The handling with this car is absolutely amazing. It drives like the car is connected to the road similar to the slot cars one had as a child. It rides a little hard but that is expected and desired from the Track model. If you want great performance you can't go wrong.
The handling without a doubt followed up by its looks.
The look of the vehicle is great and it's heritage shows and allows a dedicated following of owners. However, I'm hoping they make the next model look more like the early 70's kinda like the american cars are doing.
I have had this car for three years. The only problem I have had with it was the tire misalignment that they had with the first year vehicles. Nissan replaced the tires and corrected the alignment after two years of driving for no charge. It is very fun to drive with ample power. Mountain roads are a blast, if traffic cooperates.
Nothing but problems with the z. Front end problems that nissan didn't repair because they couldn't get the tires to fix the problem.( P.S. dealership sells tires) Air conditioning problems that they temporary fix by recharging the system not stopping the leak. ( they get $90 from me to recharge the system ..nothing if they fix it) Squeaks and flex noises that will drive you insane. And now a fuel hose recall that will need the whole rear end to come off for a fix! Would you take it up to 100 after nissans mechanics got done with it?
This is the first car I bought that allowed me to sell my Ninja 1200 and still have fun on the road. Since no auto could give me the power the Ninja had, I can drive to enjoy the trip. I normally put on 300-400 per day on trips-I am 6'1/195lbs and still very comfortable at the end of the day. Since I don't abuse the throttle, I average 24-25 mpg.
Body style is great, brembo brakes and handling also above early expectations. My brother has a Z4 3.0s beemer and I think he is jealous! Good experience with Nissan!
I am probably unusual in requesting even better fuel mileage-30 and this car would be perfect! Most people want more power every year, but new mods I will make will be for efficiency and minor power increase-AEM cold air intake so far has worked.