration in 2007. And it continues to look nice today because there has only been about 2,000 miles put on the car since then. Of course, there's a lot more that catches your eye on this coupe. During the restoration it was given a full body kit. The front air dam, side ground effects, rear bumper, and spoiler have all been nicely integrated to give it a sleeker look. And the clear headlight covers appear downright European. But as much as this is a custom look, it does not betray the original spirit that made this a legend. You can see it on everything from classic sports car silhouette right down to the factory badging, including the cursive writing on the trunk lid.
The original Z-car was made for two, and this one sports inviting upgraded black buckets inside an exceptionally fresh interior. In true Japanese fashion, they took what was already great about contemporary sports cars and enhanced it with user-friendly design and unimpeachable reliability. As a result, the cockpit talks directly to the driver with no interference from quirky ergonomics or heavy control actions. Instead, the speedo and tach are set into twin round pods with a trio of auxiliary dials set up high on the dash. Just like the exterior, there have been some nicely integrated upgrades. For example, the steering wheel still has the iconic Z badge in the center, but it's now on a smaller diameter and gripper unit. You also have an AM/FM/CD stereo for the best in modern tunes, and the air conditioning is blowing cold with modern R134a.
The fuel-injected 2.8-liter inline-six is a fantastic motor. It's both rev-happy and torquey, which has helped Datsun/Nissan establish its reputation for fun cars. It still has that same baritone wail that epitomizes big-horsepower inline-sixes, and because it's a Nissan, you know the engine is reliable and smooth. This is the original motor to the car, and it received attention during the restoration, too. Plus, as mentioned before, this car has been in the care of one family all its life, and so it has been maintained in the exact way you're always wanting a classic to be. The 280Z was truly built for driving pleasure. That's why it has great grand touring features like the three-speed automatic transmission and power steering, as well as great handling features like the fully independent suspension and front disc brakes.
This one has everything you want in the last of the original Zs - classic looks, modern unique touches, and a great story. It even comes with restoration photos, restoration receipts, and title documentation. Don't look twice or this one will be gone. Call today!!!
Why Sell With Streetside Classics?
Because we know classic cars and how to sell them. We provide the peace of mind that can only come from partnering with one of the largest classic car dealerships in the country. Our sales teams generate industry-leading sales volume per dealership and consistently win customer service awards in the process. We take out the hassles of selling privately and get you more money in your pocket than anywhere else. Come see why we are The Nation's Trusted Consignment Dealer.
Reasons to Consign With Us
- Top Consignment Dealer in the Nation
- Over 1200 Cars in Stock
- No Upfront or Monthly Fees
- Five MASSIVE Indoor Showrooms
- Over 35 Cars SOLD/Month Per Showroom
- Local, National, & Worldwide Exposure
- We Will Get You Top $$$
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- Classic Car Financing Available
- No Phone Calls or Texts At All Hours
- No Strangers At Your Door
- High Quality Pictures, Video & Write-Up
- Keeping Our Consignors Happy Is Job #1
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We advertise on all the top websites and print publications marketing your vehicle globally, getting it hundreds of views each day.
That's over an $1100 value!
Financing Classic & Collector Cars
Let our money work for you! With rates as low as 6.00% and an average appreciation of 9.00% a year it doesn't always make sense to pay with cash.
- Minimum Loan Amount - $10,000
- No Pre-Payment Penalty
- No Proof of Income (Tier 1 Credit)
- Terms to 144 months
- Bankruptcy, foreclosure, divorce – All OK
After being in the collector-car business for a decade prior, Donna Robbins opened the doors to the first Streetside Classics showroom in Charlotte, NC in 2008. Armed with a customer-oriented business philosophy and a clear vision for success, she has since led Streetside Classics to an unrivaled sales volume that is currently among the best in the collector car industry.
With the most knowledgeable and professionally trained staff in the industry, we have expanded nationally and opened showrooms in many major U.S. markets. We operate under the principles of doing business fairly and with the understanding that our customers are the lifeblood of the business. Much of our success comes from the relationships formed with buyers and sellers around the world who have joined us on this incredible journey and made Streetside’s rapid growth possible.
Today, Streetside Classics is known as the Nation's Trusted Consignment Dealer; providing sellers and buyers alike with the peace of mind that only comes from partnering with one of the largest classic car dealerships in the country.
Terms & Conditions
Vehicle may be sold by Streetside Classics prior to the end of the auction. Streetside Classics reserves the right to end its auctions early or to cancel bids solely at its discretion and shall not be held liable for any such cancellation.
The winning bidder is required to contact Streetside Classics within 24 hours after the close of the auction to finalize the details of the transaction.
If winning bidder does not contact Streetside Classics and submit deposit within 24 hours of auction close, vehicle may be made available to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer on a first come, first serve basis.
For balance of payment we will accept bank wire transfer (preferred), cashier’s check, or personal check (vehicle shipment will be delayed until check clears).
Streetside Classics has represented this vehicle to the best of its ability relying on information provided by the consignor/seller. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact us directly to provide additional information or answer any questions.
Please be aware that all pre-owned vehicles, regardless of age, mileage, or manufacturer are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. Streetside Classics encourages bidders to have a personal inspection completed prior to delivery to help ensure your satisfaction. Third party inspections are encouraged and must take place prior to the purchase.
All vehicles are sold "AS IS" and with no warranties expressed or implied.
Final or winning bid price does not include shipping, tax, title, or registration fees. It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide for any state or local taxes and shipping expenses resulting from the sale.
We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers. Most of them can deliver the vehicle to your driveway. We assume no responsibility for damages or delays incurred once a vehicle is in a shipper's custody.
An additional documentation fee of $199 will be added to the purchase price at the time of sale.
This site and all advertising information may be updated without notice whenever new information is obtained and may contain mistakes and inaccuracies. Information is provided to the best of our knowledge and that of the owners of the vehicles, and we make no warranty or representation regarding the accuracy, truth, or reliability of such information. We cannot be responsible for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies contained in information provided by third parties. Streetside Classics is not an expert in the construction, engineering, finishes, materials, and componentry of every single vehicle we sell. It is the responsibility of the buyer to either inspect the vehicle personally or via a 3rd party, to ensure satisfaction to the condition and value, prior to purchase. Streetside Classics strives to perform extensive visual inspections on all vehicles we represent but we do not disassemble vehicles or components for inspection purposes and therefore it is always possible that there is hidden damage that is not readily apparent. All vehicles are sold AS-IS with no warranties expressed or implied.