Perfect also since it's obvious that it's out of date. Nissan's sports car has usually had an alphanumeric prefix, like the current 370Z model.

The 2023 Z is propelled by a 400-hp the double V-6 engine that sends its power to the rear wheels via either a nine-speed automated or a six-speed manual transmission.

Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and SiriusXM satellite radio. Although a six-speaker stereo is standard, audiophiles can choose to upgrade to a premium audio system designed by Bose.

The new Z pulls design cues from earlier models but offers a glimpse into the future with current technologies and a much-needed interior renovation, as teased by the Z Proto concept car.

The Z raises the bar with more luxurious amenities and more appealing appearance to warrant its higher price tag. The mid-range Z Performance version, which adds a sportier body tune

Nissan continues to only offer rear-wheel drive for the Z, despite the Infiniti offering all-wheel drive as an option.

But when you really push it, the suspension's tuning shows that it's not quite up to the job. Although its compliance makes commuting comfortable

The Z with the automatic gearbox is considered to be the most energy-efficient model, per the EPA. It has a 19 mpg city rating and a 28 mpg highway rating.

We'll test the Z on our 75 mph highway fuel efficiency test route when we have an opportunity, and we'll update this article with the results.

The interior of the new Z has been upgraded with modern materials, which is a considerable improvement over the worn-out 370Z's interior.

There are options for leather seats, control seats, and dual-zone automated climate control. Although the Z's cargo capacity is unknown, we do not anticipate it to be a Costco-run vehicle.

With a standard 8.0-inch touchscreen screen (a 9.0-inch one with navigation is available), a 12.3-inch digital gauge display, and other modern features, Nissan has taken the Z into the 20th century.