Road Tests Real world tests of Nissan 350Z vs TT 3.2 Quattro

0-60mph

Top speed

Nissan 350Z
155 mph
TT 3.2 Quattro
155 mph

0-100mph

Nissan 350Z
13.8 s

Top Gear track time

Nissan 350Z
1:31.80
TT 3.2 Quattro
1:32.70

1/4 mile

Nissan 350Z
13.8 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Nissan 350Z

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Faster in the quarter mile 13.8 s vs 14.6 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
Slightly faster to 100mph 13.8 s vs 14.8 s More than 5% faster to 100mph
Faster to 200kph 22.8 s vs 26.2 s Around 15% faster to 200kph
Slightly great lap time on the Hockenheim Short track 1:18.70 vs 1:19.80 Almost the same
Side view of Audi TT 3.2 Quattro

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Audi TT 3.2 Quattro vs the Nissan 350Z.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Nissan 350Z  vs
TT 3.2 Quattro 
Brand Nissan Audi
Year 2002-2007 2003-2006
Highway mileage 25 MPG 29 MPG

design

Body style Coupe Coupe

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.91 lb/hp 13.54 lb/hp
Maximum hp 283 HP @ 6,200 RPM 247 HP @ 6,300 RPM
Maximum torque 275 ft-lb @ 4,800 RPM 237 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,500 cc 3,200 cc
Cylinders V6 V6
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10.3:1 11.3:1
Bore/stroke 3.78 in / 3.19 in 3.31 in / 3.78 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Nissan 350Z  vs
TT 3.2 Quattro 
Top speed 155 mph 155 mph
1/4 mile 13.8 s 14.6 s
0-60mph 5.2 s 6.3 s
0-100mph 13.8 s 14.8 s
0-200kph 22.8 s 26.2 s
Top gear time 1:31.80 1:32.70
Tsukuba circuit time 1:09.72 1:11.81
Hockenheim short lap time 1:18.70 1:19.80
Drag coefficient 0.3 0.32

transmission

Drivetrain RWD 4WD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Axle ratio 3.54:1 4.06:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Front wheels 457/? 203 432/? 190
Rear wheels 216/? 180 432/? 190

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,370 lb 3,344 lb
Width 71.5 in 73.1 in
Height 51.9 in 52.4 in
Length 169.4 in 159.1 in
Nissan 350Z
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Audi TT 3.2 Quattro
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