2023 10 16 Blog Post – Some of Our Favorite Z-Cars
Nissan’s NISMO cars, short for Nissan Motorsport International Limited, represent the pinnacle of Nissan’s performance for the models so designated as well as racing heritage. These high-performance machines are not just vehicles; they are the embodiment of Nissan’s dedication to pushing the boundaries of automotive engineering and design. In this article, we dive into the roots of Nissan NISMO, exploring the history, technology, and the driving experience of Z-cars a thrilling testament to Nissan’s commitment to motorsport excellence. From the racetracks to the streets, Nissan Z-cars are a symbol of precision engineering and a source of adrenaline for automotive enthusiasts worldwide. Join us on a journey through the heart and soul of the Z-car’s unique and dynamic performance lineup.
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Nissan 370Z NISMO
The Nissan 370Z NISMO is a higher performance-oriented variant of the Nissan 370Z sports car. It is designed to provide a heightened driving experience, emphasizing sportiness and handling capabilities. Under the hood, it features a robust 3.7-liter V6 engine producing 350 horsepower, delivering ample power for acceleration and track use. Notably, the NISMO version incorporates a sport-tuned suspension, larger brakes, and aerodynamic enhancements, all aimed at enhancing its track-ready attributes. Inside the cabin, the vehicle offers a driver-focused cockpit with well-bolstered NISMO-specific seats and modern technology features, while maintaining the modern styling of the 370Z. We are currently offering a low-mileage example of this car and the auction be accessed using this link.
NISSAN Nismo Z
The 2024 Nissan NISMO Z is the high-performance variant of the new Z-car – a high-performance sports car designed to deliver an exhilarating driving experience. It is powered by a 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged V6 engine, producing 420 horsepower and 384 lb.-ft. Of torque. The car comes with a choice of transmissions, including a six-speed close-ratio manual transmission, providing driving enthusiasts with a visceral experience. The NISMO Z features enhanced performance components, such as a larger oil cooler, ensuring optimal performance and reliability. This sports car is tailored for those who seek thrilling acceleration, precise handling, and a striking design.
Nissan 300ZX (Z32)
The Nissan 300ZX remains a renowned sports car, produced from 1983 to 1996. It holds a significant place in automotive history for its combination of performance and style. The 300ZX was available in two distinct generations, the Z31 through 1989 and the 1990+ Z32. The Z32 is particularly celebrated for its powerful V6 engine and advanced technology for the time, including an offering with features like four-wheel steering and a twin-turbocharged engine, which produced an impressive 300 horsepower. The Z32 300ZX maintained a reputation for its sharp handling and sleek design, making it a sought-after modern classic among enthusiasts.
The Original 72 Nissan NISMO 240Z
The 1970 Datsun 240Z represents the original chapter in the history of the iconic Nissan Z-car lineage. The 240Z featured a sleek and sporty design, refined for performance. Under the hood, the 1970 Datsun 240Z was equipped with a 2.4-liter inline-six engine that delivered notable power for its time. It was supported by impressive suspension and handling components to originate a new class of sports car.
NISMO Z – courtesy Top Gear
300ZX – courtesy Bilstein Performance
270Z – courtesy Z- Car