Fairlady Z 432 restored by Tadashi Ando!

We are passionate about our work and happy you found us!
We're here to get you the best JDM vehicle to meet your requirements!
Please register and let’s get started

Fairlady Z 432 restored by Tadashi Ando!

Fairlady Z 432

A Fairlady Z 432 now available in Japan

This pristine example of the classic 432 features an original S20 engine restored by Japan’s premier artisan!

One of many fantastic used vehicles available in Japan, the 432 comes with a screaming S20 engine — the same engine that powered the legendary Hakosuka Skyline GT-R to 49 consecutive touring victories between 1969 and 1972, leaving even Porsches in the dust.

This Fairlady was restored by Tadashi Ando, who restores vintage Fairladys and Skylines with such perfection that Nissan depends on him for their museum display models.

Tadashi Ando, me and a Hakosuka in his yard

Renowned car restorer Tadashi Ando with Scott Bower, founder of Japan Car Direct

I spent the afternoon with Mr. Ando awhile back, touring his yard, eating Japanese noodles and enjoying his amazing car stories.

Since that experience, I’ve been passionate about Nissan’s 2-liter inline six S20 engine. Boasting a 7,500 rpm redline and 160 horsepower, it was pretty incredible in its day. You have to hear its addictive exhaust note to believe it!

An S20 engine being restored by Mr. Ando

A Nissan S20 engine being restored by renowned car restorer Tadashi Ando.

In Nissan’s flagship Fairlady Z 432, the engine’s 4-valve, 3-carb, 2-camshaft configuration (for which the 432 was named) contributes to a dramatic performance advantage over standard Fairlady Zs.

The 432 sold for nearly twice the price of ordinary Fairlady Zs when new. Now it’s a collector’s car and becoming rarer by the day.

Come and register to get your own sweet Japanese ride!

  • Matthew at JCD is the man. I’ve now imported three of my own cars through him. JCD was able to accommodate my unique needs, everything from short turn around inspections,... read more

    Chan Shin Avatar
    Chan Shin

    I highly recommend Japan Car Direct. They help you find exactly what you are looking for and are with you throughout the entire process. Import was seamless. Mike was great... read more

    Sir Selrahc Avatar
    Sir Selrahc

    Before this I have never imported any vehicles to NZ let alone one from Japan! I decided to give these guys a shot and bought a JDM Tesla into the... read more

    Edward Yuan Avatar
    Edward Yuan
  • Great experience. Extremely easy process and Kept me well informed. Highly recommend them if looking to purchase a vehicle from Japan.

    Antonio Sevilla Avatar
    Antonio Sevilla

    It's hard to say anything that hasn't been said from other reviewers! This was my first experience importing a vehicle. Mike Nguyen was super patient with me and my indecisiveness.... read more

    Law_of_the Za Avatar
    Law_of_the Za

    I used Japan Car Direct's services to import a Nissan Silvia from Japan to Australia. Mike was very helpful from start to finish and definitely made the process stress free.

    read more

    matthew martin Avatar
    matthew martin
  • Just picked up my car that I bought through JCD. I was a complete newbie about buying a car overseas and Mathew was kind enough to basically hold my... read more

    TK Mad Avatar
    TK Mad

    I worked with Mathew on getting my first Japanese Kei truck. The process and communication were great. For me the back-and-forth communication was the reason why I decided to go... read more

    John Penny Avatar
    John Penny

    Taylor at JCD has been incredibly helpful in my search for a couple of unique rigs from overseas -- We've scored one, and are looking forward to finding another.

    Taylor's professinoalism,...
    read more

    camden lindsay Avatar
    camden lindsay
  • After seeing quite a few Kei Trucks on the road, I was intrigued. Seeing the local retail prices gave me sticker shock, so I immediately thought there has to be... read more

    Chris Okano Avatar
    Chris Okano

    Can't fault these guys - this was the first time I've bought a car at any auction, let alone one in Japan. The support from Yoshiro was brilliant, very patient... read more

    Phil Stebbing Avatar
    Phil Stebbing

    Japan Car Direct helped me find my dream car. We found a great deal on an ST205. Yoshiro was fantastic and super responsive and patient with all of my questions.... read more

    Brandon Moore Avatar
    Brandon Moore
  • So pleased with our companies new Japanese mini-truck import. Japan Car Direct made it all too easy. We made a few first-timer mistakes on the paperwork but the next import... read more

    MARKNADEN Studio Avatar
    MARKNADEN Studio

    Great dependable business! Highly recommended! Thank you Mathew for all your hard work!

    Dmitri Gordei Avatar
    Dmitri Gordei

    Yoshiro and the folks over at JapanCarDirect are the best! They were super helpful with my first time importing a vehicle to the US and were quick to answer all... read more

    Mike McD Avatar
    Mike McD
Japan Car Direct provides friendly, honest, efficient service. Get the vehicles you want today at a price you can afford!!

We accept refundable deposits by PayPal to ([email protected]). Log into your account, and lets start working together today!

Back to top
Good day!

We will be away from the office while the majority of the auctions are closed from August 7th - August 17th during the Obon summer holiday. 

We hope you are having a great summer and we look forward to getting in touch with you soon.

Thank you.
The JCD Team
Good day!
We will be away from the office while the majority of the auctions are closed from August 7th - August 17th during the Obon summer holiday. 

We hope you are having a great summer and we look forward to getting in touch with you soon.

Thank you.
The JCD Team
JCD Menu logo