US: 2016 Infiniti Q70 prices revealed

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The Japanese luxury automaker, owned by Nissan, has decided to officially deliver the prices for its 2016 Q70 range, with nine models available to the prospective buyers.

The lineup has the same number of versions as offered for the 2015 model year, but the automaker decided to introduce a completely new Premium Select Edition, bespoke for the standard wheelbase Q70 3.7 and Q70 5.6 variants. The edition comes with special bits and pieces, such as the dark chrome trim, darkened lower rear bumper trim, rear spoiler and exclusive 20-inch wheels with chrome finish and Sports Brakes. Inside the luxury unit of Nissan decided to opt for two bespoke semi-aniline leather colors, Stone and Graphite, matched to contrasting seat piping, suede-like headliner, exclusive laser-etched aluminum trim, illuminated kick plates, bespoke floor mats and aluminum badging. The Premium pack will set back the owner $3,300 over the standard Q70 3.7 and Q70 5.6 RWD and AWD models respective prices.

By the way, the pricing varies between $49,850 for the Q70 3.7 – packing the 3.7-liter V6 and linked to the seven-speed automatic transmission and in rear-wheel drive version to $67,050 when opting for the Q70L 5.6 AWD, which has the 5.6 liter V8. There are also two new exterior hues to go with – Hagane Blue and Majestic White, both with a pearl finish. The 3.7-liter V6 engine will go with 330 horsepower and the flagship 5.6-liter V8 churns out 420 horsepower or 416 horsepower when mated to the long wheelbase version. There’s also the Q70 Hybrid, priced from $55,900 and packing the 3.5-liter V6 Direct Response Hybrid System, which combines a 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 with a 50 kW electric motor and two-clutch parallel hybrid system for a combined power of 360 horsepower.