In Japan the B15 was marketed as the Nissan Super Sunny. In Kenya East Africa , the B12 was imported and marketed as Sunny and came with a 1. The 140Y sedan received the new A14 engine, while the 140Y station wagon retained the earlier L14 unit. I have changed the oil, had the tires mounted, found a home for all of my stickers, and that's about it. In November 1980 the A12A and A14 engines were replaced by the marginally larger A13 and A15 versions in the Japanese markets. The latest versions of the Sunny were larger than the early models, and may be considered compact cars. Also, the N16 series was sold in parts of Latin America and in Europe as the.
The Sentra badge was also used in a few other markets such as the Philippines and New Zealand. As usual for Japan, the wagon three- and five-door models alike was marketed as a van for commercial use, where it was only available with the lowest-powered 1. July 1969 saw the release of the slightly different cosmetically 1970 , which left the 1969 model year run at only nine months. Motor still purrs like a kitten! It continued in production there long into the 21st century. In Japan the car was sold at a dealership sales channel established just for the Sunny, called The Sunny was introduced in the same year that the and were introduced.
Prominent among changes was a switch from round headlights to rectangular ones along with a new grille to accommodate this change. Need to get rid of these crash bars. It was introduced at locations and went on to be sold globally, although this concept did not take off in Europe until the huge success of the in the late 1990s. Length 3830 mm 152 in. All shared their front-end appearance, front-drive chassis, dashboard, and many dimensions with the Sentra and Japanese-market Lucino.
In most markets, the B210 line featured as the only engine option a re-designed. These changes increased its power output to 66 hp 49 kW ; a 4 hp, or 6. At home they only received the new A12A engine and the slightly larger A14, although the Van continued to receive the earlier, smaller, A12 engine. Each one provides information and steps to help streamline the process at the dealership. Datsun 1200 2-door sedan Europe The Datsun 1200 featured front suspension with optional and an economical.
It was available with the same A-series engines as its predecessor although the B210's optional 63-series five-speed transmission was replaced with the more compact and lighter 60-series unit, with a standard gear pattern. The 1400 Bakkie was replaced late in 2008 by the , a rebadged Dacia Logan Pick-Up. Grandma's car, garage stored since approx. It was based on the B110, but with new hood, fenders and grille, and featured a 1. Starts and runs in even the coldest of weather with no issues which surprised the hell out of me. Unlike the sedans and wagons, the coupé was only ever made in right drive.
All models were equipped with for the rear. This line is characterized by its squared-off styling, which was rather unfashionable by the mid-1980s. It was well equipped, and was available only in the Deluxe level of trim. Taiwanese Sunnys were fitted with the larger bumpers as used in the North American markets; it is unknown why this is the case. The 160Z appeared in November 1978, with 120 cars built that year, and 121 built in 1979. Another assembly location for the model was the plant in , which assembled it under the Datsun brand name as the 1200 PickUp. Other than that, the chassis was very similar to that of the B210, albeit with a beefier front suspension and a relocated fuel tank in the sedans.
It was available as a four-door sedan or a five-door wagon, with 1. The station wagon and the badge engineered Mazda Familia Van 1. The 120Y was sharply criticized by magazines such as Wheels of Australia, which felt that it offered no true improvement on its predecessor. That was not surprising given that the B110 platform was carried over, but used a slightly revised A12 engine. A four-wheel-drive variant was introduced during this generation. The Sunny was sold in Japan at a dedicated dealership sales channel called , and versions later appeared at the other Japanese networks.
The B12 Coupé was also imported, with either 1. Main article: The B12 series Sentra remained the mainstream C-segment Nissan in North America throughout its run, although the models available dwindled over the years. The engine position was retained in the same position as the original A-series engine which further assisted the handling even though the engine was heavier. The B11 series was regarded as one of Nissan's most modern ranges at the time, and was the first to abandon the Datsun name formally though a small 'Datsun' still appeared on boot lids for the first two years. A limited number were also manufactured in South Africa with this engine. All other versions excepting the standard 1. The installation of a turbo on the top level model wasn't necessarily to market the Sunny as a performance sedan, rather it was to reduce emission tax liability for Japanese buyers so as to increase the fuel efficiency and reduce emissions as a result of the Japanese Government having passed emission control regulations in the 1970s.
The engine in the coupé had higher compression, a different Hitachi carburettor, and a dual outlet exhaust manifold. I've had this this like 3 years now and have been calling it a coupe this whole time. The Sunny has been imported and later manufactured worldwide under numerous names, and body styles, in economical, luxury and performance packages. In Malaysia, it was known as the Nissan Sentra Super Saloon early version and came with the E16 engine. In 1980, the B310 was given a mild facelift, with a smoothed off front end, a grille with square headlamps, and a redesigned dashboard. Both the Familia and the Wingroad had different front and rear ends compared to the wagon that was exported.
It was designed to compete with the. A new Wingroad wagon was released in 2005, based on the Tiida. It was often used as a taxi and rental car. Seats need to be redone and body has some rust. Introduced for 1974 with a 1. Abroad, a few other engine variations were also available, up to a 1.