THE INFINITI Q50 HYBRID AND FORMULA ONE By: Infiniti
In this video, we look at how a modern Infiniti Red Bull Racing Formula One™ car harvests kinetic energy for enhanced performance on-track – and how this technology is used in the Infiniti Q50 Hybrid for enhanced driving performance.
The Infiniti Q50 equipped with the hybrid powertrain features the Infiniti Direct Response Hybrid® system with Intelligent Dual Clutch Control. The Hybrid system combines a 3.5-liter 24-valve DOHC aluminum-alloy V6 and compact laminated lithium-ion battery design with an innovative one-motor/two-clutch motor control. The system's V6 is rated at 302 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, while the advanced 50 kW electric motor is rated at 67 horsepower and 214 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid system net power is 360 horsepower, providing strong acceleration and lean fuel economy. The hybrid powertrain is designed to put performance first, without compromising fuel efficiency. It takes full advantage of the electric motor's instant torque for exceptional acceleration and, in combination with the 3.5-liter V6, provides a sporty driving feel under all driving conditions.