As one of the leaders when it is about luxury cars, Infiniti prepares several novelties for the near future. One of the most important ones will be a next generation of popular SUV QX70. This mid-size luxury crossover was originally launched in 2002. So far, Nissan’s luxury division presented two generations of this excellent car. Current model was launched in 2009 and its successor is highly expected. Although we saw a plenty of reports that third-generation model could come even this year, it is now pretty for sure that it won’t happen before next year. A redesigned model is expected to come in the second half of 2016, as 2017 Infiniti QX70.
2017 Infiniti QX70 redesign
The 2017 Infiniti QX70 will come with numerous changes. It will come completely redesigned and one of the most important novelties is definitely a new platform. According to some rumors, new model should borrow the platform from German manufacturer Mercedes-Benz, the one that is used for ML models. However, this isn’t confirmed neither from Nissan nor Mercedes-Benz, so you should take it with big reserve. When it is about exterior and interior design, 2017 Infiniti QX70 will come completely new, with appearance that we never saw before on some Infiniti model. According to our reliable source, new model will come with new with look which will establish new, so called, design language, which will be used for other future models. New look will be much sportier, and it will emphasize crossovers performance spirit. Together with aggressive look, weight reduction comes too. According to the latest reports, 2017 QX70 will be made mostly of light materials such as carbon fiber, aluminum, HSS etc. This will surely provide better overall performances, especially in terms of fuel economy.
2017 Infiniti QX70 engine
Exact details about engines are still unknown. Current model uses 3.6 liter V6 unit, which is good enough for 325 horses. However, this engine is going to be replaced, according to rumors. The 2017 QX70 will come with new, 3.0 liter twin-turbo V6 engine, which is expected to output between 350 and 400 horsepower. Beside this engine, hybrid configuration of 2017 Infinti QX70 is also expected but, at this point, there is no much information about it.
2017 Infiniti QX70 release date and price
The 2017 Infiniti QX70 is will be probably come somewhere in late 2016. When it is about price, exact sum is still unknown but it is expected that base model will go around 45.000-50.000 dollars.