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Infiniti Q50 displayed in Geneva with Mercedes diesel engine

By SYF77 on 08 Mar 2013

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The new Infiniti Q50 makes its European debut at the Geneva Motor Show with a Mercedes-sourced 2.2-litre diesel engine.

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According to the premium Japanese brand, the Q50 is the most significant car yet for the European market place as it will compete against the likes of the Mercedes C-Class and BMW 3 series.

The 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel produces 168bhp with 400Nm of torque. The engine is mated to either a six-speed manual or a seven-speed automatic transmission.

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The diesel Q50 accelerates from 0-100 km/h in less than 9 seconds before hitting a top speed of approximately 230km/h. Despite its size, this version of the Q50 sips fuel at an average 4.4L/100km and emits CO2 at a rate of 115g/km. The luxury sedan would quality for S$15,000 CEVS rebate if it were to arrive on our shores.

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A more powerful 3.5-litre Q50 hybrid with 364bhp is also available. It completes the century sprint in a much quicker 5.5 seconds. The engine is mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission as well.

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Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



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Youth92 Mar 08 2013 03:20 PM
Looks like a Lexus or markX?
PorkChong Mar 08 2013 03:40 PM
front looks like bmw, back look like avante
Wolf2801 Mar 08 2013 04:13 PM
looks also like the new Mazda 6
Hamburger Mar 08 2013 10:13 PM
look like....

something i cant afford
Renegade777 Mar 09 2013 09:14 AM
Mitsubishi Lancer with that kind of headlights.
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