Car & Driver article on cross-country race of 1980s dies

General information about the first-generation Nissan Maxima in the US. What was the Datsun 810 became the luxury leader Maxima in the US in 1981.

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redmondjp
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Car & Driver article on cross-country race of 1980s dies

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Post by redmondjp » 14 years ago

http://www.caranddriver.com/features/10 ... aters.html

This is a great story--includes a Maxima diesel sedan. :D
1982 Datsun 720 King Cab, SD22, 86K miles (sold)
1981 Rabbit LS 4-door, 1.6D, 130K miles (sold)
1996 Passat TDI 4-door sedan, 197K miles

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Post by kassim503 » 14 years ago

I have that article @ home.

If im correct MBtech is the owner of that maxima from the article (correct me if im wrong)
'83 maxima sedan, l24e, a/t, black

227K SOLD 6/7/2012

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Post by asavage » 14 years ago

You're not wrong. mbtech208 (Dave) bought it from C&D off eBay. I sent him a glovebox to replace the missing one, but I haven't been able to find him a shifter console yet.
Regards,
Al S.

1982 Maxima diesel wagon, 2nd & 4th owner, 165k miles, rusty & burgundy/grey. Purchased 1996, SOLD 16Feb10
1983 Maxima diesel wagon, 199k miles, rusty, light yellow/light brown. SOLD 14Jul07
1981 720 SD22 (scrapped 04Sep07)
1983 Sentra CD17, 255k, bought 06Jul08, gave it away 22Jun10.

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