Nissan Z named as finalist for North American Car of the Year
LOS ANGELES – The Nissan Z is one of three finalists for the 2023 North American Car of the Year award, announced at Los Angeles Auto Show’s AutoMobility LA. The winner, elected by a jury of 50 leading independent U.S. and Canadian automotive journalists, will be announced on January 11, 2023.
Developed by a passionate team of designers and engineers, the 2023 Z represents an approachable sports car for the modern age – with an unmatched 50-plus-year heritage and global fan base. The all-new Z boasts a fresh and sleek exterior design with a silhouette that communicates respect to its lineage with its long hood and short deck.
“As the latest version of Nissan’s icon, the 2023 Z makes sports car design, performance and excitement accessible for a wide range of customers,” said Michael Colleran, senior vice president, Nissan U.S. Marketing and Sales. “The all-new Z delivers on Nissan’s long-time promise of an ‘attainable dream car,’ bringing passion and enthusiasm to the marketplace for a new generation of fans.”
More information on the 2023 Nissan Z, including specifications, fuel economy, pricing, photos and video, is available in the full press kit.
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ABOUT NORTH AMERICAN CAR, TRUCK, AND UTILITY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR™
The awards are intended to recognize the most outstanding new vehicles of the year. These vehicles are benchmarks in their segments based on factors including innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value. The organization gives out three awards. They are: “North American Car of the Year™,” “North American Truck of the Year™,” and the “North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™.” The awards are unique because they are given by an independent jury of automotive journalists from the United States and Canada instead of being given by a single publication, website, radio or television station.