The Nissan’s luxury brand clearly plans to make a breakthrough and establish itself as a global player. The company is progressing from year to year and step by step they are growing. Infiniti now offers as up to eight different models, including sedans, coupes, crossovers and the new active hatchback Infiniti Q30. The new 2017 Infiniti Q30 is based on the Mercedes A-class architecture, and it is the first whole-cloth vehicle that Infiniti released from the Renault-Nissan partnership with the Daimler.
The Infiniti Q30 features extraordinary design and it is designed in such way that you’ll think it was made by an artist. It also has a fantastic performance and interior as well. It is truly a class of its own.
Infiniti Q3 Engine and transmission
Under the aggressively sculpted hood of the new 2017 Infiniti Q30 there will be a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine is available only in the United States and it can deliver 208 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque.
This engine is developed with cooperation with Mercedes-Benz and it is also under the hood of Mercedes CLA 250. The 2.0-liter will be mated to a seven-speed automatic dual-clutch transmission. The combination with the 7-speed transmission allows Q30 to accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 7.3 seconds, and can achieve top speed of 155 mph.
For other markets, there will be several engine choices. There are two versions of a 1.6-liter gas-powered four-cylinder and 1.5 or 2.2-liter diesel four-cylinder engine. The customers in Europe and elsewhere will have the option of choosing a six-speed manual transmission with the less powerful 1.6 and the 1.5 diesel.
The new 2017 Infiniti Q30 features the Drive Mode Selector, which allows you to adjust your driving experience. The buyers can select Manual, Eco or Sport whether they want smoothness, efficiency or sportiness.
Exterior of Infiniti Q3
The new 2017 Infiniti Q30 features amazing design. It seems like it is perfect from every angle. The front of the vehicle features distinctive grille and bumper as well as trademark Infiniti LED headlights and fog lights.
The signature LED headlights are inspired by the human eye and can be seen from both the side and the front. On the sides there are many perfectly crafted lines that make the Infiniti Q30 so unique that is instantly recognized on the street.
Rear back also looks good and it features strong bumper with aluminum shield which serves as protection, sharp LED taillights and dual exhaust system. There will be 17”, 18” and 19” wheels available depending from the model.
2017 Infiniti Q3 Interior
As far as the interior is concerned, the new 2017 Infiniti Q30, comes with very compact but at the same time luxurious interior.
When you enter the new Q30, you are surrounded by premium materials which are specially crafted and you get sense that it can’t be better than that for that price.
The 2017 Infiniti Q30 also gets state of the art technology and it will be packed with many safety and infotainment features.
Release date and Price of 2017 Infiniti Q3
The 2017 Infiniti Q30 will be available in mid-2016 as a 2017 model with base price of $30,000.