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Infiniti Releases Sketch of Upcoming JX Crossover

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Infiniti has released a single sketch of its future crossover, the Infiniti JX that will go on sale next spring.

The Infiniti JX crossover will feature three rows of seating for seven passengers and according to Infiniti it “pushes the boundaries of what a luxury crossover can be.” The Infiniti styling theme is present in the JX with a “crescent cut” greenhouse design influenced by the Infiniti Essence concept car.

The JX concept will be unveiled at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this August.

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Infiniti Announces JX Luxury Crossover To Join Its Line Next Spring

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 19, 2011) – Infiniti has announced an all-new three-row luxury crossover designated the Infiniti JX that will go on sale at its retailers in spring 2012 as a 2013 model.

An exterior sketch of the Infiniti JX suggests a vehicle that pushes the boundaries of what a luxury crossover can be – with signature styling cues of the brand, such as dynamic and elegant line treatments inspired by nature. The brand styling theme continues with a “crescent cut” greenhouse design influenced by the Infiniti Essence concept car. More details will be provided when the Infiniti JX concept is shown at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this August. The production version will make its global debut at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show in November.

“The all-new Infiniti JX crossover will allow us to continue to expand the Infiniti brand’s presence in the Americas,” said Carlos Tavares, chairman, Nissan Americas. “In 2010, Infiniti was one of the fastest-growing luxury brands in the United States, and this year we will expand our presence further to Mexico and Panama, followed by Chile in the first half of 2012.”

“There aren’t a lot of choices for luxury families today. The all-new Infiniti JX is the 7-passenger antidote to the ho-hum luxury crossovers that are out there right now,” added Ben Poore, vice president of Infiniti Americas. “The Infiniti JX will have a stunning interior, while offering exceptional seating flexibility, easy access to the roomy third row, plus the latest in-vehicle technology – including next-generation telematics. A fitting addition to our line, it will challenge the status quo in its class.”