There were a lot of rumors of the upcoming release of an updated Infiniti model which is considered to be among the best of its kind. We speak of 2016 Infiniti QX80 – an enlarged SUV of a premium class.
Inside the renewed vehicle one may find a powerful V8 5.6L engine featuring around 400 hp. It also shows more than 400 lb-ft of torque. These rates are enough to show 60 mph in a 7-second period of time. The engine works in pair with a seven-speed gearcase working on the basis of automatic principle. The front-wheel drive should also be mentioned in a form of the standard. However, the all-wheel driving system will be offered too.
General look of the vehicle is characterized by somewhat angular lines and aggressiveness. Its front part is a little bit shorter than of QX70’s. The whole car body is lightened via lighter material usage. When it comes to the inner refinements, there is much more to tell about. 2016 Infiniti QX80 is spacious due to its peculiar architecture and increasing of dimensions. It’s upholstered with the high-quality leather. Depending on the package, one may find a sound system consisting of 13 or 15 speakers. The heated front seats have become a standard option for all the versions, while the heating of rear ones is still an optional feature. Besides, a plenty of cutting-edge equipment is included into the set of car’s basic components (an advanced cruise control, a system for avoiding collisions, blind-spot monitors, etc.).
Availability and Competitiveness
After its release, the updated 2016 Infiniti QX80 will compete even with Cadillac Escalade. The starting point of its price is predicted to be approximately $63 thousand. Though, those who want to purchase the limited version it will cost about $90,000. The sales start are about to start at the very beginning of 2016.