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Category: Models and Toys

Scale Models include ready-made 1200s, as well as "kits" that you assemble.

For Datsun-Nissan models see: Model names

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Sellers of plastic or diecast scale models:

* eBay
* ToyEast
* Kishina
* HobbyLink Japan


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Feel free to continue the discussions:

* OMG! Ebay discast 1200
* 1200 models? as in plastic
* model
* Datsun Models


* II ADO (see Tomica)
* ABC Hobby
* Autosculpt (2-dr sedan, only)
* Central
* Choro-Q (pullback toys) by Takara (now Takara-Tomy)
* Crown
* Diapet by Yonezawa
* Doyusha
* Ebbro
* Eidai
* Hachette
* im
* Konami
* Marui
* Modelers
* Nakamura
* Nissan
* Otaki
* Plamodel
* Playcar
* Tamada
* Tomica (???) by Tomy (now Takara-Tomy), typically 3" models
* Tomy Pocket Cars (for North America), 1974-up

ABC Hobby

ABC Hobby makes radio control (R/C) models. The produced these 1/10 kits with a clear plastic body with decals:

01 Superbody Mini B110 Sunny Coupe
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01 Superbody Min Sunny Truck clear body
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Autosculpt out of England made a limited number of the most elusive Datsun 1200 model of all: The 2-dr sedan. This is the only production 2-dr sedan model known to the club. Autosculpt models are a tiny 1/92 scale, and are made a special aluminum-based resin for a metal finish.

actual size
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Datsun 1200 2-dr sedan
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The old company Central (セントラル模型) produced a smaller 1/32 scale plamodelˀ:

1/32 サニー エクセレント 1400 セントラル模型
Sunny Excellent 1400 (PB110 Coupe)
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Takara'a Choro-Q are not really models, but entertainingly cartoonish pull-back toy cars. May different 1200s are available in the Choro-Q line.

See Main Article: Choro-Q


Crown made plastic model kits.

motorized B10 Coupe
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PB210 Sunny Excellent 1400 Coupe


Yonezawa's Diapet line is of small die-cast cars. The sunnys are in 1/40 scale.

  • No. 154 Sunny 2-door sedan (B10: red, light blue)
  • No. 182 Sunny Coupe (KB10) (White, Red?)
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  • No. 182 Sunny Coupe (KB10) (Bronze)
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  • No. 211 Sunny 1200 GL sedan 1971 (B110: Red)
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  • No. 212 Sunny Coupe 1200 GL (KB110: Red, Gold/Orange, Light Blue, Lime Green)
  • No. 223 Sunny Coupe (KB10: white)


Doyusha's "Nostalgic Heroes" series of 1/24 scale plastic kit

  • No. 24 The 1970 Nissan Sunny Coupe 1200 (B110)
    Feature photos of a real 1200 on the box
  • No. 19 The 1973 Nissan Sunny Coupe 1400 GX (PB210), motorized?
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Old series:

  • 1970 Coupe
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Excite Racing Series

  • Pit-Road ER-101


Ebbro makes 1/43 scale die-cast display models, some that come with a wooden stand.

Ebbro Oldies series

  • "NISSAN SUNNY Coupe 1200 GX one of 3000pcs" (KB110) with side stripe
    • Gold (red side stripe and big wheels)
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    • Gold (red stripe and GL wheel covers
    • Dark Green (white side stripe and GL wheel covers)
    • Dark Green (red side stripe) and GL wheel covers
    • White (red side stripe)
    • White (black side stripe)
    • Med. Green (white side stripe)
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    • Yellow (black side stripe)
  • "NISSAN SUNNY TRUCK one of 2640pcs" (B122 with brown interior)
    • Light Blue
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    • White
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  • No. 502 "ADVAN SUNNY No. 24 One of 2000pcs" (KB110) Tomei with black wheels
  • No. 503 "ADVAN SUNNY No. 25 One of 1000pcs" (KB110) with red wheels
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  • Maruzen Technica Sunny '84' driver Suzuki Makoto
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Pit-Road ER Series

  • 9800 "NISSAN SUNNY 1200 COUPE GX-5/GX 1972"
    • White with red side stripe
    • Green with red side stripe
    • Yellow with black side stripe



Eidai Group produced this 1/24 scale kit:

  • Sunny Excellent 1400 GX (PB210 coupe)
    • "Can be motorized"


Fujimi models

C10 Skyline GT-R KPGC10 Coupe - two different Fujimi kits with Tamiya spray paint
#11381 (left) and #03809 (right)
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  • Fujimi KPGC10 GT-R NISSAN SKYLINE 1/24 Nostalgic Racer Vintage #11381
  • Fijimi KPGC10 GT-R NISSAN SKYLINE "Full Works Version" #03809


  • No. 7 Sunny Coupe "Old School Design"


Hachette's Japanese Car Collection includes:

  • No. 13 Sunny 1200GX

Hot Wheels

Mattell Hot Wheels

See also: #Custom

Datsun 510 wagon
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HPI Racing

HPI Racing

HPI #100594 CUP RACER 1M KIT WITH DATSUN 240Z BODY (electric R/C 4WD)
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The ??????? (im) company produced 1/28 scale plastic kit (?????):

  • Sunny Excellent Coupe (PB210) race car
    with red castings
  • Sunny Excellent Coupe (PB110) race car from the "Japanese Car Series"


Modelers produced a 1/24 scale plastic kit without clear windows:

  • TS Sunny racing coupe


Konami produced a ready-made model:

  • Nissan Sunny 1200GX-5 (B110) 1972 (Blue)
  • Bronze B110 Coupe


1/22 scale models, pre-painted:

  • No. 2 Sunny Coupe GX (White) "High Class Racing Series" '11' decals
  • Sunny 1200 Coupe GX (Red) '1' decals
  • No. 1 Sunny Coupe GX "1200 Coupe Racing Type" Tomei '84' decals
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  • Sunny Coupe GX (Blue) motorized "Street Racer Series"

Micro Machines

Micro Machines didn't come out with a Sunny but had Datsun 240Z and Datsun 720.

Datsun 720
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Muscle Machines

Muscle Machines - 1/18,1/24 and 1/64 scale first produced by Funline in 1999, then taken over by Maisto. Cartoonish, but accurately detailed rods with bloated wheels and large engines.

Datsun 510
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Import Tuner series - Nissan Skyline GT-R 2000 #55
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Nakamura RemoCon 1/30 scale plastic kit:

  • No. 4 Sunny Excellent 1400 Coupe GL (PB210)


Nissan commissioned 1/18 scale promotional models for their Japan-market dealers. There are brass-like metal cars. The top (greenhouse) comes off and it is a music box with a windup handle on the bottom (and some are reportedly cigarette case). They came in a nice gift-style box with gold lettering on the box.

  • B10 Coupe
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  • B110 4-dr sedan GL
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  • VB110 Van (Wagon)
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  • B110 Coupe GL
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This one is a music box, that plays a tune with the top is removed:

  • PB210 Excellent 1400 Coupe
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Otaki made 1/28 scale plastic kits including:

  • Sunny Coupe 1400 GX (PB210), motorized, red casting
    • Include Mabuchi No. 130 motor
  • Sunny PB210 1400GX coupe
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Plamodel produced a 1/30 scale plastic kit.

  • No. 8 1200 Coupe (Red)


Playart was a Hong Kong toy company that made cars, similar in size and style to Matchbox. Playart die-cast toy cars were originally contracted as the in-house brand of toy cars for Woolworth, then later sold in Sears in the 1970s and 1980s.

  • PlaMini Coupe (Yellow)
  • No. 7147 Nissan Sunny 1200 Coupe GX (Bright Green)


Yamada is an old brand, and highly collectable now. This 1/24 scale plastic kit:

  • Sunny 1000 Sports Coupe
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  • B210 Sunny Excellent 1400 Coupe GX 1:22 SDM800


Choro-Q is one line by Tomy.

The Tomica line of die-cast cars started in 1970, the same year the B110 Sunny began. These are 1/56 scale.

  • No. 8: Sunny 1200 Coupe GX (Red, Blue) stock GX
    • With regular front bumper, wheel style B
    • With air dam, wheel style A
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  • No. 15: Sunny Coupe 1200 GX Racing
    • White '3' with blue stripes, STP decals
    • Yellow '15' with green stripes, optional decal sheet
    • No. 15-2 (2nd series) Advan Sunny (Advan colors)
    • Advan Sunny 1982 Series Champion '25' (Gulliver Special Edition)
    • Maruzen Technica Sunny Pitroad '84' (Gulliver Special Edition)
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    • Birth Collection '98 Set (Blue)
    • Zi:l limited edition B110 Sunny GX Coupe with whitewall tires (Silver) optional Red stripe
    • Zi:l limited edition B110 Sunny GX Coupe with whitewall tires (White) optional Red stripe
    • Special Edition 1970s Car Set (Yellow) with '30' shield on roof
    • Special Edition 1970s Car Set (Green) with '30' shield on roof
    • Special Edition 1970s Car Set Ver. 2 (White) with '30' shield on roof
    •  ??? Takashimaya special order (White)
    • Dream Factory 3rd Annivesary (Silver)
    • Model Auto SWAPMEET special order (Silver)
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    • Tomica Museum Race Car (yellow with red stripes) '15'
    •  ????? special order (Red) from Parent-Child Set 2
    • Zero Craft special order (White)
  • No. 48 "Nissan Sunny 1200 Ski Carrier" (No. 8) Blue

Parent-child Set 2 by Toys R Us

  • "Nissan Sunny Coupe 1200GX Racing" (No. 15) Red
    Bundled with Skyline G35 series white 4-dr sedan

Historical Collection

  • No. 15 "Sunny 1200 Coupe Racing" '81' white/yellow-orange

Tomica Museum

  • M-19 "Sunny 1200GX Coupe Racing" (No. 15) Yellow '15'

II ADO (Tomica No. 15 special order)

  • Advan Tomei driver A. Hagiwara '24'
  • Datsun Sunny 1200 Matsuoka edition (Red, black stripes)
  • Nicos (White)
  • (White)

Tomy Pocket Cars

  • No. 21: Datsun 1200 (Sunny GX Coupe) (Blue)

Tomica Limited

  • No. 0029: Sunny Coupe 1200 GX (Green with red side stripe)
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Tomy Historical Collection KB110 #81 SCCN
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 8-1 NISSAN SUNNY 1200GX COUPE - 1971.1 to 1975.4
 8-2 NISSAN SUNNY EXCELLENT 1400GX - 1975.4 to 1979.11
15-2 NISSAN SUNNY COUPE RACING - 1976.1 to 1979.5


2-dr Sedan Model Kit From Portugal, limited edition of 30 kits
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Green coupe - Tomica?
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Silver w/red stripe GX5 Coupe
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Monster Roftie
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Tomica-based C-ute
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Customized Hot Wheel
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BADB310 KB310
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Puerto Rico-style drag coupes
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Abraham Lopez' scratchbuilt 2-dr sedan derived from a #Doyusha coupe model
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#Doyusha E20 Corolla sedan
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See Also

* B10 models (Datsun 1000)
* Paper Cars 

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