The newly freshened 2016 Infiniti QX60 premium crossover, when equipped with Forward Emergency Braking, has received a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) after earning a "Superior" rating for front crash prevention.
Renault Sport Formula One team fought a tough Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix with Kevin Magnussen finishing in eleventh place and Jolyon Palmer failing to make the start. Kevin's race began from the pit lane due to a penalty incurred during practice on Friday but he fought through the field to finish just shy of the points.
Infiniti today reported sales of 13,775 vehicles in the U.S. during March, an increase of 10.0 percent versus prior year. The new QX50 luxury crossover had its best March ever with an increase of 596.8 percent to 1,512 units. The QX60 7-passenger luxury crossover also saw its most successful March ever with sales of 3,905, an increase of 20.4 percent. In all, Infiniti crossovers and sport utility vehicles were up 37.2 percent over prior year.
Vasseur: "It was a great feeling, and I would like to thank the team for the opportunity for a smooth, good weekend. At the end of the Grand Prix, I had the feeling that we had been working together for a long time. For sure we need to improve, and we know we have a lot of work ahead of us, but so far I am very happy with how things are going and the collaboration between Viry and Enstone."
Infiniti today announced that the new 2017 Infiniti QX70 Limited, a specially equipped version of the iconic QX70 performance crossover, will make its world debut this week at the 2016 New York International Auto Show. Available in rear-wheel or all-wheel drive configurations, it is scheduled to go on sale at Infiniti retailers nationwide beginning in summer 2016. The QX70 Limited is the second in the Infiniti lineup, joining the 2016 QX80 Limited.
The Infiniti QX30 premium active crossover received the prestigious award of Best SUV/Crossover from the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association (GAMMA) during the 2016 Atlanta International Auto Show. Members of GAAMA walked the floor of the Georgia World Congress Center to preview more than 400 new import and domestic cars, light trucks, vans, crossovers and sport utility vehicles on display at the 34th annual Atlanta International Auto Show.
Renault Sport Formula One Team began its Formula 1 journey with a solid debut at Albert Park, as Jolyon Palmer led Kevin Magnussen across the line to finish just shy of the points. Jolyon drove a mature race despite it being his personal Grand Prix debut, withstanding late-race pressure to finish eleventh. Kevin was unlucky with a first lap puncture, but fought back and showed particularly strong race pace on his final stint, finishing twelfth.
You're invited to check out the new QX70 Limited and enjoy bourbon and wine tasting. Also at the show will be the all-new Infiniti Q60 Coupe, Q50 Red Sport 400, QX30 compact crossover and updated QX60.
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.