An all-new sports car, the 2009 Nissan 370Z two-seat coupe highlights a larger and more powerful engine, nimbler handling and a higher-quality interior than its 350Z predecessor. According to Nissan 370Z performance specifications, the rear-wheel-drive coupe is powered by a 3.7L V6 engine screaming 332 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque, paired to a six-speed manual transmission or seven-speed automatic transmission. A popular option is the SynchroRev Match six-speed manual transmission, which blips the throttle on downshifts without a heel-toe maneuver, allowing the 370Z to rip to 60 mph in just 4.7 seconds. Standard safety equipment on the Nissan 370Z includes traction and stability control, side torso and head curtain airbags and active head restraints. In a nutshell, the Nissan 370Z packages together an exuberant powertrain, remarkable brakes, world-class handling, a luxurious interior, a plentiful slate of features and a reasonable price.Read more Read less
The Nissan 370Z is new for 2009. An evolution of the popular 350Z, the 370Z rides on a wheelbase that is four inches shorter than the outgoing car, with an overall length that is three inches shorter. The new Z is powered by a new 3.7L V6, putting out 332 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 270 ft-lb of torque at 5,200 rpm. Power is delivered to the rear wheels through either a six-speed manual or an optional seven-speed automatic transmission. The 370Z comes in Base and Touring coupe models, while a Sport package adds performance bits to each. The new Z is priced at $29,930 for the base model and $35,760 for the Touring.
Attractive sports-car styling; powerful 3.7L V6; advanced seven-speed automatic transmission available
The 2009 370Z is the latest in Nissan's family of affordable Z cars. With aggressive styling, comfortable, attractive cabin materials, world-class handling and a high-revving, advanced V6, the 370Z offers more thrills for the dollar than almost any other car in its class.