Nissan 350Z Parts And Nissan 350Z Accessories
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The Nissan 350z sports car had a relatively short production run from 2002 to 2009, after which it was replaced by the sixth-generation Nissan 370z. But despite its brief time in the limelight, the 350z was widely popular with critics and won many international awards for its innovative design not only for its exterior but for its interior as well.
One of the benefits that have made the Nissan 350z attractive to most car owners is the interior\'s cutting edge design and functions. Below are some of the key features of the Nissan 350z interior:
With around 6.8 cubic feet in interior space, the 350z may not be as roomy as other sports cars like the Ford GT or Audi R8, but it is more than adequate given its more affordable price tag. The ergonomic design of the glove box allows it to be tucked into a panel behind the passenger seat for extra leg room. The cubby-hole in the central console is small and placed well astern of the shifter, and its lid can be retracted into the dashboard. The car\'s sole power outlet can be found on a panel behind and between the seats, so if you are charging your phone, the cord will be at shoulder level, quite taut and prone to accidents.
Arguably, the best feature of the 350z is its excellent seating. The car\'s height-adjustable bucket seats are shaped to provide plenty of lateral support, which is further complemented by shoulder-level bolsters. The driver\'s seat also has a \"femoral support device\" which is basically a distinct hump in between the thighs to minimize strain and helps blood circulation while driving for long periods. The driver\'s seat is also cut away slightly on the right to provide better access to the shifter. And for that racing look, the seats are upholstered with imitation carbon-fiber material, although one can also upgrade to leather.
Leaning more towards budget-conscious drivers, the 350z does not have expensive bells and whistles like sheepskin leather and carbon fiber compared to its more expensive counterparts. But it\'s certainly not tacky. The car\'s plastic panels, which are molded in various shades and textures of gray, are actually quite tasteful. There are also elegant details accenting various parts of the car, such as cast aluminum door handles, the metallic trim embedded on the steering wheel, a rounded ergonomic shifter, door-mounted ventilation registers, and various switches that complement the overall look of the vehicle.
Another key feature of the 350z interior is that the instrument cluster moves up and down with the steering wheel every time you adjust its height, so you\'ll never have to strain your neck no matter how short or tall you are. The three instrument panels are also angled toward the driver atop the dash, mimicking that of the classic Nissan 240z, while dials on the instrument panel are also well crafted even up to their backside.