Infiniti has confirmed that the special edition FX that was developed according to Sebastian Vettel’s vision has been created. This 414hp vehicle has enhanced aerodynamics, 21-inch wheels, and carbon fiber parts that reduce the weight of the FX by 101-lbs.
Infiniti built this vehicle, which is based on the V8 FX50S Premium, in only six months. What Infiniti and Vettel came up with doesn’t just look good, it has received brilliant aerodynamic changes.
Infiniti designers and engineers closely collaborated with Vettel and Red Bull Racing personnel for this version. To help Infiniti with this project, the RB7 was sent by Red Bull Racing to Japan. This FX edition has been lowered by about 0.8 inch compared to the standard FX. It also gets an Essence-inspired grille and a carbon fiber rear wing.
As a result, the coefficient of lift was improved by 30% and its coefficient of drag is lower by 5%. Carbon is used on the splitter, sills, front grille, mirror covers and rear diffusers. Its 21-inch wheels have a black and silver finish, offering a stylish and sporty look.
To boost its performance, a new exhaust system was attached along with reprogrammed ECU. These raised its performance by at least 30hp compared to the factory FX50S.
When we look inside, we see that added carbon fiber was used on the doors and center console. Alcantara was used on its steering wheel and its special seats have been given additional support and are covered in black-quilted suede with purple stitching and “SV” logos. Vettel’s signature is featured on a metal plate on the center console.