Infiniti

Infiniti is the luxury car business of Nissan. Infiniti officially started selling vehicles on November 8, 1989 in North America and has become its own separate brand in Australia in 2012. Infiniti has the FX SUV, M Sedan, G Coupe and Convertible on offer in Australia with plans to expand the range.
Infiniti boss Johan de Nysschen resigns to run Cadillac

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Infiniti boss Johan de Nysschen resigns to run Cadillac

The President of Infiniti, Johan De Nysschen, has tendered his resignation from Nissan's luxury marque and will soon begin his job as the next head of Cadillac. According to an Automotive News report, de Nysschen tendered his resignation to Nissan earlier this week...

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Infiniti QX30 : Nissan to build compact SUV in the UK, export to the world
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Infiniti QX30 : Nissan to build compact SUV in the UK, export to the world

Nissan will build the all-new Infiniti QX30 compact SUV in the UK for global markets from the second half of next year. Nissan Motor Company chief planning officer Andy Palmer told Automotive News production of the QX30 would begin shortly after the Nissan starts building its base car, the Q30 compact hatchback (pictured in concept form), in mid-2015...


Infiniti Q50 Review: 2.2d S Premium
Rating: 610 /10
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Infiniti Q50 Review: 2.2d S Premium

The diesel-powered Infiniti Q50 offers plenty of equipment, but refinement issues let it down.

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$61,900

Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti confirm Mexican small car production from 2017
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Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti confirm Mexican small car production from 2017

Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler AG and the Renault-Nissan Alliance have confirmed reports that they will embark on a joint-venture to build next-generation Mercedes and Infiniti premium small cars in Mexico from 2017...


Infiniti ESQ to be a luxury Nissan Juke for China
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Infiniti ESQ to be a luxury Nissan Juke for China

Infiniti is getting its own version of the Nissan Juke, though the new premium quirky crossover isn’t headed to Australia. The Japanese luxury car maker has revealed it will launch a Juke-based model called the Infiniti ESQ – teased in four tightly cropped images that appeared on Chinese website Autohome – but says the car will be available exclusively in China...


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...


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...


Infiniti Q50 Hybrid S Review
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Infiniti Q50 Hybrid S Review

Up against established heavy hitters in the mid-size luxury segment, the Infiniti Q50 stands out with distinct styling, world-first technology and aggressive pricing.


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 Q50 Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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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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$51,900 to $73,900

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...


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...


Infiniti Q50 Review
Rating: 910 /10
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Infiniti Q50 Review

This is it, the car that will change it all for Infiniti in Australia.


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...