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    Thread: What's so lackluster about the 370Z?

    1. 10-10-2012 06:20 PM #101
      I dunno, I like the sound of the VQ once it's opened up.




      I think the exhaust has a lot to do with the sound stock. Fun car, both stock and modified, the NISMO looks killer, it has a few flaws that are easily fixed (clutch slave, oil temp, not a GTR motor). You could do a lot worse.

      Also, it's a sports car, who cares about rear seats?

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      10-10-2012 06:28 PM #102
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      10-10-2012 06:36 PM #103
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      Right...because none of those front seats can be moved up at all.
      And that would leave how much room for the driver and passenger?

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      10-10-2012 06:48 PM #104
      Quote Originally Posted by sandiegan View Post
      Stupid. At 3232lbs its far from a pig.

      What I am surprised with is the MSRP. When this car first was introduced it was 28k base... now its 33k. WTF?
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      10-10-2012 07:11 PM #105
      As a former 350z owner, I can say that I am ambivalent about the 370z. I feel like they complicated what were very clean, simple lines.


      But other than that, it's an awesome car. Not a pig... lighter than the 350 and more powerful. The engine is bulletproof, like another poster said. They just don't get a lot of attention because upline there is the GT-R, which is far and away a superior car (at a superior price of course). Also, the 2 seater configuration without 2-seater performance or luxury (think Corvette or SL 500), it is sort of in a class of its own. The cars it competes with are the American Muscle Set, and they're all 2+2's.

      That said, I'd drive one
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      10-10-2012 07:17 PM #106
      Quote Originally Posted by SSLByron View Post
      I'm 5'9" when I crane my neck and I can't fit behind the passenger seat in a 991 with it adjusted all the way forward, not even close, not even a little bit.

      You'd have to be 4' tall to fit back there, and I don't mean comfortably... I'm talking at all.

      The only comfortable compact 2+2 of the modern era is the RX-8, and nothing else out there is packaged like it.
      Yeah this. And when you're 6'4" seats don't move forward, but 911 seats are useless unless the driver is a midget. I have no reason to believe a 370z would have any more space. Would likely have even less. The 911 can use more of the wheel base because the flat 6 is low and in the back.
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      10-10-2012 07:58 PM #107
      Quote Originally Posted by SSLByron View Post
      I'm 5'9" when I crane my neck and I can't fit behind the passenger seat in a 991 with it adjusted all the way forward, not even close, not even a little bit.

      You'd have to be 4' tall to fit back there, and I don't mean comfortably... I'm talking at all.

      The only comfortable compact 2+2 of the modern era is the RX-8, and nothing else out there is packaged like it.
      991 back seats are pointless as they always are in Porsche Carerra's.
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      11-14-2012 01:40 AM #109
      the latest CR still has the 370Z on their recomended list; got me thinking about this thread . I would love to drive one of these.

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      11-14-2012 01:50 AM #110
      I love them, personally think its one of the best sports cars out right now.
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      11-14-2012 01:55 AM #111
      They're good, but not worth the money over a 2013 Genesis Coupe 3.8 if you're buying new, in my opinion. Different strokes for different folks, maybe.
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      11-14-2012 11:22 AM #112
      No backseat is a deal-breaker for a big percentage of your buying market. I get it when it's not possible (like a Cayman) but the 370 seems to have the room. Child car seats work fine in 997/991's. Even if you're big, you can put one behind the empty passenger and now you can take your fun car when you need to take 1 kid to soccer/dance/whatever.

      Other than a trivial weight/cost penalty, there's no real con to putting a backseat in, but tons of potential benefit. 6'4", or have no kids - no skin off your back if it's there. Fold down, or take em out.

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