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1970 Nissan “Fairlady Z 432” In As-new Condition

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TEXT: 高桑秀典(TAKAKUWA Hidenori)  PHOTO: 高桑秀典(TAKAKUWA Hidenori)

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The precious one to know the evergreen days

CREWCH, a shop in Mie Prefecture, Japan, handles everything from sales to maintenance, customization, and turning of Japanese sports cars. They manage also the CREWCH museum to preserve famous cars in Japan. This 1970 Fairlady Z 432 is one of them. Only the paint had been refinished, but the rest of the car is still original, which means it is in unused condition. People can see the original from the maker’s factory.

What is the Fairlady Z 432?

Released in 1969 as the successor to the Datsun Fairlady 2000, to meet the U.S. safety standard the body is designed as the closed coupe. There were three variants, which are different combinations with engines. The straight six SOHC called L20 engine was for Z and ZL variants, which was a diversion from Cedric Special Six. The S20, straight six DOHC, same as Skyline GT-R was for Z 432.

At its debut as the hottest variant Z 432 was named after 4 valves at each cylinder, 3 carburetors, and 2 camshafts, it was meaning of 4-3-2.

1970 Nissan “Fairlady Z 432” In As-new Condition

The potential of the Z 432, which was able to obtain an S20 engine producing 160ps at 7000rpm and 18kg-m torque at 5600rpm. It was outstanding and it boasted an overwhelming dynamic performance with a maximum speed of 210km/h and quarter-mile acceleration in 15.8 seconds.

The Z 432 dropped out of the catalog in 1973 because of the oil crisis and some other reasons, for example, the anti-high-performance car mood in society. Therefore, the Total number of production was around 470 units from November 1969. It is a really rare one from 470, the CREWCH museum will continue to take good care of it in the future.

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