The ultimate evaluation of the 2023 Nissan Z, consisting of a track battle with the Toyota GR Supra and SCCA Hall-of-Fame race automobile driver Randy Pobst!
In this episode of ICONS, Webby award-winning journalist Jason Cammisa shines point of view on the New Z, comparing it to the original Datsun 240Z, and after that taking us on a journey from the standard sports-car to today's cars and truck of choice: the SUV.
With a Supra vs Z lap fight– total with Streets of Willow lap times set by Randy Pobst– an unscripted drift-off, this is whatever you require to learn about the new Z.
Consisting of why the initial Z was such a big offer– changing what the term "cars" suggested, when it changed the usually British two-seat roadster.
Bob Ross blames wage stagnation for sports cars becoming bigger, much heavier, and more practical. As we move through the decades, the most popular automobiles then went to Hot Hatches and after that Hot Sedans prior to now arriving at fast SUVs.
The Mazda Miata is the only "British roadster" left. And it's brilliant.
The Hyundai Veloster N is the very best hot-hatch cash can buy.
The Subaru WRX is the hot sedan for everyman with child.
The Jaguar F-Pace SVR is The Enjoyable One– an SUV that does what SUVs need to never ever do. Including seem like a NASCAR.
And the Z and Supra? They have simply enough usefulness to be usable everyday motorists, however remind us that looking good is never going out of style.
0:00 Is the Nissan Z still appropriate after 50 years?
2:00 The British Roadster: Mazda MX-5 Miata in the rain.
3:07 The Sports Coupé.
3:23 The S30 Nissan 240Z changed the world.
4:14 Why the Z is still crucial today.
4:58 The Nissan VQ V-6.
5:42 The Nissan VR twin-turbo V-6.
6:14 Tech Lesson: Turbos' max speeds.
7:08 Nissan's Ferrari-esque boost method.
7:57 Nissan Z vs Toyota GR Supra drift and evaluation with Randy Pobst.
10:38 Lap Times: Nissan Z automated vs Z handbook vs GR Supra 3.0.
10:51 ICONS Laptime Leaderboard.
11:20 Styling and the rear spoiler aerodynamics.
13:14 2023 Z Interior.
13:36 Nissan Z is sedan-based and comfy.
14:36 The 2022 Subaru WRX and the fast sedan.
16:21 The Hyundai Veloster N is the very best hot hatch.
16:44 Bob Ross economics lesson starring Porsche.
18:19 Evolution of the enthusiast cars and truck.
19:11 The Jaguar F-Pace SVR– the hottest SUV.
20:49 Celebrate the sports car prior to it's gone.
22:10 Drifting and credits.
22:32 Outtakes for the Miata Rain Scene.
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