1969 Datsun 2000

The newly introduced Datsun 2000 received very minor updates for the 1969 model year. Power was from a 121 cubic-inch four-cylinder engine offering 135 horsepower and mated to a five-speed gearbox with overdrive on the top gear. The 2-door sports convertible was priced at $3,100.


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Called the Datsun Fairlady in the home market, the Datsun Sports was a sequence of roadsters that were produced by Nissan during the 1960s. The predecessor to the Z-car, the Fairlady line was an inexpensive alternative to the Triumph, Fiat, European MG and Alfa Romeo sports cars. The line started with the 1959 S211 and continued through 1970 with the SP311 and SR311 line. SRL311 was the official....
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Datsun sports cars, in certain markets, were known as Fairlady. These were a series of roadsters produced in the 1960s and a predecessor to the Z car. The series designation for the Fairladys included S212, S213, SP310, SP311, and SRL311. In 1959 Datsun introduced a sports car, the S211, powered by 988 cc engine capable of producing just under 40 horsepower. Production was low with only 20 examples....
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Introduced on March 15, 1967, the Datsun 2000 was a 2-liter roadster. The Datsun Sports 2000 had an official model series identification of SRL311 for left hand drive cars SR311 for right hand drive cars. More commonly, the Sports was dropped out of the vehicle description. Called Fairlady in the home market, the Datsun Sports was a series of roadsters that were produced by Nissan during....
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1969 Vehicle Profiles

1969 Datsun 2000 vehicle information

Sport Convertible

Peter Brock was secretly given two Datsun Roadsters in 1969, for racing purposes. The car was developed by Peter Brock Enterprises (BRE), and when it showed up at its first race, it was a complete surprise to everyone, including Datsun's own Racing O....[continue reading]

1969 Datsun 2000 vehicle information

Sport Convertible

No one knowns for sure how many of the rare factory lightweights came to North America to race. It has been said that maybe 10 and up to 25 could have been sent over but only 6-8 have ever been documented as being for sure.....[continue reading]

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1969 2000
$3,100-$25,580

$1,895 - $2,230

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Datsun
1974Chevrolet (2,333,839)Ford (2,179,791)Renault (1,355,799)185,155
1973Chevrolet (2,579,509)Ford (2,349,815)Fiat (1,390,251)231,191
1972Chevrolet (2,420,564)Ford (2,246,563)Fiat (1,368,216)268,666
1971Ford (2,054,351)Chevrolet (1,830,319)Volkswagen (1,128,784)185,155
1970Ford (2,096,184)Chevrolet (1,451,305)Volkswagen (1,193,853)104,067
1969Chevrolet (2,092,947)Ford (1,826,777)Volkswagen (1,241,580)58,467
1968Chevrolet (2,139,290)Ford (1,753,334)Volkswagen (1,191,854)58,467
1967Chevrolet (2,206,639)Ford (1,730,224)Toyota (1,068,321)45,496
1966Ford (2,212,415)Chevrolet (2,206,639)Volkswagen (1,168,146)29,239
1965Chevrolet (2,375,118)Ford (2,170,795)Volkswagen (1,174,687)29,239
1964Chevrolet (2,318,619)Ford (1,594,053)Toyota (1,068,321)10,315

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