Cuban Infiniti Designer Brings Q60 to His Homeland, Video Gives Us the Feels


Infiniti brought something to the streets of Cuba that hasn’t been seen there in decades —  an American-spec car.

The Japanese automaker’s executive design director, Alfonso Albaisa, took an all-new Infiniti Q60 to Havana, making it the first U.S.-spec car registered in Cuba in 58 years. Albaisa made the journey to Cuba to trace his roots back to his parents’ birthplace, marking the first opportunity he has had to visit Cuba and see the country’s unique mid-century modern architecture.

Albaisa grew up in Miami, Florida, but now is based in Japan, where he oversees all four Infiniti design studios across the world.

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The company shared a video of the experience, including how the streets of Cuba reacted to seeing the all-new Infiniti Q60 on the roadways. During the trip, Albaisa may have also found the origins of his own design DNA that we see in the unique flowing lines of current Infiniti vehicles.

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