Be the envy of your JDM (Japanese Home Market) buddies or drift crowd with the Decide of the Day, a right-hand-drive 1991 Nissan 300ZX.
Displaying simply over 37,000 miles and in what seems to be like clear unique situation, the game coupe was apparently imported immediately from an proprietor in Japan, the place it was “well-maintained,” in keeping with the seller in Lynden, Washington, promoting the Nissan on ClassicCars.com.
The seller has a number of different JDM automobiles marketed on the ClassicCars.com web site, all attention-grabbing low-mileage sport fashions. That is the one which caught my eye since I’ve at all times been a fan of this technology of Nissan Z car, and the way cool would it not be to have a right-hooker to indicate off?
The Nissan is black with a grey inside and appears nice within the images with the advert.
The outline of the Nissan is fairly sparse, saying solely that the automotive runs and drives nice, and is absolutely geared up with energy seats, audio, T-tops and such. The engine is a 3.0-liter naturally aspirated V6 (VG30DE for all you principally younger JDM fanatics) fed via a 5-speed handbook transmission.
For individuals who’ve by no means maneuvered a right-hand-drive automotive on U.S. roads, it’s positively a capability it’s a must to purchase. Whereas all of the pedals are the identical – clutch on the left and throttle on the best of the brake – you do should deal with shifting gears along with your left hand. Nevertheless it’s straightforward when you get used to it.
Some issues usually are not as straightforward. Utilizing the within rear-view mirror, which is up and to your left, is particularly unusual and surprisingly troublesome to grasp. Additionally onerous are passing maneuvers on two-lane roads since it’s a must to pull out virtually all the way in which into the oncoming lane to see across the automotive forward.
Drive-through home windows and toll cubicles are onerous as nicely, and by no means get simpler.
However for anybody keen to undertake the journey, this 300ZX can be an effective way to inflate your JDM credentials, and at an asking value of simply $9,950, which looks like a hanging cut price for the best particular person. This Nissan is also on the brief record of future collector automobiles.
To view this itemizing on ClassicCars.com, see Pick of the Day.