2016 Infiniti Q30 - design, specs, changes
The premium automobile division of Japanese manufacturer - Infinity is preparing to begin sales its newest five-door hatchback of Golf-class - 2016 Infiniti Q30, and the production version of the novelty will be shown at the international motor-show in Frankfurt in September 2015, two years later after the debut of its concept.
2016 Infiniti Q30 will go on sale at the end of this year at European markets. The company is not disclosing information about pricing and options of the hatchback, and planning to make it closer to the debut day.
It is reported that a compact hatchback by Infiniti has already passed final testing on European roads, and serial production of the model will be launched in the uk plant in Sunderland. The novelty is based on the platform of MFA which is already used in Mercedes A-Class, CLA and GLA models. Comparing to the concept introduced in 2013, 2016 Infiniti Q30 differs with front bumper and fog lights. The motor will work on six-speed mechanics or 7-speed automatic transmission gearbox.
Regarding to the technical characteristics of 2016 Infiniti Q30, the most interesting point is that the model will receive a platform from Mercedes. The manufacturer tried to keep design concept of the production version as close to the first concept as possible. An exterior and interior of the model are almost the same as presented in 2013. According to non official information, 2016 Infiniti Q30 will get engine by Mercedes, so it would receive volume of 2.2 liters and power of 170 HP (torque of 400 Nm). Another version of upgraded car will be turbocharged engine with a volume of 2 litres V4 whose power is 200 HP. Such power unit has installed on previous Infiniti models. Finally, the latest motor should be with a capacity of about 300 HP.