CARS.COM — It's winter, we're in Chicago and snow is coming. No fun, right? Think again: Nissan is bringing all the fun with its 370Zki concept, essentially the snowmobile version of the 370Z roadster. We took a closer look at this wild yet appropriate concept at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show.
Nissan wrapped the car in an orange wrap by Icon Image Graphics and added a yellow tint to the headlights, giving it a ski-goggle-clad face. In place of the front wheels, the 370Zki sits on skis; in back, it rides on massive American Track Truck Dominator tracks, made possible by a custom 3-inch lift kit. Four-foot-long snow tracks were then installed in modified rear wheel wells.
It's not all show, however. The 370Z brakes were retained, but the lines were re-plumbed to avoid interference, as was the underbody exhaust. Nissan also added a front skid plate to prevent damage to the engine underbody while blasting through the snow on Lake Shore Drive. Call us for a test drive, Nissan.
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