1970 DATSUN 240Z:

Engine:                 In-line six-cylinder 
Construction:           Cast-iron block, alloy head 
Crankshaft:             Seven-bearing 
Bore x Stroke           83.0mm x 73.7mm 
Capacity:               2393cc 
Valves:                 Single overhead camshaft 
Compression rate:       9.0:1 
Fuel system:            Mechanical fuel pump, 
                         twin Hitachi HJG 46W 1.75in SU-type carburettors
Maximum power:          151bph at 5600rpm (SAE gross) 
Maximum torque:         146lb ft at 4400rpm (SAE gross)
Transmisson:            Four-speed manual ( or three-speed 
                          automatic after 09/70), 225mm diameter clutch. 
Final drive ratio:       3.36:1 (four-speed)  3.55:1 (automatic) 
Top gear per 1000rpm:   21.0mph (four-speed)

Brakes:                 10.7in discs in front, 9in x 1.6in drums 
                          rear, servo-assisted 

Front suspension:       Independent with MacPherson struts, lower links,
                         coil springs, telescopic dampers, anti-roll bar 
Rear suspension:        Independent with MacPherson struts, lower 
                         wishbones, coil springs, telescopic dampers
Steering:               Rack and pinion, 2.7 turns lock to lock 
Wheels/tyres:           4.5J-14 steel wheels with 175 SR 14 tires
Wheelbase:                90.7in 
Length:                  162.8 in 
Width:                    64.1 in 
Dry weight:             2355 lb 
Top speed:               125 mph 
0-60 mph:                  8.0 sec 
Typical fuel consumption: 21 mpg 
Source: 1970 Datsun Sales Brochure
Last Updated by Carl Beck, 14 Mar.98