Exclusively for the Chinese market extended its portfolio to Infiniti, a long-wheelbase version of the midsize sedan Q50. The Infiniti Q50L extended the 2,850 millimeter wheelbase of the normal Q50 for another 48 mm. True to the Chinese taste the expansion comes mainly benefit the rear passengers. Overall, the Q50L is growing by 62 to now 4,852 millimeters in length.
Is powered Infiniti Q50L from a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo with 211 hp and 350 Newton meters of torque. Is connected via a seven-speed automatic transmission. Also, the Q50L will have Infiniti's new steer-by-wire system Direct Adaptive Steering (DAS ) and the double - touch screen of the InTouch HCI infotainment system. The Q50L is Infiniti's first domestically produced model for the Chinese market. It is produced in the plant in Xiangyang, Hubei Province, which is seen worldwide so Infiniti's fourth assembly plant. The normal Q50 is still built in Japan Tochigi plant and imported to China.
The Chinese market was for Infiniti last crucial. In the first half of 2014 could sell 14,000 vehicles. Compared to the previous year, an increase of 130 percent. His debut is the Q50L end of August 2014, on the Chengdu Motor Show. The first vehicles will be delivered in early November 2014.
Infiniti follows with the long version of the Q50 a huge trend in the Middle Kingdom. While in this country primarily extended versions available from luxury saloons, it is perfectly normal to stretch in China even middle-class cars of the caliber of an Audi A4 or BMW 3 Series. Unlike us, it is in fact natural for businessmen and other wealthy people in China to refer to the back seat. Many ?? especially German ?? Manufacturers have the preference detected early and their models adapted specifically for the Chinese market. How long the various versions of Mercedes, BMW and Co. look like, we show you in our gallery . ( sw )