2018 Infiniti QX70 Rumors

It’s about time that new generation of Infiniti QX70 sees broad daylight. Current second generation of Infiniti QX70 received only one facelift during its huge lifespan of nine years. So if you do the math third generation of this mid-size crossover will come as 2018 Infiniti QX70. And there are images to prove it. Although images are of revealed Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration, but it is pretty sure that this model will become new QX70. Of course, not everything you see on this concept will make into production model but some key design features like grille and headlights will.

2018 Infiniti QX70-front view

Note: Image of Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration

2018 Infiniti QX70 – New Design

The design is to say it simply, wonderful. New 2018 Infiniti QX70 will debut with muscular curves, deep intakes and the Infiniti brand’s broad new grille design. But most interesting part of design is unique front LED lighting unit. Also, like in every other automotive niche weight reduction is primarily for every car maker. So we can expect new body structure and much more use of lightweight materials. Thus increasing performance and also the fuel economy. We won’t talk about interior because at this time information is very scarce. But we expect a full revision of it, with upholstery from the very best materials. Not only that, it will be enriched with larger touchscreen displays and more gadgets.

2018 Infiniti QX70-interior

Note: Image of 2017 Infiniti QX70 interior

2018 Infiniti QX70 – Powertrain

When it comes to powertrain and US market, the current QX70 comes with only one option. It is 3.7-liter V6 with 325 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque. It is available from 2013 and comes with FWD all Intelligent All-Wheel Drive. But for new generation some new options are a must. So, since new QX60 will come as hybrid, there is a great possibility that QX70 will come with a hybrid option too. There is no information about gearbox. So for now let’s say that seven-speed automatic transmission will remain.

2018 Infiniti QX70-rear view

Note: Image of Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration

2018 Infiniti QX70 – Release Date And Price

We must also say that new QX70 will be a couple of inches longer but it will remain to sell as mid-size SUV. On the contrary in the Australian market 2018 Infiniti QX70 will continue to sell as full-size SUV. So new QX70 will be direct rival to models such as the Lexus RX, BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE. We can expect debut in late 2017, while sales will start soon after that. If you take in consideration the price of current model, new 2018 Infiniti QX70 will start somewhat below $50.000 mark.

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