2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo v. 1970 Datsun 240Z [Video]


The 1970 Datsun 240Z is one of the most iconic sports cars, especially from the Japanese, that the world has seen. Now, 45 years later, Nissan has launched an updated version of their performance-focused successor, the 2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo. How has 45 years of time changed the Z car? Roman drives both to find out.

The new car has power-assisted anti-lock brakes, stability control, six forward gears, and a rev-matching manual transmission. The 240Z has none of those. But does modern technology equal more fun, or does it numb the experience? Watch the video the find out. Whether you’re a new Z fan or an old one, you’ll enjoy this video.

Chad Kirchner

Chad Kirchner is a freelance automotive journalist with a sincere passion for the industry and helping people. He’s a member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association and the Texas Auto Writers Association. When not writing about the latest automotive news or vehicles, you can catch him at car shows around the country. Be sure to check him out on social media, including Google+ and Twitter.

Previous article1981 Volvo 262 C Bertone Coupe [Rare Find]
Next articleEven MORE Mad Max: Fury Road Posters are Here!
Roman Mica is a publisher, columnist, journalist, and author, who spent his early years driving fast on the German autobahn. When he’s not reviewing cars or producing videos, you can find him training for triathlons and writing about endurance sports for EverymanTri.com as our sister blog’s publisher. Mica is a former broadcast reporter with his Master’s Degree in journalism from Northwestern University. He is also a presenter for TFLcar’s very popular video review channels on YouTube.