Remembering Japanese cars from the past

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The other Nissan Silvia Super Silhouette racer

There is so much footage of the Hoshino Impul Nissan Silvia KS110 Super Silhouette race car that we tend to forget there was actually another car on the gird that resembled it: the Nissan Gazelle KS110 driven by Haruhito Yanagida!
Nissan Silvia KS110 Super Silhouette
In the season 1981 Yanagida’s car resembled Hoshino’s car with its bodyshape, but Yanagida’s car wasn’t a Silvia: it was a Gazelle. So you see the difference? ;)
I guess most of the audience also had difficulties and therefore Yanagida changed the bodyshape to the Nissan Bluebird 910 from the 1982 season onwards.

Photo found at: Minkara

Webmining: Nissan Laurel C130-EV

If you thought a 1973 pigsbutt Nissan Laurel SGX was one of the coolest cars of the 70s, behold the even cooler Nissan Laurel C130-EV:
Nissan Laurel C130-EV
Nissan Laurel C130-EV

Okay, I must admit it is not as good looking as its butaketsu brother but it certainly doesn’t run that hot!

Nissan Laurel C130-EV
Nissan Laurel C130-EV

This Electric Vehicle is powered by a 16Kw (21hp) electric motor propelling all those 1645 kilograms to an amazing top speed of 85 kilometer per hour! The lead-acid batteries make its radius an amazing 65 kilometer and I don’t want to know how long it would take before it is fully charged.

Still a cool idea though. If I had the money for it I would definitely get a second Carina and make my own Carina EV out of it. And of course retaining its RWD…

Found at [Nissan Concept Cars]

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