Advert: Makes You Feel Rich (Datsun 210 Wagon)


Nissan USA managed to really confuse things with this model by calling it a 210. I guess they were building on the success of the previous model which has been sold under the name B210 in the States. B210 also happened to be its chassis code. The model shown below is a B310 so you would think they’d have logically called it B310 or even just 310. Just to muddy the waters a little more, in the US the model which was sold as a 310 is actually an N10 (chassis code), or better know in Europe and Japan as a Cherry or Pulsar. What a mess!

It would have been a whole lot simpler if everyone had just used the Japanese name, ‘Sunny’. This model, with it’s fastback styling and faux wood-grain paneling was sold in Japan as a ‘Sunny Californian’… a title that seems quite well suited to the US market but alas it was only known by that name in Japan…

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