Infiniti will premiere the new 2017 Q50 3.0T and QX80 5.6 Signature Editions at the upcoming Chicago Auto Show. Both models offer a blend of popular equipment and unique design features.
2017 Q50 3.0t Signature Edition
The new Infiniti Q50 3.0T Signature Edition offers a range of highly desirable features, including a power-sliding tinted glass moonroof, Infiniti InTouch Navigation with 3D building graphics, InTouch Services, SiriusXM Traffic, Voice Recognition for navigation functions, Navi Synchronized Adaptive Shift Control, 60/40 split-fold rear seat, and 17-inch bright finish aluminum-alloy wheels with all-season run-flat tyres.
The new sport sedan model has Infiniti’s award winning 300-horsepower VR-series 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine and is available with a choice of rear-wheel drive or Intelligent All-Wheel Drive.
Along with its standard 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine, which was recently named one of Wards 10 Best Engines, the new Signature Edition is equipped with LED headlights, LED rear brake lights and an Advanced Climate Control System.
Pricing for the Q50 3.0t Signature Edition, available this month, is $38,700 for the rear-wheel drive model and $40,700 for the Intelligent All-Wheel Drive model.
2017 QX80 Signature Edition
The Infiniti QX80 Signature Edition returns for a second year, bringing unique content such as a leather-appointed, high-contrast Saddle Tan interior, chrome outside rearview mirror caps, clear High Mounted Stop Light and dark-finish 22-inch forged aluminum-alloy wheels with 275/50R22 all-season performance tyres.
The first iteration of the QX80 Signature Edition, offered in 2016, was a big success and has helped maintain the Brand’s full-size SUV sales in 2017. In the States, the QX80 has set an all-time sales record of more than 16,700 units in 2016, an increase of more than 7 percent.
The QX80 Signature Edition includes a suite of Infiniti’s popular driver assistance technologies, including Backup Collision Intervention (BCI), Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Intelligent Cruise Control (Full-Speed Range), Distance Control Assist (DCA), Forward Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW), Blind Spot Intervention (BSI), Land Departure Warning (LPW) and Lane Departure Prevention (LDP).
The QXx80 Signature Edition is available as a seven- or eight-passenger vehicle and is offered in 2WD and 4WD versions, both of which are equipped with an advanced 400-horsepower 5.6-liter DOHC V8 engine featuring Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) and VVEL (Variable Valve #event and Lift) technology. QX80 4WD models feature Iinfiniti All-Mode 4WD with computer-controlled transfer case and three settings (Auto, 4H and 4L).
The QXx80 Signature Edition is offered in four colors: Hermosa Blue, Graphite Shadow, Black Obsidian and Majestic White. It will be available at Infiniti retailers beginning in May.