While the styling of Q50 hasn’t really changed a lot for 2016, it cannot be denied that under that familiar skin is a host of new and exciting features. The unchanged hybrid option is now made more attractive by its all new steering and suspension choices, which include the completely electronic system that has no physical connection between the front wheels and steering wheel. The comfortable interior of Q50 also bears numerous advanced electronics such as the cutting edge safety systems and electronic driver assists.
Infiniti Q50 Exterior
The looks of Q50 are basically similar to that of last year, with the main styling focused on the curvy wraparound sheet metal and bold front grille.
Infiniti Q50 Exterior
Each seat inside the Q50 has been nicely remarkably sculpted, and the back seat provides a tighter fit which is pretty much normal for the competitive set. The controls are also driver-centric although the dual screen system found at the center rack can be easily reached by those in the front. Its 2-screen system makes use of the combination of touchscreen controls and hard buttons and they work seamlessly as one to make controlling audio, navigation and more easier to do without distracting the driver. The design is clean and contemporary, and like what is expected from a luxury car, the finish and fit are good as well as the quality of materials used.
Infiniti Q50 Under the Hood
The lineup of Infiniti greatly expanded to include the four drivetrains for 2016 Q50. Its standard engine is a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4 cylinder and 208-horsepower. The nearest replacement for 3.7 liter V6 is the all new twin turbo with 300 horsepower and 3.0 liter V6. The latest engine has about 28 less horsepower yet more torque of by 26 compared to the outgoing engine. Its third gas engine, which is the 400 horsepower version of the newest twin turbo V6, is only available in Red Sport 400. These three engines are all backed by the 7 speed automatic transmission. If you are searching for a way to increase power and save more fuel, Q50 Hybrid combines 3.5 liter V6 engine with the electric motor for 360 horsepower. Every model comes in either all wheel or rear wheel drive.
Infiniti Q50 Driving Impressions
Thanks to the 400 horsepower and the slick shifting 7 speed automatic, there is effortless power that is composed and refined, with the Q50 eager to cater to the whims of the drive which will beckon you to go much faster.
Infiniti Q50 Predictive Forward-Collision Warning
Q50 will not just warn the driver in advance in the vehicle in the front makes a sudden stop because the latest Predictive Forward Collision Warning can sense if the car two cars ahead comes to a stop to give you more time to react in the safest way possible.
Infiniti Q50 Engine Lineup
The engine options for Q50 are expanded to four to provide buyers with the best choices in the lineup.