22nd Sep 2005, 20:05
I have owned my 350 for about 5 months now and I couldn't be happier. As long as you keep in mind that you are buying a sports car and are not expecting a sedan, there is nothing to be disappointed about.
Also, on the open highway, I easily get 28mpg cruising at 70mph.
6th Jan 2006, 13:12
I've had my Z 2.5 years and love every minute of it. Added a rear spoiler and a front lip greddy spoiler. Gives a much better look to the car.
10th Apr 2006, 15:47
I love the 350z and hope to get one someday! its good to see someone who is so passionate about their vehicle...congrats!
2nd Jul 2007, 18:29
I purchased a 2005 non-anniversary edition Silverstone 6 speed Grand Touring 350Z about 2 months ago. I test drove the anniversary edition with 300HP and mine is straight up faster. 13 fewer horse, but more torque. It is a ROCKET!! I love the leather, the gauges, the headlights and the looks from other drivers. I just turned 30 years old and this is my first REAL sports car. I love EVERY minute of it. Though don't expect a sedan like G35 ride in this. You'll be disappointed. It's a mean sports car with big wide tires and you hear and feel the road, but what an absolute blast to drive!! The thing takes off like a Saturn five and corners like it's on rails. Plus 20 mpg city and 27 Highway. 350Z, there is no substitute.
13th May 2008, 12:29
Good to see an objective review that covers everything inside and out. I just bought a brand new 2008 350Z a couple days ago and I love it. Coming from a 500hp Mustang GT I didn't expect to be as happy with this car as I am, but it sure moves for a V6! The suspension is tight and feels solid unlike the cow that was my mustang.
I do have a couple complaints though: I don't think the dealer properly balanced the tires during the PDI (I specifically asked them to) because I have a little shimmy in the steering wheel, intermittently at various speeds, as well as a slight pull to the left. Nothing a simple alignment/balance can't fix and it will be under warranty.
Also, the throwout bearing, while normal, is VERY loud and could be unnerving to someone who doesn't know anything about a manual transmission.
Only thing I'd say about the above review is that the manual definitely does not cost more; it is about $1200 cheaper.