Thursday, January 26, 2023
News New 2023 Nissan Z to Start Around $40,000 in the US

New 2023 Nissan Z to Start Around $40,000 in the US

The $30,000 starting price for the 2023 Nissan Z was too good to be true

  • It was initially rumoured to start between $30k and $35k.

  • The previous-generation 370Z was just over $30k in its final year of sale.

It would have been the bargain of the century. The new generation 2023 Nissan Z is about to re-enter the sports car segment swinging and snarling. When it finally arrives this spring, the Z will take all on, and for a moment, it could have instantly become the one car to get, had it been priced around $30,000.

2023 Nissan Z Canada Order Guide Leaks

The reality, however, is that the new Nissan Z will in fact start at about $40,000 in the US (probably between $45,000 and $47,000 in Canada) according to the Nissan Z Club. This does not mean that it won’t impress buyers in the segment. It’s just that at, say, $32,000, the new Z would have been priced less than $5,000 more than the 228-horsepower GR86 and $11,000 less than the 2.0T Supra.

Heck, all arguments against the 400-horsepower twin-turbocharged Nissan sports car would have been moot. Truthfully, even at $45,000, they will be.

The simple fact that the Z is more powerful than the $51,000 GR-Supra 3.0 (400 vs. 382 horsepower), that it’s offered with a manual transmission, and that it’s all Nissan carries a tremendous amount of importance for enthusiasts.

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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai


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