Recent photos taken by Automotive Torque of the new Nissan Z in Melbourne, Australia. The two colours featured here are Seiran Blue and Ikazuchi Yellow, both with the Super Black Roof. Both cars are the Performance Grade variant.
After roughly 18 months, my 1990 Nissan 300ZX is finally ready for registration in a couple of weeks’ time. Previous repairs on the car can be found here: Nissan 300ZX Z32 Repairs. The car was recently at the mechanic where the following work was carried out:
Nissan has greatly expanded the archives of news releases on its Global Newsroom website for the media. This online archive is a valuable resource to learn about the company’s initiatives and innovations to date.
Nissan produced a mid-engined concept car many don’t know about called the MID4 (abbreviation for Mid-Engine Four-Wheel Drive), designed to compete against the Honda NSX and the best from Porsche and Ferrari.
The 2023 Nissan Z has been developed by a passionate team of designers and engineers and has a 50-plus year heritage and global fan base. The all-new, seventh-generation 2023 Z, which drops its numerical prefix in the U.S for the first time, is scheduled to go on sale in the U.S at Nissan dealers nationwide in spring 2022.
As most of you are probably aware, my 1990 Nissan 300ZX Z32 was stolen in January this year. Through sheer luck, the police located it in April and then I bought it back from an auction yard in May. I made a short video outlining what happened with the car and it can be found here: My Stolen and Recovered 1990 Nissan 300ZX Z32
When thinking of great mid-engined sports cars to come out of Japan in the 1980’s and 1990’s, the Honda NSX immediately springs to mind. Before the NSX, Nissan produced a little known mid-engined concept car called the MID4, designed to compete against the best from Porsche and Ferrari.
There were so many great cars to come out of Japan in the late 1980’s and 1990’s. There was the Honda NSX, Mazda RX-7, Subaru WRX, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution and Toyota Supra. A car that stood out for me was the Nissan 300ZX Z32. Admittedly, the naturally aspirated version didn’t have the outright performance of these other Japanese greats but I loved the futuristic styling and the front engine, rear wheel drive layout.