• Nissan Fairlady Z

    Nissan Fairlady Z -

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  • Nissan Fairlady Z

    Nissan Fairlady Z -

    Image courtesy of Nissan

Key facts

Nissan Fairlady Z, 2012 MY Z34 CBZ-Z34 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4260 mm
How heavy?
1500 kg
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3696 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
336 PS / 331 bhp / 247 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
365 Nm / 269 / 37.2 kgm @ 5200 rpm
What carbon dioxide emissions?
255.0 CO2 g/km


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2012 Nissan Fairlady Z technical specifications


The Nissan Fairlady Z is a 2 door coupé-bodied automobile with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels.
The Nissan Fairlady Z is one of the Z34 range of cars from Nissan.
The 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 3.7 litres. It musters power and torque figures of 331 bhp (336 PS/247 kW) at 7000 rpm and 365 Nm (269 lbft/37.2 kgm) at 5200 rpm respectively.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Quoted kerb weight is 1500 kg.
2012 Nissan Fairlady Z data
Nissan Fairlady Z, 2012 MY Z34 CBZ-Z34 data
Applicable to the Japanese (JDM) domestic market(s).
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2550 100.4
Track/tread (front) 1550 61
Track/tread (rear) 1595 62.8
Length 4260 167.7
Width 1845 72.6
Height 1315 51.8
Ground clearance 125 4.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1500 kg 3307 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Nissan
Engine code VQ37VHR
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.7 litre
3696 cc
(225.544 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 95.5 × 86 mm
3.76 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.11
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
336 PS (331 bhp) (247 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output
89.6 bhp/litre
1.47 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
365 Nm (269 ft·lb) (37.2 kgm)
at 5200 rpm
Specific torque
98.76 Nm/litre
1.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1241 kPa (180 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 616 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 223.73 PS/g
164.55 kW/g
220.67 bhp/ton
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.08 kg/kW
10.15 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions 255.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) L
CO2 Effizienz (DE) G
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 225/50 R 18 95W
Tyres rear 245/45 R 18 96W
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.79
Final drive ratio 3.69
general ID281622
Production total
Model code CBZ-Z34
Model family Z34
RAC rating 33.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Nissan Fairlady Z added 2012-07-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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