RAC Rally: Datsun 240Z’s international rally debut

The Datsun 240Z’s international rally debut came on the 1970 RAC Rally.
All 4 entry’s suffered differential failures, but Rauno Aaltonen and Paul Easter survived to finish 7th in TKS33 SA 695.
The same car that was roadtested by Autocar after the event.

Scroll down for some great pictures of these legendary Datsun 240Z rally cars.

Datsun 240Z 1970- SA694 - Drivers: Edgar Hermann - Hans Schuller

Datsun 240Z 1970- SA695 - Drivers: Rauno Aaltonen - Paul Easter

Datsun 240Z 1970- SA696 - Drivers: John Bloxham - Norman Salt

Datsun 240Z 1970- SA697 - Drivers: Tony Fall - Phillipe Geraint

Datsun 240Z 1971 - 67-54-RU - Drivers: Rob Janssen - Jaap Dik

Datsun 240Z 1971 - SA696 - Drivers: Shekhar Mehta - Lofty Drews

Datsun 240Z 1971 - SA3640 - Drivers: Edgar Hermann - Hans Schuller

Datsun 240Z 1971 - SA3641 - Drivers: Tony Fall - Mike Wood

Datsun 240Z 1971 - SA3643 - Drivers: Rauno Aaltonen - Paul Easter

Datsun 240Z prior to RAC Rally 1970