2018 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid will be a reflection of intelligence and force of the standard Q50. Infinity is not new in hybrid electric vehicles scenario, and the company seems to know just how to power up their hybrid vehicles with innovative technology.
Although the exact details of this next generation Infiniti Q50 Hybrid are scarce, experts have put out a few logical assumptions. To go with it, the drivetrain will be improved for achieving better fuel efficiency.
2018 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Exterior Styling
Infiniti Q50 stands out from the competition with its unique exterior styling. This is characterized by certain exterior parts like the 3D mesh double-arch grille which is accented by chrome. The headlights are sharper and thinner this time around.
The current Infiniti Q50 Hybrid has profound stylistic curves in its hood which project a bold statement. Similarly, the muscular lines in the side body will be retained in this upcoming Q50 Hybrid.
The LED headlights incorporate safety daytime running lights and automatic on/off function. The windshield and door windows are made up of UV-reducing solar glass. The exhaust outlets hold a dual chrome finish which adds up modernness.
Interior Cabin Design
2018 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid will carry the interior cabin of its predecessor. Some of the top notch features in this interior cabin include Advanced Climate Control System (with Plasmacluster® air purifier and auto-recirculation), power windows with illuminated switches and illuminated entry system.
An irreproachable luxury is maintained by comfortable seats that have leather upholstery. In addition, the use of genuine maple wood trims adds more sophistication. Heating features have been incorporated in the seats and steering wheel.
The conventional gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain system of 2018 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid will consist of a 3.5 liter DOHC V6 aluminum engine that is capable of producing 258 lb-ft of torque and 302 HP of power. Joining the gasoline engine will be a 50 kW electric motor that will add more than 67 HP to the final output.
This pursuit of high efficiency continues as Nissan presents a 7-speed automatic transmission system. Like the standard Infiniti Q50, this hybrid variant will offer options for both 2WD and 4WD. The charge capacity of Li-Ion battery pack can be increased for this upcoming 2018 Q50 Hybrid.
The current generation Infiniti Q50 incorporates several modern safety features that ensure a safe ride every time. Some of them include INFINITI Advanced Air Bag System, LATCH system, pre-tensioners, tire pressure monitoring system, emergency inner trunk release and dynamic vehicle control. All these features will be brought up in the next generation Q50 Hybrid as well.
Price and Release Date
The price of 2017 Q50 Hybrid starts at $33,950 and reaches $50,700. Expect these figures to increase a bit for 2018 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid. There is no word from the company regarding the official launch of 2018 Q50 Hybrid. To follow up with what Infinity usually does, this model could be released during the last quarters of 2017.