After 12 years on sale, the Nissan 370Z is finally set to bite the dust, following the debut of its long-awaited successor, the 300ZX.
The latest Nissan Z is a radical departure from its predecessor. Whereas the 370Z was a sporty two-door coupe, the 300ZX expands the Z brand into vastly different waters, taking the form of a mid-size, coupe-styled SUV – the X in its name denoting its crossover bodystyle.
The 300ZX strays further from the Z formula through its powertrain, swapping the usual six-cylinder petrol engine for electric propulsion fed by a large battery pack.
Dual electric motors – one on each axle, though the overall system is rear-biased – combine to deliver total system outputs of 300kW (408 PS) of power (thus its name) and 768Nm of torque.
Nissan claims a 0-100km/h time of 3.7 seconds – on par with the Tesla Model Y Performance and Ford…
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