The Nissan 280 ZX was produced from 1979 to 1983 and was the successor to the Datsun 280 Z. The Nissan 280 ZX was thus the first sports car of Z-series, which was no longer sold under the name "Datsun ". The first series of the coupe was equipped with a 2.8 liter six-cylinder engine, the 140 HP brought in the European version on the road. From 1982, the engine produced at Nissan 280 ZX 150 hp and reached a top speed of 207 km / h (factory specification). The Nissan 280 ZX Turbo was introduced in 1983 on the German market and differs from the weaker variants of the Japanese sports car with a front and a rear spoiler. The performance of the 2.8 liter engine was in Nissan 280 ZX Turbo strapping 200 hp and 290 Nm of torque. This engine reaches the Nissan sports coupe even 230 km / h The Nissan 280 ZX was at that time not only the most expensive Japanese sports car on the German market, but also the fastest.