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Yes, I'll get one at some point. I owned a 350Z and 370Z and am waiting on Nismo model info for the new Z. That could be awhile so I'm thinking I'll get a GR Corolla first and then the Z after 2023.
 

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Was very interested in one, but zfter the GR was announced I left that thought in the dust. I've been dying for a cool hot hatch and no one has really delivered lately. Coming from subaru I knew i would miss the AWD so having that over RWD is a big plus for me, still would love one, but the Corolla just has so much more I'm looking for.
 

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Family friend had a Q50 with the turbo motor and it blew up. Luckily Carmax replaced the car (repair est was $17K at the dealership) with another, and that one was bad. They switched to a BMW.

At first it looked like Nissan just reskinned the Z car and dropped in the turbo V6 from Infiniti. I haven’t been paying attention to see if that ended up true or not.
 

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A good value but that's about it-several mechanics have warned me about Nissan and their very poor reliability since the merger with Renault....the two people I know with recent ones have had several eye-opening issues.....I don't trust them....Corolla Gr all the way...
Yes Renault has a large voting stake in Nissan and has been the main reason why Nissan quality has gone so far down.


Family friend had a Q50 with the turbo motor and it blew up. Luckily Carmax replaced the car (repair est was $17K at the dealership) with another, and that one was bad. They switched to a BMW.

At first it looked like Nissan just reskinned the Z car and dropped in the turbo V6 from Infiniti. I haven’t been paying attention to see if that ended up true or not.
The VR30 has proven to be troublesome. I definitely trust Toyota a lot more than a Renault/Nissan engine.
 

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Family friend had a Q50 with the turbo motor and it blew up. Luckily Carmax replaced the car (repair est was $17K at the dealership) with another, and that one was bad. They switched to a BMW.

At first it looked like Nissan just reskinned the Z car and dropped in the turbo V6 from Infiniti. I haven’t been paying attention to see if that ended up true or not.
I hope this 1.6 turbo proves reliable. The issues the new Tundras are having with turbos seem pretty out of hand if you looks at Tundra forums.
 

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I mean I’m curious about it but def wasn’t ever one of my options because I’ve been wanting a fun hatch, sedan, or wagon for the new daily. Most coupes don’t really do too much for me, and I especially don’t want one as a daily driver
 

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I actually did HIGHLY consider this car. But its practicality is just horrendous, now that I have a kiddo. So was going to just keep my WRX hatch. But then this car (GR) dropped and its a worthy replacement for the Rex hatch.
 

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I like it quite a bit. I think they did good work with the styling and V6s are neat and increasingly rare. That being said, I can’t say I’d consider one unless it was solely a weekend car, and I don’t have the budget to have a 40kish car as a toy, especially when I’m about to be forking that much over for the GRC. If you can make a two (or even 4) seat coupe work for your needs as a daily OR have enough money that you can afford it as a second car, I say more power to you! But I have a dog, a fiancée, make decent but not amazing money and sooner or later kids will be in the picture. I can afford one 40k car, which is why a high end hot hatch is so appealing for me as the best of all worlds.

It’s also an ancient platform. If I’m not mistaken it’s still riding on the same one as the 370Z, which was old to begin with. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, as I’m sure lots of folks considering it want an old school analog sports car feel, but it’s something to keep in mind. Plenty of sporty cars on ancient platforms do great numbers…looking at you, Charger and Challenger.

All in all I think Nissan did a great job with what they have. They’ve had a couple of really rough years and don’t have access to the kind of cutting edge stuff that more successful companies do. For what’s basically a parts bin car rather than a bespoke sports car, I think the Z is awesome. They really needed a good design and good marketing/reception for it to work and so far it looks like they have both. I’m definitely pulling for Nissan/Infiniti to make a comeback, as they’ve produced some truly amazing cars throughout their history, and the more enthusiast options the better.
 

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I could definitely see myself in a Z. Impractical 2-door cars are my thing. And it checks a lot of boxes.
However, I have about 2-3 cars ahead of it on my short list, so unless something changes, I'll have to wait and see in a year or three whether I hit the lotto and can get a few extra toys lol 🤞
 
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