The 2012 Nissan 370Z is a front-engine RWD sports car available in coupe or soft-top convertible trim levels. The Nissan 370Z is powered by a standard 3.7-liter V6 engine that produces 332 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. Transmission options include a standard 6-speed manual or 7-speed automatic transmission. Fuel mileage is an EPA estimated 18 mpg city and 26 mpg highway. The NISMO trim gets a power bump thanks to a 350 hp producing 3.7-liter V6 and a SynchroRev Match® manual transmission. Features include a sport package that consists of sport brakes, limited slip differential, 19-inch wheels, front chin aero deflector, rear spoiler and a navigation package that consists of a touch-screen monitor, rear-view monitor, USB connection, and a 9.3 GB music hard drive. Safety is comprised of driver/passenger airbags, vehicle dynamic control, traction control, energy-absorbing steering column, and a tire pressure monitoring system. The 370Z is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The Nissan 370Z rolls into 2012 with almost no changes.
Acceleration, braking, and handling; serious sports-car attitude; rev-matching transmission; performance value for the money; coupe and convertible body styles
Nearly everything about the 370Z models is tuned for performance over fuel-efficiency, comfort or space, and shoppers should take that into account. The 370Z features strong performance in both acceleration and handling and pricing starts at under $32,000. In testing, the 370Z has returned performance numbers that rival cars costing several times as much.