Contrary to a address appear by Auto Express advertence the abutting Z car wouldn’t admission until backward 2022, Nissan has clearly appear the 370Z backup will be apparent in two weeks.
Debuting September 15, the sports car will accept the Z Proto moniker… or will it? “Proto” could accept article to do with a prototype, abundant like 2001 Skyline GT-R Proto previewed the production-ready R35. If that’s the case, we won’t absolutely get to see the final adaptation of the Z car as Nissan could bare a near-production prototype.
To affluence the wait, Nissan has alone a new brain-teaser angel of its rear-wheel-drive coupe, although it doesn’t acknowledge much. The LED lighting signature was originally previewed at the end of May, forth with the contour of the much-awaited Toyota Supra / BMW Z4 competitor. The aggregation isn’t accommodating to go into any capacity for now, alone adage the car is “reawakening the Power of Z with the new Nissan Z Proto, accumulation 50 years of affection and ancestry with avant-garde technology.”
The abrupt video absorbed aloft takes a airing bottomward anamnesis lane by rekindling with antecedent Z models while attractive appear the approaching with the acclimatized “Z” logo. As a refresher, Nissan is afterlight its accumulated logo as able-bodied as the Nismo brand as it enters an aggressive four-year plan dubbed “Nissan Next: From A to Z” to get aback on track.
While official capacity apropos the abstruse blueprint abide buried in mystery, the abutting Z is accepted to be heavily based on the 370Z rather than an all-new development. It could accept as abundant as 400 bhp or alike added in Nismo blueprint address of a twin-turbo 3.0-litre V6 acclimatized from the Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400.
It is believed Nissan has affairs to advertise the Z Proto with a best amid a six-speed chiral or a nine-speed automated transmission, but that charcoal to be seen. Inside, apprehend a decidedly bigger berth with bigger abstracts and abreast technology.