Beautifully Restored 1968 Datsun 2000

1968 Datsun Other

Make: Datsun
Model: Other
Type: Convertible
Trim: 2000
Year: 1968
Mileage: 75,000
VIN: SRC311-01198
Color: Red
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Reisterstown, Maryland, United States
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Description for Datsun Other 1968

This 1968 Datsun 2000 Roadster is a well-maintained and beautifully restored 3-owner machine. showing just 75. 00 original miles. All original badges and emblems are in place. all glass and chrome are in excellent shape and the straight and rust-free body has been flawlessly re-painted in its original Spanish Red. The solid chassis carries the car’s original engine and transmission. Recent mechanical updates include a complete engine overhaul and reseal. rebuilt and synced carburetors. transmission reseal. new clutch. flywheel and pressure plate. a rebuilt cooling system with new heater core and valves. and a complete overhaul of the braking system. Inside. the black interior has been redone in the original style and using original materials. and remains in great condition with no rips or tears. The original radio remains in place and has been restored to as-new working condition. All gauges and electrical systems operate perfectly. The replacement original-style black convertible top fits snugly and shows no rips or tears and virtually no wear. 1968 was the first year of production for the 2000 Roadster. Power comes from a 1982cc iron-block. aluminum head. overhead cam inline-four. outputting 135 horsepower at 6000 RPM and 132 lbs. -ft. of torque at 4400 RPM. When new. Datsun claimed a top speed of 118 MPH. with fuel economy of 22 MPG. The 2000 Roadster’s light curb weight of just 2006 pounds and compact 89. 8 inch wheelbase made it a favorite for club racing. Bob Bondurant started his driver training school with three of these cars in 1968. and the Datsun 2000 Roadster still enjoys success in vintage sports-car racing events. This beautiful and rare roadster has no mechanical or cosmetic issues: It is ready to hop in and drive off on your next top-down adventure. To further enhance the ownership experience. A number of spare parts and reference books are included with the car.