As it happens, the Japanese manufacturer’s dedicated website for Z-car-related interests has been sold for approximately $6.8 million to GMO Internet. Reports from the Land of the Rising Sun claim that Nissan got around 800 million yen for the Z.com domain from the largest registrar in the country.
While Nissan refused to comment why the Z.com domain was sold, GMO disclosed on this acquisition an interesting fact. “As one of only three single-character domain names currently existing in the .com space, Z.com is highly memorable and offers unparalleled marketing opportunity. Z.com was acquired to spearhead GMO Internet Group global growth strategy.” reads an official statement.
In related news on Nissan Z cars, it’s been rumored that the Z-car family will be watered down in the near future. Some fans and people close to Nissan hinted that the IDx Freeflow concept car will materialize into the upcoming lineup of Z vehicles. Mr. Shiro Nakamura, the design chief and senior VP of Nissan, previously claimed that the 370Z's successor will be lighter and cheaper than the current Z-car.