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    Infiniti Planning Five New Models by 2022

      ...prepare to be electrified... 

    Infiniti is planning on launching five new models over the next 3 years. The first will be the QX55 that we reported on the other day.  It is a crossover coupe version of their QX50 crossover and is expected to be powered by the same 2.0-liter variable compression engine.

    Next up is the redesigned QX60. Expect it to look much more SUV like than that of a crossover. Infiniti says the styling will be dramatically different than the QX60 on the lots today. They mention that the gas powered model will have a large grille, which implies there will be an electrified model coming as well.  They are also planning on offering two 12.3-inch touch screens and a two-tone roof.  The QX60 is Infiniti's best selling vehicle.

    After that, Infiniti will be launching three electrified vehicles, a crossover and two sedans.  The vehicle will be offered as fully electric or with serial hybrid technology which is similar to that in the Chevy Volt where a gasoline engine recharges the batteries which power the car. Styling is expected to take after the Q-Inspiration concept shown at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show.  The three vehicles are following a "three vehicles, one platform" concept and will all be related. 



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    1 hour ago, smk4565 said:

    That’s good since I don’t think they have had a new product in about 5 years.

    QX50 was last year.

    QX30 was two years before that. 

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    LONG overdue. Definitely see some major Cadillac Escala design cues in front end and hood and the new CT cars design cues with front end and hood, as well as some Jaguar F Type in front and down the side.

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    Are we sure Johan D. didn't really go back to Infiniti? 😁

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    54 minutes ago, USA-1 said:

    LONG overdue. Definitely see some major Cadillac Escala design cues in front end and hood and the new CT cars design cues with front end and hood, as well as some Jaguar F Type in front and down the side.

    image.png.6e69518f6d640a614362e24548a5e515.png

    Are we sure Johan D. didn't really go back to Infiniti? 😁

    Model S greenhouse and down the side as well.

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    2 hours ago, Drew Dowdell said:

    QX50 was last year.

    QX30 was two years before that. 

    That’s not much, especially when one is a rebodied GLA they were given in exchange for the X-class.   Mercedes put out an all new E-class with 4 body styles, G-wagon, GLE, GLS, A-class, CLA, refreshed S-class, refreshed C-class, refreshed GLC since 2017.

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    11 hours ago, smk4565 said:

    That’s not much, especially when one is a rebodied GLA they were given in exchange for the X-class.   Mercedes put out an all new E-class with 4 body styles, G-wagon, GLE, GLS, A-class, CLA, refreshed S-class, refreshed C-class, refreshed GLC since 2017.

    Oh stop. Every company goes through these types of cycles. Seemingly nothing for a few years and then BAM! Ten new models in two years. 

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    1 hour ago, surreal1272 said:

    Oh stop. Every company goes through these types of cycles. Seemingly nothing for a few years and then BAM! Ten new models in two years. 

    Not successful companies, successful ones stay on schedule.

    3 hours ago, Drew Dowdell said:

    Not everyone has Benz money

    Nissan-Renault is the 3rd biggest car company in the world.  They should have money unless Carlos Ghosn took it all.

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      3,160
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