After its worldwide unveiling in the United States last August, it seems that Japan is still the first country to receive a new generation Nissan Z sports car as it has officially started selling there. Like previous generation models, Japan still calls the sports car FairLade Z, unlike just the ‘Z’ for other markets.
As mentioned earlier, this new ZZ comes with a six-speed manual gearbox as well as a nine-speed automatic option. In Japan, the Nissan FairLade Z2023 sells for between 5,241,500 yen (RM178k) and 6,966,300 yen (RM236k).
According to published media documents, the model with automatic gearbox is sold at a cheaper price than the version that came with the manual gearbox. A total of nine body color options are available, six of which are two-tone color options characterized by the color of the roof. Super blackIncluding color choice Seren Blue And Ikajuchi yellow.
The Nissan Fairlady Z 2023 is thought to be more expensive than the Toyota GR Supra in Japan. By comparison, the base model Supra A90 sells for a starting price of 4.9 million yen (RM166k) – remember, Japan’s most basic Supra model is powered only by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine. The most expensive variant of the Supra with twin-turbo six-cylinder engine is 6.9 million yen (RM234k).
In the case of the Fairlade Z, whichever variant is chosen, it still comes with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 VR30DDTT engine that produces 405 PS of power and 475 Nm of maximum torque. Only the rear wheels are powered by an Excel that comes with a mechanical LSD option.
Models with manual transmission once launch control system, downshift rev matching (Ankle and toe Automatic) as well as a drive shaft from the gearbox to the rear axle made of carbon fiber composite. The automatic version comes with a gearshift paddle and a launch control system.
The standard specs offered in this Japanese Market Z include full LED headlights with two LED strips of daytime running light, 19-inch rim (with different widths in front and rear for higher variants), 12.3-inch digital instrument display, touch screen eight. -In inch for infotainment system, ‘three-sibling’ meter in center of dashboard (reading) To promote Turbo, turbo rotation and voltage), as well as a Bose sound system with eight speakers.
The first delivery to customers will be at the end of June. Offered in the Japanese Nissan FairLade Z2023 ProtoSpec version, a model that looks like the ‘Z Proto’ prototype model unveiled in 2020 – but limited to only 240 units, in 1969 commemorating the first generation FairLade 240Z model.
“For us at Nissan, the Z is who we really are, and represents our long-standing commitment to our customers. With Z we bring the latest design, performance and excitement for sports cars to as many people as we can afford, ”said Ashwani Gupta, Nissan CEO and CPO.
“For over 50 years, the Z has been an affordable dream sports car. Its uninterrupted presence serves as a result of the existing passion and dedication of countless workers, Z and the excitement for previous and future generations,” he added.