Nissan’s Next Z Sports Car Will Have Manual Gearbox Option

It’s only 9 days until we get to see the digital unveiling of the new Nissan Z sports car, but today the Japanese marque released a video showcasing the incredible history of its Fairlady generations in an attempt to ready the world for the next one coming September 16. As you can see from the video below, we’re slowly being treated to more details, including quite a major example that will sway plenty of gear heads like us.

The next Z, likely named the 400Z, will come with a manual gearbox – at least as an option. As we’re shown a quick but dark shot of the cabin, we can see what is most certainly a manual shift.

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So, unlike the Toyota Supra which was rekindled this year, the Honda NSX, and the Nissan GT-R, this Japanese legend will retain it’s DIY attitude towards driving. It’s safe to say we’re very excited.

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