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Nissan Z-car

Index Nissan Z-car

The Nissan Z-car is a sports car which has been manufactured by Nissan Motors Ltd, in six generations, since 1969. [1]

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Akio Yoshida

is a Japanese football player who plays for YSCC Yokohama in J3 League.

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Automobile (magazine)

Automobile is an American automobile magazine published by TEN: The Enthusiast Network.

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Bose Corporation

Bose Corporation is a privately held American corporation, based in Framingham, Massachusetts, that designs, develops and sells audio equipment.

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Brembo S.p.A. is an Italian manufacturer of automotive brake systems, especially for high-performance cars and motorcycles based in Bergamo, near Milan.

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Bumper (car)

A bumper is a structure attached to or integrated with the front and rear ends of a motor vehicle, to absorb impact in a minor collision, ideally minimizing repair costs.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Car and Driver

Car and Driver (CD or C/D) is an American automotive enthusiast magazine.

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Car and Driver 10Best

Car and Driver 10Best is a list annually produced by Car and Driver (C/D), nominating what it considers the ten best cars of the year.

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Car of the Year

Car of the Year (COTY) is a common abbreviation for numerous awards.

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A carburetor (American English) or carburettor (British English; see spelling differences) is a device that mixes air and fuel for internal combustion engines in the proper ratio for combustion.

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Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn, KBE (born March 9, 1954) is a Brazilian-Lebanese-French businessman born in Porto Velho, Brazil, who is currently the chairman and CEO of France-based Renault, chairman and former CEO of Japan-based Nissan, and chairman of Mitsubishi Motors.

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Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

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Chief operating officer

The chief operating officer (COO), also called the chief operations officer, is one of the highest-ranking executive positions in an organization, comprising part of the "C-Suite".

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Computer-aided design

Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computer systems to aid in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design.

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A consumer is a person or organization that use economic services or commodities.

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Cray Inc. is an American supercomputer manufacturer headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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Datsun is an automobile brand owned by Nissan.

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Datsun Sports

The Datsun Sports (called Datsun Fairlady in the Japanese and Australian markets), was a series of roadsters produced by Nissan in the 1960s.

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Electronic stability control

Electronic stability control (ESC), also referred to as electronic stability program (ESP) or dynamic stability control (DSC), is a computerized technology that improves a vehicle's stability by detecting and reducing loss of traction (skidding).

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A flagship is a vessel used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships, characteristically a flag officer entitled by custom to fly a distinguishing flag.

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Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout

In automotive design, an FR, or front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout is one where the engine is located at the front of the vehicle and driven wheels are located at the rear.

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Fuel injection

Fuel injection is the introduction of fuel in an internal combustion engine, most commonly automotive engines, by the means of an injector.

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Garrett AiResearch

Garrett AiResearch was a manufacturer of turboprop engines and turbochargers, and a pioneer in numerous aerospace technologies.

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Grand tourer

A grand tourer (gran turismo) (GT) is a performance and luxury automobile capable of high speed and long-distance driving.

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Heel-and-toe shifting is an advanced driving technique used mostly in performance driving with a manual gearbox, although some drivers use it on the road in everyday conditions in the interest of effectiveness.

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HICAS /hīkas/ (High Capacity Actively Controlled Steering) is Nissan's rear wheel steering system found on cars ranging from the more recent Skyline and Fairlady Z (300ZX) iterations to smaller models like the Nissan Cefiro (A31), 240SX/Silvia (S13 & S15)/180SX and Nissan Serena/Nissan Largo.

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Hiratsuka, Kanagawa

is a city located in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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() is a Japanese multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.

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Interchangeable parts

Interchangeable parts are parts (components) that are, for practical purposes, identical.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Japanese yen

The is the official currency of Japan.

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La Jolla

La Jolla is a hilly seaside and affluent community within the city of San Diego, California, United States occupying 7 miles (11 km) of curving coastline along the Pacific Ocean within the northern city limits.

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List price

The list price, also known as the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP), or the recommended retail price (RRP), or the suggested retail price (SRP), of a product is the price at which the manufacturer recommends that the retailer sell the product.

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Mid-engine design

A mid-engine layout describes the placement of an automobile engine between the rear and front axles.

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Motor Trend

Motor Trend is an American automobile magazine.

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Nismo (abbreviated from) is the in-house tuning, motorsports and performance division of Nissan.

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, usually shortened to Nissan (or; Japanese), is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama.

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Nissan 240SX

The 240SX is a sports car that was introduced to the North American market by Nissan in 1988 for the following model year.

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Nissan 300ZX

The Nissan 300ZX is a sports car in the Nissan Z-car family that was produced across two similar but unique generations.

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Nissan 350Z

The Nissan 350Z (known as Nissan Fairlady Z in Japan) is a two-door, two-seater sports car that was manufactured by Nissan Motors from 2002 to 2009 and marks the fifth generation of Nissan's Z-car line.

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Nissan 370Z

The Nissan 370Z (known as the Fairlady Z Z34 in Japan) is a 2-door, 2-seater sports car (S-segment in Europe) manufactured by Nissan Motor Company.

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Nissan Bluebird

The Nissan Bluebird is a compact car with a model name introduced in 1957.

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Nissan GTP ZX-Turbo

The Nissan GTP ZX-Turbo (also known as the GTP ZX-T) was a series of racing cars developed for Nissan Motors by Electramotive Engineering to compete in the IMSA GT Championship.

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Nissan L engine

The Nissan L series of automobile engines was produced from 1967 through 1986 in both inline-four and inline-six configurations ranging from 1.3 L to 2.8 L. This was the engine of the dependable Datsun 510, iconic Datsun 240Z sports car, and debut upscale Nissan Maxima.

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Nissan Pathfinder

The Nissan Pathfinder is a mid-size SUV manufactured by Nissan since 1986, derived from Nissan's compact pickup truck platform.

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Nissan RB engine

The RB engine is a 2.0–3.0 L straight-6 four-stroke petrol/gasoline engine from Nissan, produced from 1985-2004.

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Nissan S130

The Nissan S130 is a sports coupé produced by Nissan in Japan from 1978 to 1983.

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Nissan S20 engine

The Nissan S20 engine (1989 cc) was a straight-6, DOHC internal combustion engine produced by Nissan (designed by the former Prince engineers) in the 1970s.

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Nissan S30

The Nissan S30 (sold in Japan as the Nissan Fairlady Z and in other markets as the Datsun 240Z, then later as the 260Z and 280Z) was the first generation of Z GT two-seat coupes, produced by Nissan Motors, Ltd.

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Nissan Shatai

Nissan Shatai Co., Ltd. is a Japanese automobile contract manufacturer for Nissan that is headquartered in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa.

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Nissan Skyline

The Nissan Skyline (Japanese: 日産・スカイライン Nissan Sukairain) is a line of compact cars, sports cars and compact executive cars originally produced by the Prince Motor Company starting in 1957, and then by Nissan after the two companies merged in 1967.

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Nissan VG engine

The VG engine family consists of V6 piston engines designed and produced by Nissan for several vehicles in the Nissan lineup.

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Nissan VQ engine

The VQ is a V6 piston engine produced by Nissan with displacements varying from 2.0 L to 4.0 L.

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North American International Auto Show

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is an annual auto show held in Detroit, Michigan at Cobo Center, usually in January.

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Porsche Boxster/Cayman

The Porsche Boxster and Cayman are mid-engined two-seater sports cars built by Porsche.

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Prince Motor Company

The Prince Motor Company was a Japanese automobile manufacturer from 1952 until its merger with Nissan in 1966.

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A prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from.

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Rays Engineering

, a part of Rays Co., Ltd. is a high-end Japanese wheel manufacturer for both motorsport and street use, mostly notable for manufacturing Volk Racing flagship brand of wheels.

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Groupe Renault is a French multinational automobile manufacturer established in 1899.

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Road & Track

Road & Track (R&T) is an American automotive enthusiast magazine.

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Robert Bosch GmbH

Robert Bosch GmbH, or Bosch, is a German multinational engineering and electronics company headquartered in Gerlingen, near Stuttgart, Germany.

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Sport utility vehicle

Sport-utility (vehicle), SUV or sport-ute is an automotive classification, typically a kind of station wagon / estate car with off-road vehicle features like raised ground clearance and ruggedness, and available four-wheel drive.

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Sports car

A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.

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Straight-six engine

The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).

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SU Carburettor

SU carburettors are a brand of carburettor of the constant depression type.

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A T-top (UK: T-bar) is an automobile roof with a removable panel on each side of a rigid bar running from the center of one structural bar between pillars to the center of the next structural bar.

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Tochigi, Tochigi

is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan.

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Toyota 2000GT

The Toyota 2000GT is a limited-production, front-engine, rear-wheel drive, two-seat, hardtop coupé grand tourer designed by Toyota in collaboration with Yamaha.

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A turbocharger, or colloquially turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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V6 engine

A V6 engine is a V engine with six cylinders mounted on the crankshaft in two banks of three cylinders, usually set at either a 60 or 90 degree angle to each other.

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Variable valve timing

In internal combustion engines, variable valve timing (VVT) is the process of altering the timing of a valve lift event, and is often used to improve performance, fuel economy or emissions.

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Yamaha Motor Company

is a Japanese manufacturer of motorcycles, marine products such as boats and outboard motors, and other motorized products.

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Yokosuka, Kanagawa

is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Yutaka Katayama

Yutaka Katayama (片山豊, born Yutaka Asoh; 15 September 1909 – 19 February 2015), also known as Mr.

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2+2 (car body style)

The 2+2 is a version of the coupé car body style that has two small rear seats for children or occasional usage, along with two front seats for the driver and front passenger.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nissan_Z-car

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