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2017 Infiniti QX30 Review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2017 Infiniti QX30 Review

Say hello to the 2017 Infiniti QX30: the almost identically-sized, all-wheel-drive twin to the recently released Infiniti Q30 crossover...

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$48,900 - $56,900

CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap

See the full details here. Tegan Lawson at the CarAdvice.com News Desk with a look at what’s making headlines this week. The BMW Z4 is officially done and dusted, the final one has rolled off the production line in Germany. A sport scar, likely called the Z5, that’s being co-developed with Toyota, will likely replace it...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 2, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 2, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Infiniti to trial new customer retail experience on the Gold Coast
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Infiniti to trial new customer retail experience on the Gold Coast

Infiniti will trial a new retail-style customer experience on the Gold Coast, with the store to open soon. Managing Director of the company's Australian arm, Jean-Philippe Roux, told CarAdvice at the launch of the crossover Q30 that plans for the new retail store are well underway. "There is a strong plan for growth for Infiniti and that growth is across the brand, the network and product," Roux said...


2017 Infiniti Q30 Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Infiniti Q30 Review

Infiniti reckons the A-Class-based Q30 is a 'crossover' as opposed to a small hatchback. Regardless of where you position it, the Q30 is an impressive offering that adds another luxury consideration for buyers.

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$38,900 - $54,900

2017 Infiniti Q30 pricing and specs: All-new hatch a crucial fresh start
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2017 Infiniti Q30 pricing and specs: All-new hatch a crucial fresh start

Infiniti has launched its long-awaited Q30 ‘crossover’ in Australia with sharp pricing and what it claims is a 'competitive level of standard specification'. For instance, Infiniti claims its entry-level GT model has standard kit that places it more as a mid-spec model. Three engine variants will be available, all models are FWD and all feature a seven-speed dual clutch transmission...


Infiniti reveals world's first market-ready variable compression ratio engine
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Infiniti reveals world's first market-ready variable compression ratio engine

Nissan’s premium arm Infiniti has released initial details of its new variable compression-turbocharged (VC-T) petrol engine, ahead of the unit’s public debut at the Paris motor show on September 29. Touted as the world’s first production-ready variable compression ratio engine, the Infiniti VC-T is not limited by a fixed compression ratio, allowing it to raise or lower the height that the pistons reach...


2016 Infiniti Q30 snapped in Melbourne
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2016 Infiniti Q30 snapped in Melbourne

The 2017 Infiniti Q30 hatchback has been spied in local specification ahead of the model’s Australian launch next month. Spied by a switched-on CarAdvice reader, two of the the Infiniti Q30s (black and red) appear to be lower-spec models, with limited badging and more conservative front and rear bumpers, likely to be circa-$30,000 entry-level variants...


2016 Infiniti Q30 achieves five-star ANCAP safety rating
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2016 Infiniti Q30 achieves five-star ANCAP safety rating

The new 2016 Infiniti Q30 has been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP). Helping the new hatchback to achieve top marks were the inclusion of both low- and high-speed autonomous emergency braking (AEB) as standard across the range. James Goodwin, CEO of ANCAP, praised Infiniti for its high test score...


2012-2013 Infiniti M35 hybrid sedan recalled
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2012-2013 Infiniti M35 hybrid sedan recalled

A small batch of Infiniti's 2012-2013 M35 hybrid sedan, later renamed Q70, has been recalled in Australia over concerns a water pump could fail. The car maker reports that a fault in the electric pump, which forms part of the hybrid drive powertrain's cooling system, could lead the device to fail...


2013-15 Infiniti Q50 recalled for steering fix - UPDATE
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2013-15 Infiniti Q50 recalled for steering fix - UPDATE

Update - VIN ranges for affected Q50s have been released, see article for details Infiniti Australia has issued a recall for 310 vehicles from its Q50 sedan line over concerns the car’s Direct Adaptive Steering (DAS) system could fail. Launched with the Q50 in 2013, Infiniti’s DAS system is a steer-by-wire system which electronically transfers the driver’s input to the front wheels where a high-response actuator drives the steering rack...


Infiniti hints at high-performance hybrid models - report
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Infiniti hints at high-performance hybrid models - report

Infiniti’s European boss, Francois Goupil de Bouille, has reportedly hinted that a hybrid-powered halo car is in the brand’s future. Speaking to UK website Autocar, Goupil de Bouille said that Infiniti would eventually need halo performance models and that hybrid technology could be the key ingredient...


Nissan recalls 3.53m vehicles over faulty occupant sensor, Australia not affected - UPDATE
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Nissan recalls 3.53m vehicles over faulty occupant sensor, Australia not affected - UPDATE

Update: Nissan Australia has confirmed that Australian models are not affected by this recall as local models use a different kind of occupant-sensing system. See bottom of article for details. Japanese manufacturer Nissan is recalling 3.53 million vehicles globally, due to a faulty occupant classification system (OCS) that may not deploy the airbags properly in the event of an accident...


Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept unveiled, previews new QX50
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Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept unveiled, previews new QX50

The Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept has been unveiled ahead of its in-the-flesh debut at next week's Beijing auto show. According to Roland Krueger, president of Infiniti, the QX Sport Inspiration showcases the brand's "daring design philosophy" and its "capabilities in the mid-size SUV segment". At present that space is occupied by the QX50 SUV...


2018 Infiniti QX70 preview to debut in Beijing
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2018 Infiniti QX70 preview to debut in Beijing

A first look at a new-generation 2018 Infiniti QX70 SUV has surfaced today, with a shadowy teaser released ahead of this month’s Beijing motor show. Previewing a new concept dubbed QX Sport Inspiration, the image offers a revealing look at the new SUV show car’s front quarter...


2016 Infiniti Q70 S Premium Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Infiniti Q70 S Premium Review

If you consider luxury to be a side-effect of scarcity, then the newly updated Infiniti Q70 sedan is your height of opulence.

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$78,900

Infiniti Red Sport performance brand launched, turbo six to lead the way
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Infiniti Red Sport performance brand launched, turbo six to lead the way

Infiniti’s new turbocharged 3.0-litre petrol ‘VR’ V6 engine, revealed in December, will be the engine that kicks off the company’s new Red Sport performance brand this year. The engine, tuned for 224kW and 298kW forms, will initially be offered with the Q50 sedan and the brand-new Q60 coupe...


Infiniti QX70 3.0D diesel to be dumped by end of 2016
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Infiniti QX70 3.0D diesel to be dumped by end of 2016

The Infiniti QX70 3.0D diesel model has had its day in Australia, with the brand announcing it will cease sales later this year. The reasoning behind the move to kill off the diesel-powered Infiniti QX70 – which accounts for a third of sales of that vehicle – is clearly not related to a lack of popularity for the drivetrain...


2016 Infiniti Q70 Review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2016 Infiniti Q70 Review

The 2016 Infiniti Q70 is a car that pleases on price, but has few other strong suits.

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$68,900

2017 Infiniti Q30 could start below $30,000
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2017 Infiniti Q30 could start below $30,000

The all-new 2017 Infiniti Q30 will go on sale in the third quarter of this year, and there’s a chance the brand will attack the small premium car class with a sub-$30,000 price tag to gain sales traction. Officially, Infiniti Australia says it’s “too soon to say” whether the starting price of the new Q30 small crossover hatchback will creep below the $30,000 mark...