The Nissan 350Z (also known as the Fairlady Z in Japan) is a sports car that was produced by Nissan from 2002 to 2009. It was the fifth generation of Nissan’s Z-car line, which dates back to the 1970s.
The 350Z was introduced in 2002 as a 2003 model year vehicle and replaced the 300ZX in Nissan’s lineup. It was offered as a two-seat coupe or convertible with a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout. The car was powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produced between 287 and 306 horsepower, depending on the year and model.
The 350Z received positive reviews from automotive journalists and enthusiasts for its performance and handling, and it was a popular choice among enthusiasts for track and performance modifications. The car also appeared in several popular video games, including the Gran Turismo and Need for Speed series.
In Australia, the 350Z was sold from 2003 to 2009, and it was available in both coupe and convertible versions. It was a popular choice among enthusiasts, particularly in the drifting and track racing communities. The 350Z was also used as a platform for various motorsport activities in Australia, including the Australian Drifting Grand Prix and the V8 Supercars support category.
Overall, the Nissan 350Z was a significant model in the Z-car lineage and remains a popular choice among automotive enthusiasts around the world.