Infiniti has introduced November 11 because the official unveiling date of the QX55 crossover, which will likely be proven in a reside stream shared on social media beginning at 5:55 p.m. PST (8:55 p.m. EST).
Set to reach in showrooms throughout North America subsequent spring, and in different markets in a while, the coupe model of the QX50 SUV sports activities a sloping roofline behind the B pillars, impressed by the first-gen FX, which ends with a spoiler, as revealed within the teaser picture accompanying the announcement.
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The photograph additionally reveals the taillights with new graphics and angular styling of the tailgate, with the model emblem positioned between the 2 lighting items together with Infiniti lettering beneath it and an AWD badge on the left aspect. The bumper has bigger creases and the gasoline filler cap is larger compared to the QX50, whereas plastic cladding continues to adorn the decrease elements of the physique.
Despite the fact that the inside has but to divulge heart’s contents to the digital camera, we wouldn’t count on any main upgrades when it comes to styling and expertise. Thus, the dashboard panel ought to carry over from the QX50, together with the 2 screens, middle console with gear selector and rotary dial, and steering wheel. Prospects would possibly get extra upholstery and trim choices, although.
Difficult the likes of the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe and BMW X4, the QX55 will likely be based mostly on the identical platform because the QX50. Due to this fact, it’s going to doubtless pack the identical 2.0-liter turbo-four that makes 268 HP and 280 lb-ft (380 Nm) of torque, matched to a CVT. The all-wheel drive system will likely be supplied as an possibility on costlier trim ranges, whereas the lesser grades must make do with front-wheel drive.