When the 2024 Nissan Z Nismo came out, it didn’t get a massive round of praise. Its case against the 2024 Toyota GR Supra is hurt because it is heavy and lacks speed. The Nismo Z costs almost as much as the basic Chevrolet Corvette 2024, so things may worsen. The price was posted on the New Nissan Z site, where all 2024 Zs’ prices were also listed. According to reports, the base model will cost $43,305 shipped, less than the base four-cylinder Supra, and the Performance model will cost $53,305, which is still less than the six-cylinder Toyota. But with a starting price of $66,085 shipped, the Nismo may be too expensive for some people. The basic 2024 Corvette, on the other hand, costs $67,895, which is $1,810 more. Even if you like Japanese cars, it’s clear which one gives you the most for your money. Due to the Supra’s better handling, this Nissan is already less popular than its main competitor, the Toyota. The upgrade only adds 20 more horsepower; there is no choice for a manual transmission, making the Nismo heavier. It has returned suspension, aerodynamics that work, bigger brakes, Recaro bucket seats, and an oil cooler. It is also stiffer, but not by much. Even harder to sell at the price listed is that the most expensive 2024 Toyota GR Supra 45th Anniversary Edition is only a few hundred dollars more expensive. Due to the delay in making the Z, the aftermarket for Toyotas is better and easier to get. Also, the Supra now has a manual transmission, which was one of the biggest complaints about it when the Z came out in 2021. Regarding how well the Z works, value is also a problem. A re-flash of the ECU can add 100 horsepower and 120 lb-ft of torque to the Z’s twin-turbo 3.0-liter VR30DDTT V6 engine for less than $1,000. You could also spend only $23,000 more to get the Nismo, which has only 20 more horsepower than the base Z. The least expensive way to get a quick Z is clear. If you’re not set on the Nissan, passing up the other options is more accessible.