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Speaking of the Datsun 510.  We tested it on the test track at Pomona Fair Grounds. Datsun submitted 3 of them to LA County Sheriff Dept. for test and evaluation as a potential patrol car. At this time, the Sheriff's were interested in using Chevy Nova's with 350 V-8 interceptor engines in the fleet. They were down sizing from full size cars. The Datsun 510 actually did very well and was equal to the Nova in the tight cornering and braking part of the course. No way in the high speed chase course though. The drivers all made comments about how "forgiving" it was in the handling tests. The drivers were all pro driver/trainers of the Sheriff Dept.  The Datsun 810 didn't do as well.........Bruce

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