Infiniti is a Nissan’s division, which specializes on luxury cars with the priority on the US market. In the mid-80s the company started to manufacture fundamentally new cars for the North American market. At the same time a similar problem was solved byToyota being its main competitor. The history is silent about the authorship of the idea, but in 1989 the Lexus LS 400 and the Infiniti Q45 appeared. The Q45 was a pretty unique car, which was appreciated for being a combination of luxury, innovative style and power. The company quickly gaind popularity among the motorists and received numerous JD Power awards, setting the new standard for the competition. The lineup was gradually updated, expanded, and the cars could boast of being trully high-end models. Infiniti brand means luxury, dynamics and expressive design.
The world debut of the Infiniti Etherea took place at the Geneva Motor Show. The Etherea is a compact premium car for a new generation of young buyers. At the same time this debut was a demonstration of the future design of the Infiniti cars. For the first time a bright original style of the brand was spread to the compact car. The Etherea is not a typical representative of the compact premium car segment, according to the Senior Vice President Shiro Nakamura, this model is suitable to a new generation of drivers who oppose themselves to others. The Etherea destroys conventional ideas about cars of this segment, it represents a symbiosis of several cars. Partly it is an elegant coupe, partly a spacious sedan, and a practical hatchback and even a crossover.
The Infiniti EX was presented in 2007 at the Auto Show in New York. It was the concept of a mid-size premium SUV. This vehicle is produced in both all-wheel and front-wheel drive version. The Infiniti EX is based on the FR-L platform. This vehicle features many innovations, for example, the vehicle’s body is covered with a special Scratch Shield paint, capable to prevent scratches, and Welcome Lighting system, which illuminating the vehicle and the space around it once the driver comes over. Another new feature is the around-view monitor, which augments the backup camera with cameras directed to the sides of the EX. This system provides a 360-degree view of the world surrounding the EX, what makes parking much easier.
The Infiniti FX is a unique vehicle in all terms. Only a few other vehicles like the BMX X6 and the Jeep SRT8 can compete the Infiniti FX30D in terms of style. Its engine shows amazing performance paired with the 7-speed automatic with lag-free acceleration. This SUV is great for both urban settings and off-road thanks to its adjustable suspension and all-wheel drive. The FX30d has its own unique style in terms of design with its nicely rounded body. This vehicle boasts two pleasant bonuses such as 360° parking camera with bird’s-eye view and self-healing paint which is capable to infill small scratches and dings. The FX30D is a great pick for those who spend a lot of time on the urban streets, but still requires a nice off road performance.
The Infiniti FX history began in 2001 when it appeared as a prototype. The next prototype was very close to the production version, which premiere took place in 2003 at the Detroit auto show. The FX35 is one of the brightest representatives of this family. Long relief hood, rounded shape and big wheels create an image of a fast, solid and comfortable vehicle. A worthy continuation of the FX35’s avant-garde design is a comfortable interior with a futuristic design. High-quality finishing materials emphasize the fact that Infiniti is a luxury division of Nissan concern. This vehicle features leather ergonomic seats; narrow windows; small, sporty steering wheel; aluminum trim on the gear lever and pedals. The FX’s interior gives a feeling of well-designed functionality and luxury.
The designers of the Infiniti FX37 have done their just finel, making it look elegant and subtle. The model has a long hood, which looks great with a weighted lower part of the body, in addition, the wheelbase is slightly elongated, which together with the elegant lines of the upper body create a unique look. This vehicle has an improved aerodynamics thanks to its smooth lines of the body. 20-inch wheels are another feature that makes this vehicle look great. It becomes clear from the first sight that the FX37 has an aggressive character, thanks to its body design, spoilers and all parts of the vehicle that emphasize the character of this model. In addition, an updated model is covered with a special paint that makes light scratches non visible, and restores itself with time.
The idea to design an SUV with sports car’s properties and features has always been on Infiniti’s top of the list. The FX45 represents an attempt to take this concept to the next level. This vehicle is based on Nissan’s FM chassis, as well as the 350Z, the FX45 has an aluminum independent rear suspension, a new strut front suspension, and comparatively light body with a rigid structure. Handling and braking are on the top level what makes this vehicle joy to drive. Thanks to taut shocks, firm springs and anti-roll bars, this model responds with amazing precision on a twisty road. Minimal body roll, excellent steering, and the remarkable handling balance allow this model to be called a sport car. The FX45’s appearance matches this sporty character. It’s squatter profile with rounded contours demonstrates the vehicle’s power and muscularity.
The Infiniti FX50 is a sporty SUV with the option of a diesel or petrol V6 or V8 engine. There are eight different colors to choose from, its shape looks better in the darker colors. This SUV can treat its owner with numerous gadgets on-board such as surround-view cameras, a memory function for the seat, Bi-xenon headlights, an electrically adjustable seat, sunroof and keyless ignition & entry. The entertainment system includes 30GB hard-drive, an eight-inch touchscreen, audio streaming and a Bluetooth phone, iPod connectivity and 11-speaker sound system. This SUV is really pleasant to drive as it has direct and sharp steering, so you won’t feel the huge size of the vehicle. The FX50 certainly has plenty of grip so it can easily handle any turns even at high speed. The Infiniti FX50 is a luxury high-end crossover that combines powerful performance with iconic design.
The G20 is available only in sedan form, it claims itself to be the equal of such cars as the Audi A4 and the BMW 3 Series. This car is also an Infiniti so it offers all the luxury you can imagine, attention to detail will not leave anyone indifferent. The G20’s appearance bears a family resemblance to the rest of the line, it is especially noticeable in the headlight area. The model has a coupe-like appearance thanks to its wedge-like shape. A rear spoiler, 16-inch alloy wheels and body-colored ground effects complete the whole image. Its wedge shape provides that special detail most sedans in this class lack – a huge trunk. The manufacturer took special care to make the G20’s interior look great, so it could satisfy even the most dependable consumers. The driver’s seat can be adjusted in 8 ways, the steering wheel, door inserts and the shift lever are wrapped in high quality leather. A fully automatic climate control is also available.
The G25 is a modern car with a sporty appearance, which features swept-back headlights, bulging front fenders, sporty fascia designs and a dual exhaust. The model’s front has a double – arch grille with Infiniti’s signature, a waveform hood, and fog lights. This sophisticated sedan has with 17-inch wheels in standard equipment. Also, you can get a blacked-out grille, LED lights, a front chin spoiler, and rear spoiler as an option. The G25 has a leather interior with aluminum accent trim. It’s not surprising that its design is inspired by the Japanese brand’s heritage. The G25 offers a high level safety system which includes side curtain airbags, dual-stage front airbags, and side-impact airbags as standard equipment.
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