When Infiniti unveiled the Essence Concept at the Geneva Motor Show they had announced that the concept would be a preview of the company’s future design language. And while the Infiniti M was the first one to speak that design language fluently, there are rumors stating that the next generation G is going to be the next one to feature the Essence language. The Infiniti G will be revealed in 2012 which is a pretty strange decision considering the G37 has just received a small facelift.
Another rumor flying around the next G is that it will be powered by the same 3.5-liter hybrid combination from the currentInfiniti M35 that develops around 360 HP. That is, if it doesn’t follow the concept closely enough to borrow its 592 hp petrol-electric hybrid engine. Of course, taking the new Renault-Nissan-Daimler alliance into consideration, a diesel hybrid is also a possibility.
Infiniti today announced prices for the 2010 G37 sedan revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show and its coupe. The Convertible version will be revealed in February 2010.
Both models, sedan and coupe will be offered in four trims: standard, Journey, AWD and Sport. Prices for the sedan version will start at $33,250 and for the coupe at $36,050.
Both models are powered by a 3.7-liter VVEL (Variable Valve Event & Lift) V6 engien that delivers a total of 328 hp. The engine is mated to a 7-speed automatic transmission standard, and a 6-speed manual transmission is offered for the G37 Sedan Sport 6MT version.
Infiniti’s popular G35 Sedan, which continues to set monthly and yearly sales records, raised the bar in class in 2004 with the addition of an advanced all-wheel drive model, the G35x AWD. For 2005, G35 takes another major leap forward with a redesigned exterior, a refined interior featuring a new instrument panel and console area and increased horsepower and torque for the standard 3.5-liter DOHC V6 engine.
The Infiniti G35 coupe, since its introduction in 2003, has offered sports coupe lovers a powerful, rear-wheel drive performer - one that combines a racing-inspired platform and advanced technology, all draped under a sensuous, aerodynamic body. Now, for the 2005 model year, Infiniti turns up the heat on the competition with enhanced performance, a revised interior and new equipment offerings.