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2015 Infiniti QX50 Revealed in China with Long Wheelbase and 2.5L V6

As you all know… or maybe just a few of you know, The Infiniti EX37 crossover is newly named the QX50 for 2014. In fact, all Infinitis are now called either Q or QX, depending on if they're cars or offroaders. For most of that world, that naming change makes absolutely no difference in terms of what you buy, but the Chinese are getting a new model.
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Dongfeng Infiniti, the Chinese Joint Venture that takes care of selling Nissan's luxury goods in the world's biggest car market, has just unveiled the QX50 for their market. The QX50 will make its official debut next month during the Guangzhou Motor Show, which starts on November 20, but we have many interesting tech details already.

The first big change is that the model now measures 4,744 mm in length. The wheelbase is the reason for thins, as it's been extended to 2,880 mm, 8 centimeters or about 3 inches more than standard. This is because Chinese customers prefer long wheelbase cars as they show respect to the passengers by offering them legroom.

As you can see, there are also cosmetic changes in place, including a new grille design with black mesh instead of chrome bars and redesigned fog lights. The bumper now also integrates discrete LED daytime running lights A small V6 under the hood
The Chinese model is said to be powered by a 2.5-liter engine. Now, it's all too easy to imagine that this is a four-cylinder unit, like the one found under the hood of any Altima sedan. However, like all major Japanese automakers, Infiniti had access to a small V6, just like the one on the Lexus IS 250.

Using that engine, the QX50 is said to offer 235 hp through a 7-speed auto. It's worth a quick note that EX models sold overseas are powered either by a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 with 238 hp or a 3.7-liter V6 petrol with 320 horsepower.

 
 
 
 
 

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