4200 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174 | Get Directions | 630.443.4582

1979 Datsun 280ZX

2Dr Coupe


2-owner Z-car finished in a two-tone brown with orange pinstriping. Featured by Motor Trend as the import car of the year for 1979, the 280ZX was driven by a 2.8L Inline-6 engine and shifted using a 5-speed manual. The 280ZX was a complete redesign of the preceding Z-cars with comfort and ride quality being the primary focus. This was achieved through the use of a softer suspension setup, increased sound deadening, higher-end equipment, and modernized interior. It should be noted not all changes made to this sport coupe were for the sake of luxury: the new body featured significantly better aerodynamic qualities – resulting in a lower drag coefficient. A lower-center-of-gravity helped give the 280ZX a near 50/50 weight distribution. A power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering system was also implemented This particular example is wears its original paint and on the inside the story is much the same. A true time capsule and certainly one of the cleaner Z-cars on the market. The 5-digit odometer reads “43320” and is believed to be original. An owners manual is also available to go with the vehicle.

At Baltria Vintage Auto Gallery we buy, sell, and consign all types of vehicles! We also finance at competitive rates! Come visit us at 4200 E Main St, Saint Charles, Illinois 60174.

Baltria also handles shipping, mechanical service, paint/body work, detailing, vehicle inspections, and much more!

Don't forget to like & follow us on Facebook!

Are you interested in this vehicle? Click below to email us.
or call +1 (630) 443-4582

Vehicles are sold As-Is No Warranty unless otherwise stated. All information is presented to the best of our knowledge, but we make no guarantees on its authenticity. Buyer is encouraged to inspect vehicle and verify information independently prior to purchase.



Subscribe to receive our newsletter,special discounts and event notifications.

Interested in this vehicle?

Let us know how we can assist you.

Would you like to schedule a showing?

Please tell us what time(s) work best for you in the Comments section below. Keep in mind our business hours are 8:30am - 5:30pm Monday through Saturday.

Ready to make an offer?