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2017 Infiniti Q70 Review


The new 2017 Infiniti Q70 is a five-seat sedan that comes with powerful breakdown-test scores, a plethora of state-of-the-art safety features, and a splendid fuel economy. For the model year 2017, the new vehicle does not get many changes, except a few, according to the modern day buyers. This time, the new Q70 offers an extended-wheelbase variant, known as the Q70l, which separates it from the crowded sector. The new sedan will be released only with two trim levels, such as 5.6 (V8) and 3.7 (V6), both will be available with the extended-wheelbase Q70l structure. It will be also available as a hybrid variant.

2017 Infiniti Q70 Exterior

Not all models of the next generation Infiniti Q70 would get much modification in their outside design, except some minor tweaks to make them appear modern. Accordingly,
Both the 3.7 (V6) and 5.6 (V8) models of the new Q70 comes equipped with standard external features, such as power folding mirrors, LED headlamps and mist lamps, a sunroof, 18-inch alloy wheels, and auto-dimming mirrors.
When comes to the hybrid variant, it comes equipped with all the features of the two models, plus soft-close back doors.
2017 Infiniti Q70 colors:
 Chestnut Bronze.
 Black Obsidian.
 Graphite Shadow.
 Hermosa Blue.
 Hagane Blue.
 Liquid Platinum.
 Malbec Black.
 Majestic White.

The 2017 Q70 will also be offered with three different packages, such as the Deluxe Touring package, Performance Tire and Wheel package and the Premium Select Edition package, each comes with individual external features. The Deluxe Touring package includes adaptive headlamps. Whereas the Performance Tire and Wheel package come with improved brakes, a sport-adjusted suspension, unique external styling in the front, aluminum pedals, and paddle shifters. It also offers the new sedan a set of 20-inch alloy wheels, wearing all-season high-performance tires.

The Premium Edition package would consist of dark chrome external trim, a back spoiler, lighted door sills, improved brakes, 20-inch alloy wheels, bounded by all-season high-performance tires, and a dark back bumper finisher.
The new sedan comes with the external measurements of 196.1″ (L) x 72.6″ (W) x 60.0″ (H), with the wheelbase length and curb weight of 114.2 inches and 4195 pounds (approx 1907 kg) respectively.

Infiniti Q70 2017 Interior

As the next generation 2017 Infiniti Q70 comes with an extended wheelbase, the cabin of the vehicle offers more space to the passengers and the driver. As a result, the cabin gets an additional leg space of 5.9 inches. Similar to the exterior, all models come equipped with their individual interior features.
Some of the standard internal features available with the 3.7 (V6) model include:
 Dual-zone automatic climate control.
 Cruise control.
 Soft-close trunk lid.
 Power tilt and telescopic steering wheel.
 Leatherette upholstery.
 Gearshift knob.
 Rearview camera.
 Eight-way power-adjustable heated front seats.
 Wood interior trim.
 Bluetooth and Smartphone connectivity.
 Driver memory settings.
 Satellite radio.
 Sound system with six speakers.
 One USB port.
 Seven-inch infotainment system.

The Hybrid variant comes with all the standard features of the 3.7 (V6) model, plus heated back seats, back reading lamps, and a back 12-volt power outlet.
The 5.6 (V8) model comes equipped with standard features, such as:
 Navigation system.
 Rear parking sensors.
 Voice controls.
 Bluetooth streaming.
 Leather upholstery.
 Eight-inch display.
 Bose acoustic system with 10 improved speakers.
 Infiniti Connection telematics.
 Surround-view parking camera system.
 Cooled front seats.
The cabin of the new Q70 comes with the passenger volume of 118.5 cubic feet and a cargo volume of 15 cubic feet.

2017 Infiniti Q70 Interior

Engine

Each model of the 2017 Infiniti Q70 come equipped with an individual powertrain to get separate powertrain figures. Accordingly,
The 3.7 (V6) model comes equipped with a V6 unit from the VQ series with the displacement of 3.7 liters. This power plant would deliver the new Q70 the required power and torque of 330 ponies and 270 lbs per foot respectively. This powertrain accelerates the new sedan to a speed of 60 mph in 5.7 seconds assists it to get the top speed of 150 mph. With this power unit, the model offers the city, highway and combined mileage of 18, 26 and 21 mpg respectively.

On the other hand, the 5.6 (V8) model comes equipped with a more powerful V8 powertrain with the displacement of 5.7 liters. This power plant would deliver the new Q70 the required power and torque of 420 ponies and 417 lbs per foot respectively. This powertrain accelerates the new sedan to a speed of 60 mph in 5.6 seconds and assists it to get the top speed of 150 mph.

New Infiniti Q70 2017 will be offered with the rear-wheel drive system as standard and the all-wheel-drive system as an option. When it comes equipped with the rear-wheel drive system, the model offers the city, highway and combined mileage of 16, 24 and 19 mpg respectively, whereas, with the all-wheel drive system, it offers the city, highway and combined mileage of 16, 23 and 18 mpg respectively.
Both models will be equipped with a seven-velocity automatic transmission system as standard.

Buyers who would like to have an immense fuel saving, but lose fewer horsepower, they can opt for the hybrid variant. This is for the reason that the automaker has already planned to include a hybrid variant for toe 2017 model year. It comes equipped with a V6 traditional engine with the displacement of 3.5 liters with the name 3.5-l. This powertrain will offer it performance in conjunction with a durable electric motor, but the combination will offer less power than other the two power units. However, it offers more mileage than those powertrains that ranges from 30 to 35 mpg. A seven-velocity manual transmission system will be offered as standard, but the automaker has not yet confirmed whether the hybrid variant will be offered with the automatic transmission system.

Base price and the date of release

The date of release of the 2017 Infiniti Q70 is likely to be during the second half of 2016. The base 3.7 (V6) model will be available at a preliminary cost of $50,000, whereas the 5.6 (V8) model will be available at a starting cost of $ 53,000 and it goes up to $ 70,000 according to the optional features. The minimum price of the Hybrid variant is estimated to be $58.000.

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