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Old 06-08-2018, 03:03 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I love our cars but I wouldn't do a long trip again. The visibility is a big issue when traveling (hit a rock in the middle of the lane), it's an uncomfortable ride overall due to the seats and suspension, the noise of the engine and exhaust gets really bad after 2-3 hours, and it will be really expensive due to premium gas and MPG. If you are going to do it, I highly suggest to only drive with daylight.
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Old 06-08-2018, 04:48 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Maine to Atlanta, via the Skyline and Blue Ridge, and back, twice in my 350Z. About 3000 miles each time. I was pretty comfortable...either I have no sensory neurons, or is the 350 just more comfortable than the 370Z?
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I’ve done Phoenix to LA and Phoenix to SF and back a few different times. Not bad at all. Road noise is a bit more than averwge, but otherwise comfortable. I’m also stock in a sport-base model (not nismo or modified). Better than a Miata and worse than an S5 lol. Totally do-able if you have slight tolerance to discomfort. Better than economy class in a plane in noise and legroom.

Edit: Phoenix to LA is like 6 hours, Phoenix to SF is about 11.
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I just bought my Z not too long ago, but Iíve driven from Memphis, TN to Kansas City, MO 2x. Only about an 8 hour drive but my legs were begging to fall asleep


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Harrisburg to Boston. 7 hours each way and I loved every second of it. My friend invited me to his place up near Sault Ste. Marie (about 14ish hours) and I'd love to take the Z.
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Took my 2013 370Z Alabama to Seattle , across the northern tier (Wisconsin, Minn, N Dak, Montana, Idaho, Washington...............Return via Oregon coast, Cali coast, Nevada, Did all the Utah parks, then Albuquerque, Carlsbad Caverns , then home to Alabama via Texas and Interstate 10.................. 22 days of touring in total....

The Z never missed a beat, even with 102 degree air temps in Utah.
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I moved to Milford, CT last year. I've done the NY to Boston trek many times. That's about as far as I've gone in the Z
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Took my 2013 370Z Alabama to Seattle , across the northern tier (Wisconsin, Minn, N Dak, Montana, Idaho, Washington...............Return via Oregon coast, Cali coast, Nevada, Did all the Utah parks, then Albuquerque, Carlsbad Caverns , then home to Alabama via Texas and Interstate 10.................. 22 days of touring in total....

The Z never missed a beat, even with 102 degree air temps in Utah.
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Austin to just up the mountain at Colorado Springs. Was a blast. No comfort issues whatsoever.
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I took my roadster to Mackinac City last summer... The Soo is only another few miles... go for it
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