Infiniti finally debuts QX30 concept

By CARSIFU | 3 March 2015

GENEVA: Making its debut at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show, the QX30 concept cements Infiniti’s ambitions to expand into the global premium compact segment.

The QX30 concept combines the sleek lines of the coupe with the command sitting and all-wheel drive of a crossover.

“QX30 concept embodies our conviction to give customers the freedom to go wherever they want, whenever they want – in a style that turns heads and makes a statement,” said Infiniti president and CEO Roland Krueger.

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The QX30 concept is the latest in a series of concept vehicles for which Infiniti has announced a definite and clear intent for production.

The Q30 will be built in the U.K. this year while a sports coupe based on the Q60 concept revealed in Detroit earlier this year will go into production next year.

The QX30 concept-inspired crossover will also be launched next year.

Infiniti continues to broaden its line-up to cover the spectrum from smaller premium vehicles, namely the Q30, to full-size crossovers such as the QX70.

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In fact, Infiniti has drawn on its heritage of creating successful high-performance crossovers namely the QX50 and QX70 to craft the QX30 concept.

Infiniti designers have added visual cues which instantly identify the QX30 concept as a crossover.

The body looks wider and thicker, thanks to the 21-inch wheels, large tyres, and increased blackout around the wheel opening.

Inside, all four seats have been streamlined for a suspended look, evoking a feeling of honed athleticism.

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The U-shaped seat frame is partially wrapped with a layer of premium Connolly saddle leather offset by blue stitching.

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