Infiniti QX80 is a full-size three-row SUV that is currently located in the top of the range luxury vehicles in this segment. Currently on the market is available second-generation model. In May 2017, in the sale will find 2017 Infiniti QX80 Signature Edition. Representatives of the third-generation 2018 Infiniti QX80 more precisely, the company will present by the end of the current year at one of the upcoming auto shows. After facelift from the 2015, can not be a lot to expect. The changes adopted by the SE model concerning special equipment packages. 2018 QX80 model is concentrated on harmonization of amounts of luxury, with the performance of the vehicle.
Due to the changes from 2015 did not bring significant changes in the exterior design of this model, even now we can not expect them to. Infiniti QX80 gives its best when it is a modern design plus the aerodynamics are concerned. Now it’s part of the styling of the SUV. The newly redesigned grille from 2018 Infiniti QX80 and new body paints are what can be expected in the field of outer design. Neither the 2018 model will replace the boxy design of curves, or less sharp edges. What has been announced for the new generation are a special chrome accents, such as those on the side-mirror housings.
2017 Infiniti QX80 5.6 Signature Edition
2017 Infiniti QX80 Signature Edition is a model that has been developed and presented along with the Infiniti Q50 3.0t Signature Edition. Both models were presented in Chicago. Price from QX80 5.6 Signature Edition has not been published, and it is expected just in early May, before the release.
2017 QX80 SE model is equipped with a current 5.6 L V8 engine with 400 hp. The vehicle has a rear-wheels. AWD is available as an option. The vehicle is placed on a 22-inch dark finish wheels. It boasts more and chrome side mirror caps. Standard interior of this model makes standard with Saddle Tan leather trim. From the management system at ”service” are electronic driver aids including automatic emergency braking and blind spot and lane departure warning.
2018 Infiniti QX80
2018 Infiniti QX80, which will be representative of the third generation of this luxury full-size SUV brings only one change, really worth mentioning. It is a new drive unit. The statistics indicate that Infiniti QX80 has a top class cockpit. It provides the greatest luxury is currently available on the market. Attention to detail, comfort, features and amenities. All this together is the reason for the success of this model.
However the efficiency of large vehicles has never been in the first place. This is the first and main reason for replacing the 5.6 L engine with a 3.0 L twin-turbo V6. Infiniti Q50 is equipped with this engine. Instead of 400 hp and 413 pound-feet of torque, Infiniti QX80 2018 will now dispose of 405 hp. Of course, we can expect at this high-end versions. This engine is one of the most powerful version of in the V6 turbo. And in this case it will be combined with 7-speed AT. Former EPA rating of 14/20 mpg city/highway with a new drive unit should certainly be promoted.
For now, these are official data regarding the new generation of Infiniti QX80 model that comes to us until the end of 2017.