Nissan 370Z Meisterschaft GTS Ultimate Exhaust GTHaus Review


F1 sounding exhaust noise from a 370Z, is it possible?

The 350Z sounded great in stock form when it first came out in 2003. I remember convincing my good friend that year to trade in his ’01 convertible Trans Am w/Ram Air for a brand new black Z enthusiast edition with a six speed manual transmission. Rewind 6 years prior to that, I test drove a TT 300ZX that I fell in love with over a Mitsubishi 3000GT Vr4, but definitely not over the TT Supra… But only if I could have afforded a TT Supra back then. Fast Forward to 2008 with Nissan’s edition of the 370Z with the 3.7L V6 VQ37VHR Engine rated at 332 hp@ 7000 RPM and 270 lb-ft of torque @5200 RPM. Then another year forward, the 2009 and up NISMO 370Z produces 350hp at 7400RPM and 276lb-ft of torque @ the same 5200 RPM. As you can see, plenty of horsepower and decent torque from a naturally aspirated V6 engine. For all of you BMW fans, never mind what the E46 M3’s 3.2 inline 6 produced 7 years earlier.

The 370Z is a bargain compared to every sports car with the same price range out there. Everything from exterior styling, to better interior quality, to Nissan’s known quality and reliability. If you’re reading this article, you most likely own a 370Z and looking to squeeze out power and torque to your Z’s rear wheels.

You can do all of that while bringing out an intoxicating exhaust note that no other 370Z in your state, county, or city can even come close to. Even large displacement V8 powered cars cannot match the sound that this exhaust system makes. There is only one true aftermarket direct fit bolt-on exhaust system for your Fairlady 370Z that will kick some major noise out of the 3.7 VQ37VHR Engine. It’s the hardcore Z enthusiasts choice wherever you go and ask.


To get the most out of the Z’s naturally aspirated (NA) V6, swapping out the stock exhaust for a spot-on exhaust system is the way to go. As we all know, NA engines will not benefit much from an ECU re-flash compared with a turbocharged ones. So an exhaust swap is a no-brainer.

There are tons of exhaust systems out there for the 370Z. In fact the 370Z is one of those awesome production cars that has an insane amount of aftermarket parts available for enthusiasts to indulge in. Most large aftermarket exhaust manufacturers develop exhaust parts to fit random cars. When it’s time to develop an exhaust system for a certain car, the 370Z in this case, they just grab exhaust parts from their parts bins, bend some tubing, weld up the whole thing, then call it a direct fit exhaust system. Direct fit might be true, but in these cases the exhaust system is usually not acoustically or power tuned for your car. So lots of droning will occur at low RPM, torque loss might occur at certain RPM’s, or even check engine lights might flash here and there. You might as well keep your stock exhaust, which ends up sounding and performing better than the aftermarket exhaust.

Meisterschaft makes exhaust systems for some of the hottest European sports cars on the road. But when the R35 GT-R came out they made, they saw the potential of this Nissan, so they started making one of the sickest exhausts for it. Surprisingly, but luckily, Mesiterschaft decided to start producing direct fit, acoustically tuned, highest quality possible exhaust system for the Nissan 370Z. That’s the Meisterschaft GTS Ultimate Performance Exhaust.

It’s this simple, there isn’t a better aftermarket exhaust system for the 370Z out there. This GTHaus Meisterschaft GTS Ultimate provides improved exhaust flow from it’s Mandrell bent tubing and super high-flow mufflers. The result is improved throttle response, power increase, and weight decrease.
Expect 18 to 20 HP increase over the stock exhaust, which is the largest power increase of any performance exhaust for the 370Z. That’s huge for a naturally aspirated engine.

This exhaust system will fit the standard 370Z and the NISMO 370Z. The exhaust note is absolutely brutal, intoxicating, F1 like acoustic exhaust sound at WOT. It’s like throwing out the 3.7L V6 and putting in a 3.8 Twin-turbo GT-R engine in place and tuning it to produce 700hp. Just take a moment to imagine how the exhaust would sound when downshifting with the Z’s rev match.

Don’t take my word for it, check out the video below, the sound speaks for itself, even through less than average laptop speakers.

The Meisterschaft 370Z exhaust is a full cat-back system that can be bought in bits and pieces or as a full exhaust system. The full system includes a rear muffler section, mid-pipe, and Y pipe. You have a choice of 100% high quality corrosion resistant stainless steel.

Wanting to reduce your 370Z’s weight even further? Meisterschaft GTS Ultimate Performance Exhaust system also comes in an all titanium form. Titanium is much stronger than stainless, therefore less material is used to makeup an exhaust system that is even more durable, weighs less, and sounds a little better than stainless and ultimately the stock exhaust.

If you have the extra money to spend, and want to go a step further to have the best of the best, go with the titanium. Performance wise, every pound counts to help improve vehicle dynamics, resulting in improved handling and performance from less weight being tossed around in corners, or even in straight line performance. You can find the exhaust here.

QUICK LOOK SUMMARY

  • Car Maker: Nissan
  • Year: 2008+
  • Model: 370Z, all trims
  • Engine: 3.7 V6
  • Transmission: 6 speed manual/ Automatic
  • Body Style: Coupe and Convertable
  • Exhaust Modification Type: Full Exhaust
  • Purchased/Made: Purchased
  • Exhaust Brand: Meisterschaft, Ultimate GTS Exhaust System
  • Direct fit onto the 2008 and up Nissan 370Z all trims including NISMO.
  • Increases engine performance by 20 hp.
  • orgasmic sound, corrosion-free stainless steel, or Titanium.
  • No error codes or check engine lights (CEL).
  • Huge reduction in weight.
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1 Comment

  1. John F. says:

    That sounds sick… I’ll take one to go!