Sunday, December 19, 2010

Datsun 411 Bluebird SS

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(Photo by dave_7)
This Datsun was found in the yard of a Canadian Nissan dealership.
The model has been built from 1964 to 1967, changing its name from 410 with a minor facelift in 1965. As the difference between the 1964 and 1965 model is only recongizable by changed letters on the fender, which are missing on this car here, I can't tell whether this is a 410 or a 411. However, it was definitely built before 1966, as the grille changed in this year.
The SS-version was Datsun's "performance-saloon" with 65 hp compared to 45 to 60 hp in the normal models.

As a bonus, a picture of another abandoned Bluebird ('67 model this time):

(Picture found on

This exaple is standing in the Toyota museum (don't ask me why)


  1. The top is a 1967.5 RL411 with the R16 engine and dual SU carbs pumping out a healthy 96hp. It is identical to the 1967 except for the SSS badges and insignificant internal engine changes. The middle is a 1967 PL411 with J13 engine (66hp) based on the 67 taillights, hubcap, and lack of SSS or 1600 badging. The bottom is a 1965 or 1966 P411 (L is for left hand drive), based on the grill.

    The SS (only two S's) was not sold in NA and was not LHD. It had the J13 with dual SUs and produced 78hp, I believe.

    Oh, and the PL410 had the E12 engine (60hp) and positive ground electrical system in the same body.

  2. mike. mr_yellow_man@hotmail.comJune 5, 2012 at 9:53 PM

    Where did you find that 410 at? I just got one that looks just like that minus missing parts from the owner of a nissan dealership?

    1. The photo was taken by Flickr-user dave_7 at Calgary, Canada. The dealership was called Brasso Nissan.

  3. I need fender of 411

    passenger side