Following its debut at the Geneva Motor Show last month, the new Infiniti Q50 is to make an appearance as part of a UK tour, five months ahead of its official arrival date and the first of many Q50 opportunities.
The Infiniti Q50 is a premium sports saloon and represents a major step forwards for the Infiniti Centre network. Centre Manager James Lotinga explains why: “The Q50 is the first Infiniti vehicle that has been produced with the European Market in mind and as such allows us to appeal to a much wider audience than we have ever been able to before.”
With a 2.2-litre four cylinder diesel engine that emits under 115g/km CO2 it has been designed around the needs of both private and business customers. It can provide fuel economy in excess of 65mpg while still maintaining a good level of performance, with 170 PS of power and 400Nm of available torque. This super-efficient engine ensures low tax and running costs with a starting price of just £27,350.
The other technologically-advanced engine available is a sophisticated petrol V6 hybrid. It is the more performance biased of the two engines with acceleration from 0-62mph to be under 5.5 seconds but with CO2 below 145g/km and fuel economy of around 45mpg it will still attract low taxation. This engine is also available with a four wheel drive option.
However, the Q50 is not just about the engines, it has everything expected from a premium product, a fresh and modern look with a top class Japanese-influenced interior plus leading-edge technology taking the driving experience to a new level.