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so can anybody enlighten this newbie about the Major differences between the different types of 350z's. like also likewhich one is recommended for what. like i just bought a touring model. i know it ets 18s leather, bose, and hids... but is that it how does all that differentiate from all the others.

bless me with ur knowledge fellow z'ers
 

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Your wish is granted :thumbsup:

This is based on the 03's and 04's but not much was changed for 05's

BASE MODEL
6-Speed MT Only - $26,269

Engine

Longitudinally-Mounted 3.5L 24-Valve DOHC VQ35DE V6 engine producing 280+ horsepower and 260+ lb/ft of torque
Drive-By-Wire Throttle
High Flow Intake System
Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVTCS)
Micro-Finished Crankshaft and Camshafts
Molybdenum Coated Pistons
Sequential Multi-Port Electronic Fuel Injection
Nissan Direct Ignition System (NDIS)

Transmission

6-speed close-ratio manual transmission
Short Throw Linkage

Drivetrain

Mid Mounted Front Engine/Rear Wheel Drive
52/48 Front/Rear weight balance
Carbon-Fiber Driveshaft

Braking System

Power-Assisted 11.65" Vented Front Disc Brakes & 11.5" Vented Rear Discs
Anti-Lock Braking System (4-wheel ABS) w/ Brake Assist
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)

Suspension/Chassis

Unibody Construction with Corrosion Resistant High Strength Steel
Lightweight Aluminum Hood
Power-Assisted Engine-Speed-Sensitive Rack-and-Pinion Steering (15.9:1
steering ratio)
4-wheel fully independent Multi-Link suspension
Lightweight Aluminum-Alloy suspension components (suspension arms, entire rear subframe, etc)
Front and Rear Stabilizer Bars
Rear Strut Tower Brace

Aerodynamics

Low coefficient of drag with under car air management system
Flat underbody design with deflector and diffuser plates

Exterior

Aluminum-Look Door Handles
Full Body Color Mirrors and Bumpers
Flush-Mounted Headlights
Dual Outlet Exhaust
High Output, Flush Mounted Halogen Lighting System
17" X 7.5" 7-Spoke Aluminum-Alloy Wheels
P225/50WR17 Front & P235/50WR17 Rear High Performance Michelin Tires

Comfort and Convenience

Tilt Steering Column and Integrated 3-Bay Instrument Gauge Cluster
Automatic Temperature Control System
3-Guage Cluster with Oil Pressure, Voltmeter and Trip Computer
Power Windows, Locks and Mirrors
Remote Keyless Entry System
Variable Intermittent Front Windshield Wipers
Rear Intermittent Wiper
Overhead Sunglasses Storage Compartment
Electric Rear Window Defroster
Leather Steering Wheel & Shifter
Aluminum Interior Accents
6-Way Manual Adjustable Driver’s Seat
160-Watt AM/FM/CD w/6 Speakers

Safety and Security

Dual Stage Supplemental Air Bags
Vehicle Security System
Seat Belts w/Pre-Tensioners & Load Limiters
Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System

ENTHUSIAST
6-Speed MT - $28,249
5-Speed AT - $29,219

Includes Standard Equipment Plus:
Xenon 4-Bulb High Intensity Discharge Headlights
Traction Control System (TCS)
Viscous Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
Cruise Control
Homelink Universal Transceiver
Aluminum Pedals
Day/Night Automatic Rear View Mirror
Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Optional:

5-speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission with Manual Shift Mode

PERFORMANCE
6-Speed MT Only - $30,429

Includes Standard Equipment Plus:
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
18" X 8" 6-Spoke Aluminum-Alloy Wheels
P225/45WR18 Front & P245/45WR18 Rear High Performance Michelin Tires
Tire Air Pressure Monitor
Xenon 4-Bulb High Intensity Discharge Headlights
Traction Control System (TCS)
Viscous Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
Cruise Control
Homelink Universal Transceiver
Aluminum Pedals
Day/Night Automatic Rear View Mirror
Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

TOURING
6-Speed MT - $33,179
5-Speed AT - $31,589

Includes Standard Equipment Plus:
Touring Models w/5-Speed Automatic Transmission:

Bose 7-Speaker 240-watt Audio System w/ In-Dash 6-Disc CD Changer, AM/FM Stereo and Cassette Player
Leather-appointed Seats
Power 4-way Driver’s Seat
Power 2-way Passenger Seat
Heated Seats
Heated Mirrors
Xenon 4-Bulb High Intensity Discharge Headlights
Traction Control System (TCS)
Viscous Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
Cruise Control
Homelink Universal Transceiver
Aluminum Pedals
Day/Night Automatic Rear View Mirror
Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Touring Models w/6-Speed Manual Transmission Additionally Include:

Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
18" X 8" 6-Spoke Aluminum-Alloy Wheels
P225/45WR18 Front & P245/45WR18 Rear High Performance Michelin Tires
Tire Air Pressure Monitor

TRACK MODEL
6-Speed MT Only - $34,079

Includes Standard Equipment Plus:
Brembo Brakes with 4-Piston Front Calipers, 2-Piston Rear Calipers
Front 12.75" Vented Front Discs and 12.67" Vented Rear Discs
18" X 8" 6-Spoke Super Light Forged-Aluminum Alloy Wheels by Rays
P225/45WR18 Front & P245/45WR18 Rear High Performance Michelin Tires
"Zero Lift" Package for high speed stability including:
-Rear Drag Reducing Spoiler
-Front Spoiler
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
Xenon 4-Bulb High Intensity Discharge Headlights
Traction Control System (TCS)
Viscous Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
Cruise Control
Homelink Universal Transceiver
Aluminum Pedals
Day/Night Automatic Rear View Mirror
Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
Tire Air Pressure Monitor
 

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Wow, Dave. You remembered all that and typed it out by memory? :wink:
 

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I am that **** good Dave :thumbsup:
 

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**** dave thanks alot for informing me on this one. so im guessing my touring model is more alont the lines of the "luxury" version
 

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No prob Mark. I like to help out as much as I can. Yes the Touring version is more of the luxury style than the rest of the models offered.
 

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Wow..Thanks for posting that info. I always wondered about all the differences in the models. I have it bookmarked now.... :clap:
 

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Nothing really to add to Dave's reply.....That pretty much sums it up.....But you can also go to www.nissanusa.com and do a build, or do a compare and have alot of fun on the site......Congrats, Glood luck, and welcome to a great forum.....A bunch of real good people on this site......Dave
 

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Didnt even realize that was in there. No they are still Bridgestone unfortunately
 
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