|Datsun Roadster/Road Star/Coupe|
|Assembly||Yokohama Plant, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama, Japan|
|Body and chassis|
495 cc DAT I4 (1932-1934)|
722 cc Type 7 I4 (1935-1941)
|Predecessor||Datsun Type 12|
The Datsun Roadster was a lightweight automobile produced by Nissan in the 1930s. The series was a predecessor to the Fairlady sports cars, and was an example of the earliest passenger cars produced in Japan. It shows some similarities to the Kurogane Type 95 four-wheel-drive roadster used by the Japanese Army during World War II.
The Roadster was replaced for 1935 by the Road Star. It used a 14 hp (10.4 kW) 722 cc engine, and a Coupe model was also available. The engine's output was pushed to 16 hp (12 kW) for 1937. Production ended with Japan's entry into World War II in 1941.
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