Nissan 350Z vs BMW Z4 3.0i

Picture of Nissan 350Z (287 PS)
Picture of BMW Z4 3.0i
Category Nissan 350Z (287 PS)BMW Z4 3.0i
Engine layout 3.5 l V63.0 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 287 / 283231 / 228
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 371 / 274300 / 221
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1544 / 34041404 / 3095
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 186 / 183165 / 162

Acceleration

Speed & distance Nissan 350Z (287 PS)BMW Z4 3.0i
0 - 100 kph 6.0 s6.1 s
0 - 200 kph 22.2 s26.3 s
1000 m 25.2 s @ 212.0 kph26.7 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 17.2 s19.9 s
0 - 60 mph 5.5 s5.3 s
0 - 100 mph 13.8 s14.5 s
0 - 120 mph 22.6 s21.6 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.1 s @ 85.1 mph10.2 s @ 83.3 mph
1/4 mile 13.8 s14.0 s @ 99.4 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 23.4 s @ 124.3 mph24.1 s @ 121.2 mph

General performance

Category Nissan 350Z (287 PS)BMW Z4 3.0i
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)252 kph (156 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.50 g (5 m/s²)0.50 g (5 m/s²)
Fuel economy 11.8 l/100 km (20 mpg US / 24 UK)9.1 l/100 km (26 mpg US / 31 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.88 g (9 m/s²)0.92 g (9 m/s²)
100 kph - 0 37 m (122 ft)36 m (118 ft)
70 mph - 0 53 m (174 ft)48 m (158 ft)

Summary

Category Nissan 350Z (287 PS)BMW Z4 3.0i
Track Performance 883867
Straight line speed 17851875
Total 26682741

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

This comparison has been viewed 2.6k times.

User avatar
User avatar

Shaggy  10y ago

I'd still pick BMW Z4.


User avatar

Piorun  10y ago

When 350Z came around, there was nothing like this, then there was a Cayman, and Z4coupe,

But still, 350Z looks great.
As competition from 2002 to 2005 it have no competitors imo. Then in 2005, still looks better.

Onluy Z4Si and CaymanS become better, but now we got 370Z anyway.