Wednesday, June 23, 2021
News Next Nissan Z Car Not expected Before Late 2022

Next Nissan Z Car Not expected Before Late 2022

The current Nissan 370Z will be 15 years old by the time the next-generation Z car arrives.


  • Nissan is rebuilding its brand after some difficult years and big losses.

  • The current Nissan 370Z is 12 years old.

  • The company’s plans will focus on SUVs and EVs in the near future.


Nissan has shared a timeline for the next Z car’s arrival. If you were in a rush to trade your 10-year old 370Z, you’ll have to wait at least two more years. The Nissan 400Z is not expected before the end of 2022.

2021 Nissan Rogue Is All-New In Every Possible Way

Nissan’s had a rough few years in 2018 and 2019, and 2020’s not been kind either. As we know, the Japanese car, a member of the Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi Alliance, has announced numerous plans to revamp the brand, re-focus their energies on targeted markets, and even cut down the number of models they produce.

The good news is that Nissan does plan to launch a new Z in the future; they made it clear with a teaser image and a brief appearance in a video earlier this year. Nissan’s senior vice-president for design, Alfonso Albaisa, told autoexpress.co.uk: “The Z is the car that democratized sports cars back in the sixties. The current car has been a long time in the dealerships, and so you could imagine the designers working on it. We could never leave this alone, it’s in our soul. You can feel this in other Nissan designs, like the new Ariya; it’s not just about fuel efficiency, it wants to be driven, for the love of driving.”

2022 Nissan 400Z rendering
2022 Nissan 400Z rendering | Source: FutureCarsNow

The bad news is that we’re about 2.5 years away from seeing the car on the road. While we do understand why the Nissan 370Z follow-up is being delayed, we can’t help but think that by 2023, the window of opportunity for Nissan to capture interest and sales will have passed. Actually, we’re quite convinced that Nissan’s current predicament is in part a result of their decision to all but abandon their halo cars…

The presumably called Nissan 400Z will be based on the Infiniti Q60 and share numerous components including its twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 engine good for 400 horsepower. It was previously understood that the car would be electrified however the story source says that it will not be.

Nissan 400Z rendering | Photo: 1320video.com via Facebook

Nissan 400Z rendering | Photo: 1320video.com via Facebook

Trending Now

The Next Volvo XC60 Will Be All-Electric

It is expected by 2024. The Recharge (EV) version will be the only one offered. It will use batteries developed with Volvo’s new...

Study Shows Brands Like Lamborghini Will Benefit From Pent-Up Demand

As we leave the pandemic behind, consumers are getting ready to spend. In the US, the car business has already reached pre-pandemic levels. ...

Hyundai Group Completes Boston Robotics Deal

Hyundai has gone to the (Robot) dogs Plans to develop new robotics "realizing the progress for humanity" Hyundai now officially has a controlling interest...

Volkswagen’s Piëch Seriously Coveted Alfa Romeo

Former VW boss Ferdinand Piëch thought the Italian brand would do well in the Group. Its place could have been under Porsche’s guidance. We...

2021 Acura TLX Type S Arrives In Dealerships In A Week

The press release is accompanied by the engine’s development story. The Type S is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 engine. Pricing in...
Matt St-Pierre
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

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.