Infiniti G35 Exhaust Guide

author avatarJoe Terrell
18th October, 2018
Filed under G35 Tuning

We list and review the most popular Infiniti G35 exhaust systems available on the market today. This is the ultimate guide to selecting your new G-Series exhaust.

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There’s no question that the Infiniti G35 is continuously increasing in popularity in the tuning scene, with prices more tempting than ever before and owners are keen to get the best performance gains and sound out of their G-Series.

An exhaust is undoubtedly one of the first modifications that every owner should make to allow your VQ35DE (or HR) engine breathe as freely as possible whilst also offering an improved sound which we think it should’ve left the factory with.

Once you’ve found the perfect exhaust, make sure you also upgrade your cold air intake to maximize the breathing potential that these awesome engines have to offer.

Who is this exhaust guide for?

We have written this exhaust guide to help you decide on your G35’s new exhaust system by giving product information, pricing, photos and video clips for twelve of the most popular G35 exhaust systems currently available. We have also included links for where you can purchase each system.

If you’re looking to go all the way with a full exhaust system then make sure you also take a moment to check out our headers and test pipes guides.

You may think that since they share the same engine, the 350Z and G35 exhausts would be identical, but unfortunately, that’s not the case. If you’re dead set on a 350Z exhaust or perhaps picked up a cheap used one, don’t panic!

There are plenty of extensions on the market. We recommend the 8” version which we’ve generally found to be the perfect fit.

Stillen Dual G35 exhaust

stillen g35 exhaust

  • Internal pipe diameter: ? mm
  • Tailpipe configuration: Twin 115mm (4.5″) exhaust tips
  • Primary exhaust system material: Stainless steel
  • Fitment: Infiniti G35
  • Manufacturer: Stillen
  • Price: $1,440.74
  • Our comment: Coming in at a mid-range price point, this extremely popular Stillen Dual exhaust system boasts considerable dyno proven performance improvements over the stock exhaust system. The exhaust yields a calm and mellow sound when cruising, however, it takes on an aggressive bark while under load. If you’re after an exhaust for your G355/X 4dr, then Stillen have an alternative offering here.
  • Manufacturer description: “Your stock Infiniti G35 exhaust system is restrictive and hiding its true potential power. Stillen’s Dual Exhaust System reduces back pressure from your stock Nissan exhaust, delivering up to 15hp and 18ft/Lbs torque gains. At idle the exhaust waits and hums calmly, however, once you press on the gas the aggressive raw exhaust tones growls fearlessly. All Stillen Exhaust Systems are covered with a Lifetime Warranty, giving the peace of mind. Step to the next level of performance with the Stillen Dual Exhaust System for your Infiniti G35.”
  • Purchase link: Stillen Dual G35 exhaust

Stillen Dual G35 exhaust video

Fast Intentions G35 exhaust

fast intentions g35 exhaust

  • Internal pipe diameter: 63.5mm (2.5″)
  • Tailpipe configuration: Twin 100mm (4″) exhaust tips
  • Primary exhaust system material: Stainless steel
  • Fitment: Infiniti G35
  • Manufacturer: Fast Intentions
  • Price: Starting at $1,330.00
  • Our comment: Fast Intentions bring to the market another extremely popular offering. This is quite possibly the most sought-after exhaust within the G35 market, and it’s easy to see why. Combining an incredible sound with great quality and price, you really can’t go wrong if the style and sound are ideal for your needs. If you have a sedan, they also have you covered here.
  • Manufacturer description: “Our first and largest selling cat back for the G35 coupe to date; hence the name Traditional. This Cat Back exhaust system is the premier upgrade for all G35 coupe owners looking to maximize the performance from their VQ35DE V6 engine. Our cat back exhaust system will enhance the sound that Nissan created from the factory by making it deeper, smoother, and louder.”
  • Purchase link: Fast Intentions G35 Exhaust

Fast Intentions G35 exhaust video

Magnaflow Street Series Dual G35 exhaust

magnaflow g35 exhaust

  • Internal pipe diameter: 63.5mm (2.5″)
  • Tailpipe configuration: Twin 100mm (4″) exhaust tips
  • Primary exhaust system material: Stainless steel
  • Fitment: Infiniti G35
  • Manufacturer: Magnaflow
  • Price: $681.86
  • Our comment: Magnaflow is a well respected domestic (USA) brand and their G35 dual exhaust system is a well built and reasonably priced exhaust. Stainless steel construction, dual tips and sensible mufflers keep sound within track safe levels. A solid lower-price contender.
  • Manufacturer description: “Made in the USA and engineered to last, for those seeking increased performance and better economy, MagnaFlow Street Series Performance Exhaust systems deliver the smooth deep sound you want and the wide-open performance power you need. Our exhaust systems feature straight-through flow designs for the ultimate in unrestricted horsepower and torque for big power while maintaining exhaust efficiency. These systems are an engineered balance of interior and exterior noise levels and are tested against SAE j1169 standards.”
  • Purchase link: Magnaflow Street Series Dual G35 Exhaust

Magnaflow Street Series Dual G35 exhaust video

Invidia Gemini G35 exhaust

invidia g35 exhaust

  • Internal pipe diameter: 60mm (2.35″)
  • Tailpipe configuration: Twin 110mm (4.3″) exhaust tips
  • Primary exhaust system material: Stainless steel
  • Fitment: Infiniti G35
  • Manufacturer: Invidia
  • Price: $964.60
  • Our comment: The Invidia Gemini is a popular exhaust among the G35 community, the system runs 60mm pipework and twin 110mm exhaust tips. The tips can be offered in a stunning burnt Titanium finish. The exhaust note is deep and sonorous. Price wise the Gemini lands around the mid-range. A solid choice.
  • Manufacturer description: “This exhaust is constructed with high-quality SUS304 stainless steel, CNC-machined flanges, and manufactured with a polished finish. Each system features mandrel-bent stainless steel piping for maximum exhaust flow and reduced back pressure. These exhausts are engineered to produce strong mid to top-end power gains, as well as an increase in horsepower and torque.”
  • Purchase link: Invidia Gemini G35 exhaust

Invidia Gemini G35 exhaust video

Manzo G35 exhaust

manzo g35 exhaust

  • Internal pipe diameter: 57mm (2.35″)
  • Tailpipe configuration: Twin 115mm exhaust tips (4.5″)
  • Primary exhaust system material: Stainless steel
  • Fitment: Infiniti G35
  • Manufacturer: Manzo
  • Price: $253.00
  • Our comment: If you’re on a tight budget but desperate to free up some extra power and have a louder sound from your exhaust (this exhaust really is loud!) Manzo offer this incredibly reasonable kit to suit your needs. It’s by far the cheapest on our list and fits well, but don’t expect great quality or a perfect sound. Manzo exhausts are also known for creating quite a drone on longer journeys. If you have a 2007-2008 G35 and the Manzo tickles your fancy, you’ll want the alternative variant which can be found here.
  • Manufacturer description: “Manzo performance exhaust systems are based on factory style, with bigger piping and deep sound. The exhaust system Constructed of 202SS Stainless Steel. All piping are mandrel bent. Exhaust system come with all the necessary hardware needed for a direct bolt on installation. Improve Torque and Horse Power.”
  • Purchase link: Manzo G35 exhaust

Manzo G35 exhaust video

Motordyne G35 exhaust

motordyne g35 exhaust

  • Internal pipe diameter: 63.5mm (2.5″)
  • Tailpipe configuration: 115mm dual exhaust tips (4.5″)
  • Primary exhaust system material: Stainless steel
  • Fitment: Infiniti G35
  • Manufacturer: Motordyne
  • Price: $1751.00
  • Our comment: This is another exceptionally popular offering in the G35 tuning world. Often quoted as being one of the nicest exhausts out there combined with the best workmanship, it’s easy to see why so many people have opted for the TDX2. Also comes with optional 5″ tips and rolled or slash cut stainless steel or burnt titanium options.
  • Manufacturer description: “A True Dual X (TDX) pipe exhaust system optimized for the highest torque and power by using progressively expanding dual 2.5″ primary tubes and dual 3.0″ exhaust tubing for the best overall power curve.”
  • Purchase link: Motordyne G35 exhaust

Motordyne G35 exhaust video

HKS Hi-Power G35 exhaust

hks g35 exhaust

  • Internal pipe diameter: 60mm (2.35″)
  • Tailpipe configuration: 120mm Dual titanium tips
  • Primary exhaust system material: Stainless steel
  • Fitment: Infiniti G35
  • Manufacturer: HKS
  • Price: $1,450.00
  • Our comment: The HKS system is one of the more pricey exhaust systems however it’s undoubtedly one of the best and most popular all-round options on the market. If you know Japanese tuning legends HKS then you know the fitment, sound and performance will be incredibly high quality combined with an epic sound.
  • Manufacturer description: “Inspired and designed from endurance and GT racing in Japan, HKS developed its Hi-Power Exhaust system for both turbocharged and naturally aspirated applications. HKS has incorporated this new race inspired offset muffler and piping design into many street applications, which offers a greater flow and higher-PRM power gains due to the less restrictive design. This is achieved by eliminating unnecessary bends for the straightest exhaust path.”
  • Purchase link: HKS Hi-Power G35 exhaust

HKS Hi-Power G35 exhaust video

Tanabe Medalion Touring G35 exhaust

tanabe g35 exhaust

  • Internal pipe diameter: 70mm – 60mm (2.5″-2.35″)
  • Tailpipe configuration: 115mm Dual tips (4.5″)
  • Primary exhaust system material: Stainless steel
  • Fitment: Infiniti G35
  • Manufacturer: Tanabe
  • Price: $778.99
  • Our comment: Known as the ‘gentleman’s choice’, this lightweight exhaust is the perfect option for those of you that are after a quieter system. Featuring a deep, clean and tasteful exhaust note, it will offer great looks and performance gains but with a maximum volume of just 93db.
  • Manufacturer description: “This Tanabe exhaust features a special Advantex muffler material that allows for the exhaust muffler to quiet the exhaust note while still allowing for high flow. Great for daily driven cars and enthusiasts who want to be able to hear each other in the car over the exhaust. Lightweight is an important aspect of this exhaust, and Tanabe uses special 1.2mm exhaust piping, hollow exhaust hangers, and lightweight pressed flanges to reduce weight as much as possible.”
  • Purchase link: Tanabe Medalion Touring G35 exhaust

Tanabe Medalion Touring G35 exhaust video

Buddy Club Pro Spec G35 exhaust

buddyclub g35 exhaust

  • Internal pipe diameter: Unknown
  • Tailpipe configuration: Unknown size single-exit
  • Primary exhaust system material: Stainless steel
  • Fitment: Infiniti G35
  • Manufacturer: Buddy Club
  • Price: $999.99
  • Our comment: The Buddy Club system is a mid-level priced single-exit exhaust that offers great looks, deep tone and a reasonable volume level combined in a lightweight package. If the Buddy Club ticks the right boxes for you, but you own a Sedan, you can find the specific model here.
  • Manufacturer description: “Buddy Club Pro Spec is a super light weight and highly efficient muffler that is made to perform for circuit runs. In its street version, to optimize torque in the low to mid speed range, it is equipped with an efficient middle silencer (resonator). Pro Spec Mufflers were designed for high performance as well as meeting sound level standards. With its deep throaty tone, it echoes its racing lineage.”
  • Purchase link: Buddy Club G35 exhaust

Buddy Club Pro Spec G35 exhaust video

Meisterschaft G35 exhaust

meisterschaft g35 exhaust

  • Internal pipe diameter: Unknown
  • Tailpipe configuration: Twin 102mm (4″) or 120mm (4.7″) exits
  • Primary exhaust system material: Stainless Steel or Titanium
  • Fitment: Infiniti G35
  • Manufacturer: Meisterschaft
  • Price: $2,498.00-$4,498.00
  • Our comment: The Meisterschaft exhaust is undoubtedly the dream of many owners. An absolutely stunning combination of lightweight design and workmanship comes together to offer this perfect offering for those with very, very deep pockets! With various selections available you can create the perfect kit for your needs. With an internal valve to adjust the volume, an electronic valve allows you to go from near-stock sounding to utterly insane. This is an absolutely incredible sounding exhaust and the perfect all-rounder if you’ve won the lotto recently!
  • Manufacturer description: “Meisterschaft GTC (EV Control) exhaust systems are the world’s most technologically advanced units on the market. The GTC exhaust system utilizes electronic valves which control the “open” and “close” functions of the exhaust system. This allows the user to control the sound level, exhaust back pressure, and overall vehicle performance. The Meisterschaft GTS (Ultimate Performance) exhaust systems are engineered for enthusiasts who want a no-nonsense exhaust system that will perform and produce a superior sound at all times.”
  • Purchase link: Infiniti G35 Meisterschaft exhaust

Infiniti G35 Meisterschaft exhaust video

Powerhouse Amuse G35 exhaust

  • Internal pipe diameter: 76.3mm (3″)
  • Tailpipe configuration: Twin 115mm (4.5″) exits
  • Primary exhaust system material: Titanium
  • Fitment: Infiniti G35
  • Manufacturer: Powerhouse Amuse
  • Price: $2,899.99
  • Our comment: Meisterschaft’s JDM competitor has arrived! While we’re on the subject of insane prices, Japanese tuning legends Powerhouse Amuse bring their R1 titanium exhaust system into the mix. With various customizations, the price varies from $2,950 to $3,500, you can create the perfect exhaust for your needs. As you can probably already imagine, this one again sounds absolutely nuts.
  • Manufacturer description: “Titanium exhaust from Powerhouse Amuse has a main pipe diameter of 76.3mm with a chell parallel silencer layout. This exhaust weights 19.42 lbs and does not have gold rings at the tips.”
  • Purchase link: Powerhouse Amuse G35 exhaust

AAM Competition True Dual 3″ G35 exhaust

aam g35 exhaust

  • Internal pipe diameter: 76mm (3″)
  • Tailpipe configuration: Unknown sized exits
  • Primary exhaust system material: Stainless Steel & Optional Titanium tips
  • Fitment: Infiniti G35
  • Manufacturer: AAM
  • Price: $1,291.05
  • Our comment: The AAM Competition system boasts impressive performance gains and is well suited to those who are going for high power forced induction builds and has proven capable of supporting over 800rwhp! The tone sounds nice and warm and the volume is on the loud side. Possibly not track friendly.
  • Manufacturer description: “The flagship of the AAM 3” exhaust line, the AAM Spec 3” MaxFlow True Dual Exhaust System is the highest flowing exhaust available for the 350Z & G35. Designed to support the most demanding volume and velocity flow requirements, the AAM Spec 3” MaxFlow True Dual exhaust system is a perfect match for any Turbocharged G35 or 350Z, including 800rwhp+ competition setups.”
  • Purchase link: AAM Competition True Dual 3″ G35 Exhaust

AAM Competition True Dual 3″ G35 exhaust video (We couldn’t find a G35 video, but here’s a 350Z one to give you an idea.)

Own a G35 and looking for more power? Check out the forced induction possibilities of these incredible engines in our G35 turbo kit guide.

Which G35 exhaust is our winner?

Japanese tuning house HKS has stood the test of time and continuously delivered an impeccable standard to the market. The quality, sound, and popularity of this exhaust speaks for itself, and combined with its mid-range price point we, therefore, find it our worthy winner.

There is a huge variety of exhausts to suit any needs you may have and we highly recommend ignoring the small horsepower gains between options and going with the exhaust which you like the look and sound of the most.

However, if you think you may go for forced induction further down the line then consider one of the larger diameter options.

hks g35 exhaust

The HKS Hi-Power exhaust has ticked the most boxes for us this time around. Offering an affordable price point combined with a great looking product from an extremely reputable manufacturer.

If money is not an issue, we’d be opting for the Meisterschaft exhaust. Absolutely incredible workmanship combined with the electronic noise control would make it the perfect choice for your daily driver.

Open it up at the track and close it up when parking up or passing the cops, (but we didn’t tell you that!)

If you want to match your new exhaust system with an upgraded header then check out our G35 header guide.

Thank you for reading our G35 exhaust guide

Now that your G35 is sounding sweet why not look at upgrading the suspension? Our G35 Coilover guide will give you the low down on the best suspension setup for your needs. Want to free up more power? Try our G35 cold air intake guide.

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Looking for an exhaust for your Nissan 350z? Try our 350z exhaust guide.

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