If you were looking for an affordable roadster in the 1960s, the Datsun 2000 may have been your best bet. Known as the Fairlady in the home market, this convertible would match up with the more expensive Triumphs, Fiats, MGs and Alfa Romeos of the era. Just drop the top and start having fun, but for far less of an entry fee. By 1969 the car had reached its peak power of around 135 hp from the two-liter, SOHC, four-cylinder coupled with a five-speed transmission. Speeds of 140 mph could be reached and, with the wind in your hair, that’s plenty fast. By 1970 the 2000 Roadster would be replaced to make way for the first Datsun “Z” cars.