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New 3.0 litre twin turbo V6 Infiniti Q50 is now on sale

New 3.0 litre twin turbo V6 Infiniti Q50 is now on sale

Infiniti has announced is latest model – the Q50 with the big turbo 6 cylinder engine, is now available in its dealer network. The model boasts: Two peak output levels available: 298kW and 224kW, Next-generation Direct Adaptive Steering™ (DAS) leads technology enhancements, along with new rack electronic power steering system. New Dynamic Digital Suspension (DDS) offers engaging ride and handling options. And the new Q50 Red Sport, with 298kW twin-turbo V6, heads line-up of four engine options – including petrol-electric V6 hybrid, four-cylinder turbo-petrol and four-cylinder turbo-diesel.

When the Infiniti Q50 sports sedan was introduced in 2014, it was big news both for its dynamic styling and its suite of exclusive technologies such as its world’s first Direct Adaptive Steering, Active Lane Control and Predictive Forward Collision Warning. Now, two years later, the Q50 is posed to shake up the status quo in the segment once again with an extensive list of enhancements, starting with two new turbocharged engines and a range of new chassis technologies.

Although appearance of the 2016 Q50 is largely unchanged, there are bold new engine selections waiting behind the signature Infiniti double-arch grille and wide hood. This Infiniti is now offered with four engine options: 2.0-litre turbo-petrol I4, 2.2-litre turbo-diesel I4, 3.5-litre V6 petrol-electric hybrid, All-new 3.0-litre twin-turbo petrol V6, available in two output levels: 224kW / 400Nm and 298kW / 475Nm.

As well as advanced engines, transmissions, steering and suspension, Infiniti is confident the interior comfort is also class leading. It boasts: 10-way power driver’s seat with adjustable thigh support and lumbar extension, 8-way power front passenger seat, Automatic dual-zone climate control with in-cabin micro-filter, digital display, automatic recirculation and rear air vents, Automatically dimming rear view mirror, Infiniti Controller mounted on the centre console, Intelligent i-Key with smart access and enhanced memory (each key memorises the driver’s seat position, exterior mirror positions, steering column position, climate control settings, audio settings and navigation settings, personalising the car for each driver), Leather appointed seat trim, steering wheel and shifter knob, Power-adjustable steering column (tilt and telescopic, with entry/exist assist linked to the car’s i-Key) and Sun roof with tilt and slide functions.

Pricing ranges from $52,900 to $75,850.