LA SHOW: Nissan shows all-new Z

In the first full redesign of the Nissan Z since its re-introduction in 2003 (as 350Z), the new 370Z now sports a shorter wheelbase, greater use of lightweight body materials, new engine with more horsepower and a new 7-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, as well as the world’s first synchronised down/up shift rev control system for the manual transmission.

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2009 Infiniti G37

2009 Infiniti G37
2009 Infiniti G37 - Infiniti Luxury Coupe and Sedan Review - Automobile Magazine
More horsepower, more cogs, and more driven wheels.

Infiniti has replaced the G35, its BMW 3-series-fighting sedan, with the G37. As you’d imagine, the G37 uses the 3.7-liter V-6 from the sexy G37 coupe; in the sedan, it produces 2 hp less due to different exhaust routing. Still, at 328 hp, the new G37 four-door makes 22 hp more than did the G35’s V-6, and its power output beats both the BMW 328i and the twin-turbo 335i. Infiniti’s VHR (or very high rev) engine takes a page right out of BMW’s book by using valve lift to do the job of a conventional throttle, and the resulting fuel economy dividend means that the extra horses are cost-free, at least at the pump: the 2009 G37 should receive the same EPA ratings as last year’s G35.

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