500hp+ (3.5L twin turbo... the one on NSX makes 500hp exactly)
DCT optional (quick shifting) ... one is available on the C8 (sourced from Tremec)
Brembo brakes (front at least. Acura TLX Type-S has it)
Price: $60k (the Z will be $35k to $45k)
No hybrid, please.
360 view has been available in other market for a long time.
US was late to have it.
The 360 view is based on four videos stitched together from four camera videos (front, two sides and rear) with software.
One automaker even has an under-chassis view for off road use. That makes the floor...
My guess is that the prices mentioned by Houston might be too low.
Usually pricing is determined at the last stage of release, considering competitive offerings.
Probably Nissan does not want the expectation to be out of control and decided to chime in early.
With inflation and chip shortage...
Great. Dan said we should not believe Houston.Z35, and he is not leaking anything to us except for "coming months".
We are back to square one.
Dan, give us something, please. 2 months or 12 months? (you said *months*)
" For purposes such as VINs and emissions control, regulations allow cars of a given model year to be sold starting on January 1 of the previous calendar year. For example, a 2019 model year vehicle can legally go on sale starting January 1, 2018. "
So, it is up to Nissan...
With that elegant look, $35k price tag and 400hp under the hood, the new Z will be a runaway success for Nissan.
Take me for an example. I have never owned a Nissan. This Z got my attention.
Have been watching C8 for over one year. Couldn't pull the trigger. Hard to get, and problematic...
I used to own a '98 BMW 540iA (4.4L V8). It was a painful and sweet experience at the same time.
Sweet because it put a smile on my face everytime I drove it.
Painful because it had so many issues after 4-5 yrs. I got to know all the service advisors by their first names.
Why? Mechanically, that...