Nissan: Nissan joins in a festivities during a 31st annual International Z Car Convention



NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The strange Datsun 240Z done a entrance in a tumble of 1969 and immediately set a sports automobile universe on a head. One year brief of a 50th anniversary, a iconic “Z® car” is still being distinguished around a world, including this week during a 31st annual International Z Car Convention.

From Oct. 16-20, an estimated 1,200 Z® Datsun and Nissan enthusiasts are approaching to take to a streets and circuitously racetracks of Atlanta for a five-day festival of all things Z®, famous as ZCON.

Nissan, a pivotal believer of a annual event, will be on palm with a party of selected vehicles – along with one of a initial open showings of a all-new 2019 Nissan Altima. The 4 arrangement vehicles are:

  • 1960 Datsun 1200 Sedan, a chronicle of a initial newcomer automobile sole by Nissan in a U.S.
  • 1960 Datsun Fairlady Roadster, a initial Datsun sports automobile alien to a U.S.
  • 1965 Datsun 320 Truck, with 60-horsepower 4-cylinder engine
  • #83 Nissan GTP-ZX Turbo, a 1988-89 IMSA Championship foe automobile with 850+ horsepower

“These birthright vehicles yield a good window into Nissan’s conspicuous birthright here in North America – as good as showcasing how distant automobile pattern and opening has come when looking during a sparkling all-new, 6th era 2019 Nissan Altima,” pronounced Anne Corrao, director, Chief Marketing Manager, Nissan North America, Inc.

In further to a vehicles, 3 people with special associations to Nissan sports cars will be on palm during ZCON 2018 – motorsports legends Peter Brock and John Morton, and strange 240Z engineer Yoshihiko Matsuo will attend from Japan.

This year, ZCON events will be hold during several venues around a Atlanta area. Activities embody a span of automobile shows, an autocross foe during Atlanta Motorsports Park, a lane day and march laps during Road Atlanta Raceway and a gift journey by a northwest Georgia Mountains. For some-more information on a 2018 ZCON, greatfully revisit a ZCON website.

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About Nissan North America 
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About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line car manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2017, a association sole 5.77 million vehicles globally, generating income of 11.9 trillion yen. On Apr 1, 2017, a association embarked on Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a six-year devise targeting a 30% boost in annualized revenues to 16.5 trillion yen by a finish of mercantile 2022, along with accumulative giveaway money upsurge of 2.5 trillion yen. As partial of Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a association skeleton to extend a care in electric vehicles, symbolized by a world’s best-selling all-electric car in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in 6 regions: Asia Oceania; Africa, a Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has partnered with French manufacturer Renault given 1999 and acquired a 34% interest in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is currently a world’s largest automotive partnership, with total sales of some-more than 10.6 million vehicles in calendar year 2017.

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Steve Yaeger
Manager, Product and Heritage Communications
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Kyle Torrens
Nissan Car Communications
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