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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...

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Infiniti Australia pushing for performance SUVs
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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
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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...


CarAdvice podcast 48: What cool car has our CarAdvice Founder bought?
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CarAdvice podcast 48: What cool car has our CarAdvice Founder bought?

Mandy, Paul and James Ward cover the New York Auto Show in car news, including the crazy Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, 2018 Lexus LS F-Sport, plus concept reveals of the Toyota FT-4X and Infiniti QX80 Monograph. Also, the LDV D90 has its world premiere in Australia, Lego Technic celebrates 40 years, the first ‘pursuit-rated’ hybrid car is revealed, and the quick 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is unveiled...


Infiniti to continue building dealer network in Australia
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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 Q60: Mid-range V6 gap filler not off the table for Australia
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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...


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...


Infiniti set for major product expansion in Australia from 2016
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Infiniti set for major product expansion in Australia from 2016

Infiniti Australia won’t offer any new models in 2015, but the brand has confirmed big plans in the years following – including an aim to offer a car in every luxury car segment of the market. The first model to arrive will be the new Q30 luxury hatch, which will give the brand a rival to the likes of the Audi A3, Mercedes-Benz A-Class, BMW 1 Series and Lexus CT200h...


Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept points to a new rival to the Porsche Panamera
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Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept points to a new rival to the Porsche Panamera

The Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept to be revealed at the 2014 Paris motor show is set to showcase what the brand will offer at the top of its model range in the near future. At the launch of the new Infiniti Q50 2.0T, Infiniti Cars Australia product planning manager, Bernard Michel, indicated that reports doing the rounds about a production version of the Q80 offering buyers a large sports luxury car are on the money...