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Absolutely awesome sports car
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By Ryan
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2008 Nissan 350Z 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6M)


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My last 3 cars have been sports cars, (Mustang GT, Subaru WRX, 350Z) and this trumps them all This car pulls beautifully, runs great, is super reliable, amazing performance. Just love it. I recommend it highly


Favorite Features

Great handling, Actually good in the rain, insane power, beautiful engine note, Great HIDs, Great Brakes, Engine is bulletproof, decent hwy MPG (24 @ 80 MPH), Amazing color paint (AX6 red), Low price, beautiful gauges, 7500 RPM redline, 306 HP


Suggested Improvements

Don't even think of leaving house in snow, paint chips/scratches SO easily, Windows leak water occasionally, eats tires, bad visibility, bumper is very low and susceptible to damage, no cargo space (what else do you expect), no fog lights, small interior


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Do your research
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By CJ
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2008 Nissan 350Z 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6M)


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I had the base badboy for 6 months before it was totaled in the rain from doing 45 in a 55mph zone. All I have to say is that this was one of the best cars that I have ever had, I don't think a Porsche would have made me much happier but no matter what you tell yourself it is really only a sunny day kind of car. You already know why you like the car but here are the problems. Base model means no lsd something which is inconceivable on a rwd car of this caliber. Secondly the brakes stink compared to the engine power. Luckily the 370 fixed this issue. The car comes with hid which is nicel and same power as the top end models. Even nismo. . But no LSD or vdc and no brembos. I'm looking into awd


Favorite Features

Power. Six spd. Same engine in all models. Nice exhaust. Power at all rpm. High revong engine. Truly a sophisticated pleasure


Suggested Improvements

Put LSD on all models!!!


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From Frontier to 350Z
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By arsey51
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2008 Nissan 350Z 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6M)


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OK, I've had the little stinker for 4 days. I traded in my '06 Frontier which I liked very much as far as trucks go, for an '08 Z. What a difference from handling, acceleration, comfort, etc. I haven't driven anything this small since I turned over my '85 Honda Prelude with 300K on the odometer. Looking forward to building quite the relationship with the Z. I'm not looking to get anymore power or handling out of it. I've grown tired of pouring money into cars with aftermarket stuff. So I'm just going to enjoy the car for what is - a fun sports-car.


Favorite Features

Engine and handling.


Suggested Improvements

Comfort amenities: iPod connection, cruise control for base model.


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Fun commuter
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By Jimmy Polk
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2008 Nissan 350Z 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6M)


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My base 6M 350Z is a great car. I bought it to replace my 2007 GMC Sierra Denali and 1991 Corvette coupe and I've done well. I've gotten a lot of compliments and nods of approval since owning this car. The Nagaro Red just "pops" in the sunlight. The performance, styling and fuel economy are excellent and I'm sure the reliability will be the same. Although I didn't buy from my local dealer (due to them not having the exact car I wanted (base 6M w/out splash guards), they are eager to service it. You get great mileage when you drive conservatively. Was able to get a great deal due to 370 coming. Overall I'm very, very happy with my decision to purchase a Nissan 350Z.


Favorite Features

Perfect blend of handling, power, braking, styling and economy at this price point.


Suggested Improvements

The red/blk seats from the Nismo editions would have been nice to have as an option; other than this nothing.


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The NEW POOR MAN's Sports Car
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By Memo Z To
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2008 Nissan 350Z 2dr Coupe (3.5L 6cyl 6M)


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I have had my Z for 2 months and so far it's been a complete thrill to drive. It's fast, yet refined! It turns heads and gets attention. The powerful V6 really kicks and the baritone exhaust sounds melodious especially in higher RPMs. If you drive it smooth (which is VERY hard to do) you can get good mpg, but driving it like a true sports car can cause some frequent trips to the pump. The 6-speed transmission has great response on all 6 gears. All this for under 30K! Best deal out there!


Favorite Features

The styling is great and the exhaust is top notch for a stock car. You cannot beat the price tag!


Suggested Improvements

The clutch is a bit long for my preference, it took me a while to get used to it compared to my 02 Eclipse GT.The trunk is pretty much worthless, but if u wanted space and practicality, this isn't your car.


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