The K&N 71-7078 Blackhawk Induction Air Intake is engineered for greater airflow to the Nissan and Infinity 3.7L V6 engine and features an oversized cone-shaped air filter.
Who doesn't need a few more horsepower and a twist more torque in their sports and GT cars? The much-appreciated 3.7L 330-hp V6 in 2009-2016 Nissan 370Z and 2008-2013 Infiniti G37 coupes and sedans has plenty of heart, yet a K&N Blackhawk Performance Air Intake system upgrade can give it even more.
The 3.7L V6 was the 2008 replacement power plant for the Infiniti G37 that also fit perfectly into upgrade plans for the 2009 Nissan 370Z. In 2013, the IPL model G37 cranked out 348hp and for 2015, a stock 370Z's horsepower was up to 332hp, while the Nismo model 370Z was tuned to produce 350hp. The combination of these powerful engines and some excellent design work has kept both vehicles selling well over the years. Owners generally glow in their assessment of these cars. They've posted online reviews that describe their ownership experiences as comparable to wearing the car like an amazing suit of clothes, being encouraged to safely test their skills, and being confident in managing the impressive power and speed at their command. They will surely be ready to enjoy a more energetic engine response after installing a 71-7078 K&N Performance Air Intake system.
Finished in all-black powder-coating, the system creates a coordinated, high-performance look in the engine bay.
Released just this spring, the 71-7078 Blackhawk Induction air intake system has been shown to increase power by an estimated 9.31hp, and 6.94 lb-ft of torque in dynamometer testing of a stock 2009 3.7L in a 370Z at 6500rpm. This impressive dual-intake system is ready for owners or their tuners to install in their 370Zs and G37s. It is engineered to reduce restriction in the air intake, allowing the engine to inhale a larger amount of air than it could from the stock components. More air means more power and acceleration, and a bigger grin on the driver's face.
The K&N 71-7078 Blackhawk Induction Air Intake System is a free-flowing, mandrel-bent aluminum tube air intake system that replaces both factory air filters and air intake housings and is finished in a textured black powder-coated color scheme for an attractive look and durable finish.
The intake tube accommodates the 370Z and G37 factory mass air sensors and crankcase vent hoses. To ensure improved airflow, the system is fitted with dual oversized, washable and reusable K&N cone-shaped air filters made from black oil-free synthetic media. Depending on driving conditions, the filters can be used for up to 100,000 miles before they need to be cleaned. The entire kit also comes with K&N’s 10-Year/Million Mile Limited Warranty.
At the heart of the system is a washable, reusable oil-free synthetic K&N air filter, which should last the lifetime of the car.
The 71-7078 air intake is relatively easy to install in about 90 minutes, using the existing factory mounting points. The tool list in the instruction sheet includes basics that everyone should have on hand: flat blade and Phillips screwdrivers; ratchet and extension; 1mm and 10mm sockets; 3mm Allen wrench, 10mm wrench and pliers.
Visit the K&N website and view the 71-7078 vehicle applications to learn the CARB status for each vehicle.
For a list of K&N air intakes for Nissan and Infiniti makes and models, you can search by vehicle in the Air Intakes Pages, and watch installations videos, at KNFilters.com.
The following Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can use the 71-7078 Performance Intake System:
2016 NISSAN 370Z 3.7L V6
2015 NISSAN 370Z 3.7L V6
2014 NISSAN 370Z 3.7L V6
2013 NISSAN 370Z 3.7L V6
2013 INFINITI G37 3.7L V6
2012 NISSAN 370Z 3.7L V6
2012 INFINITI G37 3.7L V6
2011 NISSAN 370Z 3.7L V6
2011 INFINITI G37 3.7L V6
2010 NISSAN 370Z 3.7L V6
2010 INFINITI G37 3.7L V6
2009 NISSAN 370Z 3.7L V6
2009 INFINITI G37 3.7L V6
2008 INFINITI G37 3.7L V6
You can view all the air intakes that K&N makes for the Nissan 370Z and Infiniti G37 at the Air Intake Systems for the Nissan 370Z page and Air Intake Systems for the Infiniti G37 page. Also you can see all the air filters that K&N makes for the Nissan 370Z and Infiniti G37 at the Air Filters for the Nissan 370Z page and Air Filters for the Infiniti G37 page. You can view all the K&N performance products for any vehicle by using the Search by Vehicle tool and you can find a local K&N retailer by plugging your location into the K&N Dealer Search as well.