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Nissan History

 

1937

The Datsun Type 15 is the
first mass-produced
Japanese vehicle.

1962-datsun

1958

The Datsun 1200, the first
Datsun in the United
States, debuts.

Datsun 1200

1959

The first Datsun compact
pickup is sold in America.

1958-datsun

1962

The Bluebird is the first
Datsun with a fully
synchronized 3-speed
transmission.

1959 Datsun

1967

The 2000 Roadster is the
first Japanese production
sports car to come with a
5-speed.

2000 Roadster

1969

Datsun introduces the Z,
which becomes the best-
selling sports car in the
world.

1969-datsun

1972

Datsun introduces the
510-a family car with a
racing heritage.

1972-datsun

1982

Between 1982 and 1992,
Nissan collected 19 off-
roading championship
trophies.

1982-datsun

1995

Nissan Introduces the 4th
Generation Sentra:
Compact Without
Compromise.

1995 Datsun

1999

Nissan introduced the
Frontier Crew Cab, the
first compact truck with
four full-sized doors.

1999 Frontier

2003

The Nissan Z is
reintroduced.

2003 Z

2007

Nissan introduces the
Hybrid Altima, their first
Hybrid vehicle.

Hybrid Altima

2009

The future of automotive
design arrives with the
Nissan Cube.

2009 Cube

2010

Nissan Introduces their
first 100% electric, zero
emissions vehicle, the
Leaf.

2010 Leaf