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Newly Launched Nissan 350Z 
      

Nissan 350Z Exudes Passion, Performance and Practicality. The all-new Nissan 350Z sports car was unveiled in the east recently. The stylish, 280PS-horsepower 350Z continues the Z heritage of design, performance and value that has remained unchallenged since the original Datsun 240Z was introduced 33 years ago as a 1969 model in Japan. 

The new 350Z represents nothing less than the birth of a totally new car that blends Nissan�s sports car tradition with cutting-edge technologies and a fresh design. This new- generation Z promises to provide all users with immense joy of ownership and complete driving pleasure. While inheriting the "Z-ness� passed on through successive generations, this 350Z embodies many new features for a sports car, all of which have been perfected to exceptionally high quality. 

Highlights of the all-new 2003 350Z include: 
     

Design

Long wheelbase (2650mm) and wide stance
Contemporary design with elements of 240Z and 300ZX

Strong, spine-like beltline anchored with large, distinctive taillights Raised rear deck for enhanced aerodynamics 
Intimate greenhouse area with glass design similar to 240Z 

Engine and Driveline

24-valve 3.5-liter DOHC V6 designed to produce 280PS/6200rpm horsepower and 363Nm/4800rpm of torque 
Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System (CVTCS) 
Electronically controlled 5-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode or 6-speed close-ratio manual transmission 
Front engine/rear-wheel drive 
Dual outlet exhaust 

Suspension, Steering and Braking

4-wheel independent multi-link suspension with use of lightweight aluminum components 
Large diameter front and rear stabilizer bars 
Rack-and-pinion engine speed sensitive power steering 
Available Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) for 6-speed M/T and Traction Control System (TCS) for 5-speed A/T 
Brembo brakes system with front and rear ventilated disc brakes for 6-speed M/T, front and rear ventilated disc brakes for 5-speed A/T, 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist 
Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) 
17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels (7-spoke) and 225/50R17 94W (front), 235/50R17 96W(rear) tires for 5-speed A/T 
18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels (8-spoke) and 225/45R18 91W (front), 245/45R18 96W(rear) tires for 6-speed M/T 

Interior Features

Driver-oriented interior environment 
Combination of classic and cutting-edge sports car interior design with metal and leather surface materials 
3-bay gauge pods �V similar to original 240Z design 
Center console with solid aluminum look 
Exposed rear strut tower brace in rear cargo area with "Z� logo 

Safety and Security

Dual-stage front supplemental air bags, driver and passenger side impact supplemental air bags and inflatable curtain supplemental air bags 
3-point ALR/ELR seatbelts (driver�s seat ELR only) 
Front seatbelt with pretensioners and load limiters 
Front and rear crumple zones 
Energy-absorbing steering column 
Immobilizer 

At the launch of the Nissan 350Z, Mr A C Neo, Executive Director of Tan Chong International Limited said, " We are very encouraged by the overwhelming response from our customers, and we strongly believe the debut of the well- acclaimed 350Z will further enhance the Nissan brand worldwide." 
    

 

   

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