It’s not only Ferrari and Porsche that can offer keen customers highly-priced race-spec versions of their performance production models. Nissan wants a piece of the pie and has just released a new 370Z NISMO RC that is now available for customer orders.
Based on the street-legal 370Z, the NISMO RC has been taken to the extreme with major weight-saving measures dropping off all luxuries. The result is a car that’s around 180kg lighter and tips the scales at just 1,339kg.
The Nissan 370Z NISMO RC also features NISMO race exhaust, NISMO tuned ECM, high capacity NISMO clutch, flywheel, engine oil, transmission and differential coolers and a Recaro racing seat with 6-point racing harness. A Sparco racing steering wheel and a carbon fibre control stack are also part of the RC package.
The 3.7-litre V6 motor has been tweaked to produce slightly more than the stock unit at 264kW of power and 373Nm of torque.
Nissan has built the 370Z NISMO RC to conform to International FIA GT4 and World Challenge GTS class specifications.
Pricing was not announced, but this bad boy won’t come cheap.