2008 Infiniti G37 Will Start at $34,250…Would You Buy This Over the BMW?

Infiniti has announced the pricing for the 2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe that will be in showrooms on August 21st.

Here is the breakdown:
-Infiniti G37 Coupe (5-speed auto): $34,250
-Infiniti G37 Coupe Journey (5-speed auto): $35,000
-Infiniti G37 Coupe Sport 6MT (6-speed manual): $35,550

Is the starting price of over $34K worth it for this coupe?

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Infiniti Announces Pricing on 2008 G37 Coupe

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2007) – Infiniti today announced pricing on the all-new 2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe, which goes on sale August 21 at Infiniti retailers nationwide. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starts at $34,250 for the rear-wheel drive 330-horsepower 3.7-liter V6-equipped 2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe (with 5-speed automatic transmission); $35,000 for Infiniti G37 Coupe Journey model (with 5-speed automatic transmission); and $35,550 for the G37 Coupe Sport 6MT model (with close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission).

The all-new G37 Coupe offers significant enhancements over the previous generation Infiniti G Coupe, including the first-ever application of the new, more powerful 3.7-liter V6 engine with VVEL (for Variable Valve Event and Lift). This new engine is backed by a choice of an upgraded electronically controlled 5-speed automatic transmission with available paddle shifters or a significantly revised and more refined 6-speed manual transmission.

The dramatic new G37 Coupe retains the previous G35 Coupe’s position as one of the top sports coupes in the segment, while elevating its performance, style, features and technology to the next level,” said Mark Igo, vice president and general manager, Infiniti.

The G37 Coupe’s enhanced platform and chassis also includes an available advanced 4-Wheel Active Steer system (4WAS), which helps improve vehicle handling performance by adjusting both the front steering gear ratios and the rear suspension geometry according to steering input and vehicle speed. Braking and handling is targeted to be among the best in the luxury sport coupe class.

These advanced performance systems are wrapped in an all-new seductive exterior design with Infiniti’s signature double-arch grille, L-shaped headlights, broad rear fenders, large LED taillights and performance-oriented wheel and tire packages.

The 2008 G37 Coupe’s all-new interior design includes an extensive list of available technological features such as a touch screen navigation system with XM® NavTraffic™ real-time traffic function (requires XM® subscription, sold separately), RearView Monitor and an available 11-speaker Infiniti “Studio on Wheels”™ by Bose® audio system with 24-bit Burr Brown DAC, 3-way door speaker arrays with 10-inch woofers and a 9.3-gigabyte Music Box hard drive.

A number of options and equipment packages are also available, including moonroof ($1,000), Premium Package ($3,200), Sport Package ($1,850), Navigation Package ($2,200), Technology Package ($1,150), Performance Tire and Wheel Package ($650), rear spoiler ($550), 4-Wheel Active Steer Package ($1,300) and wood trim ($450).

Infiniti offers a full-line of luxury performance automobiles, including the G sports coupe and sedan, the M luxury performance sedan, FX premium crossover SUV, and the QX full-size luxury SUV. More information about Infiniti and its total ownership experience can be found at Infiniti.com.