The world's first crowdsourced Nissan Z

The call went out in February 2012. At a special blogger media day at the Chicago Auto Show, Nissan invited fans to help build the world’s first crowd-­‐sourced car. The goal: Take Nissan’s powerhouse 370Z® and make the sizzling track car even hotter.

That proved a major understatement. Over the next few months, fans flocked to the page to vote on how to radically enhance the Project 370Z® car’s performance and design. Nissan scoured fans’ Facebook comments, “likes,” and wall posts to choose the winning specs for the car. Soon, they roared into production:

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Watch the 370Z® Production video


Nissan Project 370Z®:Stage 1


Nissan Project 370Z®:Stage 2

Three short months later, the ultimate track car was born. Nissan unveiled the results in May at ZDayZ, a meetup of car enthusiasts. The annual gathering takes place at the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee and draws hundreds of Nissan Z®, GT-­‐R®, and other performance enthusiasts from all over North America.

Full List of Specs

  • Greddy Tuner Twin Turbo Kit with Type RZ Blow Off Valves
  • Greddy Turbo Ti-C Exhaust
  • AEM Engine Management System, EMS Series 2
  • AEM Digital Gauges
  • CSF Radiator
  • Nissan Motorsports Oil Cooler Kit
  • NISMO Twin-disc Clutch and Flywheel Kit
  • KW Variant 3 Coilovers
  • NISMO S-Tune Sway Bars
  • NISMO Chassis Braces
  • Nissan Motorsports Wavetrac Helical LSD
  • Parts Installation and Tuning by RPM Auto Center
  • StopTech Big Brake Kit, Rotors: 14.9"/14" Calipers: 6-piston/4-piston
  • VOLK TE37SL Wheels (custom finish), FR:19x9.5+22, RR:19x10.5+12
  • Yokohama ADVAN Neova Tires, FR: 245/35/19, RR: 275/30/19
  • NISMO 370Z Aero Kit
  • Recaro Sportster CS Seats (custom)
  • NISMO Titanium GT Shift Knob (custom finish)
  • Metalloy Design Theme by Nissan Design America
  • Full Exterior Wrap by Sticky Fingers Design
  • Alcantara-wrapped Steering Wheel and Door Panel Inserts by Little John Interior Concepts
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Interior

The interior of the car is just as dynamic with new upholstery, Recaro Sportster CS seats and highest-­‐possible-­‐end details like a NISMO® Titanium GT Shift Knob.

Performance

The Project 370Z® car has over 500 horsepower (a bump from the 332hp on a stock 370Z®) and performance features like a Greddy Twin Turbo kit with Type RZ Blow Off Valves and a Greddy Turbo Ti-­‐C Exhaust. It rides low on VOLK TE37SL custom-­finished wheels.

Nissan wasted no time in putting the car through its paces on one of the country’s most challenging roads: The Tail Of The Dragon, which contains a mind-­‐bending 318 curves over 11 intense miles of scenic Tennessee highway.

Watch the Project 370Z®car in action:


Nissan Project 370Z®:Stage 3


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