Super Street Network

 |   |  2003 Nissan 350Z - Giovanny Alfonso
Subscribe to the Free
Newsletter

2003 Nissan 350Z - Giovanny Alfonso

A fine example of a Z done right.

Jun 21, 2011

Giovanny Says: I love this car. Ever since they came out, I’ve always wanted one. After saving up for a few years, I was finally able to buy the Z I always wanted. It was used, but it was in great shape and had super-low mileage. The car is my daily, so it takes me to school and work every day — I didn’t want to take it overboard. I soon started attending HPDE events at my local track. All was going great until I scraped the safety tires at 80+ mph. The entire driver side of the car was destroyed. Luckily, it was only cosmetic damage and I drove the car home that day.

I was even luckier that insurance gave me money to fix it. I gathered all the OEM parts for the rebuild and I had the car completely stripped and painted the factory color. Now the finished product stands before you. The stock body lines of the Z are so sexy and I didn’t want to change them one bit, that’s why I stayed away from the bodykits and wings. All the Z needs is the correct stance and a nice set of wheels. It’s done for now, but eventually I’ll throw some forced induction and a big brake kit into the mix. Racing is going to have to wait for now until I finish school and can afford a dedicated track car.
We Say: A fine example of a Z done right. No gaudy bodykits or exterior bits. The Z flows so well, especially with a nice set of TE37 wheels like these. For a daily driver, we wouldn’t have a 350Z any different.

Specs & Details

'03 Nissan 350Z Enthusiast Edition
Engine 3.5-liter VQ35DE naturally aspirated V-6
Engine Modifications K&N drop-in filter; Motordyne 5/16 intake manifold spacer; Invidia G200 true dual exhaust
Drivetrain Carbonetic twin-disc clutch & lightened flywheel
Suspension Stance Gr+ Pro Coilovers; SPC rear camber arms & toe bolts; SPL front compression rod bushings; Carbing strut bar/mcb
Wheels, Tires & Brakes Volk Racing TE37 wheels 18x9.5" +12mm (f) & 18x10.5" +15mm (r); Bridgestone RE-01 tires 225/40R18 (f) & 255/35R18 (r); Hawk HPS brake pads
Exterior OEM ’06+ front bumper & LED taillights; shaved rear wiper & antenna
Interior Nismo Titanium shift knob & 380RS gas pedal

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

Recently, a selected number of automotive journalists and media influencers made the journey to Spain to be the first behind the wheel of the much-anticipated 2019 Toyota Supra.
Sam DuSep 20, 2018
The 2019 BMW Z4 will arrive next year, initially with a four-cylinder engine followed by a more potent M40i model.
Stefan OgbacSep 18, 2018
Ferrari launched a new, limited edition duo of supercar barchettas with the Monza SP1 and SP2. Get all the details here!
Jonny LiebermanSep 18, 2018
Preview the Super Street November issue, our Nissan annual! With a trio of Charles Wong’s R34 Skyline, 2 Boss Bunny S14, a baby Godzilla Pulsar GTiR, and more!!!
Bob HernandezSep 14, 2018
Who do you think deserves a trip to SEMA 2018?
RodrezSep 14, 2018
Sponsored Links

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
CLOSE X
BUYER'S GUIDE
SEE THE ALL NEW
NEWS, REVIEWS & SPECS
TO TOP