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Infiniti Releases Q50 Eau Rouge Driving Footage from Goodwood

Not surprisingly, this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed proved to be an unending display of some of the finest examples of motoring the world has ever seen… past, current and future. Fitting in with the latter classification, the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge was on hand for some exciting runs up the Hill Climb, and Infiniti just released the footage.
Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge at Goodwood FoS 1 photo
With this car seemingly inching from concept to production car, the Q50 Eau Rouge made its public driving debut last month with Infiniti Red Bull Racing test/reserve driver Sebastian Buemi behind the wheel of this full-working prototype. This car is borrow the 3.8-liter twin-turbo V-6 from the Nissan GT-R, and it is tuned to produce 568 hp, Sadly, even though we’ve already heard this engine at full rev, Infiniti saw fit to dub over the engine’s immaculate exhaust note with annoying music.

Infiniti did not release a time for how long it took the Eau Rouge to make the hill climb, but watching this car run the course must have been exciting for passengers and spectators alike. There is still no official word as to whether or not the Q50 Eau Rouge will make it to production, but Infiniti really seems to be showing the car off as much as possible in order to gauge consumer response after unveiling the car at the Detroit Auto Show in January and then again at the Geneva Motor Show. If it does enter production, it would be the most powerful Infiniti ever produced.

Making up for the lack of Q50 Eau Rouge exhaust note, the video does come with an added bonus of Hill Climb footage showing Red Bull Racing’s RB10 racecar in action. Check out the video below to watch both the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge and the Red Bull Racing RB10 racecar tackle the legendary Goodwood Hill Climb.

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