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Infiniti Q60 Project Black S: Pirelli deal hints at progress on potential M4 rival

Pirelli has announced it will collaborate with Infiniti on the premium Japanese marque's Q60 Project Black S program, suggesting the 'concept car' unveiled at the 2017 Geneva motor show, might indeed prove to be more than just wishful thinking...

2018 Infiniti QX80 to retain V8 engine and current platform

The "next-generation" 2018 Infiniti QX80 will keep its current body-on-frame architecture and 5.6-litre V8 petrol engine, according to the company's president. Speaking with the US's Motor Trend, Roland Krueger, Nissan's senior vice president and the president of Infiniti Motor Company, said the current car's underpinnings - which date back to 2011 - will be carried over along with the 298kW/560Nm V8 petrol engine...

Infiniti Australia keen on Q60 performance hero

Infiniti Cars Australia has voiced its desire for a high-end performance flagship version of its Q60 coupe to take on the heavy-hitters from BMW's M division and Mercedes-AMG. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch of the flagship Q60 Red Sport this week, Bernard Michel, product planning manager for Infiniti's local arm, said despite previous comments that there would be no rival for the Mercedes-AMG C63 or BMW M4 anytime soon, the company would really like such a model in Australia...

Infiniti Australia pushing for performance SUVs

Infiniti's local arm has confirmed it is looking into introducing performance-oriented Red Sport versions of other models in the range, including its SUV range. Speaking with CarAdvice at the Australian launch of the new Q60 Red Sport coupe this week, Bernard Michel, product planning manager for Infiniti's local arm, said "every possibility is being explored"...

2018 Infiniti QX50 high on local arm's wishlist

The upcoming 2018 Infiniti QX50 is a model the local arm is very keen to get its hands on, according to the company's manager for product planning. Speaking with CarAdvice at the local launch of the new Q60 Red Sport coupe earlier this week, Bernard Michel, product planning manager for Infiniti Cars Australia, said a rival to models like the Mercedes GLC, Audi Q5 and BMW X3 would fill a major void in the company's line-up...

2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport on sale in Australia

The 2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport has arrived in Australia, with the flagship Japanese coupe kicking off at $88,900 before on-road costs. Packing twin-turbo power, the Q60 Red Sport will compete with German warm-performance models like the Audi S5 ($105,800) and Mercedes-AMG C43 coupe ($105,615) - though significantly undercutting its rivals on price while offering comparable performance...

Infiniti QX80 Monograph concept revealed - UPDATE

The big new Infiniti QX80 Monograph concept has been given a full digital debut today, after having first been previewed last week. Beauty and the Beast rolled into one big luxury barge, the QX80 Monograph nonetheless delivers a more resolved look than the model currently offered in Australia, with themes that draw it closer to the brand's latest styling...

Infiniti to continue building dealer network in Australia

Japanese premium marque Infiniti remains committed to the expansion of its dealer network in Australia, with an eleventh showroom to open its doors later this year. The brand's initial launch in 2012 saw Infiniti Centres open in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Since then, there are now dealerships in Perth, Canberra and Adelaide, along with South West Sydney, the Gold Coast, Castle Hill and Newcastle...

Infiniti Australia names Chang-Hwan Lee as new managing director

The local arm of Nissan luxury marque Infiniti has appointed a new managing director, with outgoing boss Jean-Philippe Roux moving to lead the brand's marketing efforts for the Russian market. In his time at the top of Infiniti Australia, Roux oversaw the local launch of new Q50 variants, the big Patrol-based QX80 SUV, the small Q30 and QX30 twins, and most recently the new-generation Q60 coupe...

2018 Infiniti QX80 Monograph to be revealed in New York on April 12 - UPDATE

Update - Infiniti has confirmed the QX80 Monograph name for its new SUV concept, along with a reveal on the 12 April at 4:00pm EDT. A teaser image of the Infiniti QX80 Monograph concept has been handed down today, ahead of a New York motor show debut, previewing the next-generation of the company's largest SUV...

2018 Infiniti QX50 spied testing

The upcoming new 2018 Infiniti QX50 have been spied testing this week. We saw the concept at this year's Detroit Motor Show and, going by the spy photos, it seems the Japanese company has kept the design of the production car very close to the concept. Although much of the new SUV's finer details remain heavily wrapped, it is clear the lighting at both ends will be almost identical to those of the concept...