Nissan 370Z NISMO To Take On 2013 Gumball Rally

Nissan’s 370Z sportscar will battle against the worlds fastest and most exquisite cars in the 2013 Gumball Rally

Nissan are teaming up with L’Ecurie and INTERSECTION Magazine to take on the famous 2013 Gumball 3000 Rally.

Nissan 370Z NISMO Gumball Picture

The brand have got one of the hottest tickets in town, taking part in a European Rally which sees some of the most expensive and exquisite cars up against each other. Not to mention some of the craziest vehicles in the world…a street legal Batman Tumbler will be racing in 2013.

The Nissan team will be racing the week long Gumball event; racing an epic 3000 miles through 13 pan European countries. It starts in the beautiful city of Copenhagen on the 18th May and finishes in true style on the 25th at the Monaco Grand Prix.

Automobilesreview.com have the juicy details of the new Nissan 370z NISMO:

In this event, we will be pleased to see the new Nissan 370Z NISMO in action. Gumball will provide the best platform to bring NISMO’s digital age performance to the streets of Europe.

Nissan team behind this car has been entered as car 56. This number is of a great importance for Nissan.

The reason for this is that it has occupied ‘Garage 56? at the Le Mans 24hr race in 2012 with the Nissan DeltaWing. Now, the brand returns to Garage 56 with an all-new race car that embodies electric technology.

To be more precise, the Nissan 370Z NISMO has debuted at the Geneva Motor Show in March and it is going to be seen in the showrooms later this year. This special Nismo is powered by a 350 hp (257 kW) six-cylinder engine. The car also includes bespoke chassis tuned to deliver a sharper and more engaging driving experience. Nissan 370Z NISMO accelerates effortlessly from 0 to 100 km/h in only 5.2 seconds.

Nissan 370Z NISMO Gumball 3000

As you can see, the exterior of the car is adorned by a special camouflage livery designed specifically for the event. The vehicle that is to participate in the event will be driven by Patrice Meignan and Jeremy ‘Jey’ Taltaud. Both of them are contributors to INTERSECTION Magazine and will be reporting on the rally via all major social media channels.

Nissan 370Z NISMO Gumball rally

What do you think of the 370Z NISMO? Will it make the list of ‘best gumball cars ever‘? Tweet us @CarhootsUK #Gumball3000

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