With its wheels pushed to the outer edges and its stiff suspension setup, the 350Z stays low to the ground and always conveys a feeling of stability and assured handling....
... The heart and soul of the 350Z is its marvelously torque-laden 3.5-liter V6 engine. Rated at 306 horsepower, this powerplant rockets the lightweight Z to blisteringly fast speeds in just seconds.
Off-the-line acceleration is so quick that it may catch you by surprise the first time you drive the car. You'll find the same to be true of the 350Z's passing power. The six-speed manual has a short shift pattern that is terrifically precise as you move the shift lever from gear to gear. The 350Z can cruise effortlessly at high speeds and barely break a sweat, thanks to the sixth gear.