This casting was based on the 1982 Datsun 200SX. The hood can be opened showing a 2-litre NAPS-Z engine. Of the Datsun-badged cars Hot Wheels released, this was the second Datsun casting made, preceded by the Z-Whiz in 1978. The Hot Wheels casting is a 1/64 scale depiction of the stock model Datsun 200SX coupe, the model sold in the US and Canadian markets. (This model was sold in other Markets as the 'Datsun 180SX' and as the 'Nissan Silvia' in Japan). This model of Datsun is the latest Datsun Model Hot Wheels has replicated, with the earliest models being the Fairlady 2000 and the Datsun Bluebird 510, both introduced in 1967.
This Datsun 200SX has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:
|Year||Series||Color||Tampo||Base Color / Type||Window Color||Interior Color||Wheel Type||cast #||Country||Notes / Variations||Photo|
|1982||The Hot Ones||White||Red, Orange and Yellow||Unpainted / Metal||GHO||3255||Hong Kong|
|1982||The Hot Ones||White||Red and Yellow||Unpainted / Metal||GHO||3255||Malaysia|
|1982||The Hot Ones||Yellow||Black, Purple and Blue||Unpainted / Metal||Tinted (Blue)||Black||GHO||3255||Hong Kong||3-Pack|
|1983||The Hot Ones||Metalflake Gold||Red, Orange, 'Datsun' and '200SX' on sides||GHO||3255||Malaysia|
|1984||Maroon||White, Black and Gold||Unpainted / Metal||Tinted (Blue)||Black||GHO||5083||Malaysia||Canada only|