Infiniti has taken the wraps off the Q50 Eau Rouge concept, which it says is inspired by Infiniti’s involvement in Formula One.
Infiniti has taken the wraps off the Q50 Eau Rouge concept, which it says is inspired by Infiniti’s involvement in Formula One. The Q50 Eau Rouge Concept draws inspiration for aerodynamic design from the technical collaboration between Infiniti and four-time Formula One World Champions Infiniti Red Bull Racing.
Compared to the 2014 Q50, the Q50 Eau Rouge concept gets a carbon fiber front splitter, rear diffuser and side sill skirts; a carbon fiber roof and mirrors; 21-inch alloy wheels; and a duel exhaust system.
The Infiniti design team, led by Executive Design Director Alfonso Albaisa, was influenced by the aerodynamic styling approach taken by their colleagues at Infiniti Red Bull Racing.
“From our shared passion for performance with Infiniti Red Bull Racing grew a collective desire to produce a vision of what a high-performance Infiniti Q50 could look like,” said Albaisa.
“The design has a number of distinctive Formula One inspired touches. In particular, the sculpted front wing assembly and the rear aerodynamic packaging take their cues from the RB9 race car,” added Albaisa.