Recent rumors allege the new 2019 Infiniti Q70 is set to return with an even more invigorating performance, evocative design, and emotion-packed character. This shouldn’t be surprising given its successful streak in the midsize luxury sedan segment.
Introduced six years ago, the Q70 has undergone a myriad of design changes and facelifts. It first debuted as the M, then later changed its name to the current Q70 which we now know of today. It has always stood out from the crowd by providing user-oriented features such as intuitive technologies, genuine prestige, and true-blue sport performance.
According to spy photographs, it is safe to say that the new 2019 Infiniti Q70 is set to make a major comeback. For one, the exterior design has been freshened. It appears as though the automaker has added a few exterior colors to the existing palette. Secondly, there’re rumors circulating that the new model could receive an even brawnier engine. Thirdly and lastly, the new model is set to feature a more intuitive, user-friendly infotainment system.
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There’re however no indications that Infiniti is going to offer a different engine as before. That said, we should still expect the 2019 Infiniti Q70 to return with the same 3.7L V6 engine that its predecessor uses. Also available should be the even more powerful 5.6L V8 engine.
Except for the features aforementioned, there’re no other major changes to expect from the 2019 Infiniti Q70. Nonetheless, this shouldn’t be a bad thing given the success it already enjoys in the premium large sedan segment.
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2019 Infiniti Q70 Review
- exterior and interior changes
- engine specs
- release date & price
2019 Infiniti Q70 – Exterior And Interior
The new 2019 Infiniti Q70 resembles its smaller Q50 in terms of the exterior looks. This is predominantly evident on the side profile’s flowing lines, the trapezoidal grille, and on the sculpted hood. For a dose of distinctiveness, Infiniti offers a unique front-end treatment, 18-inch wheels, and a boatload of color options.
Additionally, there are plenty of options available too. For instance, the available Sport package adds distinctive 20-inch wheelers, bigger brakes, summer tires, and a sport-tuned suspension. Buyers should expect the following exterior colors: Majestic White, Black Obsidian, Liquid Platinum, Hagane Blue, Graphite Shadow, Chestnut Bronze, and Hermosa Blue.
Just like before, the 2019 Infiniti Q70 interior features laudable ergonomics. Most surfaces in the cabin are plastered with high-quality materials. Also, the technologies inside are easier to use. There’s no cluttering and the design is driver-centric.
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Technologies to expect inside the 2019 Infiniti Q70 include heated steering wheel, a 10-speaker Bose premium audio system, a bird’s eye view camera system, and parking alerts.
2019 Infiniti Q70 – Engine & Performance
It is expected that the new 2019 Infiniti Q70 will return with the 330-horsepower - 3.7L V6 and the 420 hp - 5.6L V8 engine. The V6 and the V8 produce 270 lbs. ft. of torque and 417 lbs. ft. of torque respectively.
The lack of powertrain changes notwithstanding, rumors have it that the new 2019 Infiniti Q70 is also set to get efficiency-boosting technologies. These should help it achieve better fuel economy ratings than before. As things stand, buyers should expect fuel economy ratings of 15 mpg in the city and 18 mpg on the highways.
Power should then be sent to either the rear wheels or all wheels exclusively via the seven-speed automatic transmission system.
2019 Infiniti Q70 – Release Date & Price
Popular online publications say the new 2019 Infiniti Q70 will probably go for sale sometime in late 2018 as a 2019 year model. Pricing is rumored to start at an MSRP of $56,305.
Once it goes for sale, the new 2019 Infiniti Q70 will have to battle it out with rivals such as the Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series. It's a nobrainer fact that these two are formidable rivals but nevertheless the Q70 a solid option for buyers looking for an all-rounded vehicle. It'll be interesting to see how the competition plays out in the premium large sedan segment.