1974 Datsun 260C (230 Series) Coupe

Very rare Datsun 260C Coupe - spotted on Gumtree South Africa in September 2020 asking R95,000.

2.6L In-Line 6 Cylinder

3 Speed Automatic

This vehicle was in storage for many years and to recommission it the following was done:

-A full engine and gearbox service was carried out which included new oil and filters, plugs, points and condenser.

-Fuel tank was cleaned.

-Braking system was drained, bled and refilled.

-Cooling system flushed and conditioned.

-Replaced water pump, ignition coil, fitted a brand new starter, replaced water and fuel lines.

-Bodywork was given a blow over in the original green colour to freshen the appearance of the vehicle.

Vehicle has never been accident damaged and has a solid body and under carriage with no rust at all as it has been an inland vehicle (Mpumalanga). Interior still original. All badges, trimming, lights, and wheel caps are all original. All windows are present. Factory fitted air conditioner as per body tag.

Engine and chassis numbers match the registration documents and body tag. Registration documents are up to date with valid license disc.

The vehicle has had 2 previous owners in the 48 years of its existence.

Very cool to see such an original example so well preserved - check out the other Datsun 260Cs on the register!

Vehicle details

Added on 4 Sep 2021

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Vehicle Location: Country: 
South Africa
Build date: 
built in 1974
Manual (floor shift)
Paint Colour/Code: 
Interior Colour/Code: 
Brown vinyl
Engine Type: 
6 cylinder
Engine Fuel Type: 
Petrol (4 stroke)
Engine Number: 
Chassis Number: