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Nissan References Classic Racers With Super Modern IDx

Submitted by on January 18, 2014

Nissan IDx NISMO Concept

Image: Nissan

We’re big fans of the Datsun 510, or Datsun 1600, here at Motorsport Retro. Back in the golden age of motoring they offered great performance at a good price, with oodles of potential for modification. A brilliant little drivers’ car!

Nissan set concepts of their new IDx loose on the world at the Detroit motorshow this week and we’re feeling more than a little racing history love from the performance Nismo edition.

BRE Datsun 510

Image via ZCarblog

Light weight and rear wheel drive, with lines and a livery that references the classic white with red and blue stripes of classic racing Datsun 510s. It has us reminiscing about the glory days of the 510.

The IDx is certainly out there, and we’re not fans of every angle, but it looks like great fun and we can’t wait to see what comes of it! Check out the pics, and let us know what you think!

Images: Nissan

Nissan IDx NISMO Concept

Nissan IDx NISMO Concept

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