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Infiniti Q60: Mid-range V6 gap filler not off the table for Australia

If you're thinking about sliding into the all-new 2017 Infiniti Q60, you'll have two petrol engine options to choose from: a 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder unit, priced from $62,900, and bigger 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6, priced from $88,900. The 2.0-litre models, known as '2.0t', are powered by a Mercedes-Benz engine that offers 155kW of power and 350Nm of torque...

CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 25, 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...

2017 Infiniti Q60 pricing and specs: New hero coupe here to boost brand image

Local pricing and specifications for the 2017 Infiniti Q60 range have been announced this week, with the premium Japanese coupe starting at $62,900 before on-road costs. Available from launch are two variants, the entry-level Q60 2.0t GT, and 2.0t GT with Enhancement Pack ($65,900). Both are powered by a 155kW/350Nm 2...

Infiniti Australia MD happy with momentum: "It all depends on what you define as success"

The man heading up Infiniti in Australia says he's happy with the brand's momentum locally, and is confident the premium Japanese marque is "on track" for further growth and success. Speaking to CarAdvice at the local launch of the new 298kW twin-turbocharged Infiniti Q50 3...

Infiniti super sedan to take on M5? "I'd love to see that," says local PR head

Cars such as the BMW M5 and Mercedes-AMG E63 have long held positions at the top of the super-sedan table. But what if Infiniti laid down the law to these European powerhouses? Speaking to CarAdvice at the local launch of the new twin-turbo V6-powered 2016 Infiniti Q50 3...

2016 Infiniti Q50 pricing and specs: 298kW twin-turbo V6 tops updated line-up

A new twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine headlines a revised, and dearer, 2016 Infiniti Q50 range, with a 298kW/475Nm Red Sport model presenting buyers with a new rear-wheel-drive performance flagship from the luxury Japanese marque. Joining the existing turbocharged 2.0-litre petrol and 2.2-litre diesel four-cylinder engines, and 3...

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept points to new mid-size SUV due in 2018

The Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept could point the way to the most important model in the brand's history. It isn't new - the brand showed it off way back in April this year - but it reappeared at the 2016 Paris motor show in matte black, and it presages a new model due in 2018 to compete in the highly competitive luxury mid-size SUV segment against the Land Rover Discovery Sport, BMW X3, Audi Q5 and Mercedes-Benz GLC...

Infiniti Q60 convertible off the table

Infiniti has no plans to produce a convertible version of its slick and stylised new 2017 Q60 coupe to rival the BMW 4 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Hong Kong-based luxury car brand said this week that it was focused on making the Q60 hardtop a radical departure from its previous two iterations. Reading between the lines, the business case for a soft-top didn’t stack up...

Infiniti’s designers hold sway over its engineers

As a relative minnow in the world of luxury cars, Infiniti needs to embody a point of difference. And the Hong Kong-based subsidiary of Nissan appears to have a design-led development approach that provides precisely that...

Infiniti Q60 coupe won't get C63 and M4-rivalling hero model

Despite building its brand around performance, luxury brand Infiniti has no immediate plans for a properly hardcore version of its new Q60 coupe to rival the BMW M4 or Mercedes-AMG C63. The new Q60 launched in the US this week with the top-shelf 298kW 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 model, due in Australia in the first half of 2017...

2017 Infiniti QX30: entry-level SUV's rear-view camera omission to be 'corrected'

Infiniti Cars Australia has acknowledged that not specifying the entry-level version of its just-launched Infiniti QX30 with a rear-view camera was a significant misstep, with the omission expected to be rectified in the near future. Speaking to CarAdvice at this week’s local launch of the Q30-based QX30 crossover, Infiniti Cars Australia managing director Jean-Philippe Roux said safety is most definitely of high importance to the premium Japanese marque...