1980

Jan
  • Nissan acquires an equity interest in Motor Iberica, S.A. in Spain.
  • Cumulative exports surpass 10 million units.
Jul
  • Nissan Motor Manufacturing Corporation U.S.A. (NMMC) is established. (The first Datsun truck rolled off the line in June 1983; the first Sentra (Sunny), in March 1985.)

  • No.085
  • President Sovereign
  • Year:1980
  • type:H252
  • Black

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  • No.087
  • Violet
  • Year:1980
  • type:PA10
  • Red / White / Blue

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  • No.089
  • Laurel 4-door H/T 2000SGL-E
  • Year:1980
  • type:KHC230
  • Brown

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  • No.090
  • Skyline 2000GT
  • Year:1980
  • type:HGC211
  • White

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  • No.092
  • Gloria 4-door H/T 200E GL
  • Year:1980
  • type:K430G
  • White

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  • No.135
  • Skyline 2000GT-EL
  • Year:1980
  • type:HGC211
  • Gold

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  • No.224
  • Junior 2000
  • Year:1980
  • type:141
  • Green

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1981

Jun
  • Construction of the Kambara Manufacturing Plant, the satellite facility of the Yoshiwara Plant, is completed, and operations begin.
Jul
  • Nissan begins worldwide marketing of vehicles under the Nissan name as part of a new corporate identity program.
Aug
  • Cumulative production surpasses 30 million units.
Sep
  • Nissan is tied up with Volkswagen AG of West Germany to produce and market passenger cars in Japan.
Nov
  • The Nissan Technical Center is completed.

  • No.081
  • Violet
  • Year:1981
  • type:PA10
  • Red / White / Blue

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  • No.088
  • Gazelle Hatchback Turbo XE
  • Year:1981
  • type:KS110Y
  • White

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  • No.094
  • Skyline H/T Turbo 2000GT-ES
  • Year:1981
  • type:KHR30
  • Silver

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  • No.096
  • Datsun Bluebird 2000SSS-EX
  • Year:1981
  • type:Y910
  • White

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  • No.248
  • Fairlady 280Z-T
  • Year:1981
  • type:HGS130
  • Maroon

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1982

Mar
  • Construction of the Kurihama Manufacturing Plant, the satellite facility of the Yokohama Plant, is completed. (Production begins in May 1982.)
Apr
  • Construction of the head office annex is completed.
  • Nissan wins the Safari Rally for the fourth consecutive year.
Jun
  • Nissan concludes a technical assistance agreement with Martin Marietta, U.S.A., in the aerospace sector.
Dec
  • The new corporate mark is announced.

  • No.082
  • Violet
  • Year:1982
  • type:PA10
  • Marlboro

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  • No.093
  • Silvia
  • Year:1982
  • type:S110
  • White

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  • No.097
  • March
  • Year:1982
  • type:K10
  • Red

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  • No.098
  • March Super Silhouette
  • Year:1982
  • type:K10
  • Yellow / Black

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  • No.099
  • Sunny 1500 SGL Extra
  • Year:1982
  • type:HB11
  • Red

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  • No.201
  • Cedric 4-door H/T Turbo Brougham
  • Year:1982
  • type:K430
  • Navy Blue

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  • No.203
  • Datsun Bluebird 4H/T 1800 Turbo SSS-E/ G
  • Year:1982
  • type:KP910
  • Silver

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  • No.206
  • Leopard Turbo 2000SGX
  • Year:1982
  • type:PF30
  • White

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1983

Jan
  • Nissan Motor Iberica, S.A. begins production of the Patrol (Safari).
Jul
  • Nissan Research & Development, Inc. is established in the United States.

  • No.084
  • Silvia Super Silhouette
  • Year:1983
  • type:KS110
  • White / Yellow

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  • No.091
  • Bluebird Super Silhouette
  • Year:1983
  • type:KY910
  • White

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  • No.095
  • Skyline Super Silhouette
  • Year:1983
  • type:KDR30
  • Red

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  • No.100
  • Fairlady Z 300ZX
  • Year:1983
  • type:HZ31
  • Red / White / Blue

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  • No.250
  • Laurel 4-door Sedan 2000 Medalist
  • Year:1983
  • type:HJC31
  • -

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  • No.262
  • Skyline 2000GT-E/X
  • Year:1983
  • type:HR30
  • -

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1984

Feb
  • In line with its agreement with Volkswagen AG, Nissan begins production and sales of the Santana.
Apr
  • Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd. is established. (Production begins in July 1986.)
May
  • Cumulative domestic sales surpass 20 million units.
Nov
  • Construction of the Oppama Wharf is completed. (The harbor had been opened in May 1983.)

  • No.101
  • Pulsar Milano X-1
  • Year:1984
  • type:RHN12
  • Yellow / Black

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  • No.102
  • Pulsar Milano X-1
  • Year:1984
  • type:RHN12
  • White / Yellow / Red

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  • No.159
  • Prairie JW-G
  • Year:1984
  • type:M10
  • White

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  • No.298
  • Cedric 4-door Sedan GL
  • Year:1984
  • type:NY30
  • -

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1985

Jul
  • Nissan acquires an equity interest in Yulon Motor Co., Ltd. in Taiwan.
Aug
  • Cumulative production surpasses 40 million units.
Oct
  • Construction of Nissan Overseas Training Center (now called Nissan Overseas Business College) is completed.

  • No.103
  • Skyline GT Passage Twin-cam
  • Year:1985
  • type:KRR31
  • White / Blue

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  • No.104
  • EV Guide-II (Electric Vehicle)
  • Year:1985
  • type:-
  • Blue / White

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  • No.105
  • Pulsar EXA Convertible
  • Year:1985
  • type:HN12rev.
  • Red

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  • No.106
  • Nissan R85V
  • Year:1985
  • type:R85V
  • Red / White / Blue

Detail

  • No.107
  • Nissan GTP ZX-Turbo
  • Year:1985
  • type:(LOLA)
  • Red / White / Blue

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  • No.138
  • Laurel 4-door Sedan Grand Extra
  • Year:1985
  • type:HJC32
  • White

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  • No.187
  • March Collet
  • Year:1985
  • type:K10
  • White

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  • No.236
  • Fairlady 200ZG
  • Year:1985
  • type:GZ31
  • Gray

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  • No.322
  • Leopard 4-door Hardtop 200X ZGX
  • Year:1985
  • type:PF30
  • -

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  • No.335
  • Cedric 4-door Hardtop V30 Turbo Brougham VIP
  • Year:1985
  • type:PY30
  • -

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1986

Jan
  • Construction of the Kawasaki Parts Distribution Center is completed.(Operations begin in February 1986.)
Dec
  • New corporate philosophy and corporate principles are announced.

  • No.108
  • Nissan R86V
  • Year:1986
  • type:R86V
  • Red / White / Blue

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  • No.207
  • Bluebird 4H/T V6 Turbo Maxima Legrand
  • Year:1986
  • type:PU11
  • White

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  • No.222
  • Leopard Turbo 200XS-II
  • Year:1986
  • type:GF31
  • White

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  • No.223
  • Bluebird 4H/T V6 Turbo Maxima Legrand
  • Year:1986
  • type:PU11
  • White

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  • No.257
  • Pulsar 3-door Hatchback Milano X-1 Twin-cam
  • Year:1986
  • type:EN13
  • -

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  • No.269
  • Skyline 4-door Hardtop GTS Twin-cam 24V Turbo
  • Year:1986
  • type:KRR31
  • -

Detail

  • No.271
  • Silvia Coupe Twin-cam Turbo RS-X
  • Year:1986
  • type:S12
  • -

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1987

Jan
  • The Pulsar, EXA, Langley, and Liberta Villa win the '86-'87 Japanese Car of the Year award.
Apr
  • Cumulative exports surpass 20 million units.
May
  • Daewoo Motor Co., Ltd., begins production and marketing of Vanette trucks in South Korea.
Aug
  • Daewoo Motor Co., Ltd., begins production and marketing of Vanette trucks in South Korea.

  • No.112
  • Be-1
  • Year:1987
  • type:BK10
  • Yellow

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  • No.113
  • Be-1
  • Year:1987
  • type:BK10
  • Yellow

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  • No.134
  • March Super Turbo
  • Year:1987
  • type:K10
  • White

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  • No.155
  • Be-1
  • Year:1987
  • type:BK10
  • Red

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  • No.167
  • Nissan MID 4 (Type II)
  • Year:1987
  • type:-
  • Silver

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  • No.227
  • Skyline 2000GTS-R
  • Year:1987
  • type:KHR31
  • Dark Navy Blue

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  • No.231
  • Cedric 4-door H/T V20 Turbo Urban G
  • Year:1987
  • type:Y30
  • White

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1988

Apr
  • Nissan's ARC-X wins the "Car Design Award 1988, Torino---Piemonte".
Jun
  • Nissan European Technology Centre Ltd. is established in the United Kingdom.
Aug
  • Nissan acquires equity in Barrett Industrial Truck Inc. of the United States, a manufacturer of forklifts, and decides to locally manufacture forklifts.
Oct
  • The Nissan Silvia Q's win "Good Design Grand Prize" for 1988.

  • No.110
  • Nissan R88C
  • Year:1988
  • type:R88C
  • Red / White / Blue

Detail

  • No.111
  • Silvia 200SX
  • Year:1988
  • type:RVS12
  • Red / White / Blue

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  • No.114
  • Nissan R88C
  • Year:1988
  • type:R88C
  • Red / White / Blue

Detail

  • No.115
  • Silvia Q's
  • Year:1988
  • type:S13
  • Silver

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  • No.238
  • Cedric Cima Type II Limited
  • Year:1988
  • type:FY31
  • Green

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  • No.255
  • Skyline GTS-R
  • Year:1988
  • type:KHR31
  • -

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1989

Jan
  • The Silvia wins the ’88-’89 Japanese Car of the Year award.
Apr
  • Nissan Europe N.V., the Company's regional headquarters for European operations, and Nissan Distribution Service (Europe) B.V., are established in the Netherlands. (Operations begin in April 1990.)

  • No.118
  • Nissan R89C
  • Year:1989
  • type:R89C
  • Red / White / Blue

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  • No.120
  • S-Cargo
  • Year:1989
  • type:G20
  • Special Color

Detail

  • No.128
  • Pao
  • Year:1989
  • type:PK10
  • Blue

Detail

  • No.129
  • S-cargo
  • Year:1989
  • type:G20
  • Gray

Detail

  • No.146
  • Fairlady Z 300ZX
  • Year:1989
  • type:GCZ32
  • Red / White / Blue

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  • No.210
  • Skyline GT-R
  • Year:1989
  • type:BNR32
  • Gun Metallic

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  • No.230
  • S-Cargo
  • Year:1989
  • type:G20
  • Gray

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  • No.275
  • Silvia K's
  • Year:1989
  • type:S13
  • -

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