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The Nissan 350Z is the fifth iteration of Nissan's Z series sports cars and succeeded the 300ZX in 2002 for the 2003 model year.

For this generation, Nissan replaced the VG engine lineup of the 300ZX with a single 3.5 litre VQ35DE V6 engine. The styling of the 350Z was influenced by the Datsun 240Z.

In September 2005, the 350Z received a minor facelift.

Games

Need for Speed: Underground

The 350Z appears in Need for Speed: Underground and is unlocked upon completing Underground Mode event 75.

A variant with a promotional Rob Zombie paint job is unlocked upon collecting 1,110,500 style points. In the last event of Underground Mode, the player must race against Melissa in her 350Z which can be unlocked for Quick Race upon collecting 2,500,000 style points.

Demo

The 350Z can be driven in the PC demo of Need for Speed: Underground with a total of six available variants that can be selected.

Need for Speed: Underground 2

The 350Z appears in Need for Speed: Underground 2 after Rachel lends her modified 350Z to the player for a short time at the beginning of the game. The stock version of the car is unlocked upon winning URL race 9 during stage 4 of the career mode.

The 350Z is featured with quick acceleration and a high top speed but also prone to fishtailing under hard cornering. With maxed out performance, the 350Z is one of the few cars in the game that are capable of going faster than 220 mph (354 km/h).

Unlock Complete URL Race 9 in Stage 4
0 - 60 mph 0 - 100 mph Top Speed Torque Power
Stock 6.16 seconds 13.94 seconds 155.0 mph (249 km/h) 272.7 ft-lb 287.1 bhp
Fully Upgraded 3.76 seconds 7.96 seconds 222.0 mph (357 km/h) 415.7 ft-lb 523.9 bhp

Demo

The 350Z can be driven in the PC demo of Need for Speed: Underground 2 with a total of four available variants that can be selected.

Need for Speed: Underground Rivals

The 350Z appears in Need for Speed: Underground Rivals with a price tag of $54,000 and can be unlocked after winning 89 events.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Development - Main article: Need for Speed: Most Wanted/Development.

The 350Z can be found in the game files of Need for Speed: Most Wanted, although only vinyls, performance parts, and police radio chatter dedicated to the car are included. In the PlayStation 2 demo release, a manufacturer and model logo can be found.

Need for Speed: Carbon

The 350Z appears in Need for Speed: Carbon as a tier 3 Tuner class car. It is purchasable for $70,000 and unlocked differently in the game:

  • Exotic Career - Win the Circuit Race in Starlight Strip.
  • Muscle Career - Win the Checkpoint event of the Canmor Downs territory in Silverton.
  • Tuner Career - Take over the Diamond Hills territory.

Itis the cheapest Tier 3 car, besides the Infiniti G35, but is faster overall. It is useful on bendy routes, but nitrous for decent straight-line performance.

Neville will drive a Nissan 350Z if the player chooses the Mazda RX-8 as their starter car and purchases any Tier 3 vehicle.

A modified 350Z must be driven in the gold tier canyon race event of the challenge series.

Need for Speed: Undercover

The 350Z appears in the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii releases of Need for Speed: Undercover with a price tag of $40,000. It is unlocked with a higher progression in the career mode.

Need for Speed: World

The 350Z was made available in Need for Speed: World on March 5, 2010 during the first closed beta session as a tier 2 car. Since August 22, 2012, it had been featured as a D class car.

Most notable trait of it is its acceleration and its decent nitrous speed boost. There are some handling issues because of it heavy steering before May 1, 2012, which was greatly improved with more reactive steering. Understeer at high speed is still perceptible but occurs less frequently than before.

It is best used in high-speed tracks, where its acceleration can be used effectively.

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Grey

The Grey style is an Amerikon Speedsystems performance tuned speedboost car that costed SpeedBoost2300. It was made available on January 18t, 2011.
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Amerikon Speedsystems
1 Star Rating
Amerikon Speedsystems
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Top Speed Rating 4%  Acceleration Rating 4%  Handling Rating 0%
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1 Star Rating
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Top Speed Rating 3%  Acceleration Rating 3%  Handling Rating 0%
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Amerikon Speedsystems
1 Star Rating
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Top Speed Rating 4%  Acceleration Rating 3%  Handling Rating 2%
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1 Star Rating
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Top Speed Rating 2%  Acceleration Rating 2%  Handling Rating 4%
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Amerikon Speedsystems
1 Star Rating
Amerikon Speedsystems
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Top Speed Rating 0%  Acceleration Rating 0%  Handling Rating 4%
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Amerikon Speedsystems
1 Star Rating
Amerikon Speedsystems
Tuned Tyres
Top Speed Rating 2%  Acceleration Rating 3%  Handling Rating 4%
Class C Car 464 NFSWGreyVariantIcon.png
Aftermarket Parts Standard Body Stock Spoiler Stock Hood Stock Wheels No Neon Stock Window Tint Default Ride Height Default Licence Plate TopSpeedIcon2.png 532 AccelIcon2.png 586 HandlingIcon2.png 275
Skill Mods None Equipped None Equipped None Equipped None Equipped None Equipped SpeedBoost2300

White

The White style is a rotationally available stock cash car that costed Dollar icon.png600,000. It was made available on November 16, 2010.

Before August 22, 2012, it could only be purchased if the player was at Driver Level 15 or above and cost Dollar icon.png130,000.

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Performance Parts Stock Engine Stock Forced Induction Stock Transmission Stock Suspension Stock Brakes Stock Tyres Class D Car 387
Aftermarket Parts Standard Body Stock Spoiler Stock Hood Stock Wheels No Neon Stock Window Tint Default Ride Height Default Licence Plate TopSpeedIcon2.png 387 AccelIcon2.png 505 HandlingIcon2.png 271
Skill Mods None Equipped None Equipped None Equipped None Equipped None Equipped Dollar icon.png600,000

Rima (Rental)

The Rima style is a rental car that can be leased for SpeedBoost150. It was made available on July 27, 2010.

It is fitted with various Street quality performance parts from different manufacturers, and a selection of aftermarket parts.

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Dawndraft
1 Star Rating
Dawndraft
Improved Engine
Top Speed Rating 1%  Acceleration Rating 3%  Handling Rating 0%
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Dawndraft
1 Star Rating
Dawndraft
Improved Forced Induction
Top Speed Rating 1%  Acceleration Rating 2%  Handling Rating 0%
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Dawndraft
1 Star Rating
Dawndraft
Improved Transmission
Top Speed Rating 1%  Acceleration Rating 2%  Handling Rating 0%
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Nova-T
1 Star Rating
Nova-T
Improved Suspension
Top Speed Rating 1%  Acceleration Rating 1%  Handling Rating 3%
StreetRedBrakes.png
Nova-T
1 Star Rating
Nova-T
Improved Brakes
Top Speed Rating 0%  Acceleration Rating 0%  Handling Rating 3%
StreetBeigeTyres.png
Amerikon Speedsystems
1 Star Rating
Amerikon Speedsystems
Improved Tyres
Top Speed Rating 0%  Acceleration Rating 1%  Handling Rating 2%
Class C Car 426 NFSVehicleRentalIcon.png
Aftermarket Parts NFSWBodykitIcon.png
Stock Spoiler Stock Hood NFSIForgedIcon.png
iForged
Style B 17"
No Neon Stock Window Tint NFSWLoweringKitStage2.png
NFSWLoweringKitStage2.png Need for Speed
Stage 2
Default Licence Plate TopSpeedIcon2.png 459 AccelIcon2.png 547 HandlingIcon2.png 273
Skill Mods None Equipped None Equipped None Equipped None Equipped None Equipped SpeedBoost150

Rima (Cash)

The Rima style is a previously rental only car that can be purchased for Dollar icon.png300,000. It was made available on June 1, 2015 as part of the End of the World event.

It is fitted with various Street quality performance parts from different manufacturers, and a selection of aftermarket parts.

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Performance Parts StreetBlueEngine.png
Dawndraft
1 Star Rating
Dawndraft
Improved Engine
Top Speed Rating 1%  Acceleration Rating 3%  Handling Rating 0%
StreetBlueForcedInduction.png
Dawndraft
1 Star Rating
Dawndraft
Improved Forced Induction
Top Speed Rating 1%  Acceleration Rating 2%  Handling Rating 0%
StreetBlueTransmission.png
Dawndraft
1 Star Rating
Dawndraft
Improved Transmission
Top Speed Rating 1%  Acceleration Rating 2%  Handling Rating 0%
StreetRedSuspension.png
Nova-T
1 Star Rating
Nova-T
Improved Suspension
Top Speed Rating 1%  Acceleration Rating 1%  Handling Rating 3%
StreetRedBrakes.png
Nova-T
1 Star Rating
Nova-T
Improved Brakes
Top Speed Rating 0%  Acceleration Rating 0%  Handling Rating 3%
StreetBeigeTyres.png
Amerikon Speedsystems
1 Star Rating
Amerikon Speedsystems
Improved Tyres
Top Speed Rating 0%  Acceleration Rating 1%  Handling Rating 2%
Class C Car 426 NFSVehicleRentalIcon.png
Aftermarket Parts NFSWBodykitIcon.png
Stock Spoiler Stock Hood NFSIForgedIcon.png
iForged
Style B 17"
No Neon Stock Window Tint NFSWLoweringKitStage2.png
NFSWLoweringKitStage2.png Need for Speed
Stage 2
Default Licence Plate TopSpeedIcon2.png 459 AccelIcon2.png 547 HandlingIcon2.png 273
Skill Mods None Equipped None Equipped None Equipped None Equipped None Equipped Dollar icon.png300,000

Underground 2

The Underground 2 style is an NFS Classic car that costs SpeedBoost2600. It was initially released on February 1, 2011.

It was initially released as a rental car that can be leased for SpeedBoost150. It was later made available for purchase with SpeedBoost on March 2, 2011, with a it later being offered for purchase with ingame cash on July 26, 2011.

Before August 22, 2012, it could only be purchased if the player was at Driver Level 22 or above and costed Dollar icon.png300,000.

It is fitted with tuned quality Gromlen performance parts, 2-star Skill Mods, and a selection of aftermarket parts. It was based on the box art variation of Rachel Teller's Nissan 350Z featured in Need for Speed: Underground 2.

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Gromlen
2 Star Rating2 Star Rating
Gromlen
Tuned Engine
Top Speed Rating 7%  Acceleration Rating 7%  Handling Rating 0%
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Gromlen
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Gromlen
Tuned Forced Induction
Top Speed Rating 4%  Acceleration Rating 4%  Handling Rating 0%
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Gromlen
2 Star Rating2 Star Rating
Gromlen
Tuned Transmission
Top Speed Rating 7%  Acceleration Rating 4%  Handling Rating 3%
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Gromlen
2 Star Rating2 Star Rating
Gromlen
Tuned Suspension
Top Speed Rating 3%  Acceleration Rating 3%  Handling Rating 7%
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Gromlen
2 Star Rating2 Star Rating
Gromlen
Tuned Brakes
Top Speed Rating 0%  Acceleration Rating 0%  Handling Rating 4%
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Gromlen
2 Star Rating2 Star Rating
Gromlen
Tuned Tyres
Top Speed Rating 3%  Acceleration Rating 4%  Handling Rating 7%
Class C Car 499 ArtDirectorEditionIcon2.png
Aftermarket Parts NFSWBodykitIcon.png
NFSWBodykitIcon.png Bodykit
 
NFSWSpoilerCFIcon.png
NFSWSpoilerCFIcon.png Spoiler
Glint Carbon Fibre
Stock Hood NFSWManufacturer Volk.png
NFSWWheels Volk A19.png Volk
Style A 19"
No Neon Stock Window Tint NFSWLoweringKitStage3.png
NFSWLoweringKitStage3.png Lowering Kit
Stage 3
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WorldLicensePlateUGRND2.png Licence Plate
"Underground 2"
TopSpeedIcon2.png 598 AccelIcon2.png 623 HandlingIcon2.png 277
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Need for Speed
2 Star Rating2 Star Rating
Super Shot
Nitrous Power
14%
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Need for Speed
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Super Shot
Nitrous Power
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Nitrous Duration
19%
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Nitrous Duration
19%
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Socialite
Race Cash
9%
SpeedBoost2600

Need for Speed: Heat

The 360Z Z33 '03 appears in Need for Speed: Heat following an article, revealing it to be part of the game's official car list, was published[1][2] on August 19, 2019.

Legends Edition

The 350Z Z33 Legends Edition '03 is unlocked for purchase from the car dealer upon completing all drift Driver Story missions.

It is gifted to the player upon completing "Wayne's Last Wonder" and is made available for purchase from the dealership for NFSHE Icon Bank.png51,000. It can not be visually customised in any manner, but can be equipped with performance parts.

The car's heritage as a Legends Editon stems from it being Rachel Teller's car in Need for Speed: Underground 2.

Trivia

  • In the PC release of Need for Speed: Underground, players may enter the cheat code 350350z after entering the Statistics menu and pressing the delete button. This will unlock the 350Z for Quick Race play. Entering the cheat code gotcharobzombie will unlock the Rob Zombie variant.
  • Rachel's 350Z is featured on the box art for Need for Speed: Underground 2.
  • Rachel's 350Z is featured with a unique gold vinyl in the Japan-exclusive Need for Speed: Underground 2 Sha-Do release.
  • In Need for Speed: Heat, the 350Z Legends Edition is naturally aspirated but is based on a character's car that was turbocharged in Need for Speed: Underground 2.

Gallery

References

  1. Article: ea.com (2019) Under the Hood: Need for Speed Heat Car List. Available at: https://www.ea.com/games/need-for-speed/need-for-speed-heat/news/nfs-heat-car-list
  2. Article: gtplanet.net (2019) Need for Speed Heat Full Car List Revealed. Available at: https://www.gtplanet.net/need-for-speed-heat-car-list/


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