Datsun 240Z Series 1 Survivor – $26,650 USD

Datsun 240Z

The Datsun 240Z, otherwise known as the Nissan S30 or the Nissan Fairlady Z, was developed by the Japanese to compete directly with the sports cars coming out of Europe. America was by far the world’s largest consumer of European sports cars and many British and Italian automakers depended on American sales to keep their…

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Documentary: A Trip Through The River Rouge Plant

A Trip Through The River Rouge Plant

This feature documentary titled Trip Through The River Rouge Plant offers a fascinating insight into the world famous Ford factory in Dearborn, Michigan. At the time of its construction the River Rouge Plant was the single largest factory in the world, it was intended for automobile production however the first vehicles produced there were actually Eagle-class…

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Silodrome’s Top 18 Cars Of 2018

Top 18 Cars Of 2018

This is our annual collection of the most popular cars on Silodrome for the year – this list is compiled in reverse order based on which automobiles got the most visits on Silodrome over the past 12 months. There are more than a few surprises on the list, there are a few vehicles missing that…

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1959 Devin Special – A 389 CID V8 Corvette Killer

Devin Special Car 1

Bill Devin is a man who should doubtless be far more famous than he is, he’s credited with being the first person to use toothed belt in a timing belt application, an invention he came up with in order to get a pair of Norton Manx barrels and heads working after attaching them to a two-cylinder Panhard…

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A Brief History of the Datsun 510 – Everything You Need To Know

Datsun 510 Bluebird 1600

The day I went in to buy my new Datsun 1600 I was in all probability the most unhappy new car buyer on the face of the earth. That was not to do with the Datsun 1600 being in some way a misery causing car. The reason for the truckload of unhappiness was that I’d been negotiating to buy an Austin-Healey 3000 in a private sale, and the seller had bailed out of the sale at the last minute.

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