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Datsun Sports


type 4S RDSR
doors 2

Engine information

Bore × stroke 60.00 mm × 76.00 mm 2.36 in × 2.99 in
Cylinders S-4
Displace 0.9 litre 860 cc (52.48 cu in)
Engine type SV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 8 valves in total
Engine construction
Sump Wet sumped
Compression ratio
Fuel system
Maximum power 20.3 PS (20.0 bhp) (14.9 kW)
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 26.67 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
Specific torque
Maximum rpm
Code D10
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio 0.79
Unitary capacity 215 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2150 mm
wheelbase 84.6 in
Length (milimeters) 3510 mm
Length (inches) 138.2 in
Width (milimeters) 1360 mm
Width (inches) 53.5 in
Height (milimeters) 1450 mm
Height (inches) 57.1 in
L:W ratio 1.63
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 750 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 1653 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres)
Fuel capacity (UK Ga)
Fuel capacity (US Gal)


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R
Brake ∅
Braked area
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio

General information

RAC rating 8.9
Number made 50
Model code DC-3
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1952 Datsun Sports PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1952

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