There's nothing like a fresh lick of paint to liven up an old coupe.

You might have held off on purchasing a new Nissan 370Z coupe for the last nine years, but the latest changes revealed by Nissan will surely have you scampering on a bus to your local dealership.

The engineers at Nissan’s Tochigi headquarters in Japan have been beavering away since the last major facelift in 2013 to bring us black door handles and smokey lights that take as much as half a second* off the 0-62mph time (*this is not true). 

2018 Nissan 370Z revealed

They’ve also had time to invent a new colour (Red Metallic), design new 19-inch alloy wheels and phone up Japanese company Exedy for a new performance clutch.

As ever, power comes from a 3.7-litre 323bhp V6, driving the rear wheels via a six-speed manual or a seven-speed automatic transmission. 

The price for this surfeit of exciting updates? £29,185 on the road. 

Our Spidey senses tell us that Nissan is waiting until 2019’s 50-year anniversary of the introduction of the Z badge before making a bit of a fuss about a replacement. Watch this space.

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