Infiniti has officially unveiled the all-new 2014 Infiniti Q50 at the Detroit Auto Show. If you missed the news, the Q50 is the replacement for the G37 sedan.
Infiniti has officially unveiled the all-new 2014 Infiniti Q50 at the Detroit Auto Show. If you missed the news, the Q50 is the replacement for the G37 sedan. “This morning we are about to launch Infiniti on a bold new journey, a new Infiniti brand direction built on a foundation of our past and guided by a clear vision for the future,” said de Nysschen. “And it starts right here today with the new Infiniti Q50, a vehicle that clearly crystalizes the design, performance and technology direction for a new generation of Infiniti vehicles.”
The all-new Infiniti Q50 takes many of its styling cues from the Infiniti Essence concept, with a tight, athletic appearance that blends low, wide proportions with excellent interior roominess. Inside, the Q50 interior offers a driver-centric cockpit with an array of premium comfort and convenience features, including the new Infiniti InTouch™ communications system with large dual touch-screens.
“We challenged ourselves with this new Infiniti Q50 to take another great leap in terms of proportion, Infiniti-ness and premium quality. It presents a new benchmark of Infiniti’s sedan leadership,” said Nakamura.
The 2014 Infiniti Q50 will be available with a choice of a 328-horsepower 3.7-liter V6 or new Q50 Hybrid featuring Infiniti’s Direct Response Hybrid System with Intelligent Dual Clutch Control. Both powertrains will be offered with rear-wheel drive or Intelligent All-Wheel Drive.
The 2014 Q50 also gets two new world’s first production performance technologies: Infiniti Direct Adaptive Steering technology and Active Lane Control. The new steering system allows advanced control of the Q50’s tire angle and steering inputs, transmitting the driver’s intentions to the wheels faster than a mechanical system. Four different steering settings are offered, allowing customization by driver preference or road conditions. The Active Lane Control uses a camera-based lane marker detection system to further enhance on-center driving capability.
The 2014 Infiniti Q50 will arrive in showrooms in the summer.