2016 Infiniti Q50 changes, price, news

2016 Infiniti Q50 changes, price, news

It is this luxury sedan that was unveiled in 2013 and it was replacement of the Infiniti G sedan, which was Nissan luxury brand. The presentation of this new compact sedan made quite an echo on the world of the car fans, and with that positive momentum, Nissan plans to unveil the new 2016 Infiniti Q50, and it will be available in the U.S, Canada, UK and Australian market.

2016 Infiniti Q50 updates

As far as the exterior goes, the current model is based on the 2009 Essence concept, and the model will also be based on the same model. Quite an amount of changes is expected on the new Q50, but none of them will be major. This means that the current style will be continued, and the standard mid-cycle refresh will be applied. The characteristic Demilune-cut C-pillar, deep body area, and the asymmetrical cabin layout will stay the way they are. The most visible redesigning will be done on the front end, where the new 2016 Infiniti Q50 will receive a slightly restyled grille and headlights, but the changes will not bypass the bumpers and backlights.

Interior changes

The cabin will be made of high quality materials, and it will be equipped with stylish door handles, and comfortable seats. The instrument panel is going to have a double wave look, with the air vents placed upright. The center console will be equipped the Infiniti In Touch screens. The upper screen is planned for navigation and the control of the back cams while parking, while the lower screen will be used for the Internet, car settings, and the operation of the transmission and power management. The multi functional steering wheel will come with smartphone controls and with plenty of other functions. The front seats will have a high profile with adjustments, heating and ventilation, and side support, while the back seat row will accommodate 3 passengers, and provide them with lots of free space.

Infiniti Q50 2016 engine updates

Under the hood of the new Infiniti Q50 2016, the things will remain the same. The base model will be offered with the 3.7-liter V6 engine, capable of generating 328 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. The diesel unit will be also available, a 2.2-liter turbocharged engine, capable of producing 208 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. Like the previous model, the new Q50 will also have as a hybrid model in its lineup. The system will stay unchanged, a 3.5-liter V6 gasoline unit and an electric motor, capable of producing 360 horsepower and over 400 lb-ft of combined output. All the engines will be teamed up with either a 7-speed automatic or a 6-speed manual transmission.

2016 Infiniti Q50 price and release date

When it comes to pricing of the new 2016 Infiniti Q50, the base model ought to start with a price of around $37,000. There are couple luxury vehicles that potential buyers will be able to choose from: BMW 3335i, Cadillac CTS and Mercedes-Benz C400. The new 2016 Infiniti Q50 should be seen on the streets in the first half of the 2016.

More info on: http://blog.caranddriver.com/2016-infiniti-q50-finally-adding-turbocharged-four-cylinder-engine-option/

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