Infiniti is the luxury division of Nissan that is well known for its high-end models like QX-80. It is considered as one of the best luxury SUVs on the market that is loaded with high-end equipment and has an elegant design. 2017 Infiniti QX80 will be the newest variant in QX80 lineup, and it debuted at New York Auto Show, where it received a lot of praise from fans and critics alike. QX80 was first released in 1989 and since then it has been the obvious choices for elite customers. The new Infiniti QX80 will appear with a distinctive makeover both in exterior and interior along with a modified powertrain. Nissan is trying to surpass their current market sale in the US in every possible way.
2017 Infiniti QX80 – Changes and Updates:
The outer portion of this model will exhibit many restyled features along with few older generation elements. This third generation model will carry some unusual body design details that will enhance its classy visuals while retaining the overall base look. Some rumors suggest that this vehicle will adopt Infiniti’s new design idea.
2017 Infiniti QX80 will get some significant changes in the front fascia like crisscross style grille, lower air vent with black mesh grille, daytime running facility in LED front lamp, high-intensity fog light, etc. The side and rear end of QX80 will get aluminum roof rails, integrated splash guard, power sliding moonroof, courtesy light in the side mirror, bumper protector, seven point wiring harness, etc.
2017 Infiniti QX80 will get an elegant cabin with two tone color shade and modern styling. The interior will be a perfect combination of state of the earth tech gadgets and premium comfort features. Seating features will cover customer choice leather material along with seat quilting, memory support, and lumbar support.
Most tech amenities will remain same in the cabin, but they will be updated to meet current requirements. The technology package includes features like adaptive cruise control, programmable gauge cluster, touchscreen infotainment system, NavWeather system, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and telematics system.
2017 Infiniti QX80 – Whole Power Unit:
According to speculations of some car experts, 2017 Infiniti QX80 will be boosted by a 5.6-liter V-8 engine that has the capability to generate 400 HP and 420 lb-ft of torque. This new engine will have a towing capacity of around 9,000 pounds. This engine will be paired with a 7-speed gear system and come with four-wheel drive option to help the car accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just eight seconds. EPA rating of this model is expected to stay around 14 mpg on city roads and 20 mpg on the highway. Details about acceleration rate and top speed still remain elusive even as we get closer to the release of this car.
2017 Infiniti QX80 – Possible Arrival Date, Price and Competition:
Exact arrival date is still unknown, but you can expect to see this car in the middle of 2016. The price tag of the base model will start from $70,000, and increase according to trim levels. Although 2017 Infiniti QX80 will be a top tier SUV model, it has to fight to reach the top spot as rivals like Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, Lincoln Navigator, Cadillac Escalade, etc. are ready to provide stellar competition.