2017 Infiniti Q30 Image Emerges Ahead of Frankfurt Debut

Sami Haj-Assaad
by Sami Haj-Assaad

Infiniti is readying its entry-level compact car for its official debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, and released this new image last night on its U.K. Twitter account.

The image doesn’t really show us anything new, as we’ve already been exposed to the sleek hatchback in official photos before. The car looks quite similar to the not-for-North-America Mercedes-Benz A-Class, which is natural, since it shares quite a few parts with the German car.

The platform is borrowed from the Mercedes, and likely the engine will be too, as the two automakers have been collaborating on products for a while now. Under the hood will likely be a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that’s turbocharged to make 211 hp.

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The Q30 will also share most of its components with the upcoming QX30, which is a hiked up version of the Q30 with a higher ride height. Infiniti is hoping that the Q30 and QX30 will give the brand a major boost in Europe, which is the main market for the two new cars. We’ll report more about the production Q30 when it debuts in Frankfurt.

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Sami Haj-Assaad
Sami Haj-Assaad

Sami has an unquenchable thirst for car knowledge and has been at AutoGuide for the past six years. He has a degree in journalism and media studies from the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto and has won multiple journalism awards from the Automotive Journalist Association of Canada. Sami is also on the jury for the World Car Awards.

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