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...


Infiniti Q50 to be called Nissan Skyline in Japan, but Infiniti logo retained
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Infiniti Q50 to be called Nissan Skyline in Japan, but Infiniti logo retained

The Nissan Skyline will live on as a mildly tweaked version of the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid in Japan. Nissan confirmed the new version of the iconic nameplate, which dates back to 1955, would be almost identical to the Q50 sedan destined for other global markets, and in an unprecedented move will defy traditional rebadging logic by using both Skyline and Infiniti badges...


Infiniti considers Panamera-style four-door coupe
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Infiniti considers Panamera-style four-door coupe

Nissan’s luxury vehicle division, Infiniti, is considering a new high-performance four-door coupe flagship in the mould of the Porsche Panamera. Andy Palmer, Nissan’s executive vice president responsible for future products, said the design would take its inspiration from the Infiniti Essence concept, which was first revealed at the Geneva motor show in 2009...


Infiniti to 'de-Americanise' its line-up, says president
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Infiniti to 'de-Americanise' its line-up, says president

The boss of Infiniti admits the luxury car maker needs to 'de-Americanise' its line-up to achieve success on a global scale. Sold exclusively in the US for almost 20 years from its 1989 formation until its European launch in 2008, Infiniti president Johan de Nysschen admits the brand needs a philosophical shift to increase the appeal of its vehicles around the world...


Infiniti to launch performance sub-brand
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Infiniti to launch performance sub-brand

Infiniti is gearing up to take on the Germans with a performance division of its business. With the brand hell-bent on differentiating itself from its rivals and emphasizing its emotional appeal, the performance car business was also going to be on the agenda, but timing still remains unconfirmed...


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Infiniti Q50 Review

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Infiniti QX30 confirmed
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Infiniti QX30 confirmed

Infiniti has confirmed that a smaller crossover SUV, likely to be called Infiniti QX30, is on its way as part of the company’s model expansion plans. Speaking to the Australian media at the Nissan 360 event in Los Angeles, Infiniti’s managing director for Asia and Oceania, Allen Lu, confirmed plans for the car’s future...


Infiniti: our competition is too rationally driven
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Infiniti: our competition is too rationally driven

Infiniti says  its German rivals are too rationally driven, clinical and cold. A weakness the Japanese luxury manufacturer hopes to exploit. “There is no question our competition produce outstanding quality automobiles, technologically well engineered. But, we believe they are too rationally driven.” said Allen Lu, managing director of Infiniti for Asia and Oceania...


Delaying Infiniti Australia launch could have been "helpful": president
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Delaying Infiniti Australia launch could have been "helpful": president

The global boss of Infiniti admits it could have been "helpful" to delay the brand's Australian launch by more than a year to align with the introduction of the all-new Infiniti Q50 sedan. Infiniti president Johan de Nysschen's comments followed the local division's move last week to slash up to $13,100 off its entire line-up after it managed just 255 sales across the country in its first 12 months...


Infiniti Q30 concept: gallery released
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Infiniti Q30 concept: gallery released

A gallery revealing more of the Infiniti Q30 concept has been released just hours before the car is to be officially unveiled at the Frankfurt motor show. Showing more of the exterior than the sole image released last month, the new gallery also details the interior of the model that is set to become the luxury brand’s first small car...


Infiniti Australia's general manager resigns
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Infiniti Australia's general manager resigns

Infinti Australia's general manager has resigned with the Japanese luxury brand set to come under new leadership from October. Kevin Snell had been the driving force behind the launch of the brand in Australia, having been championed by former Nissan Australia boss Dan Thompson...


Ricciardo announced as Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver for 2014
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Ricciardo announced as Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver for 2014

The statement that all of Australia has been waiting for has been made by Infiniti Red Bull Racing: "We confirm that Daniel Ricciardo will drive for the Team in 2014." After much speculation, rumour and a Mark Webber tip-off, the energy drink company’s Formula One team has made its official decision to employ West Australian Daniel Ricciardo for the 2014 F1 season...


Infiniti Australia slashes prices across line-up to combat slow sales
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Infiniti Australia slashes prices across line-up to combat slow sales

Infiniti Australia has slashed pricing across its range as it aims to boost languishing sales of its local line-up. Price cuts of between $7500 and $13,100 apply across the luxury Japanese manufacturer's G37 coupe and convertible, M sedan and FX crossover model lines, representing discounts of more than 15 per cent for some variants...