Mississauga, Ontario – The 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster will make its global debut at the New York International Auto Show, a new stablemate to the 2009 Nissan 370Z Coupe.

The Z Roadster shares its engine, transmission, suspension, platform and most major components with the Z Coupe, including a standard 332-horsepower 3.7-litre V6 engine and choice of seven-speed automatic or close-ratio six-speed manual with available SynchroRev Match, the world’s first synchronized downshift rev-matching manual transmission.

“The 370Z Roadster delivers the same exceptional performance offered in the Coupe and more refinement than any other Z convertible that has come before,” said Jeff Parent, vice-president of sales and marketing at Nissan Canada. “Features such as its one-touch, auto-locking convertible top and beautifully crafted interior might be unexpected in a car this sporty.”

The Z Roadster is expected in Canadian Nissan dealerships in late summer.

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