, beginning a line of midsize cars that included the legendary W110, W114 and W123
as the decades went by.
This one had been popping up on Denver-region online classifieds for quite a while, with an asking price of around $500. There were no takers, and the seller finally gave up and sold it to Pick Your Part. Junkyard shoppers bought most of the interior and dash components (or perhaps someone bought it for parts, then sent the rest on that final tow-truck ride), so some of its parts will live on in other W120s.
There isn’t rust to speak of, though a few holes had been cut into the floor for some reason.
The engine is a 1.8-liter straight-four, rated at 78 horsepower and 107 pound-feet.
(yes, the ancestor of that Skyline), which ended up in Nissan’s hands when Prince was bought by that company. By the time the L engine was being installed into 510s, it had evolved sufficiently that no licensing fees needed to be paid to Stuttgart.