Nissan Skyline Van VBC110, Pigsbutt Laurel, Toyota AE86 update [Banpei Weekly episode 10]

March 17, 2017 in banpei weekly, video

This week in the Banpei Weekly we have a Nissan Skyline Van VBC110, Datsun 200L (aka the butaketsu / pigsbutt Laurel in Japan) and an update on the Toyota AE86!
Nissan Skyline Van VBC110 - Datsun 200L - Banpei Weekly Episode 10
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Channel update

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Brochures: Nissan Skyline VBC110 van

November 8, 2010 in brochures


Some time ago I aquired a JDM brochure of the Nissan Skyline VBC110 van:
Nissan Skyline VBC110 van
Nissan Skyline VBC110 van

I spotted it on a local auction site for a cheap price. I can’t think any other way of how this brochure actually got into the Netherlands than with the help of a collector, but why it was sold for a decent price puzzles me…

Perhaps because a lot of people can’t appreciate the weird 70s lines of the Kenmeri Skyline?
Nissan Skyline VBC110 van
Nissan Skyline VBC110 van

I just love that thick C-pillar of the wagon! Imagine how big the blind spot of this wagon must be!

Nissan Skyline VBC110 van
Nissan Skyline VBC110 van

The interior is, of course, a lower grade than in the other C110s. Nevertheless it looks awesomely 70s!

And size matters:
Nissan Skyline VBC110 van
Nissan Skyline VBC110 van

What about having that Nissan Anti-Pollution System?
Nissan Skyline VBC110 van
Nissan Skyline VBC110 van

I have no idea what the NAPS anti pollution system is (probably means it got a hemi-head), but I think that became standard on all other Nissans over the years! 😉