1987 Nissan 300ZX

The 1987 Nissan 300ZX came equipped with an overhead-cam V6 engine displacing 180.6 cubic-inches and delivering 160 horsepower. For those seeking even more, a turbocharged version was available, bringing power to 200 hp. The front-engine, rear-wheel drive coupes had a five-speed manual transmission with disc brakes located at all four corners. Nissan made styling updates in both the front and rear, including the tail lamps which now traversed the full width of the back end. In the front, the bumper, air dam, and hood became integrated to reduce the overall front area and improve aerodynamics. The auxiliary driving lights were located to under the bumper. The turbocharged cars were given a charcoal colored wheels while the non-turbo cars had a brushed alloy finish. Pricing for the 2-passenger coupe began at $18,500 and the 2+2 coupe listed for $20,650. The turbocharged cars retailed for $21,400.


by Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2019

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In 1984, Nissan became the new official name for Datsun. The name change was a result of Datsun produced Japanese fighter planes in WWII that were thought to be detrimental to their image in the ever expanding American Market. The Datsun Z-cars began in 1970 with the 240z, and the 300ZX was the continuation of this line. Produced in 1984, the 300ZX only had minor body changes in the next 5 years....
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Nissan Monthly Sales Volume

March 2020
232,048
December 2019
93,538
November 2019
83,562
October 2019
94,417
September 2019
94,213
August 2019
118,045
July 2019
90,220
June 2019
113,665
May 2019
121,570
April 2019
87,207
March 2019
137,362
February 2019
103,735
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1987 300ZX
$21,400-$223,000
1987 Nissan 300ZX Price Range: $18,500 - $21,400

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Nissan
1992Ford (922,488)Honda (648,745)Chevrolet (647,227)405,147
1991Honda (659,659)Oldsmobile (474,837)Nissan (405,147)405,147
1990Ford (912,466)Chevrolet (785,918)Pontiac (641,820)405,147
1989Chevrolet (1,275,498)Ford (1,234,954)Pontiac (801,600)405,147
1988Ford (1,331,489)Chevrolet (1,236,316)Pontiac (680,714)
1987Nissan (1,803,924)Chevrolet (1,384,214)Ford (1,176,775)1,803,924
1986Chevrolet (1,368,837)Renault (1,305,191)Ford (1,253,525)
1985Chevrolet (1,418,098)Renault (1,322,887)Oldsmobile (1,192,549)
1984Chevrolet (1,655,151)Renault (1,429,138)Ford (1,180,708)485,298
1983Renault (1,491,853)Chevrolet (1,175,200)Toyota (1,068,321)
1982Renault (1,491,853)Chevrolet (1,297,357)Toyota (1,068,321)

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