New diesel engine for Europe

Paris, October 6, 2014

In addition to the concept vehicle QX70S Q80 inspiration and SUV Special Edition Infiniti has another newcomer to the Paris Motor Show ( October 4 to 19 2014) in his luggage. The revamped Q70 sedan was introduced in North America. Now she is celebrating her European debut in Paris.

Optical zoom moved

The luxury division of Nissan puts the competitors of the Audi A6, Mercedes E - Class or BMW 5 series visually closer to the house midsize car Q50. This is mainly due to the new front and rear bumpers, as well as the new grille recognizable. For this purpose, the Q70 has as standard LED lighting and 18 - inch tires.

Improvements to body and chassis

According to Infiniti addition to have been improved comfort and noise isolation. Through modifications to the body and chassis structure as wind, tire and mechanical noise were reduced. In terms of ride comfort, the suspension on all four wheels is optimized.

New Diesel for Europe

Especially for Europe, the developers of the Infiniti Q70 donate a new diesel. The 2.2 - liter diesel unit comes with four cylinders at a power output of 167 hp. The maximum torque is 400 Newton meters available from 1600 to 2800 revolutions per minute.

Other engines

So far, the built-in Q70 Diesel had two more cylinders, three-liter displacement and 238 hp has to offer. There is also a Q70 for the current 3.7-liter V6 gasoline engine with 320 hp. Whether the two units will be available in the new version of the Q70, is not yet known. Next in the program but the hybrid version with a system output of 374 hp will be. Here, the 306-hp 3.5-liter V6 has been revised. The electric motor takes on a power of 68 hp. A new control of the sail - function ( it decouples the engine entirely from the drive train ) is also a new addition the pure electric range.

Innovations in the interior

Innovations in the interior are expanded connectivity for smartphones and an improved air-conditioning. It is synchronized with the start-stop system of the 2.2 - liter turbo diesel engine and is maintained in the passenger compartment even when the engine stops, the temperature.

Launch and prices

The new Infiniti Q70 will hit the European market in December 2014. Prices have not yet been announced. The still current Q70 begins in conjunction with the 3.0 V6 diesel at 53,990 euros . (ml)