Is Datsun Here To Stay?

Posted by on 24 Jul 2020 under Datsun, Datsun News, General

Datsun GO

What Does Datsun’s Future Look Like?

After the successful revival of Datsun in 2013, the carmaker’s budget offering for emerging markets has performed admirably accounting for approximately 1% of global sales. While it’s been particularly successful in South Africa, the future of Datsun seemed uncertain for a brief moment since Nissan announced a new four-year global restructuring plan.

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The Datsun 240Z Reimagined

Posted by on 17 Jun 2020 under Datsun, Datsun 240Z, Datsun News

Datsun Fairlady Z

Datsun 240Z Will Be Reimagined As The Nissan Fairlady 480Z

Retro cars are tricky to get right. VW got it mainly right with the Beetle, while the BMW version of the Mini is now more of a Maxi. Morgan is, in reality, a new car with old lines. But let’s not mention the PT-Cruiser of yesteryear.

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Datsun GO and GO+ With CVT – People Love It!

Posted by on 25 Feb 2020 under Datsun, Datsun GO, Datsun News

Datsun Car

Datsun Added CVT To The Go And GO+

New technology always has its detractors, until it is generally accepted. When the iPhone came out, Blackberry went: “But where are the buttons? You don’t know which side is up! It will never sell.”

Same with CVT: “It does not give you the feel of the car. You cannot ride the gears! It will never sell.”

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Nissan Designs Could Get More Japanese

Posted by on 10 Feb 2020 under Datsun, Datsun News, General, New Vehicles

Nissan Ariya Concept

Could Datsun Get A More Japanese Look?

Nissan and Infinity sales in 2019 were not quite up to scratch which could be the result of several factors. Of course, the Ghosn debacle continues and may have played a part but it all boils down to the number of vehicles still sitting at car dealerships across the globe.

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Datsun Magnite Could Debut At The 2020 Auto Expo

Posted by on 14 Jan 2020 under Datsun, Datsun News, New Vehicles

Datsun Logo

The Datsun Magnite Might Debut In 2020

The Japanese automaker, Datsun, has filed a trademark application for their future compact SUV, the Datsun Magnite. While sources indicate that the Datsun Magnite will be a sub-4 metre SUV, further details are still to be announced.

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Datsun Go CVT, The Third Way

Posted by on 01 Dec 2019 under Datsun, Datsun GO Lux, Datsun News, New Vehicles

Datsun GO

The Datsun GO

So, you have decided on the Datsun Go as your new car. Good choice, but now you have to make another decision. But let’s recap.

You wanted a smaller, less expensive car. Because that is what you can afford, or that is what you are willing to pay. Either way, you want a car that is easy at the pump and frugal when it comes to maintenance and running.

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The Datsun GO and GO+ CVT Heading To South Africa

Posted by on 24 Nov 2019 under Datsun, Datsun GO, Datsun News, New Vehicles

Datsun GO+

The Datsun GO and GO+ CVT Coming to SA

The “Made-in-India Datsun GO and GO+ CVT” could soon be exported to Nepal and South Africa as well. Both models are manufactured at the Renault-Nissan production plant at Oragadam in Chennai where they started delivering two automatic variants in India on October 11.

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The Iconic Datsun 240Z Is Celebrated After 50 Years

Posted by on 24 Jun 2019 under Datsun, Datsun News, General

Fuel Station

Fuel-Saving Tips

“Whoa! Look!” My friend Stoker stopped in his tracks and pointed, his finger trembling. I looked and fell in love.

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New Datsun’s First 5 Years, What Now?

Posted by on 30 May 2019 under Datsun, Datsun GO, Datsun News

Datsun Cars

Datsun Cars

I was eleven years old when I crashed the Datsun through the farm gate. The gate went flying into the bossies, I stalled the engine and my grandpa muttered about fixing the brakes. The Datsun was fine, just a few more scars on the hardworking 1300 farm bakkie I was learning to drive with.

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The Datsun Peace of Mind Drive

Posted by on 21 Apr 2019 under Datsun, Datsun GO, Datsun News, Datsun Service

Datsun GO

Datsun GO

The Datsun GO is already seen as one of the best entry-level cars in South Africa thanks to its price and reliability, but now Datsun South Africa have truly put their money where their mouth is and upped the Standard 3-year/100,000km warranty to an AMAZING 6 years/150,000km. This has effectively doubled the amount of time that any New Datsun Driver can enjoy hassle-free (not to mention care-free) driving!

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