When you talk about luxury cars, Infiniti is definitely a brand that shouldn’t be avoided, especially when it is about SUVs. One of its most-popular SUVs, a flagship model called QX80 is expected to come redesigned in near future. This model originally came in 2004 and so far we have seen two generations of it. The current model came in 2010 and earlier model were known under the QX56 name. In 2014, this model came refreshed. It included also a name change so since that year model, it is known under current QX80 name. According to the latest reports, a redesigned model is expected to come as 2017 Infiniti QX80.
2017 Infiniti QX80 design
The 2017 Infiniti QX80 should come completely redesigned, as third-generation model. Current model came in 2010 and it brought many interesting features. Same thing is expected with new model. Although it will come with the same conventional SUV-ish look, it will feature plenty of unusual, unconventional details. As it is expected most of the changes will come at the front and rear end. The 2017 QX80 will come with completely redesigned front fascia, which will be entirely adapted to the company’s new design language. Rear end is also expected to follow these styling changes. Interior will be completely redesigned too. The 2017 Infiniti QX80 will feature a perfect combination of spacious, luxurious and comfortable cabin, which will also come with completely new styling. We also expect to see new infotainment system, with plenty of other advanced technologies installed.
2017 Infiniti QX80 engine
When it is about engine for 2017 Infiniti QX80, exact details are still unknown. However, it is expected that current 5.6 liter V8 engine will carry over, but that will come with improvements both in terms of power and fuel economy. Paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission, it is expected that this engine will be able to produce significantly more than a 400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy for 2017 QX80 is expected to be around 14 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on a highway.
2017 Infiniti QX80 release date and price
The 2017 Infiniti QX80 is expected to come somewhere in the second half of next year. Price is still unknown, but it is expected that the base model will go around 70.000 dollars.