Jan 20 2015 08:25 AM | Infiniti NewsInfiniti has quietly shelved plans to build the LE electric concept car.
Introduced back at the 2012 New York Auto Show, the LE was Infiniti's version of the Nissan Leaf in a sleek four-door sedan. The big story about the LE was that it used inductive charging - a driver could drive the LE over a plate which would allow the vehicle to charge. Originally, the LE was expected to go into production in 2014, but it never came to fruition.
"We have to be a little pragmatic," said Michael Bartsch, Infiniti's vice president for the Americas to USA Today. Bartsch explained that the company needs to focus on high-volume segments. Now that doesn't mean Infiniti has cancelled the LE project. The automaker could be waiting on i...
Sep 23 2014 02:15 PM | Infiniti NewsInfiniti's showing for the Paris Motor Show seems to be inspired by the likes of the Audi A7 and Porsche Panamera with their four-door fastback design. Meet the Q80 Inspiration Concept.
Infiniti's take on the four-door fastback is to add more curves throughout the body. You also notice that the concept doesn't have any door handles or side-view mirrors. The company says that would only take away from the design profile. As for measurements, the Q80 Inspiration Concept is 198.9 inches long, 79.8 inches wide, 53.1 inches tall, and a wheelbase of 122.2 inches.
Inside, the Q80 Inspiration Concept features seating for four passengers and comes with carbon fiber, aluminum, and leather.
"After showing Q30 Conce...
Apr 30 2014 03:15 PM | Infiniti NewsInfiniti has been making the auto show rounds with their Q50 Eau Rouge concept which previews a possible competitor to the likes of BMW's M and Mercedes-Benz's AMG division. According to a source, the Q50 Eau Rouge concept could become a reality.
Auto Express learned from a source at the at the Beijing Motor Show that momentum is building for the high performance sedan.
“At this stage it would take more to stop the car getting made than to start things. There is a real buzz about it,” said the source.
No word on when a production version of the Q50 Eau Rouge could be shown.
Source: Auto Express
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