Z34 vs Z35

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Excellent video. It confirms my suspicions that the Proto Z is an evolutionary design (which is NOT a bad thing) and will help Nissan save money in this time of struggle. Reuse parts, reuse design and reuse components (rear supsension, Turbo engines, interior switches (climate control)....)
 

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The best thing is, as much as people say the Z is a reskinned version of the 370z, it still scratches the itch that no one is fulfilling on the JDM side; 2 Door, Manual, Turbo, RWD. The BRZ came the closest, but doesn't hit the power craving from stock.
 

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To me, I like them both since totally different design approaches. Still like the 370Z when I see it on streets, bold, great proportions, those fenders, head and tail lights! Then again, the Z35 is more heritage, smooth, elegant, great details, and great base for the aftermarket to go crazy with :)
 

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Confusion here....

I thought some people already took a tape measure to the Z Proto and it had the EXACT same wheelbase as a 370Z?

When you hear "the new Z will be slightly bigger" they mean the front and rear overhang are slightly longer, due to restyling of the exterior body shell. The interior dimensions and track dimensions are basically exactly the same.

The new Z is just a refreshed 370Z....don't expect anything drastically changed aside from appearance and power from the new TT V6.

And I'd be SHOCKED if there's a "New Q60" more likely we'll see a restyled Q60 with a mandatory 9AT in place of the old 7AT. And hopefully they ditch DAS.
 

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Is it just me or has the hood been raised a little?
 

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I'm still looking for any suspension differences, if any, and wheel offsets.....
 

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I'm still looking for any suspension differences, if any, and wheel offsets.....
“The team changed how the suspension moves to handle the new torque curve. Nissan engineers changed the damper mounting points, modified the bump stop touch points, dialed in more front caster, increased the spring rates, softened the dampers 20%, and used wider front tires. The changes increase the accuracy of the suspension geometry, and Tamura said they also improve cornering performance and reduce understeer.

The switch to electric power steering allowed the team to dial in quicker responses thanks to a stiffer rack. "Everything was sharpened," Tamura said.

Nissan started with the structure from the 370Z, but reinforced it to handle more twist from the extra power. The front crash structure, part of the front firewall, the rear subframe, and most of the rear hatch are either new or reinforced, and front underbody bracing was added. The changes increased torsional stiffness by 10.9% and improved the rigidity of the rear hatch by 23.9%.”
 
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