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2014 Nissan 370Z Roadster At a Glance


Following a number of significant enhancements just last year – including the addition of a revised front fascia with LED daytime running lights – the 2014 Nissan 370Z Roadster once again it offers an unmatched balance of dynamic performance, sculptured styling, innovative technology and exceptional value – along with the exhilaration of pure open-air motoring.

For 2014, it is available in three models: the 370Z Roadster with 7-speed automatic, and the 370Z Touring with 6-speed manual or 7-speed automatic.

Based on the 370Z Coupe, the Z® Roadster shares its engine, transmissions, suspension, platform and most major components with the popular hardtop model:

  • Standard 332-horsepower 3.7-liter DOHC V6 engine with Variable Valve Event and Lift Control (VVEL)
  • Choice of 7-speed automatic transmission or close-ratio 6-speed manual with available SynchroRev Match® (370Z Touring with Sport Package only)
  • Refined 4-wheel independent suspension, 4-wheel vented disc brakes (with available red caliper finish Nissan Sport Brakes)
  • And lightweight yet rigid body structure

What sets the 370Z Roadster apart from the 370Z Coupe is its roof, which is designed to provide a sleek silhouette matching the Z® Coupe's stunning styling with the top up or down – while offering an easy, single-action open-close operation. The top provides an enjoyable top-down experience with reduced wind turbulence and all-climate driver/passenger comfort. The Z® Roadster's interior is completely driver-centric, with its three-layer design grouping items by how a driver sees information, operates the controls and is held in place so drivers feel completely connected and engaged.

The 370Z Roadster again offers a long list of available technology, including standard Nissan Intelligent Key®, as well as available heating and cooling ventilated seats, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately) and advanced Nissan Navigation System. 

Highlights of the 2014 Nissan 370Z Roadster include:

Body:

  • Aerodynamic front fascia design with integrated LED daytime running lights
  • Authentic Z® sports car design and proportions with long hood and canopy cockpit
  • High rigidity body design for enhanced handling, NVH (noise/vibration/harshness) and ride comfort
  • Short wheelbase (100.4 inches) and length (167.2 inches), aggressive stance
  • Cloth power-folding roof with fabric inner liner
  • Single action top operation with automatic roof lock, steel tonneau cover
  • Glass rear window with electric rear window defroster
  • Fixed glass wind deflector
  • Top operation available via Nissan Intelligent Key® (button on door) or center console-mounted switch
  • Top available in Black or Bordeaux (with Wine interior only) fabric color
  • Additional body reinforcements (versus 370Z Coupe), including A-pillars and side sills
  • Lightweight aluminum hood, doors and trunk lid
  • High Intensity Discharge (HID) bi-functional xenon headlights and integrated LED daytime running lights
  • LED brake lights with distinctive "boomerang" design
  • Signature vertical door handles, dual remote control mirrors
  • Front fender-mounted "flashing" Z® emblems/sidemarkers
  • 0.33 coefficient of drag (0.34 with Sport Package)
  • Eight available exterior colors: Gun Metallic, Solid Red, Magnetic Black, Brilliant Silver, Pearl White, Black Cherry, Midnight Blue and Magma Red


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
  • Oil cooler
  • 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 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 finish calipers
  • 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and 225/50R18 front / 245/45R18 rear Bridgestone Potenza RE050A tires
  • Available 19-inch RAYS lightweight 5-spoke forged-alloy wheels with 245/40R19 front / 275/35R19 rear Bridgestone Potenza RE050A tires  


Interior Features
  • 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  
  • Black woven "Carbon" cloth seats; 8-way manual driver's seat, 4-way manual passenger's seat  
  • Available exclusive, second generation high-back leather-appointed ventilated seats with HVAC heating and cooling, 4-way power/4-way manual operation driver's seat/4-way power passenger's seat
  • Available synthetic suede and leather-appointed door panel inserts
  • 3-bay gauge pods – similar to the original 240Z design 
  • Tilt steering column with integrated instrument cluster
  • Adjustable front head restraints
  • 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 SiriusXM Satellite Radio (standard on Touring model, SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately)
  • Available Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System (standard on Touring model)
  • Available Nissan Navigation System with NavTraffic Real-Time Traffic Information and NavWeather (SiriusXM subscription required, sold separately), Bluetooth® Streaming Audio and a USB port for iPod® and other music player connectivity
  • Available RearView monitor (optional on Touring model)
  • 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, three cupholders (two in door panels, one in center console)
  • Cruise control
  • Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition
  • Three cupholders


 Safety and Security
  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage supplemental front air bags with seat belt sensors and occupant classification sensor
  • Front seat-mounted side impact supplemental air bags
  • Door-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
  • Aluminum side-door guard beams
  • Vehicle Security System
  • Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)


Models
  • 2014 Nissan 370Z Roadster is offered in two models: 370Z and 370Z Touring
  • Three available packages: Sport Package and Navigation (370Z Touring only), plus Spare Tire


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