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The Nissan 370Z was a sports car produced by Nissan between the years 2001 and 2011. Introduced in 2001, the 370Z is the first model in the lineup to be produced by Nissan for the Japanese domestic market. The 370Z was the successor to the Nissan Skyline R30 and Nissan 350Z, which were both produced by the company from 1989 to 2000, as well as the Nissan Fuga and the Nissan Frlady Z.
The first generation Nissan 370Z was introduced in August 2001, and it was discontinued in August 2011, with a facelift in September 2009. The second generation was introduced in September 2009, and was avlable in both coupe and convertible configurations until the 2011 model year, when the convertible model was replaced by the Nissan 370Z Nismo.
First generation (2001–2011)
The original 370Z concept car was developed in 2000 by Nissan's Nismo race division and was launched in September 2001 as the company's new flagship sportscar.
The Nissan 370Z featured a DOHC 16 valve VQ V6 engine rated at at 6,400 rpm and of torque at 4,700 rpm, with a 6-speed manual transmission. The first generation was the largest engine offered from the company. The first model of the car had the number of parts of the Z-car series (370) as the last number. The chassis number was the first digits of the chassis number (1EZ) as the second-last number.
In terms of design, the 370Z was developed to combine a race car with a high performance coupe. The car is longer than the Nissan 300ZX, but shorter than the Nissan GTR. The height of the coupe is, its length is, and the wheelbase is.
The car was powered by a DOHC 16-valve VQ35 V6 engine, producing. The powerplant was capable of running continuously for over. The engine's timing was variable valve timing, which allows the engine to produce more power over a wide range of RPM, unlike the Nissan Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) homologated engines of that era. The engine has a redline of 6,500 ,rpm.
The transmission was a 6-speed manual. The shift pattern was similar to that of a manual, with 1st-3rd, 4th-6th and reverse being avlable for all gears.
For 2001 model year, the car received a front splitter, side sills and under-bumper covers, along with body-colored front-side indicators. For the 2002 model year, the front grille and headlight units became body-colored. This model year also brought changes to the car's interior and steering wheel. The front of the driver's seat and steering wheel became body-colored, with the seat belts becoming body-colored. The instrumentation in the car remned the same as in 2001.
The first-generation 370Z was not a very high-performance vehicle (HPD) as it had a lower top speed (125 ,mph) than many of the cars that were considered to be HPDs at the time, such as the Nissan Skyline GTR, BMW M3 CSL, Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG, and the Porsche 911 GT1 and 996 GT3, even though it had more horsepower and torque than those cars.
The car was launched on September 3, 2001 at the 2001 Tokyo Motor Show. The production version was revealed at the 2001 Paris Motor Show, and it started production in April 2002 at the Zama assembly plant.
During the first model year, the Nissan 370Z had the "Nissan GT-R" designation, which meant that the car was a road-going version of the race car. In 2002, the 370Z received the "Nissan GT-R" designation, which meant that it was a racing model for the company, the first car produced for the purpose. The "Nissan GT-R" nameplate was a new designation for the racing-based vehicles produced by Nissan.
The first-generation Nissan 370Z has a top speed of and acceleration from in 4.2 ,seconds. The car has a standing time of 2.1 ,seconds and a rolling resistance of 0.26 ,kg/km. The car weighs.
Second generation (2009–2011)
Introduced on 17 September 2009 at the 2009 New York Auto Show, the second generation of the 370Z was the first of the 370 series to receive the new badge on its grille, "Nissan 370Z". Nissan also confirmed that the new 370Z would go on sale in the U.S. later that year. Unlike the first generation, which had a manual transmission, the second-generation 370Z is avlable only with a six-speed automatic transmission, due to the company's decision to introduce the transmission in the North American market in 2009.
In contrast to the first-generation model, the second-generation 370Z does not have a Nismo version, and the performance level is higher. The second-generation 370Z was the first car of the Nissan family to be equipped with Nissan's new Skyactiv technology.
In Japan, the car went on sale in November 2009. It is avlable with either a standard four-cylinder engine with. The new car features a redesigned body with sharper corners, larger wheel arches, and better aerodynamics.
The production number of the second-generation model is 10,734, which was announced in September 2009.
The 2011 model of the Nissan 370Z received a facelift in Japan, Korea, Australia and New Zealand in September 2010. Unlike the previous generations, the exterior and interior features were not changed as they were kept the same as those of the previous generation.
In March 2011, the facelift model of the 370Z received a facelift in Europe, featuring revised front and rear fascias and new LED headlamps. The changes in Europe were similar to those of the previous generation, however the rear bumper