Full-size SUV QX80 was unveiled at last car show in New York. Many spectators asked about its release, and it is probable to arrive as 2017 Infiniti QX80. Ever since 1989, when this class arrived to US, with predecessor of current model, QX56, it has been very attractive and innovative crossover. For new SUV, some changes will be applied inside the cabin and outside, while refreshment is being prepared for engine range. However, its competition is not letting them easily win the battle for the market, since Chevrolet and Cadillac are preparing redesigned Tahoe and Escalade to follow new QX80.
2017 Infiniti QX80 powertrain
This huge crossover needs lot of horses under its hood. At least 400 hp is expected from 5.6-l V8, which is very possible to make another appearance in 2017 Infiniti QX80 model. Torque level is close to horsepower with 420 lb-ft. With automatic, 7-speed transmission, power is distributed to all four wheels by default, while rear-wheel drive system will be installed at buyers choice. For this full-size SUV, acceleration is not the most important factor, but 8 seconds are needed to reach 60 mph. Maximum towing will be around 9000 pounds, which is great result. Mileage is not important to owners of the Infiniti QX80, but it is good to mention that vehicle is very thirsty, taking 16 mpg.
2017 Infiniti QX80 redesign
The 2017 Infiniti QX80 will be available in three additional colors. Also, its appearance is massive and huge. Latest technology will be used on headlights and fog lights, with light-emitting diode technology. Grille will be refreshed and will be made of two components. Side is robust, and as we going on the back, we can’t overlook new bumper. Car is positioned higher than before, and truck will get some extra room. Redesigned 22-inch wheels are installed, with new brake calipers.
2017 Infiniti QX80 safety and price
Safety systems inside in this full-size SUV were graded excellent in previous versions. So it is expected from 2017 Infiniti QX80. New alert system for forward collision is installed, while parking sensors system is updated. We also expect upgrades on braking, and warnings for blind spot and lane departure. In this phase of developing, we think fair price for 2017 QX80 would be $70.000. We will have to wait to see what do people in Infiniti think.