2010 Nissan 370Z Black Edition
Nissan 370Z Black Edition
The Nissan 370Z Melanize Version marks the Fortieth anniversary latest. Useable from April 2010 as a putsché sole, and in a express variant run of fair 370 units in Europe, it comes in two typical metal sunglasses: lightlessness and lechatelierite. Both paints use Nissan’s pioneering Scar Shell engineering, ‘curative’ the finishing in the cause of pit splintering price.
Upright o’er 40 age ago a motoring ikon was innate. As the 1960s affected into the Seventies, the Datsun 240Z was launched on the US grocery. American drivers outright fly infatuated with the car and sales therein one commercialize lone regularly topped 50,000 units yearly. The Z fable had begun.
Now quadruplet decades, six generations and overrun a jillion cars afterwards, Nissan is introducing a especial celebratory interpretation of the newest runabout to bear the celebrated Z badge – the Nissan 370Z.
Inside the Nissan 370Z Black edition there are:
The exterior of the Nissan 370Z Black can be identified thanks to:
2010 Nissan 370Z Black Edition
Standard specification means it already has a bespoke BOSE premium audio system, 19-inch forged alloy wheels, Stop/Start button with Nissan’s Intelligent Key and a sporting six speed manual transmission with unique Synchro Rev Control technology. The electronically controlled rev matching system ensures perfect ‘heel and toe’ gear changes every time. A seven-speed automatic version with column-mounted paddle shifts is available as an option.
The Black Edition comes as standard with Nissan’s next generation combined audio and navigation system, offering improved ease-of-operation, new and updated features.
At its heart is a high performance Hard Disk Drive (HDD) navigation system that offers customer audio storage capacity of 9.3GB.
Among the many benefits are vastly extended mapping which now includes Turkey, Eastern Europe and Russia, as well as a new easy to follow 3D navigation guidance with improved graphics and a more realistic depiction of the road and landmarks ahead for many of Europe’s principle cities. The resolution of the new 7 inch screen is up to four times better than the previous generation system.
Real time traffic information is supplied via RDS-TMC, but quicker operation allows the system to offer re-routing in a fraction of the time.
The new generation system uses a touch-screen interface, maximising both ease of use and safety not only for the navigation, but also for other functions such as Bluetooth phone connectivity and entertainment. It is also possible to operate the system using voice recognition.
On-screen instructions can be displayed in eight different languages including English, French, German, Spanish and Italian – while voice recognition is supported in seven – English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch.
The new generation navigation system also allows USB connectivity for portable audio devices. Furthermore, DVDs can be played on the centrally mounted navigation screen (when the car is stationary), while external audio and video devices can be connected via the VTR connections that are found in the central storage box.
In terms of its mechanical specification, the Nissan 370Z Black Edition matches the standard 370Z. That means a 3.7-litre 24-valve twin cam V6 developing 328PS and a limited top speed of 155mph and a 0-62 mph time of 5.3 seconds (5.6 seconds for the automatic version). The 2010 model year update means the 370Z is now fully compliant with forthcoming Euro 5 emission legislation.
Exemplary levels of handling and grip are assured by the focused rear-wheel drive chassis which features fully independent suspension, powerful upgraded brakes and precise speed sensitive power steering.
Since its launch in June 2009, more than 1,050 examples of the Nissan 370Z have been sold across Europe, an exceptional achievement for a niche product in extremely challenging market conditions. The car’s largest market to date has been the UK, followed by France and Germany.
“The ‘story of Z’ is full of positives, with success not just in the sales charts all over the world but on racetracks and at award ceremonies, too. The Nissan 370Z Black Edition is a fitting tribute to a great car,” said Vincent Wijnen, Nissan’s European Vice President for Marketing.
Customers can order the Nissan 370Z Black Edition from all Nissan High Performance Centres and throughout the dealer network with deliveries starting in April 2010.
Prices start from – £33,645 for the manual and £35,045 for the automatic transmission (prices include £750 showroom tax which comes into effect on 1 April 2010).