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Datsun Bluebird 510
Debut Series New Models
Produced 2009 - Present
Designer Jun Imai
Number N4040
DATSUN Bluebird510 LF


Description

The Datsun Bluebird 510 sedan, also known as the "Poor man's BMW", was one of the most popular Datsun cars ever made. Built from 1967-1973, the Datsun Bluebird 510 was also known as the Datsun 1600, Datsun 1500, Datsun 1300 and simply Datsun Bluebird. The Datsun Bluebird 510 was originally designed by the Nissan-Datsun company in Japan, but the Bluebird 510 was not just produced in Japan, the Bluebird was also built in Australia and New Zealand as the Datsun 1600, and in Mexico as the Datsun as the 1600. Interestingly, the Name "Bluebird 510" was only used in Canada and the United States, while the nameplate "Datsun 1600", "Datsun 1500" and "Datsun 1300" were used outside The US and Canada.

The Datsun 510 released to the U.S. market came originally with the Hitachi downdraft carbureted 1.6L L-series I4 engine, with an advertised gross power of 96 hp (72 kW) and a claimed top speed of 100 mph (161 km/h).

Versions

The Datsun Bluebird 510 has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes Photo
37
/
190
2009 New Models
37/42
Light Blue White & Red Stripes, '102' on side Chrome
/
Plastic
Clear Black Chrome Rim Black OH5 N4040 Malaysia Base Code(s): A46 DATSUN Bluebird510 LF
N/A 2009 Hot Wheels 2-Pack Light Blue White & Red Stripes, '102' on side Chrome
/
Plastic
Clear Black Chrome OH5 Malaysia Only available at Target Datsun blueboid
37
/
190
2009 New Models
37/42
Black White & Yellow Stripes, '102' on side Silver
/
Plastic
Clear Grey Chrome rim, Black OH5 N4040 Malaysia A casting flaw is appearing on the rear pillar, see Casting FlawBase Code(s): B04 Bluebird 510 Blk 09 NM LF Thomas
37
/
190
2009 New Models
37/42
Black White & Yellow Stripes, '102' on side Silver
/
Plastic
Clear Grey 5SP N4040 Malaysia Very Rare 2009 Datsun 510 black rare version
37
/
190
2009 New Models
37/42
Metalflake Light Copper Silver & Yellow Stripes, '102' on side White
/
Plastic
Clear Black Chrome rim, Black OH5 N4040 Malaysia Same casting flaw as above

Base Code(s): B22, B30

Datsun Bluebird 510 - 09NM Brown
37
/
190
2009 New Models
37/42
Metalflake Light Copper White & Yellow Stripes, '102' on side White
/
Plastic
Clear Black Chrome rim, Black OH5 N4040 Malaysia Base Code(s): B20 2009 Datsun 510 copper white and yellow stripes
97
/
240
(USA)
105
/
214
(INT)
2010 Night burnerz
9/10
Pearl White Red & Blue 'HW Racing' on side Chrome
/
Plastic
Clear Red Blue J5 R7522 Malaysia Large Red and Small Blue Stripe on hood

Base Code(s): C19

Datsun 510 bluebird
97
/
240
(USA)
105
/
214
(INT)
2010 Night burnerz
9/10
Yellow Light Blue, White & Black 'HW Racing' on side Chrome
/
Plastic
Tinted (Blue) White J5 R7522 Malaysia Large Red and Small Blue Stripe on hood
Rare
Datsun large red stripe
97
/
240
(USA)
105
/
214
(INT)
2010 Night burnerz
9/10
Yellow Light Blue, White & Black 'HW Racing' on side Chrome
/
Plastic
Tinted (Blue) White J5 R7522 Malaysia Large Blue and Small Red Stripe on hood
Base Code(s): C40, C46, C47
BLUEBIRD 510 YELLOW
22
/
30
2011 Vintage Racing Red Red & Blue stripes, "Bre Datsun", "Morton" & "46" Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black Goodyear RR8SP T8455 Thailand Base Code(s): D34 2011-VintageRacing-DatsunBluebird510
92
/
247
2012 Faster Than Ever Red Black Hood w/ "32", "IMAI", "SHAPIRO", "KANE", "Colucci" & "CS" Black
/
Plastic
Clear Beige FTE2 V5398 Malaysia Base Code(s): D34, D36, D39, D42, D44 2012-FTE-Datsun510Bluebird
2012 Target Multi-Pack Red Black Hood w/ "32", "IMAI", "SHAPIRO", "KANE", "Colucci" & "CS" Black
/
Plastic
Clear Beige OH5 V5398 Malaysia 2012 Datsun 510 Target
92
/
247
2012 Faster Than Ever Metallic Silver Flat Black hood w/ Yellow racing tampo "32" Black
/
Plastic
Clear Beige FTE2 V5578 Malaysia Base Code(s): D48, E01, E02 2012-DatsunBluebird510-Grey
2012 Team Hot Wheels Metallic Silver Flat Black hood w/ Yellow racing tampo "32" Black
/
Plastic
Clear Beige Gold J5 Y3827 Malaysia Available at Target-Top Rides Yellow Driver Picks Bluebird
2012 Multi-Pack Only Metallic Silver Flat Black hood w/ Yellow racing tampo "32" Black
/
Plastic
Clear Beige Chrome TRAP5 Malaysia Rare 2012 Datsun 510 chrome trap5
2013 HWC.com 12 SE White & Spectraflame Red Red & Blue Stripes, 'BRE Datsun' and '46' on side and roof Chrome
/
Metal
Clear Black Neo RL Y0465 Malaysia 3,000 Produced 2013 HWC Datsun 510
27
/
30
2014 Cool Classics Spectrafrost Gold Black stripe on hood, roof, trunk and sides. Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black RSW BDR33 Thailand Base Codes: G51, H05 HW-2014-Cool Classics--27-Datsun Bluebird 510..
04
/
18
2015 Heritage: Real Riders Metalflake Pearl White Black & red stripes on sides, hood, & trunk, "92" on sides & hood, racing decals on sides Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black Chrome & Red TRR CFN92 Thailand Base code(s): H15, H18, H20 HW-2015-Heritage Series-Datsun Bluebird 510
5
/
5
2016 Car Culture: Track Day Maroon Black hood, '16' on sides & top, White stripes & sponsor logos on sides Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black Dark Grey RRSteelie DJF97 Malaysia Base code(s): J32, J34, J37 Datsun Bluebird 510 - 16 Car Culture Track Day 600pxOTD
3
/
4
2016 HWC.com 14 Spectraflame Blue White & Red Stripes, '14' on Hood and Side Unpainted
/
Metal
Tinted (Gray) Gray Red Rim Black C4SPRR DTH31 China 7,000 Produced
Opening Hood

Base code(s): 
HWC Series 14 Datsun 510
2017 Kmart Collector Edition Mail-In Metallic Light Green & Black Hot Wheels Logo on sides, 2017-2, and two yellow stripes. Unpainted
/
Metal
Tinted (Gray) Black Red line
Dark Grey C4SPRR
FFY67 Malaysia Base code(s): Datsun Bluebird 510 - 17 Mail-In 600pxOTD
2017 31st Annual HW Collector's Convention White & Orange Blue "Collectors Convention 31st Annual" on door Unpainted
/
Metal
Tinted (Gray) Black Goodyear Eagle
RR8SP
FCM58 China Opening Hood
Limited to 3,000
Datsun-bluebird-510-17-collectorsconvention-1200pxotd
1
/
5
2018 Car Culture: Japan Historics 2 Silver Light grey stripes on sides, hood & roof with "Datsun" Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Red C4SPRR FLC09 Thailand Base code(s): K44 Darsun Bluebird 510-HW 2018 Car Culture (Japan Historics 2)--1
0
/
5
2017 Car Culture: Special HWC Bundle Blue & White Red & Blue Stripes, 'BRE Datsun' and '35' on sides and roof Unpainted
/
Metal
Clear Black Gray
C4SPRR
FPW89 Thailand Base code(s): 20180330 173409
2018 RLC Membership Spectraflame Olive w/ Black Roof Red Stripe on side, details Chrome
/
Metal
Tinted (Light Gray) Tan Real Riders Neo RL FPN05 China 17,500 Produced
Base code(s):
RLC Exclusive Datsun 510
2018 18th Annual Collectors Convention RLC Party Spectraflame Pink w/ White Roof White & Pink Stripes Chrome
/
Metal
Tinted (Light Blue) White Neo RL FPN12 China 5,000 Produced
Base code(s):
20180529 094700
97
/
250
2019 Nightburnerz
Red Base code(s): 2019 Datsun 510 Momo Red
97
/
250
2019 Nightburnerz
Black Base code(s): Datsun Bluebird 510 2nd color

See also

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