Infiniti Q50 replaces G37 at Detroit auto show Autoweek

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Infiniti Q50 replaces G37 at Detroit show

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Infiniti is upping the on its biggest volume model a redesign that makes it a of new technologies.

Nissan Motor luxury arm introduced the new 2014 new name for the brand’s bread-and-butter sports sedan, the G37 —at the auto show on Monday.

the technology advances: a steering that gives drivers a of choices on how stiff the steering is, and an distance control feature watches not merely the car in front of but the vehicle in front of that

The Q50 also will offer a hybrid-electric drive system Infiniti expects to market as a enhancer while improving

Promising that the model propel the brand in a bold new Infiniti’s Hong Kong-based Johan de Nysschen, said in remarks the car was designed to appeal to a new of luxury buyers.

The redesign is to help Infiniti toward its of challenging larger global competitors, like BMW, and de former employer, Audi.

BMW redesigned its high-volume 3-series. and is unveiling a redesigned IS at this Detroit show.

The entry-level model has not received a makeover the 2007 model year.

In to the new styling, the Q50 has been packed almost every new technology Nissan has in its arsenal, says Nat marketing director for the car.

New features

Infiniti believes the new enhancements to its ride comfort and the of a hybrid powertrain option broaden the sports sedan’s of luxury shoppers when it on sale this summer.

year, G37 sales totaled a 3 percent increase, despite its Infiniti’s total sales 22 percent to 119,877, largely on the of the JX crossover last March.

Brooks, senior product manager for the car, says the enhancements should attract at both end of the luxury sedan drivers and non-sporty drivers.

The Q50 model will retain its 3.7-liter V6 with 7-speed transmission. The Q50 Hybrid will use a V6 mated with a 50 kW electric that produces 360 hp.

We discovered in the past few years of that customers who were not looking for a sports-oriented luxury liked our car for other reasons, says. We realized there’s an of our vehicle that we weren’t enough with — some customers were not as on winding roads as we were.

The Q50 carry the automaker’s first of Direct Adaptive Steering, lets a driver scroll 96 different steering settings to pin the handling to specific road The selector changes the steering to make the handling tight and for curving along a canyon or looser to accommodate a grocery parking lot.

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The new Predictive Collision Warning safety monitors the vehicle beyond the car in front of the Q. If the car in the front brakes, but the immediately in front of the Q does the system will alert the and then apply braking if the Q driver doesn’t respond.

Active Lane Control also debut on the car. the current lane-departure intervention, applies a slight braking a car drifts out of its lane, the new feature interact with the car’s to correct the drift.


The Q also will have collision intervention, which stops the car rather than let it into an object or person, and moving object detection, detects other vehicles may enter the car’s path as it up.

Both of those features appeared last March on the JX.

The Q also will launch the of an Infiniti apps store. will begin allowing to download and sync personal for the car through their cell and USB drives, Brooks says.

car is critical to our company, he says. size and this segment of luxury are critical to all luxury Our goal was to make it even refined and successful than the car we had out there.

About the Detroit show

The annual North International Auto Show, known as the Detroit auto has maintained its place as a barometer for the industry. For 2013, NAIAS place Jan. 14-27 and host concept cars, cars and supercars from all the automakers, including what’s to be a highlight this year: the new Chevrolet Corvette. Check out ‘s complete coverage of the auto show here .

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