The 2009 FX is going to come with either a new 5.0L 32-valve V8 with over 380 horsepower or a V6 engine (specs tbd). Both engines are mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission Adaptive Shift Control and available solid magnesium paddle shifters.
The new FX is expected in US showrooms this June.
2009 Infiniti FX Makes World Debut at Geneva Motor Show
Second Generation of Infiniti’s Performance Luxury Crossover SUV
Goes On Sale in North America in June –
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 4, 2008) – Infiniti today revealed the all-new 2009 Infiniti FX performance luxury crossover SUV in conjunction with the Geneva Motor Show. The second-generation FX, with its fusion of sports car and SUV design, will be offered in three models, including a new 5.0-liter V8-equipped Infiniti FX50. The 2009 FX is scheduled to go on sale at Infiniti dealers in the United States and Canada in June 2008.
The new FX’s world debut in Geneva was hosted by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. President and CEO Carlos Ghosn, who also announced details of Infiniti’s plans to enter the Western European market in the last quarter of 2008.
About the 2009 Infiniti FX
The all-new second-generation Infiniti FX is designed to offer exceptional levels of power, refinement, safety and driving exhilaration. Created as a fusion of sports car and SUV, with breathtaking styling, sports car-like proportions and an advanced sports sedan platform, the new FX is a showcase of Infiniti’s design and technology leadership.
Along with its dramatic, aerodynamic body structure and sporty FM (Front Midship) platform, the new FX features a extensive list of available equipment and technology designed to create an exciting and rewarding driving experience – including a new 380+ horsepower 5.0-liter 32-valve DOHC V8 or advanced V6 engine (V6 details to be released later), 7-speed automatic transmission with Adaptive Shift Control and available solid magnesium paddle shifters, available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive, 4-wheel independent double-wishbone suspension and large 4-wheel disc brakes. Also available on the new FX are a Continuous Damping Control (CDC) suspension, Rear-Active Steer, Intelligent Brake Assist and 21-inch aluminum-alloy wheels designed by Enkei.
Inside, the new FX interior provides a warm, modern, inviting environment highlighted by a driver-oriented cockpit with available sport seating and available advanced audio, navigation and entertainment systems – including an 11-speaker Bose-developed audio system, Infiniti Intelligent Key, Intelligent Cruise Control (Full Speed Range), Distance Control Assist (DCA) and Around View Monitor system.