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Nissan Bluebird U (610). 1971–6 (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan, 2-door coupé, 5-door wagon. F/R, 1595, 1770, 1952 cm³ (I4 OHC). Bluebird U replaced successful 510 series, which ran alongside for the first year. Not as well loved, with performance emphasis gone, in favour of interior equipment and mid-Atlantic styling. Performance 1800 SSS model from May 1972, with five-speed gearbox; mid-term changes 1973. Two-litre from August 1973, with longer front end. Usually exported as Datsun 160B, 180B and 200B depending on engine size; South Africa called this the Datsun 180U.

Manufacturing location: Japan

Marque: Nissan | Model: Nissan Bluebird | Predecessor: Nissan Bluebird (510) | Successor: Nissan Bluebird (810)

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