On The Road
- Published on Tuesday, 05 October 2010 17:00
- Written by Los Altos Town Crier
Model: 2010 Z Roadster Tour.
Type: Two-door, two-passenger sports convertible.
Drivetrain: Front-mounted 3.7-liter V-6 engine, 332 horsepower, 270 pound-feet torque, 7-speed automatic transmission with paddle selectors, rear drive.
Acceleration: 5.1 seconds 0-60 mph (magazine test figures).
Curb Weight: 3,426 pounds.
Fuel efficiency: 18 city, 25 highway, 21 combined mpg.
Price: Suggested retail base price for Touring model, including adjustable leather-appointed heated and ventilated sport seats and control-equipped steering wheel: $41,820.
As tested: $44,705, including Nissan Navigation System with 9 GB hard drive, USB connectivity, DVD playback capability and XM weather and traffic, carpeted floor mats, illuminated kick plates and destination charges.