While it doesn’t get a lot of press, Infiniti has climbed up the luxury ladder to become the fourth largest luxury brand in the U.S. And over the past two years, the company has expanded globally as well. But with sales just half those of brands like Lexus, BMW and Mercedes, Infiniti is missing something,… Continue Reading...
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Infiniti hasn’t written-off a halo-model luxury sports car and is still hoping to bring such a vehicle to market. In a recent interview with AutoCar, Infiniti boss Toru Saito admitted as much, but made no confirmation that the Essence Concept could see production. Currently Infiniti has put its branding focus on electric and hybrid vehicles,… Continue Reading...
With all the rumors that Acura will bring back the RSX, it seems Infiniti might beat them to the punch. According to a new report by AutoCar, Infiniti is planning a new front-drive coupe model. News of a new front-drive model from Nissan’s luxury brand has been around for several months, but this is the… Continue Reading...
Nissan’s next generation of the iconic GT-R may be a hybrid sports car. According to a report in Japan’s Best Car magazine, the R36 GT-R could use a 440-hp gasoline engine mated to a 160-hp electric motor. This would allow the car to output as much as 600-hp in some modes, while attaining impressive fuel… Continue Reading...
After previous reports had suggested Infiniti’s stunning Essence concept would never be any more than a shinny piece of auto show metal, word has now emerged that the luxury automaker may turn this fantasy into a reality. According to a report in Motor Trend, one Infiniti executive, Shiro Nakamura, once again referred to the hybrid… Continue Reading...
As promised Infiniti gave a “virtual” preview of the upcoming 2011 M today at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Using state-of-the-art 3D video mapping technology, an image of the new M was projected onto a molded styrofoam shape, revealing the third-generation of the sedan that is both sporting and luxurious. The new design is a… Continue Reading...
While we all wait patiently for Infiniti to bring news that the Essence Concept car, (unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show earlier this month), will go in to production, a small part of it is already scheduled for use in upcoming models. The Essence features a twin-turbocharged direct-injection 3.7-liter V6 and while those turbos aren’t… Continue Reading...
Oh hell yes! Rumors abounded before the Geneva Auto Show that the company was bringing a new crossover. Well, for anyone who really wanted YET ANOTHER crossover from the Japanese luxury arm of Nissan we hate to tell you this but… they decided to take the wraps of a 600hp Hybrid Concept car instead. It’s… Continue Reading...