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2014 Nissan 370Z NISMO Gets New Look, Same Awesome Performance

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Unveiled today at the Chicago Auto Show, Nissan pulled the wraps off its latest NISMO-tuned products, including the Juke and the updated 2014 370Z.

And while the Juke represents the growth of the in-house tuner brand, the 370Z NISMO is its core, with Pierre Loing, VP of Product and Advanced Planning and Strategy at Nissan Americas stating at its reveal that, “The 370Z NISMO, since its introduction as part of the original Nissan 350Z lineup, has embodied the spirit of NISMO.” In fact, Nissan claims that a full 12 percent of all 370Zs sold last year were equipped with the high-performance package.

Power continues to come from a 3.7-liter V6 engine deliver 350 hp at 7400 rpm and 276 lb-ft of torque at 5200 rpm, thanks in part to a custom H-configured exhaust system. Of course the package also includes a six-speed manual transmission, custom sports suspension, upgraded brakes and stunning 19-inch wheels.

New for 2014 is a dark gray paint for the lower front and rear bumpers, as well as the side skirts, mirrors and aggressive NISMO rear spoiler. Plus, red pinstriping accents all of those items except for the side skirts. The same exterior paint colors (Pearl White, Magnetic Black and Gun Metallic) will be offered for 2014, with a new Solid Red replacing the old Magma Red color.

Inside, upgrades are limited to a new Alcantara steering wheel with red accenting, plus a NISMO tachometer.

GALLERY: 2014 370Z NISMO live pictures

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GALLERY: 2014 370Z NISMO

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