2016 Infiniti QX80 Release Date, Price, Specs, Redesign – The new 2016 Infiniti QX80 has created a lot of internet buzz and rumours in the motor industry. The car promises new improvements in the powertrain and on its exterior and interior departments.
Besides the auto maker making plans for the release of its QX60, QX50 cousins, the new 2016 Infiniti QX80 is set to launch its own benchmark and is undoubtedly going to overshadow its cousins.
For customers who are planning to purchase an Infiniti SUV, the new 2016 Infiniti QX80 should be the most ideal choice for them given the up gradation it will host. The following review will give you an informed perspective before planning your purchase.
2016 Infiniti QX80 interior
The dimensions of the new 2016 Infiniti QX80 SUV have been increased therefore buyers will find the car more spacious than its predecessor already in the market. It is also speculated that all seats in this SUV will be increased in height.
More cutting edge technologies have been embraced in the new car which will include a predictive collision warning, blind spot monitoring, backup/parking collision avoidance system, cruise control, hydraulic motion body control, etc.
2016 Infiniti QX80 exterior
The exterior will of the new 2016 Infiniti QX80 will be amazing and will make the new SUV the talk of town once it is released. It will be both grand and stylish just to be precise. The standard model will get premium leather upholstery while there is an option of semi-aniline leather seats.
The Limited model will come with quilted leather seat’s upholstery and open pore matte finish ash wood accents. Buyers should expect a premium 15 speaker audio system, 7” monitor screen, heated front seats, among others.
Safety features to expect include a rear view camera, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, around view monitor, collision warning system and cross-traffic alerts.
2016 Infiniti QX80 engine
Under the hood of the 2016 Infiniti QX80 is a similar engine as the QX70. To begin with, the new QX80 gets only one engine which will be a 5.6L V8 which will be able to generate 400 hp and 413 pounds of torque.
The engine will enable it accelerate from 0-60 mph in seven seconds. Moreover, the new 2016 Infiniti QX80 will come with an identical seven speed auto transmission unit which will evenly distribute power to the front wheels or optional four wheel drive.
2016 Infiniti QX80 price and release date
The new 2016 Infiniti QX80 is expected to hit showrooms by the close of this year or early next year (2015). The msrp for this vehicle will be around 60,000 USD. Rumours of a hybrid powertrain are still going rounds but no official details have been announced.