Infiniti today unveiled a dramatic new concept vehicle, the Infiniti Coupe Concept, at the 2006 North American International Auto Show. Infiniti also showed the new 2006 FX luxury crossover SUV, which has been refined with exterior and interior enhancements and greater differentiation between the V8-powered FX45 and V6-equipped FX35 models.

The Coupe Concept continues the Infiniti tradition of merging design and performance. It takes Infiniti’s vibrant design vocabulary, which has helped establish Infiniti as one of the most dynamic brands in the luxury market, and elevates it to the next level.

Among the Coupe Concept’s exterior design features are a full-length glass panel roof, modulated front fenders and hood, deep front spoiler and large projector headlights, polished bare metal-look paint, compact camera outside rearview mirrors, hidden door handles and large 20-inch, 9-spoke painted aluminum-alloy wheels.

The Coupe Concept interior combines a performance-inspired cockpit with a luxurious passengers’ space featuring a “double wave” instrument panel design, with large, violet-color gauge illumination and a dramatic, full-length center console. Specially textured aluminum accents project the image of traditional Japanese “Washi” paper, providing an added sense of warmth and crispness.

“The Infiniti Coupe Concept embraces the continuous advancement of Infiniti design with a unique combination of passion, imagination and creativity,” said Mark Igo, vice president and general manager, Infiniti.

Igo also provided an update on Infiniti business issues, including the fourth straight year of sales records. In 2005, Infiniti sold an all-time high of 136,401 units, an increase of 4.5 percent over calendar year 2004 sales.

“Infiniti sales have been strong across the entire model range,” said Igo. “We’ re especially pleased with the acceptance in the marketplace of the all-new 2006 Infiniti M.”

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5 comments:

  (6023) posted on 11.6.2006

OMG...!!! Y PPL SAY DAT ITS JAPANESE
I KNW ITS JAPANESE BUT IF THE CAR Z BETTER DAN OTHER GERMAN CARS Y DO U CARE IF ITS JAPANESE OR NO DE THING DAT U MUST CARE ABT Z THE ENGEINE AND THE EXTERIOR JAPANESE JAPANESE DAMN PPL JAPANESE ARE BETTER DAN GERMAN :@ !!!

  (6023) posted on 01.22.2006

I had been looking for a sleek/classy hi performance coupe over the past 3 years. In particular, the Mercedes CLK 500 coupe as well as the Infinity G35 and BMW 3. I have no interest in the " Barbie coupe " made by Lexus. After test driving all three, I must admit the most sporty one is the BMW with the CLK last as it lacks a manual transmission. With the intro of this new body style G35 coupe and its much lower price point vs the other two cars, I’ll have my choice made by years’ end. Looks like Infinity is going in the right direction.

  (6023) posted on 01.19.2006

Awsome looking car, Infiniti finally has step up in its
class, ? what will the horse power be like, the car is beutiful, my money will be waiting for this baby, forget the girlfriend this year.
I rate this puppy 10.. Nissan & Infiniti will beat Lexus
& Acura wanna be power cars

pdaix  (431) posted on 01.14.2006

it looks exaclty the same as the current Infinity G35

pdaix  (431) posted on 01.14.2006

The new infinity coupe looks good, but when are they gonna make something that does not look soo .. japanese...

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