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Infiniti to Leaf out of Nissan s book

forward: Infiniti’s first EV will be a large luxury built on stretched Nissan underpinnings.

Large luxury EV on Nissan Leaf platform 14 models in Infiniti pipeline

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INFINITI S first car will be a large luxury built on stretched Nissan underpinnings, according to Nissan s vice-president of product development, Palmer.

Mr Palmer said the electric vehicle (EV) is one of 14 in the pipeline for Nissan s luxury with others including the third-generation Infiniti G the company s BMW 5 competitor and an entry-level hatchback developed in league with on the German company s MFA platform spawned the A-class and B-class.

The two Infiniti models will on the market within two years and are as critical to Infiniti s plans to its volumes from the current units a year to 500,000 by

Speaking to GoAuto in England of the Geneva motor show, Infiniti will unveil a hybrid sportscar concept Emerg-E, Mr Palmer disclosed Infiniti s full EV would Leaf underpinnings, but with in both range and power.

The has an 80kW electric motor is good for between 100km and on a full charge.

Left: Infiniti Etherea

Mr Palmer said that, the Leaf was regarded as a C-segment the new Infiniti EV will be D-sized, or the same scale as a Ford

Mr Palmer indicated that the car also use Leaf-based underpinnings, as battery and powertrain technology, but the new vehicle would be scaled up to the larger size.

He said engineers would have trouble enlarging the Leaf

Speaking as an engineer, I can say a platform doesn t exist, he said. It is all to do the modules the powertrain, front cooling package and so on.

The bits of metal that those modules can be engineered and up relatively cheaply.

Mr Palmer the entry-level hatchback previewed the as the Etherea concept at the Geneva last year as an Audi A3 and BMW 1 competitor.

As well as this vehicle, Infiniti is set to get two four-cylinder a petrol and a diesel from along with an all-new V6

Mr Palmer also revealed Nissan was working on a new petrol V6 a replacement for the acclaimed VQ V6 used in a range of Nissan and Infiniti including the three Infiniti that are due to kick off the uppercrust s revival in Australia this

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Infiniti Cars Australia manager Kevin Snell that the new G series sedan be introduced into the Australia when it became available in late 2013 as would the hatchback, which will the only front-drive vehicle in the range.

Because the G sedan is not too far Infiniti is not taking the current in Australia, preferring to wait it can launch the fresh variant.

it is introducing the G37 coupe and cabriolet the range debuts in August, as models will not be replaced for time.

Mr Palmer said while Nissan had a goal of 10 per global luxury car share by its targets were more the quality index .

He said Infiniti had been carte blanch by the boss CEO Carlos Ghosn) to turn into a proper global of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, while at the time going after a global market share.

He that Infiniti expanding the current 33 markets to 72 by 2016 overtake Lexus in sales by 2014 or 2015.

Mr Palmer Infiniti s advantage was its very very warm range and service.

He used the Japanese omotonashi , meaning hospitality, to this feeling.

We want to be fun, actually, he said.

of that fun might be delivered by the sportscar, which would Infiniti s first plug-in vehicle, using a 1.3-litre engine linked with a electric motor.

Details of the new vehicle will be at Geneva tomorrow.

Infiniti Electric Sedan
Infiniti Electric Sedan
Infiniti Electric Sedan
Infiniti Electric Sedan
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