2008 Nissan 350Z Roadster

2008 Nissan 350Z Roadster
2008 Nissan 350Z Roadster - 2008 LA Auto Show Coverage, New Car Reviews, Concept Cars - Automobile Magazine
Even as the 370Z makes its debut, the 350Z will live on for one more year, at least in convertible form.

With the wisdom gleaned over a full model cycle, or about five years in this case, I think it’s safe to pronounce the returning Nissan Z car a winner. The original 240Z was a defining car for Nissan (then Datsun), and a beacon of sports car hope during the largely hopeless early 1970s. Unfortunately, it evolved – or, more accurately, devolved – into the tasteless and disco-y 280ZX and 300ZX. A magnificent redesigned 1991 300ZX restored Nissan’s sports car to a position of glory, but spiraling sticker prices – especially for the most desirable, twin-turbo model – eventually snuffed out sales. After what seemed like an interminable wait, and an equally interminable parade of show cars, the 350Z finally arrived, to general acclaim.

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