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"Dollar for dollar, the 300ZX is the best damn sports car in the world."
Motor Trend, USA
That's what they said when awarding the 300ZX the significant accolade of "Import Car of the Year". It's still true. If you can come up with another sports car with the same quality of handling, performance, driveability, comfort, seats and loadspace with a real-world price tag (and you can take the top off), I'll eat my copy of 300ZX - The Enthusiast's Companion (by Ray Hutton).
In 2011, I said hello to Zed #3 on the left and sayonara to Zed #2 on the right. It's now the summer of 2018, and I've still got Zed #3. Over 18 years and more than 240,000 miles across the three Zeds.
A few updates on Series 6 differences, audio and tyre suppliers. Details here. Have a browse.
The arrival of my 3rd Zed kicked me into action replacing the cruddy menu and changing host and doing a bit of site replumbing. Loads more to do and more updates as I find out more about the new Z. A Series 6 from 1999.
And then, hibernation once I sold my first Zed (the Silver Machine) and bought my second one, the blue Series 3 NA Auto (known briefly as LEO before the number plate switch). Mainly due to being somewhat busy bringing satellite broadband to the rural and not-so-rural bits of the UK.
For 2 years, very little happened (on the site, at least): a new page on Tyre Pressures, one on HICAS and a new graphic on the page layout to reflect the proper paintwork design on the front of the Z.
Prior to the 2005 update, my first Zed was featured in the ZClub Magazine, Evo, a Jeremy Clarkson DVD and Practical Classics.
visit these excellent clubs and forums for oodles of Zed stuff www.zclub.net www.300zx.co.uk www.aus300zx.com