At the Shanghai Auto Show, we had an opportunity to see new 2018 Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration Concept SUV. This car should ne successor for bigger Infiniti models. When you look at QX Inspiration Concept, it becomes obvious that it looks a little bit more aggressive than QX50 and QX70 models.
New Infiniti QX Sport will generally have more premium look than their other cars. Platform and chassis, which will be used in the production of this car, are still a mystery. Some speculations suggest that it could be based on the Q50 sedan platform. If they go with this modular platform, then new 2018 QX Sport will definitely get latest engines and technologies. Interior design will certainly not look so futuristic as in concept version. We expect to see similar interior to the one found on the Q50 sedan. More comfortable interior is expected, along with improved head and legroom. Use of this more compact platform opens a possibility for infinity to offer a 7 seats model as well.
2018 Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration engine performance
2018 Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration engine will be new 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 petrol unit. This engine is also powering Q50 sedan model, were it generates between 300 and 400 horsepower. In upcoming 2018 QX Inspiration base model, this 3.0liter engine should develop around 320 horsepower and 300 lb-ft of torque. Top of the range version could be powered by stronger engine with 400 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. Standard equipment will feature 7-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. All-wheel drive system will be available as optional upgrade.
2018 Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration release date and price
2018 Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration release date is still unavailable. Considering very fast releases of their previous models, we could expect same to happen with this Infiniti model as well. 2018 Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration price range should start at $40,000.