July 25, 2013
Eight Decades of Engine-making at Nissan’s Yokohama Plant
July 25 – Yokohama – In the building where manufacturing began for Nissan Motor Co. in 1934, a first-floor engine museum is home to some of the engine highlights of the company’s near 80-year history.
The public site was declared a heritage building by Yokohama, as well as designated a heritage industrial site by the Japanese government. The Nissan Engine Museum displays some 28 engines starting with the Type 7 produced in 1935.
Please enjoy this video overview of some of the top engines that helped to change automotive history, and tell us your favorite vehicles powered by these museum legends.
Better yet, visit Yokohama, Japan, in this anniversary year for Nissan Motor and see some of touchstones of the company’s heritage.