INFINITI today announced pricing for select models of the all-new 2017 INFINITI Q60 sports coupe, which will begin arriving at INFINITI retailers nationwide in early September. The Q60 is offered in a range of grade levels, including all-new advanced turbocharged engines and rear-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations.
Infiniti enters the 2017 model year with an expanded model lineup – anchored by the late summer U.S. arrivals of the all-new Infiniti QX30 premium active crossover and the return of the iconic Infiniti Q60 sports coupe. The new models signal the next phase of the brand's global growth strategy and come at a time when Infiniti continues to set sales records around the word.
Alfonso Albaisa is executive design director, Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd. and also a corporate vice president. A graduate of the Pratt Institute — a top American university in the areas of industrial design and architecture based in the New York City area — Albaisa has spent his entire career with Nissan and Infiniti. Here, Albasia reveals what inspires him personally, what it's like working as part of a global design team, and more.
Renault Sport Formula One Team's British Grand Prix came to a frustrating end with a double retirement. Jolyon Palmer and Kevin Magnussen stopped on lap 38 and 50 respectively both with suspected gearbox problems. The mixed track conditions presented scant opportunity for advancement from their P18 and P16 starting positions, with both Jolyon and Kevin caught in traffic before their retirements.
Infiniti finished the first half of 2016 with a new sales record. The company sold more than 110,200 vehicles, an increase of 7 percent over the same period last year. In the month of June, more than 19,300 vehicles were sold, up 15 percent versus June 2015, and in the second quarter of the year (April-June), Infiniti set a new record with almost 53,000 vehicles sold representing an increase of 4 percent.
Infiniti today reported sales of 11,058 vehicles in the U.S. during June, an increase of 10.7 percent versus prior year. The QX50 luxury crossover had its best month ever with an increase of 305 percent to 1,689 units.
Infiniti continues its strong momentum, setting a new global sales record in May. The brand sold approximately 18,000 vehicles around the world last month, an increase of 3 percent over May 2015 and representing the best-ever May sales performance in Infiniti’s history. Year-to-date, Infiniti sold about 91,000 vehicles globally, up 5 percent compared to the same period last year, setting another sales record for the company.