Infiniti is launching new sedan in 2018 season. It will be attractive Q40. Stylish, elegant and economical, this car will push limits in luxurious department. People accepted current model for 2015 year very well. However, Nissan’s luxurious branch didn’t launch another one next year. They plan it to come revisited as 2018 Infiniti Q40. Improvements are on interior, especially comfort. Also, engine and exterior look are not the same. With fine modifications, Infiniti is trying to establish itself as a leader in the class. Well, competition in this segment is tough, so we will see reaction from German companies.
2018 Infiniti Q40 drivetrain
Current model is getting power from 3.7-l V6 engine rated at 328 hp. New 2018 Infiniti Q40 will probably leave this unit. Engineers are developing modern 4.0-l V6 EcoBoost drivetrain with slightly less output. It can make around 300 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. Nevertheless, there is another possibility in 2.0-l petrol engine. This unit can make even smaller amount of power, but fuel economy raises much above current 22 mpg combined. Seven-speed automatic transmission is mated to engine. It sends power to front wheels, while AWD system is optional. This gearbox will be carried over from 2015 year model.
2018 Infiniti Q40 redesign
This mid-size sedan is going to keep the same look. However, to make it fresh and attractive, designers will make some changes. Revisited grille and new headlights are there. Furthermore, on the back side, LED lamps are installed. Wheels are 17-inch alloy. Inside, purchasers of the 2018 Infiniti Q40 will have many features which boost comfort. For example, there is improved dual-zone climatic control. Also, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and heated driver’s seat are boosted. Infotainment system is great, supported by six-speaker sound system. Leather seats come standard, as well as Bluetooth connectivity and satellite radio. Safety is also better than before, with new equipment installed inside and around the Q40.
2018 Infiniti Q40 release date and price
Experts think 2018 Infiniti Q40 will arrive in last few months of 2017. Release will follow premiere with few months of lay-off. Price is going to be higher than for current model, valued around $35,000. New Q40 sedan will exceed the cost of $40,000.