The forthcoming 2024 Nissan Z Nismo will deliver incredible performance. It is a long-awaited model, and the iconic Z coupe will introduce a new high-performance variant. The first details are already available, which is great to hear. On the other hand, there is much more information to come in the following months. The Nissan Z is a sports car that has been in production since 1969. It is currently available in two models: the Nissan 370Z and the Nissan 400Z. The 370Z is a two-seat sports coupe that is powered by a 3.7-liter V6 engine.
It is available with either a six-speed manual transmission or a seven-speed automatic transmission. The 400Z is a newer model that was introduced in 2021 and features a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine. Both models offer agile handling and powerful performance, making them popular choices for drivers who enjoy sports cars. The Nissan Z has a long history, with a devoted fan base and a reputation for being a fun and engaging car to drive.
The spy shots of the 2024 Nissan Z Nismo are here. And while the regular Z model is incredibly sporty, the Nismo version looks even sportier. Some revisions are easy to spot. It has to be done, in order to improve the vehicle’s aerodynamics. Every Nismo model has an aggressive design, and this one is no different. We can easily spot the new grille.
The hood bulge is also visible and it now sports two air ducts. To the sides, Nissan Z Nismo offers more aggressive side skirts and new lightweight wheels. The rear section gained a larger spoiler and the rear diffuser is completely new. On the other hand, exhaust tips are the same as on the regular Nissan Z car.
Nissan Z Nismo Engine Specs
Back in the day, maximum power was limited to only 276 hp. However, those days are gone, and you can find a lot of drastically more powerful models. The 2024 Nissan Z Nismo will be one of the most potent cars, no doubt about it. Reportedly, the Nismo variant will have 500 horsepower, using a re-tuned 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine. Right now, we don’t know the exact torque figures, but it will have more than 440 lb-ft of torque, that’s for sure.
Of course, Nissan Z Nismo will have upgraded suspension, new sway bars, and much more, which will additionally improve the car’s performance. From what we know, new Akebono brakes will be installed, 14 inches up front and 13.8 inches in the back. As for the transmission, Nissan should deliver 6-speed manual and 9-speed automatic units. Of course, a manual gearbox is a must, and it will be a more popular option among customers, no doubt about that. On the other hand, an automatic transmission will bring slightly better acceleration.
2024 Nissan Z Nismo Price and Release Date
The price of the regular Nissan Z coupe starts at around $40,000 or slightly below that. As for the new 2024 Nissan Z Nismo, it will cost at least $55,000, per reports. The sales will begin next summer, most likely in August.