Infiniti Q50: stunning looking car with rocket ship performance
Nissan’s luxury brand Infiniti continues to struggle to gain momentum in a competitive marketplace – sales in the first two months down 64 percent with just 28 cars sold nationally.
The model with the most promise launched two years ago, the Q30 hatch and the higher riding QX30 have failed to ignite the market – both impressive but based on the platform of the Mercedes Benz A-Class and GLA Class models most buyers head to the three-pointed star ahead of Infiniti. One can understand that as the Mercedes means better overall presence and retained value. And badge presence today plays an enormous part in popularity especially with Asian buyers. Infiniti’s top seller at the moment is the Q50 sedan – There’s seven models– I’ve just tested the barn storming Q50 Red Sport at $80,000 – a stunning looking car with rocket ship performance – well equipped for the money. The 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 7-speed automatic impresses in most areas with several reservations I’m David Berthon
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