The third generation of the large SUV was revealed

The third generation of the large SUV was revealed

The Japanese manufacturer is unveiling its new Infiniti QX80, a large premium SUV that will be presented at the 2024 New York auto show.

Preceded by the Infiniti QX Monograph concept car at the 2023 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, and announced in recent weeks with several images and teaser videos, the third generation ofInfiniti QX80 finally revealed.

The first model with a new Infiniti design

This new generation of Infiniti QX80 is the first production model to adopt the brand’s new style direction. We get a new one famous grille double bow, designed with LED daytime running lights whose parts were inspired by piano keys. At the bottom, we find the main projector, which therefore creates the signature of the double-decker lights. The profile is both cleaned and carved, and pull door handles. At the back, we find an attractive trunk that is marked by a wide strip that mounts the taillights, across the entire width of the car.
“The all-new QX80 is the first production model to be born under our evolved design language: Craftsmanship in Motion”announced at this event Alfonso Albaisa, Senior Vice President of Design at Infiniti: “On the outside, we focused on the provocative vision we started with the QX Monograph and on the inside, we integrated technology seamlessly between the best materials, to give a uniquely designed feel in all three ranges. »

Infiniti QX80: full of technology

On board, the interior inspired by Japanese culture features plenty of soft-touch accessories. The technology exists and two 14.3-inch screens : a customizable handset in front of the driver, with a central touchscreen that controls the integrated infotainment system, featuring Google technologies. A color head-up display is also available as an option, while an additional touch screen allows for climate control. Three rows of seats take up space up to 7 people on board, with heated, ventilated and massaged seats, and there’s also a 1,200 W high-quality Klipsch audio system, with 24 speakers.
Many technologies are embedded in the Infiniti QX80, such as the Front Wide View camera, the Invisible Hood View system that allows you to see “through the hood”, 360° “3D AroundView” cameras with motion detection, or even ProPilot Support System 1.1 which includes advanced driving assistance features. A electronic air suspension it allows the behavior of the vehicle to be adapted to the driving conditions, while contributing to comfort by reducing body movements.
Under the hood of the QX80, we find a V6 engine The 3.5 liter Nissan VR35DDTT, which develops a little something of Horse power 450 and 700 Nm of torque, an increase of 50 horses and 140 Nm compared to the current generation, while improving performance and reducing fuel consumption. This engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission, with a wide gear ratio of 40%, and is associated with either four-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive, depending on the version.

Intended for the North American market, the Infiniti QX80 will be presented 2024 New York Auto Showwhich will open its doors to the public from March 29 to April 7, 2024. Prices start at $82,450, equivalent to approx. 75.500 €.