The 2017 Infiniti Q60 Convertible is a replacement of discontinued G37 vehicle. However, some similarities are visible, but new convertible comes redesigned for 2017 year. High performance of the vehicle is not just kept, but upgraded, which should lure more people looking for attractive car. How it will look like, we can guess from Coupe version of Q60, presented at car show in Detroit. Many similarities are expected, as well as more sporty look.
2017 Infiniti Q60 Convertible – engine
Powertrain options of the 2017 Infiniti Q60 Convertible are not being announced yet. Experts say that 3.0-l V6 turbo is going to take place under the hood. Also, some reports are guessing that twin-turbo powertrain could be installed with over 400 hp. Same, regular engine can produce 330 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque for Q60 Coupe. Hybrid version is also likely, and this combination includes two electric motors mated to petrol unit. Nevertheless, engineers could prepare four-cylinder drivetrains, with diesel and gasoline units offered. There is also 2.0-l engine, which should be installed on European cars. These units are delivering around 210 ponies.
2017 Infiniti Q60 Convertible – redesign
Redesigned G37 Convertible is coming as 2017 Infiniti Q60 Convertible. Sportier design brings more aggressiveness and it should lure mostly younger population. Vehicle is now more aerodynamic with new curves and lines. Also, comparing to its sibling, Q60 Coupe, Convertible model has smaller grille and probably different type of wheels. There is twin-pane lower splitter took from Eau Rouge concept. This also means more lightweight material used for building, and lighter car. However, that won’t affect performance. Comparing to outgoing G37, new Q60 Convertible is wider, which makes handling better.
2017 Infiniti Q60 Convertible – competition, release date, price
Sport segment offers many attractive cars, and there are companies that established their names. Main rival is German manufacturer BMW, with their M series. Also, Lexus came with new F Sport, especially FX Sebastian Vettel edition. However, price 2017 Infiniti Q60 Convertible will be attractive, starting from $40.000. Vehicle should come out during 2016, probably in last quarter of the year, after Coupe version of Q60, according to Infiniti plans.