The 2017 Infiniti QX70 is going to get revamped looks once again with its 2017’s model. QX70 was first launched in 2002, since then there have already been two crossovers in 2008 and the last time in 2011. This new model is expected to enhance the exterior look as well as to add a lot more to the interior pre-existing features. The drivetrain is expected to be very powerful along with better fuel economy than the previous models.
The competitors of QX70 are:
- Porsche Cayenne.
- Volvo XC90.
Expectation levels are already pretty high as designers are planning to change the visual outlook of this car and give it a new overall look. Safety issues will also be addressed while keeping in mind the comfort issues of the riders.
2017 Infiniti QX70 – Redesign
The 2017 Infiniti QX70 crossover model will share the same platform as initially used by Mercedes-Benz ML models. If rumors are true then fans can expect many German engineering features in this car along with Franco-Italian innovations.
As the release date gets confirmed in the next few months more detailed information regarding the use of this platform would come into light. Many sources have also hinted that the previous platform might also be retained. Use of carbon fibers will ensure that there will be a reduction in body weight of this SUV and engineers are targeting 4200 pounds figure.
2017 Infiniti QX70 – Exterior and Interior
The 2017 Infiniti QX70 engineers have used carbon fibers besides using aluminum alloys in designing the exterior body parts of this SUV. This will cause a significant loss in the body weight of this car and will make it more aerodynamically active. Wheelbases are broader with 18 inches wheels been installed at both ends. Both the headlights and tail lights would be equipped with LED technology. Grille will be single framed with the honeycombed mesh being expected to cover the engine.
Infiniti logo will be fitted on the grille. Headlight designs have also been altered. Daytime running lights would be fitted on the bumpers along with the use of Fog lights which comes in handy during low light conditions. Exhaust outlet will have an altered design than those in the previous models. Body color would have a glossy finish to it which adds elegance to the overall superior exterior looks. The front bumper design gives it a hunky car look. Hatchback might also be present which will solve the issue of cargo stuffing as luggage space would increase.
The dashboard of 2017 Infiniti QX70 is completely new with many user-friendly features. The infotainment system has a wide LCD touchscreen display that contains many Android apps. The dashboard is equipped with Climate control devices as well as many safety controls. USB slots along with MP3/player insertion pots would be available. The steering wheel is covered with leather and has many sensors on it.
The sound system will boost the riders with uninterrupted music along with seven to eight speakers. Seats are covered with fine quality leather upholstery which is quite luxurious. Leg space, as well as head room, is sufficient for riders of every height.
Safety features of 2017 Infiniti QX70 includes:
- Airbags near leg space in sufficient numbers.
- Lane assist.
- Parking assist.
- Cruise control.
- Low light detectors that would turn on fog lights automatically.
- Collision alert that initiates the brakes automatically with the help of sensors fitted near the wheel bases.
2017 Infiniti QX70 – Engine Performance and Fuel Economy
The 2017 Infinity QX70 will have a 3.7 liter powered V6 unit that will produce 325 HP and generate 267 lb-ft torque. There might be another choice for the engine, but that news is yet to be confirmed.
New QX70 will provide 16 miles per gallon according to the latest estimation that is really great in the competitive market. Fuel consumption per kilometers is expected to be reduced. CO2 emission will be checked, and pollution rates will be reduced.
2017 Infiniti QX70 – Price and Release Date
The 2017 Infiniti QX70 is expected to be released in the market within the first quarter of 2017, but it’s just a rumor, as of now release date has not been fixed. Price is expected to be in between $ 47,000 – $50,000 but it can also be higher because no official news has been declared.