The 330 is the fourth generation Nissan Cedric and was produced from 1976 through 1979.
Marketed in the UK as the 260C or 280C (2.6 or 2.8 litre) it came with electric windows, power steering, stereo cassette player, tinted glass and so on.
Saloon and estate models were availible, having a claimed 100mph performance from the smooth 6 cylinder 2.8 engine in the 280C.
2.0 L (1,982 cc) H20 OHV I4 2.0 L (1,998 cc) L20A OHC I6 2.4 L (2,393 cc) L24 OHC I6 2.6 L (2,565 cc) L26 OHC I6 (1976–1978) 2.8 L (2,753 cc) L28 OHC I6 (1978–1979) 2.0 L (1,991 cc) SD20 OHV Diesel I4 2.2 L (2,164 cc) SD22 OHV Diesel I4
3-speed automatic 4-speed manual 5-speed manual
Sedan, Wagon/Van, Coupé, and rare pillarless Hardtop Sedan.
Wheelbase 2,690 mm (105.9 in) Length 4,785 mm (188.4 in) Width 1,705 mm (67.1 in)) Height 1,440 mm (56.7 in) Curb weight 1,440 kg (3,200 lb)
The 330 series Cedric was also sold as the Gloria in the domestic Japanese market.
The diesel engine, mainly for taxi usage and for the same purpose, there was a version of the four-cylinder "H20" petrol engine which ran on LPG. The engines were further modified as emission control regulations were again adjusted in 1976.
Trim levels offered were the Deluxe, Custom Deluxe, GL, GL-E, SGL, SGL-E, 2800SGL, and 2800SGL-E. The SG Brougham also first appeared in this generation. The "SG" designation stands for Senior Grade, and the "E" represents fuel injection.
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