Before little things like focus groups and safety standards started to mess with styling, designers of cars had a relative quantity of freedom. That’s why comparatively radical designs thrived in the ‘60s and ‘70s. Before Datsun became Nissan, the company made some unforgettably beautiful cars in the ‘60s, ‘70s, and even early ‘80s. Although we’re still not sure anything of this era is more beautiful than the Toyota 2000 GT, early ‘70s Z cars surely rank up there. Those Fairladies are just rolling buckets of sunshine, too. Nissan is planning to reintroduce the Datsun brand in emerging markets like Russia and Indonesia in 2014, but we seriously doubt the newcomers to the marque will have the sleek styling of these classics. Peep 10 Gorgeous Vintage Datsuns on eBay Right Now