2002 Nissan 350Z review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 26 January 2007 , 12:01:23 byAlina

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Nissan 350Z

The 20002 Nissan 350Z represents one of the best-selling sports car as its 3.5-liter VQ35DE V6 engine delivers 287 HP and 274 lb.-ft. of torque, an output which becomes possible due to the Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System technology and the intake port design. The electronically controlled throttle has improved drivability while the engine sounds are worthy of a sports car through the extensive use of a highly rigid cylinder block. With five-speed automatic and six-speed close-ratio manual available, the suspension for the rear-wheel drive is a 4-wheel independent design. The 350Z Roadster is the convertible version of the Z-lineup and it was designed by engineers to transfomr from top-up to top-down in only 20 seconds.

After was presented in August 2002 the Nissan 350Z become one of the best-selling sports car. The car has 3.5-liter VQ35DE V6 engine which produces 287 horsepower and 274 lb-ft of torque, power range that comes as a result of the intake port design and adopting Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System (CVTCS) technology.

Drivability has been further improved by adopting an electronically controlled throttle, and the use of a highly rigid cylinder block combines with other measures to produce engine sounds worthy of a sports car.

Suspension for the rear-wheel drive vehicle is a 4-wheel independent design. Both 6-speed close-ratio manual and 5-speed automatic transmissions are available.

The Z-lineup also features the convertible version, the 350Z Roadster. Featuring a power-operated soft top with glass rear window, the Z-Roadster is designed to transform from top-up to top-down in 20 seconds. The fully automatic soft top stows compactly under a lightweight tonneau cover, completely hiding the top when down.