NISMO has created a pair of NISMO 350Z concept cars, both fully modified with numerous pieces from the company's growing aftermarket performance parts arsenal. Adding to the Z's already stellar performance is the NISMO Weldina stainless cat-back exhaust system, which increases horsepower to 295 and torque to 280. An S-tune air filter element, air-to-oil engine cooler, power steering oil cooler, lightweight flywheel, copper mix clutch disc, clutch cover and plate-type mechanical limited-slip differential (LSD) were installed to aid performance and drivability. The NISMO 350Z modifications also include the S-tune suspension, which features coil springs, shocks and sway bars to enhance handling and road-course durability. The Zs, shown in Silverstone and LeMans Sunset exterior colors, also feature the NISMO aero kit, which includes a modified front fascia, side skirts and rear spoiler. Rounding out the package are NISMO LM GT-4 road wheels with Yokohama tires.
NISMO, which takes its name from NISsan MOtorsports, will begin offering manufacturer-backed performance parts for Nissan and Infiniti products in spring 2003.
NISMO originated in Japan in 1984. In North America, NISMO branded parts will cover three areas - NISMO Performance Parts, designed for Nissan vehicles; Infiniti R-Spec performance parts designed for Infiniti vehicles; and NISMO racing parts designed for off-road/race-track use. NISMO also will offer performance parts for current and previous model Nissan and Infiniti vehicles, including the Z, Sentra SE-R and the Infiniti G35 sport coupe and sport sedan. (concept carz)
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'Nissan continues to take major steps in developing its aftermarket presence,' said Jed Connelly, senior vice president, sales and marketing, Nissan North America, Inc. 'The nine vehicles we're showing at SEMA take the aftermarket to another level with the innovation and excitement that only Nissan can provide.'