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Nissan raids Nismo parts bin to spruce up ageing 370Z, but is it enough?
5 Apr 2018
MAINSTREAM car-makers have a relationship with sportscars that ebbs and flows, take the Nissan 370Z Nismo as a prime example.
Along with its twice-the-price GT-R sibling, the current-generation 370Z has seen almost a decade’s service. Since then the tide has gone out on the likes of the Mazda RX-8 and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X with not a replacement in sight. And there is no word when a new version of this rear-wheel drive two-door will bubble to the surface either.
Instead, Nissan Motorsport (Nismo) has decided to make a splash in the current gene pool. The 370Z Nismo gets more power and torque than the regular 370Z, as well as suspension, bracing and braking upgrades hiding beneath the new wheels, bodykit and sports seats.
But is it enough to make waves among much newer sportscar rivals?
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Model release date: 1 September 2017
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