The Chicago Car Club is interested in classic cars of all makes and models, especially a Datsun Skyline. We make the process of selling your Datsun Skyline quick and painless. In just a matter of hours we will have your classic valued and, if you do so choose, turned into money in your pocket. All it takes is a phone call or electronic inquiry to get the ball rolling.
The Skyline is a model of car made from 1957 to the present. It originated as a model of car by The Prince Motor Company (PMC.) PMC was a company that made a line of post-WWII electric cars and “trucks” marketed under the Tama brand. The Skyline was its first true car. Later Prince merged with Nissan. Later Skylines were under the Datsun moniker.
The first Skyline was powered by a 1.5 liter 4 cylinder sedan. It was powered by a GA4 1484 cc engine that put out 73 horsepower at 4800 rpm and had a top speed of 80 mph.
The Skyline was a grand tourer style hardtop coupe. Some of the most well known Skylines were the 5th generation (C210 series) cars. They represent the “S (sport cars)” market segment. The car was offered with various hardtop coupe body shapes between the years 1978 and 1981 and a major change called a “face lift” occurred during a model run occurred in 1980.
Cars were equipped with engines of 2393 cc (146.1 cui) displacement, delivering 94.7 – 95.5 kW (129-130 PS, 127-128 hp) of power.
Top speed was 180 km/h (112 mph) as declared by factory. It could do a 0- 60 mph in just 9.8 seconds and 0- 100 km/h 10.4 seconds and had a 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 17.3 seconds. Fuel consumption and mileage were average at 10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg (imp.) / 22.2 mpg (U.S.) / 9.4 km/l average estimated by a-c: 11.3 l/100 km / 25 mpg (imp.) / 20.8 mpg (U.S.) / 8.9 km/l.