Nissan unveils prototype of 7th generation Fairlady Z
Nissan Motor Co. unveiled Wednesday the prototype of the seventh generation of its iconic sports car the Fairlady Z, the first update since 2008.The struggling Japanese automaker showcased at an online event the yellow-painted vehicle with its legendary sleek silhouette body and V-6 twin turbocharged engine with six-speed manual transmission.Nissan said in May that it plans to introduce 12 new models, including the revamped Fairlady Z, by the end of the next year as part of efforts to turn around its business."It's a key model in our transformation plan and it's proof of our ability to do what...
Nissan unveils 50th anniversary editions of GT-R, Fairlady Z
Nissan Motor Co. unveiled Wednesday 50th anniversary editions of its flagship sports cars the GT-R and Fairlady Z.Both cars made their debuts in 1969. The refreshing of the iconic vehicles comes amid growing pressure on Nissan to improve its corporate image following the arrest of its former boss Carlos Ghosn for alleged financial misconduct at the Japanese carmaker.The all-wheel drive GT-R is recognized as one of the fastest commercially available sedans in the world, winning many races in and out of Japan especially in the 1990s and 2000s.The sleek, streamlined Fairlady Z, which was also kno...