Posts from ‘Infiniti’
Though the overall numbers are still relatively small, consumers around the globe are buying more electric vehicles than ever before. That said, those motorists embracing electrification—at least in the U.S.–seem to still be of an early adopter mentality. Most mainstream shoppers remain skeptical that the switch to pure-electric driving will be worth the perceived hassles.
Miles driven: 206
Fuel used: 11.5 gallons
Infiniti unveiled a fully redesigned version of its QX50 crossover SUV in conjunction with the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2019 QX50 rides on an all-new front-wheel-drive-based platform and offers a high-tech turbocharged powertrain and a host of new technology features.
Presented here is an unedited press release issued by Infiniti this week.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Nissan Motor Corporation and premium automotive brand INFINITI have unveiled a sleek, open-wheeled electric retro roadster prototype at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The car, called Prototype 9, is a celebration of Nissan Motor and INFINITI’s ingenuity, artistry and craftsmanship. It represents a reimagining of a 1940s race car with time-honored production techniques employed to realize its retro design.
2017 Infiniti QX30 Premium AWD
Class: Premium Compact Crossover
Miles Driven: 258
Fuel Used: 10.1 gallons
The Urban Dictionary defines a donk as, ” Any late 80’s or early 90’s American car (preferably an Impala) that has large enough wheels installed until it resembles (and rides and handles like) a Conestoga wagon. This is done so it sits up high enough so as to be at the same eye level as the Playas with real juice ridin in their Escalades. Adding in a bad candy paint job and Wal-Mart sub box completes the transformation.”
Not since the attack on Pearl Harbor has another nation engaged in battle on U.S. soil, at least with the U.S.
Auto industry buffs may remember the “Asian Invasion” of the early Nineties, which was not a battle of military conquest, but one for the attention of upscale car shoppers. And the battle did not involve American interests, at least not directly.
Class: Premium Large SUV
Miles Driven: 967
Fuel Used: 65.9 gallons
Class: Premium Midsize Car
Miles Driven: 201
Fuel Used: 12.1 gallons