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Infiniti finally pulled the sheet off of the Q60 Concept today at the Detroit Auto Show, allowing us a full view of all sides and inside.

The low slung coupe is the future design and engineering direction for Infiniti. The Q60 will be put into production in a few years time and will be the debut model for a new family of turbo-charged, direct injected engines. We've heard that both 4-cylinder and 6-cylinder engines will be available but very little else was offered from a technical level.

The interior has hand stitched leather with carbon fiber accents and is surprisingly roomy for a 2 by 2 coupe.

The exterior features LED lighting and light piping, even the badge is back lit in a bright white.

The production version will start up for 2016 which means that we will see this car again in the next year or so at one of the auto shows.

Infiniti Press Release on Page 2

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This just... doesn't do anything for me. Each time I look at it, I expect to feel something and there's nothing there. No passion, no emotion, no soul. Give me the old G37, A5, 4-Series, ATS... hell, even the RC with its confused lighting elements, and I can find something to... ignite a fire inside me. The nicest thing I can say about this car is that the taillights sort of resemble an Alfa's. The rest is completely clinical.

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Blah, Bland, just Mehhhh when walking by. Reminds me of all the bland Nissan Cars. I think the buying public will thumb their nose at this one.

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      Staying connected with advanced technology and infotainment features allows the driver to dedicate their important attention to the road ahead. In that regard, the Forte comes standard with an 8-inch color touchscreen with Android Auto™3 and Apple CarPlay®4 that’s integrated neatly on the dash and within the driver’s line of sight. With select smartphone devices, the system also has the capability to read SMS texts aloud through Bluetooth®5.  Eliminating the need for a charging cord is an available wireless charging6 tray perched up on the center stack for compatible Android7 devices, as well as Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X.8 
      Another welcome and surprising feature in this segment is an available 320-watt premium sound system developed with Harman Kardon that pumps out music through a unique speaker hole pattern on the door panels and throughout the cabin.
      Kia’s suite of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)9 offered in many of the automaker’s more expensive vehicles make their way down into the Forte, making it an even more value-laden option for cost-conscious shoppers. In addition to Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW)9 and Lane Keeping Assist (LKA)9, the all-new Forte is available with Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA)9 and Smart Cruise Control (SCC)9.Smart Cruise Control is designed to maintain a pre-set distance between the Forte and the vehicle in front and can slow the vehicle slows with traffic in certain circumstances.
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