Road Tests Real world tests of Nissan 350Z vs Eclipse GT

0-60mph

Nissan 350Z
5.2 s
Eclipse GT
5.8 s

Top speed

Nissan 350Z
155 mph
Eclipse GT
132 mph

0-100mph

Nissan 350Z
13.8 s
Eclipse GT
14.4 s

1/4 mile

Nissan 350Z
13.8 s
Eclipse GT
15 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Nissan 350Z

Reasons to consider the
Nissan 350Z

Report a correction
Faster in the quarter mile 13.8 s vs 15 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
Faster top speed 155 mph vs 132 mph 23 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Front view of Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

Reasons to consider the
Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

Report a correction
Slightly bigger engine 3,800 cc vs 3,500 cc Around 10% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Nissan 350Z  vs
Eclipse GT 
Brand Nissan Mitsubishi
Year 2002-2007 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.91 lb/hp 13.67 lb/hp
Maximum hp 283 HP @ 6,200 RPM 260 HP @ 5,750 RPM
Maximum torque 275 ft-lb @ 4,800 RPM 261 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,500 cc 3,800 cc
Cylinders V6 V6
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10.3:1 10.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.78 in / 3.19 in 3.74 in / 3.54 in
Valvetrain DOHC Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Nissan 350Z  vs
Eclipse GT 
Top speed 155 mph 132 mph
1/4 mile 13.8 s 15 s
0-60mph 5.2 s 5.8 s
0-100mph 13.8 s 14.4 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD 6500
Shift system Manual Automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,370 lb 3,553 lb
Width 71.5 in 72.2 in
Height 51.9 in 53.5 in
Length 169.4 in 179.7 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 101.4 in
Nissan 350Z
Report a correction
Mitsubishi Eclipse GT
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus