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The next Nismo Z formula is straightforward enough, now to see if Nissan will build it.

"The formula seems pretty straightforward: Take the regular Z, and make it more special. We decided to imagine what one would look like. The red pinstripes around the extended skirts and splitters are a no-brainer, a key signature of the modern Nismo design language. A couple of subtle hood inlets give a nod to the twin turbos below while also borrowing a page from the Z's larger (and soon-to-be-departed) GT-R stablemate. To this, we added some fender extractor vents for a little more aggressiveness. Some red-accented inlets below the headlights help balance one part of the new Z's design where a lack of detail leaves the car looking a little sparse."

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Horses for courses but in my eyes this ruins the elegant yet subtle design of the Z on every level. 馃あ
Yeah, the rear is a treatment that I have seen mocked up before - its literally just copy/pasted from a GTR lower valance and looks atrocious when forced into the new Z's design. The front facia update is subtle enough that I don't completely hate the concept, but really everything else is busy and unnecessary.
 

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yeah the GTR NISMO rear aero just doesnt match up with the Z and the wing is over bearing. I would like to see a high duckbill lip or a wing more like the older NISMO Z instead. not to mention its just not feasible from a cost perspective to carry over any of those GTR parts as just for example those new vented fenders while they look great are like $7K by themselves
 

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Wataru Render is far superior. More subtle. I dont see them going down the big wing vented fenders route.

Hope they can give it an angular grill or different front end. The 370Z Nismo still looks better than any render so far.
 

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I really liked the 370Z Nismo, as it kind of looked like a Porsche from a side profile. I'm not a fan of the Fast and Furious wings on production vehicles, functional or not.
 

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370 nismo is a real neckbreaker. Its a tough act to follow now since the new Z is final. Everyone has an opinion but in mine the 370z nismo still looks better. New Z is different and appealing simply because its new. The 370 nismo ages well and still a looker.
 

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I agree. The nismo kit looks too busy and ricey. The original Nismo V1 side skirts, evo r rear diffuser, nismo v1 wing, and original veilside front lip would look perfect on this car. Had that combination on my 350 and it looked amazing!
 

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which version of the 370 NISMO did you guys like the first one that was an evolution of the 350 design or the refresh that lost the rear wing?
 

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I agree. The nismo kit looks too busy and ricey. The original Nismo V1 side skirts, evo r rear diffuser, nismo v1 wing, and original veilside front lip would look perfect on this car. Had that combination on my 350 and it looked amazing!
Yup, leave the ricey stuff to aftermarket companies.
What else did you have done to your 350? Current ride?
 

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Yup, leave the ricey stuff to aftermarket companies.
What else did you have done to your 350? Current ride?
So I had the body kit I mentioned above. For the engine I had Injen intakes, HFCs, Bassani catback, technosquare reflash, and some other stuff including kw suspension and volk te 37 time attack wheels. Moved on to a fully built evo 9 after.
 

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The next Nismo Z formula is straightforward enough, now to see if Nissan will build it.

"The formula seems pretty straightforward: Take the regular Z, and make it more special. We decided to imagine what one would look like. The red pinstripes around the extended skirts and splitters are a no-brainer, a key signature of the modern Nismo design language. A couple of subtle hood inlets give a nod to the twin turbos below while also borrowing a page from the Z's larger (and soon-to-be-departed) GT-R stablemate. To this, we added some fender extractor vents for a little more aggressiveness. Some red-accented inlets below the headlights help balance one part of the new Z's design where a lack of detail leaves the car looking a little sparse."

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If anyone at Nissan is reading this, NO DOUCHEY REAR WING PLEASE! How about no wing at all? If they鈥檙e going to put a rear lip on it, that鈥檚 ok. IF they insist on a wing (ugh) perhaps a more subtle/better integrated wing (body color) that doesn鈥檛 look like it was bought out of a JC Whitney catalog would be suitable.
 
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