Nissan has unveiled its latest racing car, the track version of the Z Coupe. The Nissan Z GT4 continues the company’s 50-year history of sporting success, and its video presentation is framed by relevant references to the brand’s racing heritage.
“We are confident that the Nissan Z GT4 will be ready to write the next chapter in our 50-year history of speed,” said CEO Ashwani Gupta.
Prepared track sports car division Nismo. It is based on a standard, but seriously redesigned chassis with a reinforced body, modified suspension and a retuned engine. The standard 3.0-liter V6 Nissan Z coupe develops 400 hp. and 475 Nm of torque, the characteristics of the Z GT4 were not reported.
Among other things, the sports car has got a different aerodynamic body kit: it is argued that the engineers squeezed the maximum out of the limitations of the technical regulations.
Nissan will completely declassify the Z GT4 as part of the November SEMA tuning show. Deliveries will start in the first half of next year: the company expects that the new product will be of interest to both amateur racers and professional athletes.
The civilian Nissan Z was introduced in August last year. In addition to the 400-horsepower engine, the sports car received two gearboxes to choose from and many references to historical models in the exterior and interior architecture. It is assumed that sooner or later Nismo will develop a “charged” version of it.