INFINITI achieved the best September sales month in its 27-year history. Total sales of more than 19,900 were up 12 percent versus September last year. For the first three quarters of the year, INFINITI sold more than 164,600 vehicles, an increase of 7 percent compared to the same time last year. This also marks an all-time record for the company.
INFINITI is giving attendees of the 2016 Paris Motor Show (Mondial de l'Automobile) a glimpse into automotive future today with the reveal of ground-breaking new engine technology. INFINITI's new VC-Turbo (Variable Compression Turbo) is the world's first production-ready variable compression ratio engine.
The INFINITI QX Sport Inspiration is an elegant and powerful expression of progressive SUV design. Laying down markers for future INFINITI QX models, the QX Sport Inspiration explores the brand's vision for a next-generation, premium mid-size SUV.
INFINITI today unveils the all-new 2.0-liter VC-Turbo (Variable Compression Turbo) gasoline engine, the world's first production-ready variable compression ratio engine. Shown for the first time at the 2016 Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris, the four-cylinder VC-Turbo promises to be one of the most advanced internal combustion engines ever created.
INFINITI has enhanced the 2017 Q50 sports sedan with new exterior and interior design features and the adoption of new in-car technologies. The upgraded 2017 INFINITI Q50 will make its World debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show (Mondial de l'Automobile) on 29 September 2016.
The Infiniti Concept Vision Gran Turismo made its first-ever appearance outside of China at the Copper Box in Olympic Park, London, during the launch of a new game, Grand Turismo Sport. Displayed alongside seven other full-size concept cars, the largest ever gathering of GT concept vision cars in one place, the vehicle provides a visualization of what a high performance Infiniti could look like in the future.
Infiniti ended the first quarter of 2016 with exceptionally strong sales numbers. In March the brand achieved an all-time high record by selling more than 24,900 vehicles globally, an increase of 22% over March 2015. This marks the 19th consecutive month with global year-on-year growth. In the first quarter, Infiniti sold more than 57,200 vehicles, which surpasses the first quarter of 2015 by 9%. It is the best ever first quarter in Infiniti's history.
Infiniti and Nest®, a Hong Kong-based investment company, today announced that the second "Infiniti Accelerator," a 12-week startup development program, is now open for applications from around the world. This second edition of the Infiniti Accelerator builds upon the successful completion of the first such program at the end of 2015. The "Infiniti Accelerator 2.0" will continue the previous theme of smart cities but focus particularly on connectivity technologies as part of the solutions for future intelligent urban mobility.