Last updated Mar 25, 2008
The Z32 was critically acclaimed by many magazines as being a complete turnaround from the Z31, which many critics felt was a sloppy-handling GT, far from the agile, sporty 240Z of years past.
Motor Trend named the 1990 300ZXtt "Import Car of the Year".
Motor Trend also named it ?One of the Top Ten Performance Cars?.
Automobile Magazine honored the 300ZX as its ?Design of the Year? and named the 300-ZX Turbo to its ?All Stars? list.
Automobile Magazine also named the Z32 to its "25 Most Beautiful Cars" list in August 2006 and "20 Greatest Cars" in April 2006.
Road & Track named the 300ZXtt ?One of the Ten Best Cars in the World?.
Car and Driver named the 300-ZX Turbo ?One of the Ten Best Cars? for six straight years.
From the year it was introduced, it won many comparison tests against similar sports cars such as the Mitsubishi 3000GT/Dodge Stealth and the Mazda RX-7, as well as the Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Thunderbird, Toyota Supra and the Porsche 968.
From 1990 to 1995, as well as dominating the GTP category, now with a newly-designed chassis and engine, the 300ZX, which was campaigned by Clayton Cunningham Racing, was championed by Steve Millen in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and its GTO and GTS classes. He was ranked as the #1 Factory Driver for Nissan for 7 years, as well as two IMSA GTS Driving Championships and two IMSA GTS Manufacturer's Championships before the car became banished from competition altogether.
The Z32 also holds a land speed record in the E/BMS class. A joint effort between JUN Auto and Blitz was able to produce a 300ZX that reached 419.84 km/h (260.932 mph) at the Bonneville Speedway. This record remains unbroken.
Nissan 300 ZX
Model 300 ZX TT
Engine Location Front
Drive Type Rear Wheel
Body Material Steel unibody
Production Years for Series 1990 - 1999
Weight 3299 lbs | 1496.4 kg
MPG City 18
MPG Highway 24
Engine Configuration V 6
Hydraulic valve lifters Hydraulic valve lifters
Displacement 180.60 CU IN. | 2960 cc. | 3 L. 180.60 CU IN. | 2960 cc. | 3 L.
Valves 24 valves.
4 valves per cylinder. 24 valves.
Horsepower BHP (220.8 KW) @ 6400.00 RPM
Torque 283.00 Ft-Lbs (383.7 NM) @ 3600.00 RPM
HP to Weight Ratio 14.9 LB / HP 11.0 LB / HP
HP / Liter 74.0 BHP / Liter 100.0 BHP / Liter
Bore 3.43 in | 87.1 mm.
Stroke 3.27 in | 83.1 mm.
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Petrol Gasoline - Petrol
Fuel Feed Sequential fuel injection Sequential fuel injection
Block Cast-iron Cast-iron
Head Aluminum Aluminum
0-60 mph 5.5 seconds
Transmission 5 MT
Fuel Capacity 19.0 Gal
Length 169.501 in | 4305.3 mm.
Width 70.901 in | 1800.9 mm.
Height 49.201 in | 1249.7 mm.
Wheelbase 99.401 in | 2524.8 mm.
Front Track 58.901 in | 1496.1 mm.
Rear Track 60.401 in | 1534.2 mm.
Ground Clearance 5.101 in | 129.6 mm.
Steering Rack and Pinion
1994 300ZX DOHC TWIN TURBO
Nismo 740cc Injectors
Nismo Low Temp Thermostat
300 Degree EGR By-Pass Kit
300 Degree Fuel Rails
Greddy Heavy Duty Timing Belt
Red Powdercoated Valve Covers
Red Powdercoated Back Timing Plate
Black Powdercoated Cam Gears
Unorthodox Racing Underdrive Pulley Set
Z Billet Oil Cap
Chrome Battery Cable Holder
Chrome Hard Fuel Line
Chrome Idle Air Line
Chrome Throttle Body Linkage
Chrome Water Pipes
Chrome Oil dipstick
Chrome Throttle Bodies
Chrome Fuel Filter
Chrome Fuel Filter Bracket
Smithy's SS/Red Silicone IAI By-Pass Valve Kit
Smithy's Stainless Small Fuse Box
Smithy's Stainless Steel Large Fuse Box
Smithy's Stainless Steel Plenum Cover
Chrome Radiator Diffuser Panel
Chrome Greddy Front Strut Bar Brackets
Custom Black Shock Tower Covers
Chrome OEM Power Steering Can
Chrome Power Steering Reservoir Cap
Chrome OEM Cruise Control Covers and Bolts
Chrome OEM Hood Prop
Chrome Brake Reservoir Cap
Red Powdered Greddy Coated Front Strut Bar
Red Powdercoated Balance Tube
Red Powdercoated Throttle Body Bolts
Red Powdercoated Fuel Injector Brackets
NOS 100 Shot
SS Braided NOS Lines w/Billet Couplers
Z1 SS Engine Bolt Kit
Z1 Chrome Doolz
Z1 Red Boost Couplers
Z1 Chrome Boost Pipes
Stillen Twin Pop Chargers
Samco Red H2O Upper and Lower Radiator Hoses
NISMO Fuel Pressure Regualtor
Blue Silicone Vaccum Line Hoses
Turbos and Exhaust:
Z1 GT600R Turbos
Z1 Lightned Flywheel
Z1 Test Pipes
Z1 5 5olt Down Pipes
Stillen Side Mount Intercoolers
Stillen Side Mount Intercooler Ducts
HKS 4" Dual Exhaust
HKS Sequential Blow-Off Valves
Stillen GTZ-R1 Front Bumper
Stillen Type III Side Rockers
Stillen Type III Door Filler Panels
Stillen Type III Rear Valence
Stillen Type III Rear Wing
Stillen Grille Insert GTZ-R1 Black Powder Coated
Stillen Ducted/Louvered Nose Panel
Stillen GTZ-R Nose Bra
Stillen Mirror Bras
350z "Z" Emblem Front Ducted Panel,
Clear Corner Turn Signals
Clear Rear Side Lamps
Carbon Fiber Trim Kit
Custom NOS Arming Switch
Momo 4-Pt Harness
Wheels and Suspension:
Racing Hart 18' 3-piece Wheels
Michelin Sport 9000 Tires
Energy Suspension Bushing Kit (front control arm bushings, front strut rod bushings, front and rear sway bar bushings, rack & pinion bushings, rear sub frame bushings, rear differential carrier bushings)
Tokiko 5-Way Shocks
JWT ECU / W NOS and Boost Jet Control
HKS Electronic Valve Controller
HKS Electronic Boost Controller
HKS Twin Ignition Amplifier
Optimum Red Top Battery
10 PT Wiring Ground Kit
Alpine CD / DVD / NAV/ CASSETTE
Alpine 10 Disc CD Changer
Alpine 500 Watt Amp
Custom Amp Rack
Custome Bass Enclosure
JL 15W7 Bass
JBL Front Component Speakers w/ 1" Tweeters
JBL Rear Speakers 4 x 6
Alpine 8080 Security/Alarm
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