Nissan was previously building two smaller, front wheel drive cars, beginning with the 1970 , followed by the 1978 and then reconfigured the Violet to front wheel drive. Remember, people were still purchasing small American cars in droves back then, giving the American car companies one last chance at redemption. So yes people bought Nissans. She was nice and cute, but everyone noticed Marcia and the younger little sister Cindy. Nissan unveiled the first-generation Stanza, the 710 Series, in 1971, followed by the A10 Series in 1977, and the T11 in 1981. Suspension was independent all-round with MacPherson struts and coil springs front and rear; lower control arms were used at the front, trailing arms at the rear. This manual cover specifications, diagnosis and testing, in vehicle repairs, component removal and installation.
It was in the family for about 8 years, and had about 150k miles on it when it was sold. In Italy it was the only Nissan available in 1989, alongside the Spanish-made off-roader. What signs indicate that they're wearing out? The early cars looked like Nissan had gone to great lengths to take the trim to the lowest possible level…and then 1 step lower. The later T72 models replaced the T12 during 1987, followed by a face lift around a year later. For 1987, the Stanza shifted to the new, front-wheel-drive Maxima platform.
These Safari records are only matched by the which won the — events. Once the Altima had gained ground in the industry, Nissan dropped the Stanza appellation. In 1974, going on with the same business strategy, the 710-series Violet was introduced to the Mexican car market badged as the new Datsun 160J, the replacement for the single-offered Bluebird lineup. They all had pleasant 2. As the 1980s pressed on, they fell to third behind Honda.
However, in its last generation, the Stanza was only available as a 4-door sedan. Imagine if Nissan had realized that in 1982 instead of in 2002. Early export market cars were fitted with tiny chrome cover plates to hide the holes left on top of the front fenders by the Japanese market rear view mirrors. The buff books did not tell you that as they only test manual versions. The exterior was clean and modern, with the hatchback featuring a Cd of 0.
By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. The pictures of the blue and creme colored cars here border on generic-looking, like they were purposely trying to make them anonymous. In most export markets the car was originally sold as the Datsun 140J or 160J depending on the engine; this name was then gradually changed to Nissan Stanza in most markets. The Stanza was available in Japan at Nissan Satio Store locations, while its companion was sold as the : five-door hatchback from 1981-1982, then replaced by the smaller based : three-door hatchback. The 4th Gen Stanza used the 2.
The T12 Series of 1986 included a 5-door hatchback, which Nissan marketed in Europe as the Bluebird. This book has 171 pages, measures 8. Insurance repaired the car, but after it was repaired the car had an oil leak. It remained on sale in Britain until 1986, after which Nissan sold the first British-built Bluebird as its only product in this market sector. Same thing with the Stanza.
In April 2014, he gave the car to my 17 year old son, who has now reluctantly decided to part with the car. The Auster was exclusive to Nissan Prince Store locations, as a lower cost alternative to the , but was slightly larger than the. The antiquated recirculating ball steering was replaced with a power rack-and-pinion set-up, while there was a choice of three-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmissions. This is the same engine used in the European. The head had been cracked in the impact, but since the car had already been repaired the head was replaced, it would have been totaled had this been discovered in the original estimate. True it did look similar to the Accord, Camry, and others, but at least the 4-door sedan comes across as somewhat frumpier and less cohesive. The sliding doors were offered with an electrically opening feature on both sides from May 7, 2001.
Nissan itself was struggling with market share. Introduced for the 1974 model year, the 710 only saw very light modifications for 1975. Nissan unveiled the first-generation Stanza, the 710 Series, in 1971, followed by the A10 Series in 1977, and the T11 in 1981. By contrast, the 626 recorded 92,839 units, the Camry clocked 128,132 sales and the Accord sold a whopping 268,420 units. The car was extremely comfortable, got great gas mileage, even had a sunroof. This left the 87 Stanza and the 87 Camry with new larger bodies on carryover engines and chassis.