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Our Fairlady “Z” – The Z31 Years (1984-1989)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sold from 1983 through 1989, the Z31 300ZX name followed the numerical convention initiated with the 240Z, put forth by Yutaka Katayama, the one time president of Nissan Motors USA. The “X” designation had debuted with the previous generation Z car, the 280ZX, to signify the presence of luxury and comfort oriented features. Contrary to popular belief the Z31 model of the 300ZX (1983-1989) was actually the most popular in terms of total sales, selling over 100,000 more units than it’s Z32 successor. […]