Infiniti is the luxury car division of Japanese automaker Nissan. The Infiniti officially started selling vehicles on November 8, 1989 in North America. Network marketing Infiniti-branded vehicles now includes made more than 230 countries in more than 15. The Infiniti marque was introduced in the country of Japan in 2013, and the Japanese–market Infiniti the first car to be similar to the hybrid–powered of the Infiniti Q50 to go on sale in 2014, and gasoline–powered versions of the Q50–known historian Nissan Skyline by name Nissan Chief Planning Officer Andy Palmer. However, this does not mark first introduction to the Infiniti brand in Japan, and the original Q45 is sold as the Nissan Infiniti Q45 in Japan from November 1989 until 1996.
Prior to the introduction of the Infiniti brand in Japan, the Infiniti models had the exact same idea in the Japanese domestic market Nissan. The Infiniti G sedan Nissan Skyline Coupe and the Nissan Primera, Infiniti M as the Nissan Fuga and the Nissan Leopard, Infiniti EX crossover Nissan Skyline, and Infiniti Q45 as the Nissan Cima. The Infiniti FX has no equivalent of the Nissan and is not sold in Japan. The Skyline and Cima were luxury cars in Japan in the forms before, and they were perfect Japanese Nissan dealership network called Nissan Prince Shop, then later called the Nissan Red Stage to Japanese dealership network disbanded.
In 2012, Infiniti moved its global headquarters from Nissan corporate building in Yokohama and is incorporated in Hong Kong as the Infiniti Global Limited, and Carlos Ghosn is intended for Infiniti to be nice to focus more on the market steadily increased in mainland China as the country is expected to be the largest market luxury car. Johan de Nysschen was appointed to head the division Infiniti. De Nysschen left the company as of August 2014 to become CEO of Cadillac. Infiniti Chairman Andy Palmer assumed the responsibilities of de Nysschen‘s.
In mid–2013 Infiniti announced their car Q30 Concept benefit from its world premiere at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, a move which will see Infiniti to start an aggressive expansion strategy Infiniti premium brand new parts. In 2013, Infiniti‘s model designation will change to coupes and sedans starting with the letter Q (SUVs and crossovers will begin with the letters QX) and point number in the model in the brand. For example, the sedan M Q70 will be at the G sedan will be the Q50; In the meantime, the QX56 will QX80 while the EX will be the Infiniti QX50.
With its Infiniti QX60 crossover (formerly known as the Infiniti JX35) Infiniti car began production outside of Japan. In 2014, it is expected to start producing two models Xiangyang, China, the plant operated business with Nissan and Dongfeng Motor. It is also expanding in Sunderland, England, to produce a new compact car called the Q30 in 2015.
Infiniti’s previous model name for the appointment included one letter for coupés and sedans and a number reflecting engine displacement. For example, the QX56 was Suv featuring engine 5.6 L. exception to this was the QX4 Suv, which featured the 3.3 L engine (1997-2000) and later the 3.5 L engine (2001-2003). An “x” followed by a walk in the Infiniti engine sedans denoted an all wheel drive model, the “s” is denoted sports package, “h” is explained by an example of a hybrid, “d” is explained by the example of diesel (eg M30d) and ‘t “for a Touring model (models old only).
In 2013, Infiniti‘s model was changed to coupes and sedans starting with the letter Q, the SUVs and the crossovers starting with the letters QX, and the number of point in the model in the brand. For example, the sedan M Q70 while the G sedan was replaced by Q50; In the meantime, the QX56 QX80 while the EX QX50. Most of the Infiniti Infiniti coupes, sedans and crossovers are based on the Nissan FM platform. In the center of the engine is placed behind the front wheels. These are the QX80 full-size Suv that rides on the platform of Nissan F–Alpha and crossover QX60 rides on the platform of Nissan D.
In 1996, Nissan launched the effort to compete in the Indy Racing League and Infiniti brands. Engine was chosen for the Indy cars such as the race of Vh engine used Q45s. IRL had quietly wrapped after the 2002 season after just a few winners. Renault engine powering the 2011 Red Bull Racing F1 challenger is expected to be rebranded as an Infiniti engine, but the deal did not include funding rebranding engine. They did not have Red Bull‘s title sponsor in 2013, and the Dietrich Mateschitz has left the door open to a hot engine deal in the future. In 2011, the Infiniti signed Formula 1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel as its first global ambassador.