To get straight to the point, the M35 will be priced at $45,800 in rear-wheel drive configuration and at $47,950 with an all-wheel drive system. The M45 comes with a price tag of $52,150 for the standard version and $54,650 for the all-wheel drive version.
The M35 is powered by a DOHC V6 engine that produces 303 horsepower and is mated to either a 7-speed automatic transmission (for the RWD version) or 5-speed automatic unit (for the AWD). the M45 on the other hand comes equipped with a V8 unit that rolls out 325 horsepower and is fitted with a 5-speed automatic gearbox.
Standard features on the two models include leather-appointed seating, Infiniti Intelligent Key, Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System and premium audio. A separate Sports Package is also available for rear-wheel drive models, adding features such as Rear Active Steer system, sport-tuned suspension, 19-inch wheels and tires and unique body treatments.
In terms of safety, Infiniti introduced Intelligent Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Lane Departure Prevention (LDP) systems, while infotainment is enhanced by an advanced Infiniti Hard Drive Navigation System with touch-screen, 9.3GB Music Box hard drive for digital music storage and playback and available XM NavTraffic.