Infiniti reveals new details regarding its two new models

Article by Christian A., on August 26, 2010

To expand Infiniti's product line, two model variations will be launched this year. However, there will be no new body styles. One change will involve Nissan Motor Co.'s new high-output direct-injection turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which will debut in the US this year on the new Nissan Juke crossover.

Last week, Ben Poore, vice president of the Infiniti business unit, said that the two additional products will arrive in dealerships in October or November. Poore described one of the new offerings as "performance-oriented."

However, a source clarified that this refers to a new engine option, not an all-new model. Poore said that this second offering is a product in a "volume segment" that is new to Infiniti.

He added that this offering "expands [its] footprint into an area where [the company] has never played before."

It has long been known that Infiniti is disadvantaged since it doesn'´t participate in many product segments. Infiniti dealers have been grumbling that Infiniti's product line is too thin to pose major competition against BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

Poore disclosed that the two variations will arrive before Infiniti's entry into the hybrid-electric segment early next year with a hybrid M sedan. [via autonews - sub. required]

Topics: infiniti

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

The primary suggestion of a 4x4 ute from French company Peugeot was first revealed in 2016. Fifteen months later, the production version is launched. Now, Peugeot is not shying away...
by - June 24, 2017
The new Jaguar E-Pace crossover will soon hold its official launch on July 13 and is expected to arrive at the showrooms by early next year. It couldn’t have come...
by - June 24, 2017
As prices of the original Shelby Cobra have skyrocketed into astronomical proportions, there are firms like Superformance that serve replicas to consumers who demand the same levels of performance at...
by - June 24, 2017
New and improved 2018 Subaru Legacy comes packed with a number of upgraded features from the get go - from the exterior to the interior. And the company has finally...
by - June 23, 2017
In an interview involving Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali and Automotive News, the topic about the Urus was thoroughly discussed. This super SUV is scheduled to make its debut later this...
by - June 23, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries