The Nissan Fairlady Z is a car and roadster worked by Nissan Motor Company. It was presented in August 2002 and is the fifth era of Nissan’s Z-auto line, conveying the skeleton assignment Fairlady Z Z33.
The principal idea model was delivered for the Detroit Motor Show for the next January then later at the Los Angeles Auto Expo. Nissan was however troubled with the primary outline as they felt the auto was considered as well “retro” or as well “in reverse” looking like a cutting edge 240Z consequently an overhaul was in progress. The overhauled model, now known as the Fairlady Z Concept, which was comparable in bodyshape yet with an upgraded front end was disclosed at the Detroit Motor Show two years after the first. The auto then experienced a minor overhaul and was appointed the VQ35DE motor, subsequently the auto got to be known as the 350Z.
Discharged on 20 August 2002, the 2003 350Z was accessible in the US in 5 trim bundles, including the Base, Enthusiast, Performance, Touring, and Track Editions. Valuing began in the US$26k territory for a Base, and went past US$34k for the Track model. Nissan’s execution and motorsport division, Nismo, started delivering execution and stylish overhauls for the 350Z soon after its discharge.
In the UK and Europe two variants of the 350Z were accessible from October 2003, in particular the Base and GT packs. The GT pack had calfskin seats, uprated Bose Stereo framework and journey control over the Base model. Estimating in the UK was set at GB£24k for the Base model and GB£26.5k for the GT pack. After around a year of the 350z being discharged in the UK, the NISMO unit turned into a discretionary additional for new autos as it were. Another confinement of the UK&Euro discharges was the decision of hues being restricted to the renamed Gunmetal, Kuro, Chili, Blade and Sunset.
Beginning things off is discretionary gear introduced from the processing plant, for example, a Bose sound framework with a multi-plate CD changer, and a focal dash-mounted presentation screen and route framework. Over the screen sit three units for stuff like an oil weight gage and a voltmeter. The atmosphere control is held, including the A/C basic for keeping cool while voyaging sideways at 80 mph.
While the seats on the production line 350Z are great, FIA-affirmed hustling containers are better. Supplanting the stockers are Sparco Evo Ls, which offer an altered back and a lightweight composite shell. Sparco was additionally enrolled for its four-point hustling bridle and grippy, three-talked softened cowhide controlling wheel. In the event that the auto meets the broadside of something strong, a Cusco Safety 21, 11-point move confine was introduced.
With everything taken into account, it’s a truly strong little bundle, keeping the stock auto’s solaces while including all the fundamental components for elite driving. Simply recall to dependably wear a cap when driving around in a confined inside, children.
|body type||2+2 seater fixed-head coupé|
|number of doors||2|
|DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS|
|kerb weight||1525 kg||3362 lb|
|fuel tank capacity||80 litres||17.6 UK Gal||21.1 US Gal|
|engine type||naturally aspirated petrol|
|cylinders||V 6 in 60° vee|
(213.461 cu in)
|bore × stroke||95.5 × 81.4 mm
3.76 × 3.2 in
|double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
|maximum power output||280 PS (276 bhp) (206 kW)
at 6200 rpm
|specific output||78.9 bhp/litre
1.29 bhp/cu in
|maximum torque||363 Nm (268 ft·lb) (37 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
|specific torque||103.77 Nm/litre
|bmep (brake mean effective pressure)||1304.1 kPa (189.1 psi)|
|unitary capacity||583 cc|
|acceleration 0-100km/h||5.9 s|
|maximum speed||249 km/h (155 mph)|
|power-to-weight ratio||183.5 PS/g
|weight-to-power ratio||7.41 kg/kW
|carbon dioxide emissions||273.0 g/km|
|ved band (uk)||M|
|drive wheels||rear wheel drive|
|turning circle||11.20 m|
|wheel size front||8JJ x 18|
|wheel size rear||8JJ x 18|
|tyres front||225/45 R 18 91W|
|tyres rear||245/45 R 18 96W|
|front brake diameter||324 mm|
|rear brake diameter||322 mm|
|gearbox||6 speed manual|
|top gear ratio||0.79|
|final drive ratio||3.54|
Nissan Fairlady Z (Z33) 2002 Design Interior Exterior