Listed below are the major specs and features for the stock Nissan Datsun 240Z. As the Datsun 240Z was and is commonly modified by owners including engines swaps for the larger L28 2.8L from the 280Z along with V8 engines from Chevy, Ford and Rover; the numbers below may be very different from 240Zs on the used market.

Datsun 240Z Cutaway

Datsun 240Z Cutaway





+ Engine: 2.4 L L24 SOHC I6 / 2,393 cc (146.0 cu in)

  • Bore: 83.0 mm (3.27 in)
  • Stroke: 73.7 mm (2.90 in)
  • Power Output: 151 hp (113 kW) at 5600 rpm (SAE gross)
  • Torque: 146 lbf-ft (198 Nm) at 4400 rpm (SAE gross)
  • Carburetor: Twin Hitachi HJG 46W 1.75 in (44 mm) SU-type

+ Transmissions:

  • 4 Speed Manual: Final Drive Ratio – 3.364:1 (37:11)
  • 3 Speed Automatic (1971 – 1973): Final Drive Ratio – 3.545:1 (39:11)
  • 5 Speed Manual (Non US): Final Drive Ratio – 3.90:1 (39:10)

+ Suspension:

  • Front Independent: MacPherson Struts (Lower Transverse & Drag Links)
  • Rear Independent: Chapman Struts (Lower Wishbones, Coil Springs)

+ Dimensions & Curb Weight:

  • Wheelbase: 90.7 in (2,300 mm)
  • Length: 162.8 in (4,140 mm)
  • Width: 64.1 in (1,630 mm)
  • Dry Weight: 2,355 lb (1,068 kg)
  • Wheels: 4.5J-14 steel wheels with 175SR14 tires

+ Performance Features:

  • Top Speed: 125 mph
  • 0 to 60 mph: 8.0 s
  • Fuel Economy: 21 mpg (Gas Mileage)
  • Steering: Rack and Pinion
  • Brakes: Front – 10.7 in Disc | Rear – 9.0 in X 1.6 in Drums

 

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