1978 Datsun 280Z
L28 I6 Five Speed Manual
$46,995 - Stock #56-SCT
Scottsdale Showroom @ 623-900-4884

Stock #56-SCT

Engine: L28 I6
Transmission: Five Speed Manual
Mileage: 81818 ( actual )
Body Style: Coupe
Exterior Color: Black Pearl
Interior Color: Black

OPTIONS

  • Air Conditioning
  • Aluminum Wheels
  • AM/FM Radio
  • CD Player
  • Cruise Control
  • Leather Interior
  • Performance Tires
  • Power Brakes
  • Radial Tires
  • Seatbelts

Gateway Classic Cars of Scottsdale is proud to present this very desirable 1978 Datsun 280Z coupe, known to collectors as a "Black Pearl Edition". Powering this Z is a L28 I6 Cylinder that will really get this 280Z for sale down the road, backed by the rare 5 speed manual transmission makes for the perfect pare. This one is unique for several reasons, and it's a beautiful example of the "Z" series from Datsun, they were entering the sports car arena beginning in 1970 with the 240Z. The 1978 280Z models were the most refined of all the Z-series cars to that point. This year, the manual five-speed transmission was first available in North America-bound cars. Very few 5-spds were ordered from the factory; most were 4-spds. This was also the first and only year for black being an available color on Z-cars. They were known as "Black Pearl Edition" models. Additional refinements can be found in convenience options like air conditioning. 1978 was the first year that it was an integrated system, not a "hang-on" type installation. Sharp-eyed Z-car enthusiasts will immediately notice the factory aluminum road wheels, considered to be the single rarest option for these cars. These wheels, like the rest of this stunning automobile, were restored to a condition that is as new as could be done. Because this example has all four options, it truly makes this one of the most desirable Datsun Z-cars on the market today. In addition to the afore-mentioned options, this sports car also which includes black sports mirrors, rear window louvers, and red/silver tape stripes on the hood and. Many 4-spd cars were retro-fitted with 5-spds once they arrived in the US. While staring at that sexy Black Pearl you can dream of the plush black leather bucket seats that are meant to give you comfort and the feel of a race car. The car was completely restored to as close to its original condition as possible after spending much time researching everything thoroughly. "BPE" black hue was so well-received that black was a regular production option on the new 280ZX models. Options on this 1978 Datsun 280Z include: AC, Cruise Control, AM/FM.CD player, Power Brakes, Leather Interior and Performance Radial tires that are Wrapping those beautiful Aluminum Alloy wheels. To see 100-plus pictures of this 1978 Datsun 280Z, please visit www.gatewayclassiccars.com and for more information or to schedule an appointment to view this vehicle in person, please call the Scottsdale showroom at 623-900-4884 or email us directly at scottsdale@gatewayclassiccars.com.


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