Nissan G engine

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Nissan G engine
Manufacturer Nissan
Production 1960-1965
Combustion chamber
Configuration I4
Displacement 1.5L
Cylinder bore 80 mm (3.1 in)
Piston stroke 74 mm (2.9 in)
Valvetrain OHV
Power output 75-85 hp
Torque output 83-92 lb·ftf
Successor Nissan H engine

The Nissan G-series engine was a pushrod engine produced in the 1960s. The G series was used in the Fairlady/Sports 1500 roadster, the Cedric, and Junior. It evolved into the Datsun 1600's "R"/H16 engine.

Note that, prior to its merger with Nissan, Prince also made a G series of engines. These are unrelated engines and are documented at the Prince G engine page.


The plain "G" engine was a 1.5-L (1488 cc) used in the Sports 1500 from 1963 through 1965. It was an OHV design. Bore was 80 mm (3.15 in) and stroke was 74 mm (2.91 in). Output was 75 to 85 hp (55.9 to 63.4 kW) and 83 to 92 lb·ft (112.5 to 124.7 Nm) depending on the carburetor equipped.


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