Post by spottedlaurel on Sept 8, 2012 7:49:04 GMT 1
Datsun UK numbers imported:
8772 2.0 (round headlight and facelift models) 2543 2.4 (facelift only) 19 2.0 and 2.4 LHD 4 2.0 coupe
An old Parker's guide I have suggests the 2.0 facelift went on sale in February 1979 and the 2.4 in May 1979. Not sure when the original went on sale, late 1977 I think. The C230 range was replaced by the C31 in April 1981.
One oddity of the late 2.4 was that the attractive alloy wheels got replaced by steel wheels with body-coloured covers as frequently seen on larger JDM models. Mine originally had these, as did one I saw down at Will's a few years ago: