Highlighting Datsun's line for 1970, is an a11 new personalized two passenger fastback, the Datsun 240Z Sports. Powered by a new 2.4-liter (146 cu. in.) single overhead cam six-cylinder engine producing 150 hp and speeds up to 125 mph, its sleek, low lines are complemented by a roomy luxurious interior.
Equipped with fully independent suspension on all four wheels and a wide stance, the 240Z is designed to meet the requirements of all world markets. An all-steel body of unit construction makes the shell rattle free and front wheel disc brakes stop the car safely and quickly in all types of weather.
The flow-through draft-free fresh air system combined with an aerodynamic shape make the car a quiet experience to drive. The spacious interior is designed with safety, comfort and convenience in mind. Full, quick reading instrumentation, including oil pressure, water temperature, fuel and ammeter gauges, are recessed in the completely padded and formed dash. A large-faced speedometer with a trip meter and tachometer are positioned directly in front of the driver.
Vinyl covered deep cushioned bucket seats with built-in head rests are adjustable horizontally and vertically for both driver and passenger, with an adjustable reclining angle of up to 10 degrees. An all synchromesh four-speed transmission, radial tires, radio, clock, steering lock device, collapsible steering wheel, three anchor seat belts, back up lamps and cigarette lighter are among other convenience and safety items that come as standard equipment. Weighing 2,238 lbs. and utilizing independent strut type front and rear suspension with coil springs, the 240Z Sports has 6.5 in. of ground clearance and an overall height of only 50.6 in. Turning radius of the new car is only 31.5 ft.
Blending race proven features with contemporary styling and luxurious appointments, the all-new 240Z Sports is Datsun's answer to the high performance personal car market.