2009 Nissan 370Z Nismo: Through Ian's Lens

At the 2009 New York auto show, I featured the soft-top roadster version of the newly redesigned Nissan 370Z in a Through Ian's Lens post. How could I pass up the chance to show off the same car with a hardtop, whale-tail spoiler, Nismo badge and — above all else — in candy apple red? It's too delicious.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Z.  In those 40 years Nissan (and Datsun) hasn't lost sight that this car is 1) about the driving experience and 2) about how awesome you look experiencing the driving. The newest edition delivers on both points. In spades. Did I mention that our test car was in candy apple red? I'll let my photos do the talking. Check out the full-screen player after the jump.


By Ian Merritt | November 6, 2009 | Comments (3)



Accidently posted this in the roadster's thread but:

Judging by all I've read I must be in the minority, but I think the 350Z is a WAY more attractive car than the 370Z.
This thing is just too busy in my opinion. Everything is just looks thrown together.

Where the 350 flowed simply and nicely from front to back, this thing has more hills and valleys than it needs.

Am I alone on this?


Did I see the manual transmission's engaged gear displaying on dash?


um, ermatthe, yes you are indeed all alone on that opinion....

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