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2023 Nissan Z® Performance
For the curve, for the straightaway, forever
400-HORSEPOWER TWIN-TURBO V6This new intercooled, twin-turbo powerhouse is the most powerful engine ever in a Nissan Z.
MECHANICAL LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIALPower out of corners with confidence – and an ear-to-ear smile.
LAUNCH CONTROLThe first on a Nissan Z – helps give the fastest, most consistent acceleration possible.
Nissan Z power and performance
Put goosebumps on your goosebumps
Welcome to the powerhouse of Nissan Thrill. The power of a twin-turbo V6 down to its available 19” forged alloy wheels. A digital dashboard designed by a Super GT race driver for optimal layout. Ready to get revved up?
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Nissan Z 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine
400 horsepower, 240,000 rpm
Strength and power. An aluminum-alloy block and heads keep things light, while a water-cooled intercooler helps keep things cool. Optical turbo speed sensors help the turbines produce power up to a dizzying 240,000 rpm.
Nissan Z manual and automatic transmissions
Squeeze out every single rpm
Connecting the driver and engine, the Nissan Z uses advanced technology to create driving-focused transmissions that can make any driver feel like a master, and a serious driver like a pro. []
6-speed manual with SynchroRev Match®
Beefed-up synchros for first and second gear help handle all the power, while available SynchroRev Match “blips” the throttle to the ideal engine rpm for a supremely smooth downshift.
9-speed automatic with Downshift Rev Matching
A new 9-speed automatic shifts more quickly, while the shift-by-wire controller fits in the palm of your hand. Paddle shifters put Downshift Rev Matching within easy reach, while Performance models receive GT-R paddle shifters.
Nissan Z launch control
Putting power to the pavement
The first on any Nissan Z – available launch control helps reduce wheel spin and hop, by holding the engine at a pre-set rpm and modulating power as you pull away to give you fast, consistent acceleration. []
Nissan Z handling
Carve up your favorite road
Feel the g-force push you against the bolstered sport seat and revel in the balance from the Front Midship chassis design as the rear wheels power you out of the turn.
Power where you want it
Master the late apex
Precision at your fingertips
Solid to the core
Mechanical limited-slip differential
Electric power steering
Nissan Z handling video
Make every turn a thrill
Nissan Z Drive Modes
Performance on demand
With Nissan Z selectable drive modes on models with the 9-speed automatic transmission, you enjoy a relaxed comfortable commute, and step up to pure exhilarating performance at the flip of a switch.
Ideal for the everyday commute, Standard Mode gives a perfectly-measured blend of responsive performance, quiet ride, and lightweight steering for easy maneuverability.
Sport Mode responds with quicker shifts, a more-responsive throttle, firmer steering effort, and sport stability-control settings. Enhanced engine sounds fill the cabin to rev up your drive. []
Nissan Z performance brakes
Powerful go, powerful stop
Tuned to give powerful braking with excellent pedal feel, available Akebono® Performance Brakes feature 14" front rotors with 4-piston calipers. []
Nissan Z sport exhaust
Sing your way to the redline
Automatic transmission models feature a sport exhaust that adjusts the flow to provide a quieter sound at lower rpm and an exhilarating battle cry as it pulls towards the redline. []
Nissan Z lightweight components
It’s all about power-to-weight
There are two proven ways to improve performance – add power or reduce overall weight. In the new Nissan Z, we do both. An impressive 10% improvement in power-to-weight ratio enhances the all-new Nissan Z’s acceleration, handling, and braking.
Wheels and suspension
Carbon-fiber composite driveshaft
Aluminum body panels
Genuine Nissan Z exterior accessories and parts
Always get a double-take
The all-new Nissan Z is one gorgeous vehicle – Genuine Nissan Accessories make it look even better, and keep it looking great.