A Datsun 120Y four door wouldn’t be the first weapon of choice for most skid enthusiasts. From my experience with my Datsun 510 back in the day, short wheelbase cars like this are pretty tricky to drift, especially at speed, which is why I ended up with an S13 instead. Here’s Aussie Logan Waterhouse skidding …

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Sometimes, contemporary magazine road tests compliment, or give criticism of features of a car, that seem at odds with our own experiences, but occasionally there’s one that gets it spot on. This surprisingly late (1978) road test, from Popular Motoring magazine, of the Datsun 120Y sums the car up pretty accurately and makes particular note of …

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