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Saturday, 18 June 2016

USA - Nissan relaunches the 370Z for the 2017 model year loads of updates and upgrades but no price increases.

Nissan today announced U.S. pricing for the 2017 370Z Coupe, 370Z NISMO and 370Z Roadster, which are on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide. The iconic Nissan Z® is offered in a selection of eight 370Z Coupe models, four 370Z NISMO models and five 370Z Roadster models. One new exterior color, Chicane Yellow, is added for 2017 (except NISMO models).
Pricing for the new model year remains unchanged from 2016 across the entire lineup. The starting Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the 370Z Coupe with manual transmission is $29,990 USD, while the 370Z NISMO has a starting MSRP of $41,990 USD (manual transmission). The 370Z Roadster starts at $41,820 USD.

 2017 Nissan 370Z Coupe

The Nissan 370Z once again offers extraordinary performance, design and an unmatched heritage. It is offered in four well-equipped trim levels: 370Z, Sport, Sport Tech and Touring, with no available option packages. 

Each 370Z model comes equipped with a standard 332-horsepower 3.7-liter DOHC V6 engine with Variable Valve Event and Lift Control (VVEL), and choice of 6-speed manual transmission with an available SynchroRev Match® synchronized downshift rev matching system or a 7-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. 

Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) for the 2017 Nissan 370Z Coupe:
370Z Coupe 6MT
$29,990 USD
370Z Coupe 7AT
$31,290 USD
370Z Coupe Sport 6MT
$33,570 USD
370Z Coupe Sport 7AT
$34,870 USD
370Z Coupe Sport Tech 6MT
$37,070 USD
370Z Coupe Sport Tech 7AT
$38,370 USD
370Z Coupe Touring 6MT
$37,970 USD
370Z Coupe Touring 7AT
$39,270 USD
Destination and Handling $835.
2017 Nissan 370Z Coupe NISMO

Significantly revised two years ago with a new exterior design and redesigned RAYS aluminum-alloy wheels, the 370Z NISMO and 370Z NISMO Tech's GT-R-inspired functional and fully integrated aerodynamic body pieces provide an aggressive and more aerodynamic appearance, along with optimizing front and rear downforce. 

The standard 19-inch NISMO super-lightweight forged aluminum-alloy wheels by RAYS feature a twin-five spoke design and a charcoal gray machine-finish.

Inside, the unique NISMO-styled interior features black-and-red Recaro® leather-appointed seats with Alcantara® accents. The seats were designed with Recaro® specifically for the 370Z NISMO to provide more uniform body pressure and better all-direction holding during spirited acceleration, braking and cornering. 
The interior also features red seat trim and stitching with NISMO logo, an Alcantara®-appointed leather-wrapped steering wheel with red center stripe and NISMO red tachometer.
The 370Z NISMO is powered by a potent 350-horsepower 3.7-liter DOHC V6 engine with Variable Valve Event and Lift Control (VVEL). 
The 370Z NISMO's enhanced engine power and acceleration (versus non-NISMO 370Zs) is provided through use of an exclusive H-configured exhaust system design and muffler tuning, along with optimized ECM (Engine Control Module) calibration, to help create 18 horsepower more than a standard 370Z Coupe. Torque is rated at 276 lb-ft.
Two transmission choices are offered for the 370Z NISMO model – a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission with standard SynchroRev Match® or a refined 7-speed automatic with Downshift Rev Matching (DRM), Adaptive Shift Control and manual shift mode with paddle shifters.
The 370Z NISMO also features a refined 4-wheel independent suspension, NISMO-branded strut tower brace for enhanced body rigidity and a pair of performance dampers to help minimize road-input vibrations and help contribute to the NISMO 370Z's high levels of handling and performance feel. 
Large Nissan Sport Brakes and a Viscous Limited-Slip Differential (VLSD) – with a shorter final drive ratio for better acceleration feel – are also standard.
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) for the 2017 Nissan 370Z NISMO: 
370Z Coupe NISMO 6MT
$41,990 USD
370Z Coupe NISMO 7AT
$43,290 USD
370Z Coupe NISMO Tech 6MT
$45,490 USD
370Z Coupe NISMO Tech 7AT
$46,790 USD
Destination and Handling $835.
2017 Nissan 370Z Roadster

The Nissan 370Z Roadster is available in a choice of three well-equipped grades: 370Z Touring Sport Roadster, 370 Touring Roadster and 370Z Roadster. 

It again offers an unmatched balance of dynamic performance, sculptured styling, innovative technology and exceptional value – matched with the exhilaration of pure open-air motoring.

The convertible top, which is designed to provide a sleek silhouette matching the 370Z Coupe's stunning styling with the top up or down, features an easy, single-action open-close operation. 
The 370Z Roadster's interior is completely driver-centric, with its three-layer design grouping items by how a driver sees information, operates the controls and is held in place – so drivers feel completely connected and engaged.
The 370Z Roadster's outstanding performance starts with a 332-horsepower 3.7-liter DOHC V6 engine with Variable Valve Event and Lift Control (VVEL), matched with a choice of electronically controlled 7-speed automatic transmission with Downshift Rev Matching (DRM) and standard paddle shifters or a 6-speed close-ratio manual transmission with available SynchroRev Match®. Responsive handling is provided by a refined 4-wheel independent suspension.
Along with the long list of standard equipment on the base 370Z Roadster, including Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, USB input and black-finished 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, the 370Z Touring Roadster adds Nissan Navigation System with 7.0-inch touch-sensitive display, Bose® Audio System, cooling and heated ventilated leather-appointed seats and RearView Monitor. 
The top-of-the-line 370Z Touring Sport Roadster includes Viscous Limited-Slip Differential, SynchroRev Match® (manual transmission only), 19-inch RAYS super lightweight forged aluminum-alloy wheels and Nissan Sport Brakes.
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices* (MSRP) for the 2017 Nissan 370Z Roadster: 
370Z Roadster 7AT
$41,820 USD
370Z Roadster Touring 6MT
$45,270 USD
370Z Roadster Touring 7AT
$46,570 USD
370Z Roadster Touring Sport 6MT
$48,100 USD
370Z Roadster Touring Sport 7AT
$49,400 USD
Destination and Handling $835.