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2010 Nissan 370Z Coupe Press Kit: At a Glance

Forty years after the arrival of the original Datsun 240Z, the Z® remains one of the best-selling sports cars in North America, as well as one of the best performance values. Following the total redesign of the iconic Z® for the 2009 model year, the changes for the 2010 370Z include an enhanced navigation system, the addition of heated mirrors and in-cabin microfilter, one new exterior color (Black Cherry) and a limited edition 40th Anniversary Package with unique content and an exclusive exterior/interior color combination.

The 370Z is again offered in two models in 2010, 370Z and 370Z Touring, each available with a standard 332-horsepower 3.7-liter DOHC V6 engine with Variable Valve Event and Lift Control (VVEL) and choice of 6-speed manual transmission with an available SynchroRev Match™ synchronized downshift rev matching system or a 7-speed automatic transmission. Crisp handling is provided by a refined 4-wheel independent suspension.

The 40th Anniversary Package, available beginning in spring 2010, includes unique red leather-appointed seats and red door panel inserts; 40th Anniversary seatback embroidery, floor mats, car cover and exterior badging; premium smoke finish wheels and red brake caliper finish; and an exclusive “40th Quartz” exterior paint color. The 40th Anniversary Package is offered only on the 370Z Touring manual transmission model.

The dramatic 370Z interior utilizes an innovative driver-centric three-layer design which groups items by how a driver sees information, operates
the controls and is held in place – so drivers feel completely connected and engaged whenever and wherever they drive.

Available technology features include the enhanced Nissan Hard Drive Navigation System with 7-inch VGA touch-sensitive display, 9.3GB HDD Music Box, USB connectivity and iPod® connection, XM NavTraffic® with Real-Time Traffic Information and XM NavWeather™ (XM® subscription required, sold separately), automatic phonebook download (select phones) and Bluetooth® Streaming Audio; Nissan Intelligent Key™ and a Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System.

The 2010 Nissan 370Z is also offered in 370Z Roadster and the NISMO 370Z models (full information on both available separately – see Nissannews.com).

Highlights of the 2010 Nissan 370Z Coupe include:

Body:
  • High rigidity body with a dynamic presence and enhanced aerodynamics
  • Authentic Z® sports car design and proportions with long hood and canopy cockpit
  • Improved body rigidity for enhanced handling, NVH (noise/vibration/harshness), ride comfort and safety
  • Shorter wheelbase (100.4 vs. 104.3 inches) and length (167.1 vs. 169.8 inches) than previous generation Z; more aggressive stance
  • Lightweight aluminum hood, doors and hatchback
  • High Intensity Discharge (HID) bi-functional xenon headlights and LED brake lights with distinctive “boomerang” design
  • Signature vertical door handles, dual remote control mirrors
  • Electric rear window defroster
  • Front fender-mounted “flashing” Z® emblems/sidemarkers
  • Available front chin spoiler and rear spoiler
  • Eight available exterior colors: Solid Red, Magnetic Black, Brilliant Silver, Platinum Graphite, Pearl White, Monterey Blue, Black Cherry (new for 2010) and40th Graphite (exclusive to 40th Anniversary Package)


Engine and Driveline
  • Front engine/rear-wheel drive
  • Fourth-generation VQ series 3.7-liter engine, 24-valve DOHC V6 (VQ37VHR), rated at 332 horsepower @ 7,000 RPM, 270 lb-ft of torque @ 5,200 RPM
  • Variable Valve Event and Lift (VVEL) system
  • Micro-finished crankshaft and camshaft; small pitch, silent cam chain; drive-by-wire throttle
  • Available electronically controlled 7-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode, Adaptive Shift Control (ASC), Downshift Rev Matching (DRM) and standard paddle shifters; or 6-speed close-ratio manual transmission with available SynchroRev Match™, the world’s first synchronized downshift rev matching manual transmission allowing perfectly matched heel-toe-like downshifting
  • Dual outlet exhaust
  • Carbon Fiber composite driveshaft


Suspension, Steering and Braking
  • 4-wheel independent multi-link suspension with use of lightweight aluminum components
  • Double-wishbone front suspension, rear multi-link suspension; 3-point front strut tower brace; high response shock absorbers
  • Large diameter front and rear hollow stabilizer bars
  • Vehicle speed-sensitive power rack-and-pinion steering
  • Available Viscous Limited-Slip Differential (VLSD)
  • Power-assisted vented front and rear disc brakes, 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA)
  • Available Nissan Sport Brakes with 14.0-inch front/13.8-inch rear rotors and 4-piston front/2-piston rear aluminum calipers
  • Red brake caliper finish on 40th Anniversary Package, along with plaque on shock tower brace
  • 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and P225/50R18 front / 245/45R18 rear Yokohama ADVAN Sport tires
  • Available 19-inch RAYS lightweight 5-spoke forged-alloy wheels with P245/40R19 front / 275/35R19 rear Bridgestone Potenza RE050A tires (premium smoke wheel finish on 40th Anniversary Package)


Interior Features
  • Enhanced, high quality interior with innovative, driver-centric “three-layer” design with information, operation and holding layers
  • 2-passenger seating, with unique driver and passenger seat designs and functions
  • Driver’s seat shaped to help hold the body firmly in place without interfering with shifting
  • 8-way manual driver’s seat, 4-way manual passenger’s seat with manual seatback fold-down function; available 4-way power adjustable heated seats
  • Standard black woven “carbon” seat cloth; available synthetic suede and leather-appointed seating
  • 40th Anniversary Package includes exclusive red seats and door panel inserts, seatback embroidered with 40th Anniversary logo, 40th Anniversary floor mats, interior plaque of authenticity
  • 3-bay gauge pods – similar to the original 240Z design
  • Tilt steering column with integrated instrument cluster
  • Adjustable front head restraints
  • Standard automatic temperature control
  • Leather-wrapped 3-spoke steering wheel with Z® emblem
  • Available Bose® audio system with 6-disc CD changer and 8 speakers (standard on Touring model)
  • Available XM® Satellite Radio (standard on Touring model, XM® subscription required)
  • Available Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System (standard on Touring model)
  • Available enhanced Nissan Hard Drive Navigation System with 7-inch VGA touch-sensitive display, 9.3GB HDD Music Box, USB connectivity and iPod® connection, XM NavTraffic® with Real-Time Traffic Information and XM NavWeather™ (XM® subscription required, sold separately), automatic phonebook download (select phones) and Bluetooth® Streaming
  • Power windows with auto one-touch up and down feature
  • Power door locks with auto locking feature
  • Available aluminum-trimmed pedals (standard on Touring model)
  • Available HomeLink® Universal Transceiver (standard on Touring model)
  • Two 12-volt power outlets, four cupholders (two in door panels, two in center console)
  • Available rear cargo area cover (standard on Touring model)
  • Standard cruise control
  • Standard Nissan Intelligent Key™ with Push Button Ignition


Safety and Security
  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seat belt and occupant classification sensors
  • Front seat-mounted side impact supplemental air bags
  • Roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags
  • 3-point front seat belts with pretensioners and load limiters
  • 3-point ALR/ELR seatbelts (driver’s seatbelt ELR only)
  • Front seat Active Head Restraints
  • Zone Body Construction
  • Energy-absorbing steering column
  • Standard Vehicle Security System
  • Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System
  • Standard Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)


Models
  • 370Z Coupe offered in two models: 370Z and 370Z Touring
  • Three available packages: Sport Package, Navigation and 40th Anniversary


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