Just as Lexus is the luxury arm of Toyota, Infiniti is the same for Nissan. This brand, ever since its release, has made a huge name in the auto industry. And as per rumors, its automakers will try to keep that intact, if not better it with their new 2018 Infiniti QX80.
The model received its last upgrade in 2015 and had been due for a facelift. Much to the delight of its fans, an update has finally come. There is little info about the scale of change the new 2018 Infiniti QX80 will have. While some internet findings say, the entire model will be changed; some rumors point out minor changes in the fenders and lights.
Some facts did get known courtesy spied images. Here are those possible changes.
2018 Infiniti QX80 Exterior Specifications
This new model will give out a refreshed aesthetic feel. This new model will have sharper appearing grille. The grille will be enlarged with a more dynamic design. That will help increase its visibility as compared to its previous models.
The vehicle will also be outfitted with restyled headlights having illuminating diode technology. New bumpers having updated customized fog lights will help improve the fascia. The power output of these lights will also be improved for better road visibility.
Rumours state this new model will be reconstructed with the help of lightweight components. This will assist in pinning down the weight of the model.
This new model will have an aerodynamic design far superior to some of its predecessors. The vehicle will roll with new 22-inch alloy wheels. The rear will also have new lights. The body of the vehicle will have some eye-catching curves and lines.
This new 2018 Infiniti QX80 cabin will offer users more space both in length and width. There is a luxurious feel to owing to its detailed finish, color, and ultra-modern design. Seats with the authentic leather material will give out that royal fee. These newly fitted seats will also have an advanced heating technology.
The cabin will host plenty of safety features on the new dash such as: –
- Lane departure warning systems
- Parking sensors
- Newly installed collision control system
- Blind spot monitoring system
The cabin will host other technology systems such as new infotainment systems, crystal clean display screens and latest music systems with surround sound speakers, advanced navigation systems, and Bluetooth connectivity.
Altogether, these aspects will present the cabin with a breath-taking visual aspect.
2018 Infiniti QX80 Engine specifications
The new Infiniti QX80 2018 is said to host a fuel efficient engine. The configuration of the powertrain will be a 5.6-liter V8 unit delivering 400 hp of power output and 420 lb-ft of torque ability. The engine will be mated with a 7-speed auto transmission.
EPA ratings for city/highway will be- 14/20mpg. The rate of acceleration will be 0-60 mph in just 7 seconds.
Power will be adequately distributed to all wheels of the model. Another option would be the rear wheel drive.
Its towing capacity will be somewhere around 8500 lbs.
2018 Infiniti QX80 Price and Launch Date
The 2018 Infiniti QX80 will be priced at $66,000 owing to its marvelous features and engine performance. It is expected to come out at the beginning of 2018. It will face competition from Lexus LX, Cadillac Escalade, and Toyota Land Cruiser.