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 current Infiniti 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.
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