The Nissan is all set with their luxury brand Infinity’s latest release as 2017 Infiniti Q60. The Q series is quite a successful car, and this new mid-sized version is something which every sedan lover is expected to adore. It was unveiled at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show.
2017 Infiniti Q60 – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
In addition, there will be two versions of this all new 2017 Infiniti Q60. First one will be convertible and the second one will be a coupe, which is expected to be more appealing. Its platform will be somewhat similar to Q50 sedan, and hence a lot is being anticipated from Nissan. An All-Wheel Drive option is only going to be available for the convertible model, but not for the coupe.
The coupe will have two doors which will comprise of sportier and more aggressive styling as compared to its predecessors. Since it is a mid-cycle refresh car, its LED lights will be trendier, accompanied with premium quality leather on steering wheel and seats. Touch-screen display, infotainment system, and smartphone integration will be enhanced.
Regarding size, this brand new coupe is 2 inches lower and 4 inches shorter than its four-door sibling.
2017 Infiniti Q60 – Powerful Engine and Performance
Base models will boast of a V6 turbocharged engine of 3.0-liter. This V6 engine is going to entirely different from what Nissan has offered till date to its Q series model. It will be an entirely fresh batch of a V6 engine that will be bombarded with technological advancements to increase fuel efficiency, torque, and power. A torque of 281 lb-ft and 330 hp is a sure shot contribution by this luxury carmaker. A four-wheel drive will be available in all its variants.
As far as this new drive train of 2017 Infiniti Q60 is concerned, it is being speculated that an estimated fuel efficiency of 18mpg on city roads and 26mpg on highways can easily be offered. A 7-speed Auto gearbox is going to be the right pair with the sedan. According to speculations, another engine of 4-cylinder turbocharged with 2.0-liter with an average output of 211 hp is also going to blow the minds of Nissan lovers. Car fanatics is also stated that this latest Q60 is going to be a dazzling substitute for BMW’s G37 coupe.
Reports are doing rounds that the 2.0-liter turbocharged drivetrain is exclusively for Chinese and European markets. The US markets will only get 3.0-liter V6 one. Nissan has not confirmed the exact release date of this beautiful sedan, but announcements will be made soon. 2017 summer is an expected date.
2017 Infiniti Q60 – Release Date and How Much will Cost?
In conclusion, estimations of 2017 Infiniti Q60’s price range lies somewhere from $40,000 to $50,000, depending on its trims.
Who are its competitors?
Finally, following cars will give a tough competition to 2017 Infiniti Q60:
- Cadillac ATS Coupe
- Audi A5
- Ford Mustang
- BMW 4-series
- Mercedes Benz C Class
- Chevrolet Camaro