1973 Datsun 240Z

Lot: 168

Sold for (£): 24,750
Offered for sale is a 2.4L 1973 Datsun 240Z manual that has been with the current owner for the last 18 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 101 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Catwalk looks matched with the Japanese reputation for reliability...

  • Imported from Canada in 1981. Ground up restoration in 2002
  • Engine benefited from a bottom end rebuild 5,000 miles ago
  • Distinctive Grand Prix Blue with a pale cream interior
  • With current caring custodian for the last 18 years
  • Fitted with a U.K. specification 5-speed gearbox


Lot Details

Registration: UEY 473L RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1973 Engine size: 2.4L
Make: Datsun Odometer reading (miles): 4850
Model: 240Z MOT expiry: 2018-05-18
Warranted: No Chassis number: HLS30-160500

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 101 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Small dent on bumpers and bonnet


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


Small tear in drivers seat. Car will be supplied with a new set of correct seat covers.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Rebuilt with new crank bearings and rings 4800 miles ago


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Change from 4-speed manual to UK specification 5-speed manual gearbox

Running Gear

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


Fitted with period Cosmic alloy wheels.


Minor: Major:


No faults 

Vehicle History


No history form Canadian days, photographic history of restoration. Clock change at 90,000 and now reading 4850 miles.

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