The manufacturer has offered new facelift, and extra legroom for rear seated passengers in its 2016 revamp model. According to the numerous automobile sources, the 2018 Infiniti QX50 will receive some major overhaul, but this information is still a rumor.
Since QX50 does not get any significant changes after 2013, the manufacturer will surely take care of it using modern technological features for this upcoming model. It has also been predicted that QX Sports Concept would get its production version. Some reports suggest that new QX50 might get some inspiration from it.
The Japanese luxury division, Infiniti from Nissan introduced QX50 as a concept car at the 2007 New York Auto Show. The manufacturing unit of Nissan had shown interest in FM Platform for this model. It was previously called as Infiniti EX until 2013 since then; it is considered as a sports luxury hatchback than a crossover SUV.
About 2018 Infiniti QX50 Powertrain:
Looking at its engine specifications, there is no official word about it. If the same engine will be in use, then this will surely receive improvements. At present, the engine can produce up to 325 HP of maximum power and 267 lb-ft of maximum torque. With some improvements in its 3.7-liters V6 engine, it will increase up to 10 – 15 HP of power.
The engine will paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission system. The base model will receive front wheel drive system, and higher trim models will receive all-wheel-drive system. The braking system and suspension system should also see some improvements for this upcoming performer.
According to several rumors, 2018 Infiniti QX50 might equip a 3.0-liters turbocharged variant for its higher trim models. If this information is correct, then this model will get more powerful and efficient powertrain which will make it more competitive in its class.
2018 Infiniti QX50: Exterior and Interior Design
The exterior changes will be seen at its front fascia where grille, bumper and headlights are taken into consideration. Moreover, the rear end will receive a slight shift in the position of taillights. Here, LED technology will be featured in the lighting system. With all these attractive overhauls, 2018 Infiniti QX50 will be more appealing in its appearance.
In the interior design consideration, this new QX50 will get better upholstery. The ergonomics will be at the high level to offer satisfaction and comfort at the same time.
The model will also get the newest infotainment system and other modern features. Looking at the safety features, this new vehicle will receive upgraded technological features to offer blind spot monitoring, lane departure assist and much more.
2018 Infiniti QX50: Price and Release Date
The price of the base model will reach around $35,000. For its higher trim models, this estimated price will be higher because of more luxury features. As of now, there is no official release date of this. According to the automobile experts, the 2018 Infiniti QX50 might get its release at the beginning of 2018.
This 2018 QX50 upcoming model will lock horns with some of its main rivals that include Acura RDX, Lincoln MKC and Volvo XC60.