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Rumorpile: Q50 Eau Rouge Heads To Production

Apr 30 2014 03:15 PM | Infiniti News
Infiniti 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
William Maley is a staff wri...

Rumorpile: Infiniti's 700 Horsepower Flagship

Mar 18 2014 08:15 AM | Infiniti News
We've been hearing for awhile rumors of a Infiniti flagship. Most recently, reports have pointed towards a model that would compete with the likes of the Porsche Panamera. Now a new report from Motor Trend is spilling a lot information out on this possible flagship.
The report says the new flagship will likely be a four-door version of Infiniti's Essence concept wearing either the Q80 or Q90 nameplate. Engines will include a new 3.0L turbo V6 hybrid with 550 horsepower and a 3.7L twin-turbo V6 hybrid with 700 horsepower. Both engines will feed power to a standard all-wheel drive system.
“We are not planning to create a Mercedes S-Class competitor. Our goal is to launch a revised four-door version o...

Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz Working On A New Vehicle Architecture

Jan 21 2014 10:05 AM | Infiniti News
Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz are working on a new vehicle architecture that will underpin four new vehicles, including a new crossover. This information comes courtesy of Johan de Nysschen, the head of Infiniti who was speaking to Bloomberg at the Detroit Auto Show. de Nysschen did not talk about whether the new architecture will be front/all-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive, and how many of those new vehicles would be Infiniti and/or Mercedes-Benz. de Nysschen did say is that first model with this new architecture will appear in 2017.
Source: Bloomberg via Automotive News (Subscription Required)
William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.ma...

Rumorpile: Infiniti Considers A Four-Door Coupe As A Flagship

Oct 21 2013 07:35 AM | William Maley in Infiniti News

William Maley Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com October 21, 2013   Infiniti is trying to differentiate itself from the other players in the luxury car market by possibly developing a four-door coupe as a flagship. This is coming from Nissan's...

Revealed! Infiniti Q30 Concept

Aug 27 2013 04:25 PM | William Maley in Infiniti News

William Maley Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com August 27, 2013   A few weeks ago, Infiniti announced their showing at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Named the Q30, the concept in our eyes looks to be more of a dramatic take on the Etherea concept...

Infiniti Teases Q30 Concept

Aug 09 2013 07:45 AM | William Maley in Infiniti News

William Maley Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com August 9, 2013   Auto show season is just right around the corner with Frankfurt kicking off this season in September. Already, automakers are beginning to tease what they will be showing at the show...

Rumorpile: Infiniti Considers A Compact Luxury Crossover

May 29 2013 07:30 AM | William Maley in Infiniti News

By William Maley Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com May 29, 2013   A new report from Motor Trend says that Infiniti is considering entry-level crossover that will use the underpinnings of Mercedes-Benz's new MFA front-wheel driv...