Infiniti Q50 2.0T engine details revealed
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Infiniti Q50 2.0T engine details revealed

Details of the new turbocharged petrol engine that will be fitted to the Infiniti Q50 2.0T have been revealed. The new Infiniti Q50 2.0T is expected to make use of the engine that is fitted to the Japanese market Nissan Skyline 200GT-t that was revealed overnight. It is understood the power outputs of the Japanese market Skyline will be very close to those seen in the new Infiniti model...


Next Nissan Leaf, Infiniti EV to have "game changing" battery technology
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Next Nissan Leaf, Infiniti EV to have "game changing" battery technology

Nissan is working on a "game changing" new chemistry for its electric vehicle batteries that could double the range of its next-generation Leaf and other future EVs. Nissan chief planning officer and the man in charge of the company's electric vehicle operations, Andy Palmer, told Automotive News any new battery would need to provide a range of at least 300km to be competitive with upcoming hydrogen fuel cell cars, though declined to give an iron-clad range target for the new battery type...


Infiniti says it’s time to stop being a second-tier luxury brand
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Infiniti says it’s time to stop being a second-tier luxury brand

Japanese luxury brand Infiniti says it’s time to get serious about taking on the German establishment. The Nissan-owned luxury brand, which was made an independent division of the Japanese company late last year, is planning to push a range of new models into production over the next six years – and Infiniti Americas vice president Michael Bartsch told CarAdvice at the 2014 New York auto show in frank terms that the company needs to prove it’s worthy of consideration...


Infiniti performance range confirmed, but question mark remains for Q50 Eau Rouge
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Infiniti performance range confirmed, but question mark remains for Q50 Eau Rouge

The Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge is still unconfirmed for launch, but the Japanese luxury brand says it will offer a range of performance models under a new sub-brand similar to its mainstream premium rivals. The Q50 Eau Rouge would be an ideal poster child for the brand’s performance push, boasting a 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine borrowed from the Nissan GT-R...


Infiniti Q70L: long-wheelbase variant headlines updated range
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Infiniti Q70L: long-wheelbase variant headlines updated range

A new long-wheelbase variant dubbed the Infiniti Q70L headlines the latest range of updates to the Japanese luxury car maker’s large sedan. The Q70L has been developed primarily for the rear legroom-loving Chinese market where rivals Audi and BMW also offer stretched versions of their cars, though unlike the German duo Infiniti will also sell the LWB Q70 in North America...


Infiniti to build its own version of the Nissan Juke
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Infiniti to build its own version of the Nissan Juke

The 2014 Beijing auto show will likely see luxury brand Infiniti reveal its own version of the Nissan Juke. Numerous overseas reports published overnight with an image pointing to a tiny new crossover for the Infiniti brand suggest the car will be unveiled at the Beijing show on April 20...


Mercedes-Benz engineers to take over development of Infiniti Q30
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Mercedes-Benz engineers to take over development of Infiniti Q30

Mercedes-Benz engineers will take over responsibility for the development of the Infiniti Q30 as the luxury Japanese car maker attempts to rush its premium hatchback to the market. Autocar reports Infiniti's decision to effectively outsource the new compact model’s engineering will cut its development time in half, reducing the time from design completion to production start to just 18 months...


Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge powered by Nissan GT-R engine
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Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge powered by Nissan GT-R engine

The Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge concept is confirmed to be powered by a slightly different version of the Nissan GT-R engine. Infiniti announced at the Geneva motor show that the Q50 Eau Rouge performance car is powered by a twin-turbocharged, 3.8-litre V6 petrol engine linked to a seven-speed automatic gearbox...


Infiniti Q30 and QX30 confirmed for Australia by 2017
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Infiniti Q30 and QX30 confirmed for Australia by 2017

Australia's luxury small car class is set to grow by 2017 with the arrival of the Infiniti Q30 hatch and the higher-riding Infiniti QX30 SUV. Infiniti Australia general manager Campbell York told CarAdvice the new models - which will respectively rival the Audi A3, BMW 1 Series, Lexus CT200h, Mercedes-Benz A-Class and Volvo V40 in hatchback guise and the Audi Q3, BMW X1 and upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class in crossover form - are currently being planned "for release in around 2016-2017"...


Infiniti Q50 Review
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Infiniti Q50 Review

The all-new Infiniti Q50 boasts the world's first steer-by-wire system, as well as a host of other tech. Will it be enough to convince buyers?

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Infiniti Q50 : pricing and specifications
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Infiniti Q50 : pricing and specifications

The all-new luxury Infiniti Q50 sports sedan has launched with a $51,900 price tag, undercutting all of its established mid-size rivals. The base price applies to the entry-level Infiniti Q50 2.2d GT, while sitting well above the diesel model is the top-shelf Infiniti Q50 Hybrid, which starts at $67,900...


Infiniti Australia sales "not sustainable", says global boss
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Infiniti Australia sales "not sustainable", says global boss

Infiniti global boss Johan de Nysschen has described current sales of the Japanese luxury brand in Australia as "obviously not sustainable" at the Detroit auto show today. Presented with the reality that two Infiniti models made the top 10 worst sellers list of 2013 – the Infiniti M at 42 sales, the Infiniti G37 at 75 – and asked whether it is feasible to continue with those volumes, the man at the top was prompted to make the remark...


Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge concept teases potential 372kW/812Nm sports sedan
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Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge concept teases potential 372kW/812Nm sports sedan

The Formula One-infused Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge concept has been unveiled at the 2014 Detroit auto show, with the car maker's boss suggesting a high-powered engine could find its way into a future production version. Designed to express Infiniti's design vision of a high-performance variant of its Q50 premium sports sedan, the luxury Japanese manufacturer’s president, Johan de Nysschen, says to expect whopping outputs of around 372kW and 812Nm should it reach production...


Infiniti Q50 priced from $51,990
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Infiniti Q50 priced from $51,990

The Infiniti Q50 will start at $51,900 when it goes on sale in Australia in February. Infiniti Australia's mid-sized Q50 sports sedan will cost less than all of its key rivals, undercutting the Audi A4 ($55,500), BMW 3 Series ($52,300), Lexus IS250 ($55,900) and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class ($59,900). The $51,900 price tag applies to the entry-level Infiniti Q50 2...


Infiniti Q, QX naming structure takes effect in Australia
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Infiniti Q, QX naming structure takes effect in Australia

Infiniti Cars Australia has officially updated the names of its model range in line with a new nomenclature framework first announced in 2012. Replacing the outgoing G coupe and convertible, M sedan and FX SUV, the new Infiniti Q family comprises the Q60, Q70 and QX70 respectively...


Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge: carbonfibre-clad concept shown ahead of Detroit
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Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge: carbonfibre-clad concept shown ahead of Detroit

The first full image of the Formula One-inspired Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge concept has been released ahead of its world premiere at January's Detroit auto show. Teased early last month, the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge is expected to preview the brand’s upcoming performance division confirmed late last year, with the luxury car maker saying the concept "represents design vision for high-performance products...


Infiniti: New Cars 2014
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Infiniti: New Cars 2014

Details of the new additions to Infiniti Australia's showroom in 2014. Infiniti Q50 (January) In late January/early February, Nissan's luxury brand, Infiniti, will launch the first of its new generation 'Q' models in Australia, the Q50 mid-size sports sedan...


Infiniti Q50 recalled for potential loss of steering control
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Infiniti Q50 recalled for potential loss of steering control

A small number of brand new Infiniti Q50 sedans have been recalled due to a fault affecting the marque's world-first 'steer-by-wire' technology. Nissan North America is recalling 23 Infiniti Q50 models equipped with its Direct Adaptive Steering system, citing the potential for the system to fail in freezing temperatures, resulting in a total loss of steering control...


Infiniti Q50 'Eau Rouge': F1-inspired concept teased
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Infiniti Q50 'Eau Rouge': F1-inspired concept teased

A Formula One-inspired Infiniti Q50 concept car will make its world premiere at next month's Detroit auto show. Dubbed the 'Eau Rouge', after a famous corner of the Belgian Spa-Francorchamps Formula One circuit, Infiniti claims the concept represents a design vision for a high-performance variant of the Q50 sedan – itself first unveiled at the 2013 Detroit show...


Infiniti Q50: Mercedes-Benz 2.0-litre turbo petrol for mid-sized sedan
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Infiniti Q50: Mercedes-Benz 2.0-litre turbo petrol for mid-sized sedan

The Infiniti Q50 has debuted in China with a turbocharged 2.0-litre petrol engine built by Mercedes-Benz. The Q50's new entry-level four-cylinder unit – based on the engine used in the Mercedes-Benz E200 and E250, among other models – produces 157kW of power and 320Nm of torque, the latter from 1250rpm...