Nismo 350ZFor the first time ever in the Nissan Z's 37-year history, a high-performance NISMO 350Z is part of the extensive Z's lineup. The new 2007 Nissan NISMO 350Z features an extensively developed list of unique equipment – including a special body package and improved handling equipment. This new model, the fifth in the 2007 350Z Coupe lineup, is available with a 6-speed manual transmission only.

The most striking visual feature of this special vehicle is the NISMO aerodynamics package, which strongly resembles the Super GT championship winning Z's. Featuring an aggressive front fascia with chin spoiler, side skirts, an extended rear fascia with underbody diffuser and a rear wing, the NISMO 350Z produces additional aerodynamic downforce to provide enhanced cornering and handling performance.

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Special consideration is given during assembly of the NISMO 350Z – structural rigidity is enhanced by the use of additional body welds to the already rigid 350Z body and additional supports have been added front and rear. The NISMO 350Z also utilizes special body dampers mounted in the front radiator core support and the rear cargo area, which assist in controlling body vibrations.

Additional performance features include a specially tuned independent multi-link suspension, Brembo brakes with four-piston front and two-piston rear calipers (with 12.8-inch front and 12.7-inch rear rotors) and special NISMO-branded gunmetal gray RAYS super lightweight forged-alloy wheels (18x9-inch front and 19x10-inch rear with 245/40WR18 front, 265/35WR19 rear Bridgestone Potenza RE050A tires). A special NISMO-branded tuned exhaust adds an even more authoritative tone to the Z's 306-horsepower V6 engine.

The 2007 NISMO 350Z is scheduled to go on sale in July 2007. Highlights of the 2007 Nissan NISMO 350Z include:


  • NISMO aerodynamics package, including front fascia with chin spoiler, side skirts, rear fascia with diffuser and rear wing
  • Additional body structure measures, including additional body welds and front and rear reinforcements
  • Special body dampers mounted in the front radiator core support and rear cargo area
  • High Intensity Discharge (HID) bi-xenon (high and low beam) headlights and LED brake lights
  • Long wheelbase (104.3 inches), short overhangs and wide stance; raised rear deck for enhanced aerodynamics
  • TBD coefficient of drag
  • Strong, spine-like beltline anchored with large, distinctive taillights
  • Aluminum hood, distinctive vertical door handles, heated outside mirrors
  • Four available exterior colors – Redline Red, Magnetic Black, Silver Alloy, Pikes Peak White

Engine and Driveline

  • Next-generation 3.5-liter, 24-valve DOHC V6 (VQ35HR), 306 horsepower @ 6800 RPM, 268 lb-ft of torque @ 4800 RPM
  • Ram air dual intake, equal length exhaust manifold and dual exhaust system with laser-welded rear mufflers
  • High compression ratio (10.6:1), 7500 rpm redline, eCVTCS (electromagnetic variable exhaust cam timing), twin knock sensors, improved cooling and stiffer engine block structure, small pitch silent cam chain
  • NISMO-branded tuned dual exhaust with chrome exhaust tips
  • 6-speed close-ratio manual transmission
  • Front engine/rear-wheel drive
  • Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) driveshaft

Suspension, Steering and Braking

  • NISMO-tuned 4-wheel independent multi-link suspension with use of lightweight aluminum components
  • Brembo power-assisted vented 4-wheel disc brakes with four-piston front and two-piston rear calipers (with 12.8-inch front and 12.7-inch rear rotors), 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist (BA) and Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD)
  • NISMO-branded gunmetal gray RAYS super lightweight forged-alloy wheels, 18x9-inch front and 19x10-inch rear
  • Large diameter front and rear stabilizer bars
  • Vehicle speed-sensitive power rack-and-pinion steering
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Viscous Limited-Slip Differential (VLSD)
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)

Interior Features

  • Unique black cloth seats with red inserts
  • Red stitching throughout the interior
  • Special NISMO white-faced tachometer
  • Serialized NISMO-etched aluminum plaque mounted on the center console
  • Driver-oriented two-passenger interior environment with a combination of classic and cutting-edge sports car interior design
  • 3-bay gauge pods – similar to the original 240Z design
  • Specially shaped driver's seat (different from passenger design) to hold the body firmly
  • 8-way manual driver's seat/4-way manual passenger's seat
  • Standard automatic temperature control
  • Lockable rear luggage box behind passenger seat
  • Center console with aluminum trim
  • Power windows with auto one-touch up and down, power door locks
  • Aluminum pedals
  • HomeLink® Universal Transceiver

Safety and Security

  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System
  • 3-point ALR/ELR seatbelts (driver's seatbelt ELR only)
  • Front seatbelts with pretensioners and load limiters
  • Zone Body construction with front and rear crushable zones
  • Energy-absorbing steering column
  • Active Head Restraints
  • Standard Vehicle Security System and Immobilizer

Models and Manufacturing

  • One well-equipped NISMO 350Z model
  • Assembled in Tochigi, Japan