In 2013 Infiniti came with all-new entry level model called Q50. This compact luxury sedan came in third quarter of 2013 as successor of Infiniti G. Although it is only few years in production, it is expected that already next-year model will come with some refreshment. In order to stay competitive, 2016 Infiniti Q50 will with both visual and mechanical improvement.
2016 Infiniti Q50 redesign
This model came in 2013 and it was heavily influenced by 2009 Essence concept. Although we think that current model still has extremely attractive look, company decided to make some modification. However, those changes will be minor, so most of the car will remain the same. The 2016 Infiniti Q50 will still feature its recognizable look which includes crescent-cut C-pillar, deep body section, asymmetrical cabin layout, three-dimensional double-arch grille etc.
Company’s engineers did only some tweaks, so you can expect slightly modified front grille, headlights, taillights and maybe bumpers. All of these changes will make 2016 Infiniti Q50 even more attractive than current model is. When it is about interior, it is expected that things will remain pretty much unchanged. Recognizable stylish cabin will remain, so comfort will remain on the high level. Hi-tech features like infotainment system, Bluetooth and wireless connectivity etc. will be upgraded.
2016 Infinity Q50 engine
Just like current model, 2016 Infinity Q50 will be offered with several engines. The base variant will be powered with 3.7 liter V6, which outputs 328 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. For the European market company will also offer version with 2.0 liter engine with 208 horses and 236 lb-ft of twist. The 2016 Infiniti will be also available with diesel engine.
It is a 2.2 liter turbodiesel engine, manufactured by Mercedes Benz, which is able to output 168 hp and 295 lb-ft. This model is also known for its hybrid version, which will available for 2016 model too. It is a combination of 3.5 liter V6 petrol engine with 302 horses and electric motor which outputs 67 horses, so total power of the car is around 360 hp and 403 lb-ft. Just like current model, it will be offered with 7-speed automatic transmission and 6-manual gearbox.
2016 Infinity Q50 release date and price
The 2016 Infiniti Q50 will come in late 2015 and price is not expected to be much different, compared to current model.