I had a 240Z in Australia - the importer brought them in with a three speed automatic or a five forward speed manual. The fifth gear was an overdrive and it was awesome ......... The greatest deficiency was braking -- very small disc front brakes and read drum brakes. An after market option was disc brakes front and rear that helped. The 240Z also floated at high speed so an airdam was offered that would pull the nose down to the ground. The floating was a serious deficiency. The 240Z was really a cheap copy of the E Type Jaguar. The 240Z used brakes and transmissions off other Datsun sedans, so it wasn't especially designed, but that straight six cylinder engine was awesome. It should be a collectible, but they are rust prone so be watchful when looking to buy.
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