The latest Z gets a slight bump in price to complement its bump in horsepower. The base price for a 2009 Nissan 370Z with a six-speed manual is $30,625 including the $695 charge for destination.
The price is an increase of $1880 compared to the base price of the 2008 Nissan 350Z. Opting for the seven-speed automatic raises the price to $31,925.
The touring model adds heated four-way power-adjustable, leather-appointed sport seats, six-disc Bose audio system with XM and Bluetooth, HomeLink universal transceiver and passenger seat map pocket. It will set you back $35,155 with the manual or $36,455 with the auto.
At this time there will be two packages available. First there is the $3,000 sport package which includes 19-inch RAYS forged wheels and Bridgestone Potenza tires, aerodynamic front and rear spoiler, larger Nissan sport brakes, a SynchroRev Match feature for the 6-speed manual, and a limited slip differential. Second, the navigation package which adds $1,850 to the price and includes a hard drive-based navigation system, a 9.3GB hard drive to store music and an interface system for iPods.
The 2009 370Z officially goes on sale at Nissan dealerships today. Although Nissan picked a tough time to launch its new coupe, the new Z offers a competitive combination of performance and features for the price.