"My 07 is my 2nd 350z, and I've loved them both. These cars are just so much fun to drive. They have looks that still turn heads 8 years since the model was introduced, and I believe will go down as timeless. This is a sports car that you shouldn't be afraid to buy used, because Nissans are as tough and durable as anything. I've driven both my 05 and 07 hard, taken probably 50+ passes down the drag strip with each, and they just seem to eat it up. The VQ v6 is a gem as always, but even better in the 07+ 350z's that have the HR version with more power and a 7500rpm redline. The engine makes smooth power from 2,000 rpms up to redline, with a definite gain in thrust from 4000rpms and up.
I've driven this car from Texas to NY and back, and it was a pleasure. Out on the highway it rides much better than most 2-seater sports cars. The combination of cruise control, heated leather seats, bose stereo, and bluetooth phone connectivity make the driving experience very comfortable and convenient.
Acceleration is more than adequate. This isn't the fastest car on the road, but it's fast enough. 0-60 in 5.2 seconds for the HR version, a standing 1/4 mile in the mid-13's, and an electronically limited top speed of 159mph is enough to qualify this as a great performance bargain. The handling is outstanding with a decent set of tires. The 350z has an exotic exhaust note, striking and sexy looks, great quality, and a fair price. The 6-speed manual is one of the best on the market, and makes driving the Z even more involving.
On the more practical side- The A/C is great (I live in TX where it commonly hits 100 degrees), the heater is also quite good, visibility is average for this type of car (below average in general- blind spots), there are plenty of cup-holders in 06+ models, and plenty of storage despite the lack of a conventional glove box. All in all a truly great sports car for the money. High recommended."
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