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New York
Nissan to celebrate 50 years of Z and GT-R in New York with special models

The automaker will have a number of new and classic models on display

The automaker will have a number of new and classic models on display.

SEMA
Nissan builds the updated 370Z we want for SEMA, teases possible availability

Called Project Clubsport 23, it gets a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6

Called Project Clubsport 23, it gets a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6.

Podcast
Caddy XT4, Subaru STI Type RA, and blazin' Elon | Autoblog Podcast #553

Plus thoughts on Nissan's Z car, the death of the Beetle, Ford Focus Active and writing

Plus thoughts on Nissan's Z car, the death of the Beetle, Ford Focus Active and writing.

Confirmed
Nissan design chief confirms new Z is underway

A new concept could be seen at Tokyo 2019

A new concept could be seen at Tokyo 2019.

Quick Spin
2018 Nissan GT-R and 370Z Quick Spin Review | Nearing retirement age

New entry-level versions are aimed at boosting lagging sales

With a smooth ride and good power, the Z feels good around town, but flog it in the hills and its age starts to show. The six-speed is geared perfectly, and there's plenty of bottom-end torque, but the motor is buzzy over 4,500 rpm, and the softly sprung suspension gets floppy when you're pushing hard. Overall grip is disappointing.

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Nissan finally approves 370Z successor — or does it?

A closer look at the two latest Z-car rumors

Autocar cites "senior officials from Nissan" for confirmation that a next-generation Z-car is on the way. The UK mag says the two-door has the codename Z35, will get coupe and convertible versions, and will arrive in time for the 240Z's 50th anniversary in 2019, in concept form at very least. Problem is, after reading through everything, we can't tell if this is merely another mutation of the same body of rumors that has been treading water for at least three years now.

Chicago
Nissan 370Zki Quick Spin Review | Snow, ice and a fury of thunder

Nissan turned a Z into a snowmobile. 

Coming to the 2018 Chicago Auto Show.

New York
Report
Nissan will show a Z concept at this year's Tokyo auto show

The production version could get a hybrid powertrain

Expect three different powertrains ranging from 300 to 500 horsepower.

Video
Nissan does donuts to put sprinkles on donuts for National Donut Day

Because donuts.

It's time to make the ... 370Z NISMO throw sprinkles everywhere.

Official
Tokyo cops now have three Nissan 370Z Nismo patrol cars

Nissan delivered a trio of 370Z Nismo patrol cars to the Metropolitan Police Department in Tokyo, putting street racers on notice.

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Drifting abandoned mall in Nissan Zs is the new Black Friday

Hoonigan finds a better way to spend Black Friday than standing in long lines for the chance at great deals by drifting a pair of thousand-horsepower Nissan 370Zs in and around an abandoned shopping mall in Southern California.

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Daily Driver: 2016 Nissan 370Z

Senior editor Seyth Miersma takes a back-to-basics Nissan 370Z for a thrilling spin.

Frankfurt
Nissan Gripz Concept foreshadows Z's dark future

The Nissan Gripz Concept crossover is the vehicle sports car enthusiasts have been worried about – a Z-inspired high-rider.

Official
Nissan Xterra exits stage left [UPDATE]

Nissan Also Confirms 2016 Model Updates

Nissan is finally giving the Xterra the axe from its lineup, but the company has a lot of upgrades in store for the 2016 model year. New generations of the Maxima and Titan join the range, and refreshes for the Sentra and Altima are on the way.

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Yutaka Katayama, 'father of the Z,' dead at 105

Yutaka Katayama, a former Nissan executive credited with launching the iconic Datsun Z, has passed away at the age of 105. Rest in peace, "Mr. K."

Chicago
Nissan 370Z Nismo Roadster Concept looks ready to roll

It may have "Concept" in its name, but the Nissan 370Z Nismo Roadster sure looks production-ready to us. The more powerful droptop makes its debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show.

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Watch these Nissan 350Zs set a record for world's longest twin drift

In July, Harald Müller notched a Guinness World Record by drifting longer than any lone tire-burner ever had: 89.55 miles. This month, Nissan Middle East broke the Guinness World Record for the longest twin drift when two drivers slithered through a figure eight for 17.7 miles. The feat came about to commemorate the opening of the Jonathon Ramsey

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Nissan VP suggests next Z will offer multiple engines

Roel de Vries, the corporate vice president and global head of marketing and brand strategy for Nissan, told Australia's CarAdvice that as far as he's concerned, any engine in the 370Z "[needs] to deliver on what the car stands for and if the 370Z stands for real performance and real driving I think it doesn't need a V6 to do that." At first read, it could look like de Vries is softening u

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Nismo mashes it up with Sentra 370Z and Maxima GT-R [UPDATE]

Nismo was a tuning division once content (or required) to restrict itself to just one or two models at a time, but these days Nissan is taking the gloves off and allowing its motorsport department to tune just about everything's it's got.

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