New Nissan Z Sports Car Is Just Around The Corner

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New Nissan Z Sports Car Is Just Around The Corner

Although Nissan's recent announcement about their plans to cut their annual costs by 3 billion dollars sounds like the company is backing into a cave, today's previewing of the new Nissan Z car makes that recent cost-cutting news looks like that there are some significant moves within Nissan and that they plan to make exciting cars once again - thank god!

There are many Zed car fans out there, and this teasing will surely excite them. What remains unknown is whether the two-door sports car will be a completely new vehicle or a facelift version of the 370Z. From the looks of the silhouette - as that was the only thing that was shown, many have said that it looks like a facelift, but a heavy one at that. 

If the DRLs are anything to go by, it seems like the headlights of the new Z will be slightly oval rather than that funky angular headlight that is currently on the 370Z. The roofline also looks similar to the 370Z, which is a significant indication that the car is a massive facelift instead of a completely new vehicle.  

Nissan has yet to confirm when this new Z car will be hitting the showrooms but with Nissan announcing that they will launch 12 new vehicles in the next 18 months, can we say the Z car will be available next year? Possibly.

Engine wise, an Australian renowned portal reckons that they will put a turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 said to pump out 400hp and 475Nm of torque. They also mentioned that all that power would be sent to the rear wheels, like all Z cars. If this turns out to be accurate, imagine all the fun you can have from that engine in a compact sports car like this. Fancy a drift then?

The new Z car was teased in a video presentation in Japan at the end of the company's annual financial report. Enjoy it below!

  

 



Adam Aubrey

Adam Aubrey

Content Producer

Wants to live the simple life, especially when it comes to cars and bikes. That's what tech is for he reckons, to make motoring simpler


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