Coming from the fine luxury department of Nissan is the new 2017 Infiniti Q50. This new model will be joining its sibling which is the Infiniti Q60 Coupe, in this sequential line of series models. This model was all-new for 2014 model year and just two years later it got new engine lineup, revised steering and suspension and also important is upgraded Direct Adaptive Steering system. Considering this improvements it isn’t expected to introduce new modifications of its mechanicals hardware but some styling refreshments and equipment upgrades are expected.
2017 Infiniti Q50: Powertrains
The engines featured in this new 2017 Infiniti Q50 will turbocharged four-cylinder and pair of twin-turbo V6s and hybrid drivetrain too. For the base engine option, a 2.0 liter turbocharged inline-4 engine will be used. This gasoline engine will be able to produce a horsepower of 208 HP and a torque of 258 lb-ft. The pair of V-6 engines are the first from VR series which replaced VQ family of engines. One version of a 3.0 liter turbocharged V-6 will produce 300 HP and 298 lb-ft of torque. Another version will be tuned for 400 hp and 350 lb-ft of twisting. The transmission system that is going to be used for all these drivetrains will be a 7 speed automatic transmission system. The standard on models will be rear-wheel drive while four-wheel drive is optional. Expected fuel economy is 26 mpg combined with four-cylinder engine and V6 powered models will earn around 22 mpg on combined basis.
The hybrid drivetrain that is going to be used in this car will combine power from a 3.5 liter V-6 engine and an electric motor which is fed from the battery. Total output is expected around 360 hp and combined fuel economy around 30 mpg.
2017 Infiniti Q50: Design, Features
The look of the new 2017 Infiniti Q50 will be striking. Model has aggressive front fascia which includes Infiniti’s signature grille and pair of attractive headlights. Lower front area will showcase sports bumper with sharp shapes and pair of fog lights. Model will also include long sculpted hood and attractive profile side with sharp character line. Rear tailgate area will also look attractive thanks to modern taillights and nicely sculpted rear bumper. Model will ride on 17- and 19-inch alloy wheels.
As this new 2017 Q50 comes in six different trims the interior is going to differ accordingly. But even the base model will have a well-built interior with enhanced comfort and rich equipment. The seats will be comfortable and space is well-arranged. Models will offer Infiniti InTouch infotainment system with dual-screen arrangement. There will also be leather upholstery, power adjustable seats and steering wheel, premium sound system and much more. The model will also be loaded with safety equipment. There will be electronic stability control, traction control, rearview camera and advanced systems such as adaptive cruise control, blind-spot intervention, forward collision warning, distance control assist, lane departure warning, etc.
2017 Infiniti Q50: Release date, Price
It has been said that this new Infiniti Q50 will be launched during the early start of 2017. The starting price of this 2017 Infiniti Q50 is going to be $33,950 and will go up to be more for higher version trims.