As expected with an Infiniti, FX offers a full complement of standard equipment including seven speed automatic transmission, Intelligent All-Wheel Drive, six airbags and speed sensitive power steering.
Every FX also features the Infiniti I-Key with smart access and push button starter. As soon as the vehicle identifies a pre-programmed I-Key in the vicinity, the door can be opened and the car started without the key needing to leave a pocket or handbag.
Personal settings for the driver’s seat, steering column and exterior mirrors can be programmed into the key so that the key holder won’t have to reposition anything if the car has been driven by anyone else.
Also standard are darkened rear privacy glass, wood interior finish, a six-disc and seven-speaker CD audio system with an RCA AUX-in jack socket for MP3 players, rear view camera with front and rear parking sensors and 7-inch colour display, Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity, cruise control, power seats (10-way driver’s; 8-way passenger’s), auto-dimming rear view mirror, automatic lights and wipers, electric glass sunroof and integrated fog lamps. The leather-trimmed steering wheel incorporates controls for the audio system, cruise control and telephone.
Thanks to the standard Adaptive Front-light System (AFS) the Bi-Xenon headlamps are linked to steering inputs and automatically follow the path of the front wheels to provide a wide spread of light around corners and on winding roads.
Like all Infiniti models sold in Europe, FX offers standard “Scratch Shield” paint. A special highly elastic resin has been combined with a conventional clearcoat to increase the paint’s flexibility allowing the finish to exhibit up to five times fewer scratches that a conventional clearcoat when exposed to the same conditions. When exposed to heat, “Scratch Shield” paint repairs fine scratches, restoring painted surfaces close to their original state.
The FX37S version adds active Continuous Damping Control, 14-way power adjustment for the driver’s seat, front sports seats and 21-inch alloy wheels. The FX37S and FX50 can be easily indentified by their dark chrome exterior trim and smoked headlamps.
Options on the FX37 models include black lacquer and aluminium trim, Multimedia pack (DVD navigation, voice recognition, BOSE sound system), Around View Monitor, metallic paint and a temporary spare wheel (replacing standard tire repair kit). The Around View Monitor uses small cameras mounted at the front, rear and in the door mirrors of FX to project an all-round view of potential obstacles on every side of the vehicle. A natural extension of Infiniti’s rear view parking camera, the Around View Monitor uses the standard seven inch colour screen to display a bird’s eye view of the car as it parks, enabling the driver to negotiate a tight parking spot without mishap.
The state of the art audio system available with the Multimedia pack is the result of a long term relationship with Bose® corporation. The acoustic effect of nearly every interior detail was analyzed. The 11-speaker Bose® sound system is custom designed specifically for the unique acoustics of the Infiniti EX37 cabin to help reproduce music with clarity and spaciousness. Bose® and Infiniti engineers have worked together in order to cleverly integrate the bass module in the spare wheel, hence listeners can enjoy music with depth and presence while optimizing load space.
Also available is Intelligent Cruise Control operating in “Full Speed Range”. ICC system uses brake, throttle and laser sensors to help maintain a set distance between FX and the car in front. The software allows ICC to work from 0km/h to 180km/h thanks to the “Full Speed Range” feature.
FX50S wants for virtually nothing. The multimedia pack (with a larger 8 inch display) and Around View Monitor are standard, as is the BOSE sound system. Intelligent Cruise Control and Intelligent Brake Assist are also standard as is Active Rear Steer. The only options are metallic paint, the black lacquer/aluminium interior trim and a temporary spare.