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Infinity: From Power to Superpower

Infiniti Motor Company Limited’s new compact, lightweight 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine is the most advanced V6 engine that the brand has ever offered, writes MATILDA FRANCES

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]nfinity is obviously living up to its brand name. Seemingly showcasing what certain auto industry observers recently described as infinite technological creativity acumen, to have amassed, the company’s new 3.0-litre twin-turbo engine is out to strike a balance between drivability, efficiency, and performance.

Infiniti's new 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engineAll-new engine from the new and exclusive VR-series powertrain family, Infinity’s new 3.0-litre engine was born out of the brand’s longstanding heritage of V6 powertrain production and has been engineered to empower the driver and offer increased power and torque and higher levels of efficiency than any comparable predecessors from the company. Due to enter production during 2016, the all-new 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine will be manufactured at the powertrain plant in Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan.

ddd21f17-3ade-4cfd-9f16-107c6dce423dThe first application of the engine family will be in the 2016 Infiniti Q50 sports sedan, which will be in Infiniti showrooms in North America beginning in late winter.

Infiniti Motor Company Ltd. is headquartered in Hong Kong with sales operations in over 50 countries. The Infiniti brand was launched in 1989. Its range of premium automobiles is currently built in manufacturing facilities in Japan, the United States, United Kingdom and China.  Infiniti plans to also expand manufacturing into Mexico by 2017.

While Infiniti design studios are located in Atsugi-Shi near Yokohama, London, San Diego and Beijing, the brand, which has been widely acclaimed for its daring design and innovative driver-assistance technologies, is in the middle of a major product offensive

From the 2016 season, Infiniti is a technical partner of the Renault Sport Formula One team, contributing its expertise in hybrid performance.

It would be recalled that the brand recently stormed Nigeria’s auto market with three variants, including the Q50 (sedan), QX70 and QX80 SUVs, courtesy of Nigeria’s custordian of Nissan brand, Stallion NMN.


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