Infiniti wants to expand the upper segment of its product range. And obviously as impressively as possible. At least places the study Q80 inspiration close that at the Paris Motor Show ( October 4 to 19 2014) celebrates its premiere. The 5.05-meter-long hatchback concept will loudly Infiniti " the status quo of the premium four-door shake up ", that is: The Q80 is aimed pretty much against Porsche Panamera, Audi Q7 Sportback and BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe. To help in addition to flowing lines without side mirrors and counter-opening doors, a particularly light acoustic glazing over the entire length of the roof and an interior with four individual seats and a lot of carbon fiber, leather and aluminum. Details on the ' high-performance and high efficient hybrid - electric drive " the Q80 Infiniti inspiration is only known at the fair. A production version of the Q80 could in 2017 or 2018 come on the market. Maybe, but the concept car also serves as an inspiration for a larger sedan that is to make the long versions of the Mercedes S - Class or Audi A8 competition.
Much further you with the Infiniti QX70S design. The new S - Design - Edition is namely in selected Western European countries already directly after the Paris Motor Show in the sale. The main focus of the new variant QX70 is on the use of dark chrome. This can be found on the radiator grille, fog lamps, the side air intakes, side skirts and the rear number plate. The 21 - inch model, the side mirrors and roof rails however are painted black. Inside is continued to subject the black and the center console. There are purple stitching on seats, steering wheel, armrests and door panels. The QX70S design will be available as a 3.0 - liter diesel with 238 hp and a 3.7 - liter gasoline engine with 320 hp.
The third Infiniti novelty ( at least in Europe ) at the Paris Motor Show is the facelift of the Q70 sedan. The competitor of Mercedes E - Class, Audi A6 and Co. is moved closer to the optically Q50 and receives standard LED headlights and 18 - inch wheels. Modifications to the body and chassis structure to reduce noise in the passenger compartment. With changes to the suspension and shock absorbers you also want to improve the ride comfort. Specifically for the European market also the 2.2 - liter diesel with 167 hp and 400 Newton meters was added to the program. And the Q70 Hybrid has been further improved, which is to come, especially the pure electric range benefit. Inside the benefits of a facelift Q70 Around View Monitor and extended connectivity for a wider choice of smartphones. In Europe, the Infiniti Q70-lifted from December 2014 to have. Prices are not fixed yet . ( sw )