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DATSUN VIOLET 140J/160J, TYPE A10.

2-door/4-door 4-seater saloon/estate, 2-door 4-seater coupé.

Second generation Violet, with smart, angular and totally anonymous styling, on same underpan and suspension as Type 710. Now with latest short-stroke 1.4-litre engine as standard. 1.8-litre version (180J, strictly) with Bluebird engine not sold in Britain. These cars replaced in Nissan/Datsun line-up by early 1980s Stanza types, with front-wheel drive.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1397cc/1595cc/1770cc (S4 OC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1977 to 1981  
Number produced:
610,614