- The 2024 Nissan Z NISMO has more power and torque with a modest 20 hp increase. / 34 lb-ft thanks to increased turbo boost and revised ignition advance.
- The NISMO features a strengthened chassis, retuned suspension, larger brake discs, upgraded pads and wider Dunlop tires for better performance.
- The Nissan Z NISMO offers a new ‘Sport+’ driving mode, a new body kit with aerodynamic enhancements, leather and Alcantara seats, and will cost around $65,000, making it more expensive than the base and mid-range models.
There’s always a lot of buzz when a new Nismo product comes out – Nismo is a sub-brand of the Japanese car manufacturer that specializes in performance and tuning. Nissan.
The Nissan Z received much deserved fanfare when it came out, the return of the ‘Z’ car; designating a model with a heritage that stretches back far into the past. It sports car with an available manual transmission, rear-wheel drive and groundbreaking styling. Now, the Nissan Z NISMO has arrived with some significant changes, and there’s good news as well.
The 2024 Nissan Z NISMO has more power, fewer options
First, what everyone wants to know. Yes, according to the press release, the Nissan Z NISMO gets more power and torque. This is a small increase of 20 hp. / 34 lb-ft (compared to the standard 400 hp / 350 lb-ft) is made possible by increased supercharging, updated cooling and intelligent independent ignition advance.
The NISMO also gets a stiffened chassis with retuned suspension, larger brake discs and updated pads, as well as lighter wheels and more aggressive rubber – wider Dunlop® SP SPORT MAXX GT600 tires similar to those used on the GT-R.
There is one but, and it is a standard 9-speed gearbox. Like other manufacturers, Nissan knows that a fast automatic is the optimal system for going fast; faster than a human and better suited to the track-oriented Nissan Z NISMO. Still, a handmade option would be nice.
What’s new in the 2024 Nissan Z NISMO?
In addition to the engine, chassis and transmission, drivers can select a new “Sport +” driving mode, which optimizes the sports car’s transmission for track use and is so fast that even paddle shifters are not needed to change gears, such is the possibility of the gearbox. always have the necessary equipment at hand.
There’s a new body kit that includes a new aerodynamic nose and bumper with ducks on the sides to optimize airflow, as well as a new, larger rear wing. Inside, there are leather and Alcantara seats and a Recaro steering wheel, new anodized red start and drive mode buttons, and other badges and accents.
The Nissan Z NISMO will go on sale as a 2024 model for around $65,000. That’s about $23,000 more than the Nissan Z’s base price which starts at about $42,000 online, and about $13,000 more than the mid-range Z Performance model.