1971 Datsun 1200 Coupe

The 1970–1973 Datsun 1200 was a key car in the Datsun (now Nissan) lineup. This new model was slightly larger in all dimensions to match its market rival, the equally popular Toyota Corolla. To it’s credit the Datsun 1200 was the most fuel-efficient vehicle in the United States in 1973, it was rated at 28.7 mpg-US in combined driving. It […]

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Honda CVCC

Revolutionary 1973 Honda CVCC

Honda had thrusted their way onto the American Auto scene with the 1973 Honda CVCC, “CVCC,” an acronym for “Compound Vortex Controlled Combustion.” The car eventually evolved into the Civic, on of Honda’s best selling car lines of all time. This car essentially replaced the N600, with double the displacement and increased length, width, height and wheelbase. October 11, 1972, […]

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