NEW FOR 2012:

– No changes

For 2012, the Nissan 370Z is unchanged.

The 370Z comes as a coupe or a roadster. Both use a 3.7-litre V6, mated to a close-ratio six-speed manual transmission or seven-speed automatic with downshift rev matching and adaptive shift control. The coupe can be upgraded to the higher-performance NISMO package, which comes only with the stick shift.

The manual transmission can be optioned with a Sport Package that includes a synchronized downshift rev matching system, which automatically controls and adjusts engine speed to blip the throttle. The system can be deactivated if drivers prefer to do it themselves. The package also adds sport brakes and 19-inch wheels. The package is included on the NISMO.

Features on the coupe include 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, heated eight-way driver and four-way passenger leather and synthetic suede seats, garage door opener, vehicle security system, tire pressure monitoring system, bi-xenon headlamps, LED brake lights, Bluetooth connectivity, Bose audio system with XM satellite radio, cargo cover, aluminum pedals, power mirrors, leather-wrapped steering wheel with tilt column and audio controls, auto-dimming rearview mirror, aluminum accents, auto up/down windows, Intelligent Key with pushbutton start, and cruise control.

The NISMO adds 19-inch super-lightweight forged alloy wheels, NISMO-tuned dual exhaust, sport brakes, NISMO-tuned suspension, unique front and rear fascias and side sills, unique rear spoiler, NISMO-embroidered cloth seats with red stitching, and CD stereo with four speakers.

Features on the roadster include 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, automatic bi-xenon headlamps, heated mirrors, power soft top with glass rear window, rear wind deflector, navigation system, Intelligent Key with pushbutton start, Bluetooth connectivity, electroluminescent gauges, multifunction trip computer, cruise control, garage door opener, tilt leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, variable intermittent wipers, auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated and cooled eight-way driver and four-way passenger leather and synthetic suede seats, aluminum pedals, Bose six-CD/MP3 stereo with XM satellite radio and auxiliary input, door-mounted curtain airbags, tire pressure monitor, and anti-theft alarm.

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