Key facts

1973 Datsun 260Z 2+2 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4445 mm
How heavy?
1200 kg
What size engine?
2.6 litre, 2565 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
152 PS / 150 bhp / 112 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
219 Nm / 162 / 22.3 kgm @ 4400 rpm


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1973 Datsun 260Z 2+2 technical specifications


Datsun 260Z 2+2 is an automobile that has a 2 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine that delivers power to the rear wheels.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 2.6 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It produces 150 bhp (152 PS/112 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 219 N·m (162 lb·ft/22.3 kgm) at 4400 rpm.
The power is supplied to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Quoted kerb weight is 1200 kg.
1973 Datsun 260Z 2+2 data
1973 Datsun 260Z 2+2 data
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2604 102.5
Track/tread (front) 1359 53.5
Track/tread (rear) 1346 53
Length 4445 175
Width 1626 64
Height 1283 50.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 1200 kg 2646 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 65 litres 14.3 UK Gal 17.2 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Nissan/Datsun
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 2.6 litre
2565 cc
(156.526 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 79 mm
3.27 × 3.11 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 152 PS (150 bhp) (112 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output 58.5 bhp/litre
0.96 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 219 Nm (162 ft·lb) (22.3 kgm)
at 4400 rpm
Specific torque 85.38 Nm/litre
1.03 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 8.3:1
Fuel system 2 Hi carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1072.9 kPa (155.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 427.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 126.74 PS/g
93.21 kW/g
125 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.73 kg/kW
17.92 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering recirculating ball
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension I.MS.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.86
Final drive ratio 3.70
general ID36740
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1973 Datsun 260Z 2+2 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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