Infiniti teases next-gen midsize premium SUV ahead of Beijing Auto Show

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 14 Apr 2016

Teaser image reveals SUV-like proportions and wide muscular shoulder lines reminiscent of the Q60 Concept, floating A-pillars and extra-wide wheel arches.

Infiniti has revealed a first glimpse of its all-new QX Sport Inspiration, an exploration of the brand's vision for a next-generation, midsize premium SUV. It will be a potential rival to the Porsche Cayenne and BMW X5.

In line with Infiniti's ‘Powerful Elegance’ design philosophy, the QX Sport Inspiration features the brand's design hallmarks and offers striking design details and sophisticated craftsmanship. The concept rendering illustrates SUV-like proportions highlighted with wide muscular lines shoulders reminiscent of the Q60 Concept, floating A-pillars and extra-wide wheel arches.

"The QX Sport Inspiration expresses a power and purpose that is uniquely Infiniti," said Alfonso Albaisa, Infiniti executive design director. "With a flowing, natural aesthetic, this concept demonstrates how Infiniti can offer something new and exciting with future QX SUV models."

The Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration makes its global debut at the 2016 Beijing Auto Show on April 25.

As is known, Infiniti Motor Company is headquartered in Hong Kong with sales operations in over 50 countries. 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. Infiniti design studios are located in Atsugi-Shi near Yokohama, London, San Diego and Beijing.


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