There could possibly be a must have item for anyone with a passion for the Datsun 1200 coupe (KB110). Pit-Road have created these awesome die-cast 1/24 scale Sunny coupes, in both stock road going guise and as miniatures of the famous Advan and Marusen Japanese race cars. All the models feature opening doors, bonnets and …

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The day has finally arrived! I am now the proud owner of one of Nissan’s more curious efforts from the 1980’s, a Nissan Cherry Europe. Not just a Europe, but the uber rare GTi version! Why curious? Well, for those not familiar with this beast, it’s the ill fated product of a bizarre collaboration between …

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OMG! What’s this? RatDat.com is back online and it’s gone all 21st century! Yes, I’ve joined the blog generation. Why? Well, it seems like a better way to add content, especially when I’ve something to add but it’s too small to warrent writing an HTML page for. Plus it gives readers a chance to comment, …

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“Datsun made Austin 7’s under licence” I don’t know how many times I have heard this one but it’s certainly very common. I’ve read it in the media countless times and even heard it from Datsun enthusiasts on numerous occasions. It is however, quite untrue! So where could it have come from? Somewhere along the …

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