I bought my 1998 Nissan 200SX seven years ago on Valentines day. It was my Valentines present to myself. I got so tired of past cars always leaving me stranded. So,I decided to invest a little more mo...
The 1998 Nissan 200SX SE and base model are fitted with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 115 horsepower. A bigger two-liter four-cylinder engine with dual overhead cams is fitted under the hood of an SE-R. Both engines may be fitted with a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic transmission. The 1.6-liter engine used in the base model and the SE offers adequate acceleration with the manual transmission but tends to deliver less power with the automatic transmission. The SE-R’s engine is a big step up, delivering enough torque and power for a fast and fun ride.
Cheap and fun, the 1995-1998 Nissan 200SX SE-R was overlooked by most sport coupe buyers. Featuring a sweet-revving dual overhead cam four that was mated to a precise shifting gearbox, the SE-R was fun to drive on winding roads but not at the price of ride comfort.
Specifications of the 1995-1998 Nissan 200SX SE-R:
Wheelbase, inches: 99.8
Length, inches: 170.1
Weight, pounds: 2,600
Price, new: $15,269-17,549