This luxury division of Japanese company Nissan definitely plays very important role in the luxury car market. There are numerous of different types of vehicles. Since crossovers are probably the fastest-growing segment in car industry, it is no wonder that company pays special attention in development of these types of vehicles. The QX70 is definitely one of the most important models for Infiniti. It originally came in 2002 as a replacement for QX4 model. So far, we have seen two generations of this mid-size luxury crossover but, according to the latest reports, 2016 Infiniti QX70 is expected to come completely redesigned as third-generation model.
2016 Infiniti QX70 design
Company still keeps all information as secret so, most of details are still unknown. However, it is pretty much for sure that 2016 Infiniti QX70 will be completely redesigned. It should come with completely new body which will be made of lightweight materials such as aluminum or HSS (High Strength Steel). This will provide massive weight savings, which basically means better fuel economy and better overall performances. The exact look of 2016 QX70 is still unknown, but it is pretty much for sure that third-generation model will come without radical changes. It will keep in the current way, but it will feature plenty of new design solutions, which will make it more aggressive and more attractive-looking crossover. When it is about interior, there is even less information, but it is for sure that new model will come with completely new cabin, which will feature new styling, plenty of new technologies and higher overall level of comfort.
2016 Infiniti QX70 under the hood
Like we already said, there are no official details about engines for 2016 Infiniti QX70. We must rely mainly on speculations and our predictions. Current model is available in two variants. The base V6 engine is expected to carry over. It is a 3.7 liter V6 which, which outputs 325 horses and 267 lb-ft of max torque. This engine is still pretty much fresh and competitive so really don’t see a good reason for replacement. However, it could be modified in order to provide more power and better fuel economy. When it is about 5.0 liter V8 unit, its destiny is still unknown. This engine also isn’t too old (introduced in 2009), but nowadays most of the manufacturers doesn’t offer so big engines because of low mpg so, we should expect to see some smaller and less thirsty variant in offer for 2016 Infiniti QX70.
2016 Infiniti QX70 release date and price
Exact date of launch is still unknown. However, it is expected that it will come by the end of year. When it is about price, it is expected that 2016 Infiniti QX70 will go in the similar price range as current model, which starts at around 45.000 dollars.