do you Remember the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge? In 2014 Infiniti generated a lot of buzz around a prototype, with the possibility of coming some day to the dealers, a saloon very sporty, with the heart of the Nissan GT-R. we Knew, and wanted, that sooner or later had to end up in the street. And for the moment, to calm down our impatience, we can already confirm you the arrival of a new sedan of high-flying, the Infiniti Q50 V6 twin-turbo 400 HP. A sports saloon that is still far from the radicalism, and the 585 HP, with the presentation of the Eau Rouge, but with qualities to face up to its German rivals. You will not be the slightest doubt.
This new engine of the range Infiniti Q50 is intended to provide benefits, but from a point of view, more civilized than the one shown by the prototype Eau Rouge in 2014.
What has happened with the engine of the Nissan GT-R? unlike the prototype Eau Rouge, which used the engine 3.8-liter V8 of the GT-R, the Infiniti Q50 V6 twin-turbo will use a block smaller, the VR30 of 3.0 liters, which market in Europe with 400 HP of power at 6,400 rpm (in the middle East also have a version of 300 HP) and 475 Nm between 1,600 and 5,200 rpm. Let us remember that we are before a great step forward for Infiniti, which until now sold some models with V6 engines-atmospheric.
Infiniti Q50, which has sold more than 50,000 cars this year, will also receive an update on the rest of the range, which will still be available to a diesel 168 HP, and a four-cylinder gasoline of 208 HP.
Infiniti Q50 equipped with the V6 twin-turbo 3.0-liter is also equipped of series a system of a suspension adaptation, called Dynamic Digital Suspension (DDS), able to adjust the firmness of the shock absorbers depending on the driving that we’re looking forward to practice. So that the driver can adjust these and other parameters by using a Drive Mode Selector (mode selector) that can be selected modes sport Sport and Sport+.
All of the range Infiniti Q50, including the V6 twin-turbo, will continue to be marketed only with an automatic change of seven speeds, with maximum torque produced on the steering wheel.
By placing in some way to this model, let’s say that will be positioned at some intermediate point, between a BMW Series 340i and a BMW M3 and a Mercedes Class C 450 AMG and a Mercedes-AMG Class C 63. Its launch will occur in the next few weeks.