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If speed helps provide you with your thrills, then the Nissan 370Z should help serve this purpose. Explore this article to know all about this luxuriously mean machine.

Nissan 370Z

Nissan 370Z
If you are the kind of person who is always thinking about the CBRs and the R1s, thrilling two-wheel journeys, cutting lanes, think again. If you ever thought that sitting behind the wheel and ripping on roads cannot provide you with the same sense of exhilaration one gets on two wheels, think again. Yes, zipping past heavy traffic surely has a charm of its own, but how much ‘cooler’ will it be to so in four wheeled stylised machine? If you have always been apprehensive about trying out sports cars till now, you can break away from them with the Nissan 370Z. The car, it is believed, is best suited for Indian roads. This 2-door, 2 -seat hatch back coupe can surely make all eyes turn in your direction. Launched first in the United States of America in the year 2008, the automobile has been quick to garner appreciation and popularity because of its stylish looks, powerful engine and cutting edge features. The Nissan 370Z in an attempt by Nissan to strengthen their position in the luxury car segment dominated by Audi, Benz and BMW; maybe a test drive can help you judge how successful Nissan has been with their attempt.

Design & Comfort
With a muscular structure and an athletic appearance, the Nissan 370Z can surely help turn the heat on. The exterior appearance of this car is a combination of style and utility. It would be hard to disagree, especially after eyeing a feature as funky as the boomerang light. An aggressive front grill, Bi-Xenon head lights along with projector beam lens and painted door mirrors that cut down on ultra violet rays entering the car, the car can be best described as mesmerising. The interiors of the car are as good as a picturesque estate, with features that provide for matchless comfort and convenience. The skin coloured seats, a silver ALA shifter floor and magnesium colour paddle shifters help the interiors look quite addictive. Features like an adjustable power steering, power windows, map lamps, visors, advanced audio system with controls on the steering wheel, automatic climate controlled air conditioning with heating and central locking doors can provide you with a driving experience few other cars can stand up to.

Engine
The car comes in 2 variant models, the Nissan 370Z AT and MT which is powered by a 3.7L, 3696cc, and DOHC V6 engine that is capable of producing 332BHP of maximum power at 7000rpm along with 365Nm of total torque at 5200rpm. The powerful engine of the Nissan 370Z delivers performance and offers great acceleration. The car can easily hit 100km/h in roughly about 6.8 seconds. The engine is available in both a six speed manual transmission gear box and a seven speed automatic transmission gear box with a paddle shift too. Due to the powerful engine of the car, the Nissan 370Z can hit a maximum speed of 257 km/h.

Safety
Sporty looks paired with a powerful engine only underline the need for state-of-the-art safety features, which the company has well taken care of. The safety features which the automobile is armed with include dual front airbags for both the passenger and the driver, side curtain airbags, front and rear ventilated disc brakes, anti-theft alarm, anti-lock brake system, electronic break distribution, vehicle dynamic control, engine immobilizer, active head restraints, zone body construction with front and rear crumple zone and a few optional features. These features help instil trust in the heart of the person who sits behind the wheel of the Nissan 370Z.

Variants & Price
Nissan 370Z is available in two variants viz. Nissan 370Z MT and Nissan 370Z AT. The manual transmission version (MT) costs around Rs. 53.5 lakhs and the automatic transmission version (AT) costs around Rs. 54.5 lakhs. The model is available in eight exalting colours that are brilliant silver, diamond black, vibrant red, blade silver, premium lemans blue, brilliant white pearl, black rose and metal quartz.

Technical Specifications & Features

Overview  
Make Nissan
Model Nissan 370Z
Body Type Coupe
Number Of Doors 2
Seating Capacity 2
Fuel Tank Capacity 72 litres
Dimensions  
Length 4250 mm
Width 1845 mm
Height 1315 mm
Wheelbase 2550 mm
Ground Clearance 125 mm
Minimum Turning Radius  
Weight  
Gross Weight 1800 Kg
Kerb Weight 1507 Kg
Engine  
Type DOHC 24-valve V6
Number of Cylinders 6
Displacement 3696 cc
Transmission  7 speed Automatic / 6 speed manual
Max. Power 332 Bhp at 7000 rpm
Max. Torque 370 Nm at 5000 rpm
Suspension  
Front Suspension 2-link double-wishbone aluminium-alloy suspension with aluminium sub-frame
Rear Suspension 4-link aluminium-alloy suspension
Brakes  
Front Ventilated-Disc
Rear Hydraulic discs
Steering Type Hydraulic power assisted with Rack and pinion
Tyre Size 245/40R19 94W, 275/35R19 96W

The new Nissan 370Z can surely carve a niche for Nissan in the Indian market, thanks to its mesmerizing features, comfortable driving experience and boosting performance.