Here you can watch footage of the real deal. Q and A Q: What does "sss" mean? A: SSS stands for Super Sport Sedan. Q: What is a Datsun 510? A: The Datsun 510 was a series of the Datsun Bluebird sold from 1968 to 1973, and offered outside the U.S. and Canada as the Datsun 1600. ... The styling is attributed to Datsun in-house designer, Teruo Uchino. The engine was promoted by Nissan USA president Yutaka Katayama, a design developed through Prince, an acquisition. Q: What is a Nissan Bluebird? A: The Nissan Bluebird is a compact car with a model name introduced in 1957. ... Every generation of the Bluebird has been available as a taxi, duties that are shared with base level Nissan Cedrics. It is one of the longest-running nameplates from a Japanese automaker. Q: Why did Datsun change to Nissan in the USA? A: Come 1984, and with the Datsun brand firmly established across the world, Nissan decided it was about time it marketed its cars under the parent brand's name plate. Datsun was dropped. But it was a pricey decision. Changing signs at the 1,100Datsun dealerships cost $30 million.