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1989 Nissan 300ZX Review
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Twin Turbo Says It All — 1989 nissan 300zx tt fairlady, Performance - acceleration, braking, top speed, twin turbos kick in with instant acceleration. comfort with bucket seats in front and back. targa roof, all electrics. overall absolute brilliant car to drive. i would recommend it to anyone who love cars with lots of power

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: throttle response

Cons: back seats not very spacious

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4 Stars Out Of 5 — Engines are a mission no matter what angle you look at it from. With the older VG30DETT engines they had alot of overheating problems, as I experienced early on its its time in my hands. The sheer power of that 21 year old engine though surpasses alot of modern cars, as do all of the fairlady Z's. My favourite car to date. Looks sexy, performs like a beast and I want another one later on down the track.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Speed and too many peopel underestimate its greatness.

Cons: Engine is well built poorly designed, everything is so hard to get to on it

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Awesome Car — Performance: very quick car, with a lot of power. Build: it didn't need to many things fixed other than I had some trouble with the transmission a few times. Appearance: a very nice looking car, stylish and sleek, when clean. Cost: other than parts, it was a pretty cheap car, affordable and worth the money. Fun: definitely my favorite car that I've owned. I enjoyed it very much. (Damn drunk driver hit me)

Pros: I pretty much loved just about everything about this car, from looks to performance.

Cons: I don't know if it's common, but I had a faulty transmission.

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Dream Car — being that its twin turbo it's a slight petrol guzzler, but who cares when it's this fast. it looks real schmick, and best bit is I'm not a taxi any more because it's a 2 seater, im not too impressed with the size of the engine bay however, i'm very limited to performance upgrades because of the lack of room

Pros: fast, looks great

Cons: petrol, engine bay size

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Fun! — Good solid performance, handles great, good pickup, lasts a long time (if well cared for).

Pros: sturdy, long lasting, sporty

Cons: police magnet

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1989 Nissan 300ZX Review
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Timeless, — Awesome Supercar, way ahead of it's time, Nissan had a clean slate and filled it up.. Still holds it's own

Pros: Bang for your buck...

Cons: Lots were neglected...

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1989 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr GS Review
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Beautifully Designed Powerful Sportscar. — The timing belt had to be replaced at 312,470 miles. Before this happened, this car was extremely low in maintenance costs. And the powerful acceleration from this 22 year old motor has embarassed many drivers of vastly newer vehicles! Previous owner drove the Z very little since his family had 3 other vehicles. This is my only vehicle to commute to work so obviously it gets driven daily. Interior noise is very low. Driver's window motor slowly going out so needs a bit of help from me when I push the down button. Upgraded all factory bulbs with LED bulbs I bought off Ebay. Map and cargo as well as dome lights have been replaced with LED bulbs. Stopping power is impressive, since my particular model came equipped with four wheel disc brakes. Factory accessories with this car are well arranged and even use deicing options for both power mirrors! This is a feature only recently being used by vehicles newer than 2007. The paintjob even though it is 22 years old still looks like it rolled out the factory just last week!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Handles like a world class sportscar, low maintenance,stunning looks with T-tops off and powerful acceleration. Aftermarket sound system consisting of a 1,200 watt Sony Xplode monoblock amplifier, twin Pioneer D4 Class 12" subwoofers in a sealed box, Dual Illuminite blue LED rear speakers, Alpine speakers in front and Kenwood 448U bluetooth remote controlled deck with USB input and I-pod cable. Have put out an SPL level of 130db. As of January 15th, 2013 have installed undercar LED lighting system with remote control. Since May of 2013 have custom Angel Eyes installed, making my Fairlady Z the only one on the West Coast with this mod. Watch my video here!

Cons: Motor timing belt failed on my way to Sea- Tac airport to see my sister's wedding. Missed my flight and her wedding dealing with towing, service garage and costs to repair car.
Not a family 4 door so can't take more than 2 people on a trip.

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1989 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr GS 2+2 Review
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Front Seats Ranked 1989 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback better.
"Power Bucket Seats with bolsters"
Value Ranked 1989 Porsche 944 STD Hatchback better.
"Better performance, handling and its a Porsche"

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Reviews From Other Years

1996 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

Lovely Car By darkmann

As long as one sticks to the maintenance schedule, this car can last a long time. If abused, maintenance cost can be quite high. It is a two seater with limited trunk space. It is easy to mod and t... Read More

1996 300zx 2+2 Still Sexy After All These Years By krullone

This is the second Z32 2+2 that I've owned and I plan to own many more. I love driving this car and it still turns heads. I love unique cars and it's a rare occasion when I see another one of these ... Read More

1995 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

First Glance, Whats That? Second, Third, Fourth..... Is This A 2015 Model? By kvanbibber33

From every single trim level there is a wow factor not available in the early 90's. My friend and Fairlady Z enthusiast told me "If a 300zx turbo and a space ship landed on your front lawn at the same... Read More

My Fairlady By Ottello

I am currently in a AT to 5 speed conversion, also a lot of work in the engine, interior, and body. Took me already almost a year to do the rebuild. I hope to upload the new pics soon, probably in on... Read More

1994 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

Awesome By tbrown02

Nissan was ahead of their time when designing this car back in the late '80's. All wheel steering, driver adjustable suspension, twin turbo with twin intercoolers, the list goes on. Drive one and yo... Read More

Very Good Car For Single Man To Have Fun At Night By Thomas

I like the style, handling, power, room to move around but its not a good family car its good to go out and fun with and tune. The interior is not the greatest but it will work all in all i am happy w... Read More

1993 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

Black Beauty By Sterlingm32

It's a fun car to drive and zip around in. Looks really nice too. The good is it is a sporty little car that still looks excellent. The lines on it are modern enough to still be in style. The in... Read More

Elder Z Does Not Disappoint. By Chris

I'd always wanted one of these cars. The twin turbo versions are still pretty expensive 20+ years later, but the naturally aspirated cars are not to be overlooked. They are typically less fussy when i... Read More

1992 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

I Love It By kurtschnadey

I like the way it looks, handles , and rides. Plenty of power, and actually nice on long trips, the t tops are nice too. mpg is usually 20 around town, but gets about 25 on the highway if I can keep m... Read More

Voted One Of The Top 10 Most Beautiful Production Cars Made By Glen

Great looks, very quick even without turbo, drove like a slot car with new tires, very comfortable for two! The only thing I would have wished for was a six speed gearbox. The automatic lacked someth... Read More

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