GT-500 Class Nissan 350Z
Nismo has created this car (below) – a twin turbo Nissan 350Z
– for the GT-500 class in this year’s Japanese GT Championship.
It replaces the Skyline.
This model is more closely
connected to the Japanese version of the road-going 350Z, which
comes with a longer nose than the European and US versions.
The engine is a VQ35,
a 3 litre, twin turbo V6, with the drive going through a Hewland
TLSD transaxle. Hewland Engineering supplies transmissions to all
three manufacturers in the JGTC.
350 Z was tested at TI Aida last week, and more testing is about
to take place there.
with Nissan after one year driving for Toyota), Treluyer, Lyons,
Kageyama, Ide, Kaneishi and of course Motoyama and Krumm (GT-500
champions last year) will drive the 350Z in GT-500 in the 2004 JGTC.
Krumm, Kageyama, Lyons and Satoshi Motoyama are pictured on the