1966 Datsun 1600 Sports 'Fairlady'

Lot: 831

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 1.6L 1966 Datsun 1600 Sports Fairlady manual that has been with the current owner for over 10 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 84 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Quirky and rare, an attractive alternative to the MGB...


  • Left-hand drive, US-spec SP311 'Fairlady' roadster imported from California. All taxes paid
  • Sought after, pre-1968 example with short windscreen and opening quarter lights
  • Inline 4-cylinder, OHV producing 95bhp.  Very tidy engine bay
  • Smartly presented in Silver. Nicely patinated interior with dark red leather upholstery
  • Part restoration in the early 80s. Wheels and sides recently painted to rectify some light scratches
  • Produced for the home market, US and Australia. Rare car. Believed only 3 in the UK

Lot Details

Registration: VAM 746D RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1966 Engine size: 1.6L
Make: Datsun Odometer reading (miles): 2500
Model: 1600 Sports Fairlady MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: SPLl31104708

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 84 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Wheels and sides painted to rectify some light scratches


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Speedo and clock not working


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Just serviced


Gears: Drive-shaft:


New clutch master cylinder

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


New master cylinder, discs, pads, and callipers.  The front suspension is independent, utilising coil springs over hydraulic shocks, and the rear suspension is a common leaf springs design, dampened with hydraulic shocks.


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history