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Go Racing in the Nissan 370Z NISMO RC!

Nissan takes the checkered flag.

Nissan has just unveiled a new version of the 370Z sports car for those that are interested in competitive motorsport. The new 370Z NISMO RC is based on the road-going 370Z and is intended only for track use.

The 370Z RC has undergone heavy modifications in order to make it comply with International FIA GT4 and World Challenge GTS class specifications. Nissan has installed an FIA-compliant roll cage, fire extinguisher, Recaro race seat with six-point harness, carbon fiber switch panel, Spacro steering wheel, and other motorsport upgrades from their NISMO performance line.

The 370Z race car weighs in at a mere 2,954 lbs. due to the extended race modifications performed by Nissan. In terms of performance, the 3.7-liter V-6 VQ37VHR engine is fitted with new hose and connector upgrades, and is rated at 355 horsepower and 276 lb-ft. of torque. The 370Z NISMO RC also boasts a NISMO race exhaust, NISMO ECM, NISMO clutch, new flywheel, and bigger oil, transmission, and differential coolers to regulate temperatures more efficiently.

The Nissan 370Z NISMO RC is currently being sold by Nissan Motorsports. The 370Z NISMO RC can be raced in FIA GT4 and World Challenge GTS classes. The race car can also be modified by Nissan to comply with the Grand Am Continental Tire Challenge GS class.

Nissan 370Z NISMO RC Specifications

Engine:
Displacement: 3.7 liters
Number of Cylinders: V-6
Aspiration: Naturally aspirated
Maximum Horsepower: 355
Maximum Torque: 276 lb-ft.
-Hose and connector upgrades
-NISMO race exhaust
-NISMO ECM
-Engine oil cooler

Transmission:
-NISMO clutch
-Upgraded flywheel
-Transmission cooler
-Differential cooler

Other Upgrades:
-FIA-compliant roll cage
-Fire extinguisher
-Recaro racing seat with six-point harness
-Sparco steering wheel
-Carbon fiber switch panel

Weight: 2,954 lbs.

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[Source: Nissan]

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