NISMO Z Configuration Poll - What Specs Would You Like to See?

What kind of configuration you would like to see on the new NISMO Z?


  • Total voters
    49

ZGT4

Member
First Name
Richard
Joined
Aug 18, 2021
Threads
2
Messages
6
Reaction score
8
Location
CA
Car(s)
Civic Hybrid
Given that Nissan Z was already announced, and Mr. Tamura said that the NISMO Z's configuration will be based on customers' demand, with this, what kind of configuration you would like to see on the new NISMO Z?
 
OP
OP

ZGT4

Member
First Name
Richard
Joined
Aug 18, 2021
Threads
2
Messages
6
Reaction score
8
Location
CA
Car(s)
Civic Hybrid
Typo AWS = AWD sorry
 

Trackaholic

Active Member
Joined
Aug 18, 2021
Threads
1
Messages
31
Reaction score
81
Location
USA
Car(s)
GT350
I voted 450 HP, RWD, Manual. Would like to see a true, track worthy vehicle. Two piece brake rotors all around. Brake cooling channels/deflectors to manage heat build-up. Calipers with easy to swap pads. Oil, Transmission, Differential coolers. Balanced handling. Some downforce (rear wing, larger front splitter, maybe dive planes). Simple, sturdy, seats with good lateral support and provisions for harness installation. Making provisions in that bar behind the seats to act as a harness support (maybe it already can). Weight reduction where possible (seats, battery, wheels, two piece brake rotors, glass, etc.).

I think that would be cool.

-T
 

trackratZ

Well-Known Member
First Name
August
Joined
Mar 23, 2021
Threads
33
Messages
940
Reaction score
2,328
Location
CA
Car(s)
240Z RB26DETT, Mustang GT PP2, Jeep Gladiator Rubi
Occupation
Software security
500hp, hybrid/ICE, manual, tested aero, adaptive suspension.....RWD.

No AWD for the Z, more weight, leave that to the GT-R.
 

bboypuertoroc

Well-Known Member
First Name
Tony
Joined
Aug 19, 2021
Threads
1
Messages
548
Reaction score
1,541
Location
Get out my way pimpin, Tampa
Car(s)
2006 Evo IX, 2008 RHD Wrangler
Occupation
Mail Carrier
Nothing up there is what I'd want. 500hp/400+tq, RWD, manual transmission, heavily modified suspension (maybe magnetic or user adjustable), wider fenders to fit wider wheels/tires (285 up front, 305 out back, 19" wheels), aero that DOESN'T look stupid and is highly functional, weight reduction. That would make it worth the money.

AWD is illegal. Keep that sh!t away from the Z. Never has and never should be AWD.
 

Z_Dude

Active Member
Joined
Sep 15, 2020
Threads
0
Messages
27
Reaction score
83
Location
FL
Car(s)
s2000, Xterra Pro-4x
450-500 HP RWD manual sounds good. I was thinking AWD for a moment but that's more in line of the Skyline/GTR family and not the Z. A more aggressive diffuser + front bumper, some wider fenders to make it look more aggressive, maybe an air vent or 2 would be cool. BUT make them functional, don't need any fake vents anywhere. Bigger brakes and maybe throw some nice Recaro seats and I'd be happy.
 

Numbersguy

Member
First Name
Tyler
Joined
Jul 13, 2021
Threads
0
Messages
24
Reaction score
99
Location
San Diego
Car(s)
G37
Occupation
IT
475hp with AWD and DCT. Upgraded suspension and aerodynamic aggressive yet classy body kit with a adjustable mode exhaust.
That's what I'm hoping for too in addition to some upgraded brakes to handle the extra power and have it have about 450 torque.
 

jdm-rhd

Well-Known Member
First Name
rob
Joined
Jun 26, 2021
Threads
51
Messages
1,457
Reaction score
3,334
Location
orbiting caprica
Car(s)
95 hardtop supra, 93 widebody rx7, 93 stockish rx7
Occupation
videogame tester/skater
who was is at nissan that said the nismo z would be a 'baby gtr'?

that would mean...

1. power bump
2. auto w/paddle shifters
3. awd
4. aero/bodykits
5. performance upgrades
 

JoaquinJr

Member
First Name
Joaquin
Joined
Sep 6, 2021
Threads
0
Messages
14
Reaction score
18
Location
California
Car(s)
BMW E46
Although I agree with many here with the changes stated for the Nismo version there are some things that I notice some people aren't mentioning. I think the nismo version should capitalize on what nissan sports cars are all about which are response, agility, fun, balance and power. Although it is still early to know how well balanced the car is the engine is like 98% the same and some guesses can be made there. Although the VR30 is a very responsive engine, some people and reviewers still talk about hesitation below 2k, improved turbo spool is something I want to see (just like in the GTR nismo with its revised turbos) for more instant response without having to go aftermarket and better weight distribution because that VR30 is going to add more weight up front and redistribution would improve driving characteristics.
 

DevonK

Well-Known Member
First Name
Take a guess
Joined
Mar 27, 2021
Threads
14
Messages
894
Reaction score
1,450
Location
Toronto
Car(s)
TBD
The only thing I'd like to see beyond upgraded suspension and brakes is a 400 lb weight drop. 400 hp at 3000 lbs would make for a more agile car, lighter on its feet but still plenty fast in a straight line. Unless you are tracking the car additional power is really useless. I've read countless car forum posts from guys who find (after the initial thrill of ownership was waned) that driving high-powered rides on the street becomes boring and frustrating because they can never exploit the power without risking their licenses.
 
Top