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Posted 12 July 2019 - 05:42 PM

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[Join This Event!]

More than 20 years in the making, the world’s first production variable compression ratio engine is now available in Singapore.

 

INFINITI, a Japanese luxury car brand that would challenge the prevailing American and European luxury brands with more human-centric design and empowerment in your drive. Partnering with sgCarMart & MyCarForum for the very first time, HangOut with them as you discover the works of this technological revolution.

 

What's a VC-Turbo engine?

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As a thread starter, I will explain what a VC-Turbo engine is in my own terms. These pictorials should further illustrate how it works to you petrolheads.

 

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In simple words, it is like a car tuner who is constantly tuning your car to your needs - transformative in nature. As some of you may know, a high-performance vehicle usually comes with a shorter compression, which will result in more horsepower.

 

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And a fuel-efficient car often has a longer compression ratio to utilize the fuel combustion to make it more efficient.

 

Watch this video for full illustration.

 

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None of the manufacturers in the market has mastered this technology, but INFINITI managed to achieve a revolutionary breakthrough. Utilizing an advanced multi-link system, VC-Turbo can adjust its compression ratio on-the-fly and at running speed automatically. While other engines are trapped within a fixed compression ratio, providing the same balance of power and efficiency regardless of the situation. The VC-Turbo continuously adapts and reacts, raising or lowering its pistons’ reach seamlessly and continuously.

 

In short, this is one engine I have always wanted. There are times on the highway where I wish I can sprint faster, and there are moments that I just want to ensure my fuel consumption can help me save that extra dollar.

 

Don't mark my words, go and experience the world's first VC-turbo engine yourself!

 

Still curious? 

Find out more when you join this event!

 

Date: August 24, 2019, Saturday

Time: 10am – 1pm (Registration starts at 9.30am.)

Venue: INFINITI Singapore, 45 Leng Kee Road, Singapore 159103

Registration Fee: $10 per registrant (Complimentary goodie bag worth $50 for every registrant)

 

9.30 am – Registration + Test Drive Registration
10.15 am – Opening Speech by INFINITI GM
10.30 am – Sharing by SGCM Journalist & INFINITI Product Specialist
11.15 am – Lunch & Test Drive / Fringe activities: Bingo & INFINITI Jenga Challenge
12.30 pm – Lucky Draw
1.00 pm – End of Event

 

Lucky draw prizes during the event.

1st – Weekend Test Drive with the QX50 worth $1,000

2nd - $200 worth of shopping vouchers

3rd - $100 worth of petrol vouchers

 

[Join This Event!]

 

*Limited to 40 participants. Successful registrants will be contacted via phone or e-mail. Payment will be processed only if your registration is successful (payment must be made via Visa or Mastercard).

 

Terms and Conditions

  • There will be a registration fee of $10 once you have confirmed your attendance. The participating party agrees to pay the registration fee when they confirm their attendance for the event.

  • The Management of MCF will remunerate the registration fee in the form of $15 shopping voucher or grocery voucher during the event

  • Registration closes on 20 Aug 2019.

 

 

 


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Posted 19 July 2019 - 11:21 PM

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Signed up 😎

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Posted 22 July 2019 - 09:59 AM

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INFINITI QX50 Review. 

- FInd out more here.

 

The Infiniti QX50 is a mid-sized SUV that will hold its own well against the Germans.

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"With its creased sheet metal, purposeful stance and bold front fascia, the Infiniti QX50 that you see here is an eye-catching SUV that goes against the likes of the Audi Q5, the BMW X3 and the Lexus NX."

But it's more than just a pretty face.  - sgCarMart's Review

Infiniti's new variable-compression-ratio engine is proving reliable, if not particularly efficient.

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"Quiet while cruising, impressive passing power, comfortable ride quality."

 

Every QX50 is powered by an innovative turbocharged four-cylinder engine - Car & Driver's review

 


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Posted 22 July 2019 - 01:10 PM

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Signed up 😎

 

Wahhhhh..... [drivingcar]

 

Aiming to own one... [sly]

 

Not attending cos cannot afford one ... [smallcry]


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Posted 22 July 2019 - 04:41 PM

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Wahhhhh..... [drivingcar]

 

Aiming to own one... [sly]

 

Not attending cos cannot afford one ... [smallcry]

 

the car is not the main focus ... it is THIS 

 

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:D


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Posted 22 July 2019 - 08:40 PM

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the car is not the main focus ... it is THIS

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:D

Ya. This one 😀
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Posted 22 July 2019 - 11:17 PM

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Wahhhhh..... [drivingcar]

Aiming to own one... [sly]

Not attending cos cannot afford one ... [smallcry]

Good to get to know the tech also.
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Posted 23 July 2019 - 07:11 AM

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Good to get to know the tech also.

 

Go & see and later 'sim hong hong' thinking of changing how .... :dizzy:

 

 

 

 

 

:grin:  :grin:


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Posted 25 July 2019 - 07:44 AM

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Go & see and later 'sim hong hong' thinking of changing how .... :dizzy:





:grin: :grin:

https://www.caranddr...m/infiniti/qx50

Not really sure leh.. after reading the link from the Thread, seems like it’s a drinker and it’ comes with the famous CVT ..

The unique engine is a breakthru.. just not sure how the local agent will be able to support it. Am sure there will be people train in this.

It’s still a worthwhile opportunity to attend to find out more n decide later.

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Posted 25 July 2019 - 08:26 AM

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Wahhhhh..... [drivingcar]

Aiming to own one... [sly]

Not attending cos cannot afford one ... [smallcry]

I read the article, it says starting price usd37k, shit man. Haha. Buy 3, 1 for wife, 1 for ownself and 1 park there waiting for daughter to pass her driving test.

the car is not the main focus ... it is THIS

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Interesting, at times the piston gets a longer rub, at times shorter.

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Posted 03 August 2019 - 04:48 PM

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Posted 03 August 2019 - 05:03 PM

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Dun shoot me ah but why is 1st prize a weekend Test drive? I mean, aren't all test drives free? And its worth $1000.

Not that i will win cos me unable to attend but i am curious. Also, if no want test drive can xchange instead for cash of $1000?😅😅✌

A beautiful ride though.

Safe ride
Cheers

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Posted 03 August 2019 - 05:33 PM

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in which hole ?  :grin:


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Dun shoot me ah but why is 1st prize a weekend Test drive? I mean, aren't all test drives free? And its worth $1000.

Not that i will win cos me unable to attend but i am curious. Also, if no want test drive can xchange instead for cash of $1000?😅😅✌

A beautiful ride though.

Safe ride
Cheers

 

bec can use the car for PHV and earn $1000  hahhaha 

 

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Posted 05 August 2019 - 09:27 AM

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hi jack

 

any updates on the attendance list?



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Posted 05 August 2019 - 09:35 AM

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Dun shoot me ah but why is 1st prize a weekend Test drive? I mean, aren't all test drives free? And its worth $1000.

Not that i will win cos me unable to attend but i am curious. Also, if no want test drive can xchange instead for cash of $1000?😅😅✌

A beautiful ride though.

Safe ride
Cheers


U will get the car for the weekend. Likely fri evening to Monday morning.
So it’s equivalent to at least 2 days weekend rental, hence the value involved.

Hyundai meet up also had this prize n in fact there were even more cars up for the lucky draw. Think 3-4 at least. VW meet up also had a Tiguan drive as prize but it was weekday.
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Posted 05 August 2019 - 09:37 AM

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U will get the car for the weekend. Likely fri evening to Monday morning.
So itâs equivalent to at least 2 days weekend rental, hence the value involved.

Hyundai meet up also had this prize n in fact there were even more cars up for the lucky draw. Think 3-4 at least. VW meet up also had a Tiguan drive as prize but it was weekday.

Ah, complimentary use of the vehicle over the weekend as prize.

Thanks for the clarification. Not attended either of mentioned events hence the mountain turtle rears its head or tail.😅👌

Safe ride
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I had the opportunity to test the whole range (almost) of Infiniti, including driving with front windscreen blacked out, accelerate and emergency stop, tight multiple turns challenge, including live on the road test.

Worth the experience.


Encourage those who already own and those who is thinking of buying a car to attend.


I enjoyed myself very much with a great buffett after that.
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Posted 05 August 2019 - 09:43 AM

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I had the opportunity to test the whole range (almost) of Infiniti, including driving with front windscreen blacked out, accelerate and emergency stop, tight multiple turns challenge, including live on the road test.

Worth the experience.


Encourage those who already own and those who is thinking of buying a car to attend.


I enjoyed myself very much with a great buffett after that.

So you were the dufus who knocked all the damn cones down and got the cone award

RIP cones
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Posted 05 August 2019 - 09:57 AM

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The final results of the efforts put into this new complicated engine is not very impressive, both in terms of max HP and fuel consumption compared to competitors like X3, XC60 etc.


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