User avatar
Topic Author
Posts: 2928
Joined: Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:04 am

New Infiniti G Sedan To Be Based On Benz C-class

Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:53 pm

The next-generation Infiniti G sedan and coupe will be based on a stretched version of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz C-Class platform. A two-inch wheelbase increase is being engineered to allow for similar rear-seat interior space to the current G model.

Infiniti is rumored to be preparing an twin-turbo 3.7-liter V6 for a IPL sports model, which is intended to compete with the M-Series BMW 3 models. The good news is that the direct-injected turborcharged powerplan is to produce approximately 530 horsepower); and a steep pricetag.

The Infiniti insider that spoke to Motor Trend also stated that the G series will gain a hybrid model with a powertrain similar to that of the Infiniti M Hybrid Sedan. An updated version of well-regarded Nissan’s VQ-series V6 - and a Mercedes-Benz turbodiesel 2.1 liter four-cylinder engine - will likely also be offered, but the turbo-diesel is probably not destined for sale in the U.S. - unfortunately.

Renault-Nissan Group and Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler announced an alliance focused on powertrains and platforms back in 2010, and the C-Class based new G-series is one of the first Infiniti vehicles to benefit from this alliance.

"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety!" B.Franklin

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Francoflier, seahawk, Thunderboltdrgn and 2 guests

Popular Searches On

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos