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Are you going to daily drive the Nissan Z?

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I know a lot of people are likely going to use the Z as a secondary vehicle or a track toy but is anyone planning on using it as their daily driver? It's really an option for me because of snow but depending on your spec and where you live I don't see why it can't be a great daily driver for someone.

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After driving multiple sports cars, a full-size pickup and multiple compact crossovers, I won’t be daily driving any sports car. It would be too stiff for out bumpy roads and too low for ergonomic.
 

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After driving multiple sports cars, a full-size pickup and multiple compact crossovers, I won’t be daily driving any sports car. It would be too stiff for out bumpy roads and too low for ergonomic.
Exactly why I have a Ford Ranger to daily. Also makes me worry less about daily occurrences that can happen (rock chips in paint and windshield, accidents on roads and in parking lots, etc.)
 

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I don't daily any of my cars, I have a vanpool van.
I'll try and drive the Z as much as possible, but it likely won't get many miles. Maybe put 3k a year on it? With it being a 2 seater, we'll need to drive my truck or wife's car, but I do plan on road trips in the Z when my son moves on.

I don't care about damaging the car, it's a fool's folly to think you can drive a car without it eventually getting damaged. I plan on taking good care of it and keeping it as long as possible, I'll address damage as it occurs. It'd be nice to still have it in the garage 20+ years later and looking good with reasonable mileage.
 

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Exactly why I have a Ford Ranger to daily. Also makes me worry less about daily occurrences that can happen (rock chips in paint and windshield, accidents on roads and in parking lots, etc.)

Ive always had a bit of like a OCD personality and in the past i've let rock chips and parking lot scares and all that mentioned above get to me and really dictate how I enjoy cars. but ive already told myself this Z is going to just be different. im going to "try" to have a Zen attitude about this and not stress over it. obviously im not going to drive it in really bad weather ect but this is going to be a car I jump in and run errands and I will just deal with the little occurrences as they happen.

if you knew me it would sound like a therapy breakthrough for me to actually say that. 🤣
 

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Ive always had a bit of like a OCD personality and in the past i've let rock chips and parking lot scares and all that mentioned above get to me and really dictate how I enjoy cars. but ive already told myself this Z is going to just be different. im going to "try" to have a Zen attitude about this and not stress over it. obviously im not going to drive it in really bad weather ect but this is going to be a car I jump in and run errands and I will just deal with the little occurrences as they happen.

if you knew me it would sound like a therapy breakthrough for me to actually say that. 🤣
Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind or fret over damages that are bound to happen, but for me living in the country with a lot of gravel roads and trucks can be bothersome at times. I’ve put 20k+ miles on my Supra in under 2 years so the car’s definitely get driven a lot (it was daily driven for a year). Driving is relaxing and therapy for me so the cars get plenty of use. Plus, I’m a foodie so I don’t mind taking weekend road trips to try a highly rated restaurant.
 

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Ive always had a bit of like a OCD personality and in the past i've let rock chips and parking lot scares and all that mentioned above get to me and really dictate how I enjoy cars. but ive already told myself this Z is going to just be different. im going to "try" to have a Zen attitude about this and not stress over it. obviously im not going to drive it in really bad weather ect but this is going to be a car I jump in and run errands and I will just deal with the little occurrences as they happen.

if you knew me it would sound like a therapy breakthrough for me to actually say that. 🤣
Difficult to enjoy something if you're constantly worrying about it.

I also find that if it's obvious to others you are over protective of your car, they'll find a way to door ding it or bump into it.

I found that the less I "care" about a vehicle, the less damage that occurs.
 

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Difficult to enjoy something if you're constantly worrying about it.

I also find that if it's obvious to others you are over protective of your car, they'll find a way to door ding it or bump into it.

I found that the less I "care" about a vehicle, the less damage that occurs.
I found that PPF can help a lot with door dings.
You'll still get a dent but at least the paint won't be nearly as damaged if at all.
 

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No, I won't daily it, about 75/25% track/street, my Xterra and N54 535i are my dailies. Depending how good and balanced the package is from the factory I don't plan on adding crazy mods to it, just plenty of suspension tuning (corner weight) and tires. My RB Z is still the dedicated track toy, more mods will go there.

The new Z will be a great daily driver though, I'm sure Nissan will address the road noise and NVH issues better than in the Z34.
 
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No, I won't daily it, about 75/25% track/street, my Xterra and N54 535i are my dailies. Depending how good and balanced the package is from the factory I don't plan on adding crazy mods to it, just plenty of suspension tuning (corner weight) and tires. My RB Z is still the dedicated track toy, more mods will go there.

The new Z will be a great daily driver though, I'm sure Nissan will address the road noise and NVH issues better than in the Z34.
Will you be tracking it right away?
 

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I know a lot of people are likely going to use the Z as a secondary vehicle or a track toy but is anyone planning on using it as their daily driver? It's really an option for me because of snow but depending on your spec and where you live I don't see why it can't be a great daily driver for someone.

Answer the poll below so we can see what everyone is thinking.
I'm going to say no only because I won't really drive it when the weather is terrible. But for most of the spring/summer/fall it'll be my primary car. So basically a 1b car haha.
 

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It will be our daily during the late spring, summer, and fall months, then locked away for winter. I say "our", because it's supposed to be my wife's, but I will steal it every chance I get.
 
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