Infiniti will unveil at the Geneva auto show a small coupe concept that anticipates the first lines of the compact design of the Japanese luxury division.
Infiniti seeks to expand its range of premium products with a compact, already anticipated by the specialized media. Japanese manufacturer is currently working on a concept able to anticipate future lines of hatchback design, ready to be exposed to the public early next year, at the Geneva Motor Show.
The first information to announce a compact three-door coupe with allure, like the current Mercedes CLC model to be taken out of production for the German manufacturer. With the Renault-Nissan Alliance has already extended a partnership with Mercedes, it is possible to witness the first Infiniti model developed in the future front-wheel drive platform with the new generation A-Class.
The project provides for disclosure of an Infiniti at the Geneva Motor Show concept and introduce the production version six months later at the Frankfurt Motor Show, scheduled for autumn.
According to officials of the Infiniti, the concept will be on display at Geneva will be a special appearance and quite different. We have a small car, but not something you can anticipate. ” The same source said that the prototype will be very close to the version number, which means that the design will get acquainted with the salon Swiss thought Infiniti studio in Paddington, London, will be an accurate projection of what we see on the street .
Infiniti will bring to market a successor to the current G37 only in 2012. The Coupe version will not be forgotten either, it’s debut is scheduled for 2013.
Infiniti is currently working on a successor for the current generation G37. Japanese rival for the BMW 3 Series and Audi A4 aims to leave room for a new generation just over two years, as the test development process will help launch a premium segment sedan worthy.
As accustomed us, Infiniti will bring to market and a coupe variant of the D-segment model, given a less common design in this niche. It is a body with specific lines derived a so-called “shooting brake”, which will mark the removal of the current 370Z lines of similar bodies. To start coupe alternative, brand fans will have to wait another year, launch is scheduled for 2012.
New generation sedan will retrieve all the technological innovations introduced by the luxury division of Nissan’s newest model, M, listing here towards the four wheels, four-wheel drive, especially air conditioning system and active safety features.
Under the hood will be introduced the same 3.7-liter V6 engine, modified to provide more power and reduced emissions somewhat, in accordance with European standards. Unit will be assisted by six-cylinder manual transmission or a six reports, or a seven-speed automatic gearbox.
Unofficial sources say that a convertible version could be removed from the list of derivatives bodywork, attention will turn to alternatives on a hybrid, inspired by a drive train similar to the current M35 Hybrid.
The first images of the greatest 4X4 luxury Infiniti division filter on the canvas before the presentation of the model during the show in New York. Positioned above the EX and the FX QX 56 repeats the stylistic codes of the brand as the leaves to discover the front, the front light and rear for all lines but quite wavy rear terribly “square”. Cousin of the last generation Nissan Patrol, this new version of QX 56 did not reveal exactly a barrel of beauty …
This big QX 56, sold on American soil, took the chassis and the cell of his cousin Nissan Patrol and Pathfinder Armada. It also adopts the V8 5.6 L 400 hp (320 hp now) and 550 Nm of torque coupled with the new automatic transmission with seven.
It will obviously system 4 × 4 All mode with four pre-selectable settings or technologies Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control. Infiniti should not delay in disclosing all information on this massive QX56.