Facing a hi-po arms race from the American muscle cars, the 2015 Nissan 370Z will make some strong moves to stay competitive for the new selling season, starting with a move that Nissan doesn’t make: The MSRP of the 2015 Nissan 370Z Coupe remains unchanged at $29,990, even with the addition of new standard features such as 18-inch black-finished wheels and Bluetooth technology.
The brand then debuts two more models between the entry Coupe and the Touring range-topper, as part of a goal to better satisfy new customers. As explained by Pierre Loing, vice president of Product Planning for Nissan North America: "By adding the two new Sport and Sport Tech grades, we've eliminated all option packages and streamlined the ordering and purchase process—making it easier for our customers. All four models continue to offer the unique combination of performance and style that has made Z an enthusiast's dream for more than four decades."
Highlighting the Sport versions is an aero upgrade with standard front and rear spoilers, which combine with the already sleek shape of the 2015 Nissan 370Z to reduce the car’s coefficient of drag to 0.29 and ensure zero lift at both ends; the 370Z Coupe and Touring remain plenty slippery on their own, however, and each has a Cd of 0.30. Both Sport versions also wear 19-inch RAYS wheels and performance brakes, while the 2015 Nissan 370Z Sport Tech edition boasts a standard navigation system and premium Bose audio.
The 2015 Nissan 370Z Touring model wraps up the coupe crew by adding lux touches like standard navigation, but Z zealots also should remember that there are more players on the 2015 roster.