The hottest Nissan 370Z just got hotter, and dare I say better looking too. The refreshed for 2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo made its debut today at the ZDAYZ festival in North Carolina, and it’s a nice visual improvement over the old car.
NISMO is the performance arm of Nissan, responsible for providing power and tuning enhancements over and above the typical showroom offerings. The 2015 370Z NISMO, only vaguely similar in aesthetic and technological appointments to its iconic ancestor, still uses the same front engine, rear wheel configuration.
Starting at the front, the new fascia contains more air inlets, new LED running lamps, and blade-like trim pieces painted NISMO red. The headlamp bezels are darkened, and a new NISMO badge appears above the grille. The look is certainly busier than before, but is more aggressive than that of the smooth-jowled 2014 model. The new styling also reduces overall length by three inches.
The 2015 370Z NISMO is powered by a potent 350-horsepower 276 lb-ft torque 3.7-liter DOHC V6 engine with Variable Valve Event and Lift Control. The engine is matched with an exclusive, tuned H-configured exhaust system design, muffler tuning and an optimized calibration is installed to help create 18 horsepower more than a standard 370Z Coupe…