Car reviews - Nissan - 200SX - Spec S coupe
30 May 2001
By BRUCE NEWTON
A LOT has changed since the horny 240Z, with many people lamenting Nissan's move toward big, heavy, ponderous coupes such as the 280ZX and 300ZX (barring the last generation). The 200SX was an altogether more sporting proposition than most of its ZX predecessors when introduced here in 1994. The latest iteration uses essentially the same ingredients as its predecessor, but a host of subtle tweaks and revamped styling have made it a far more attractive proposition. The five-speed manual gearbox of the superseded model is replaced by a new six-speed transmission, while the newcomer is shorter, narrower and lower than its predecessor.
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Did you know?Much of Nissan's sporting heritage in Australia can be traced to its impressive rallying performances in the 1960s and 1970s. The legendary 1600 launched many rallying careers, thanks to its toughness, simplicity and tuning potential
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