|THE DARING INFINITI Q80 INSPIRATION CONCEPT WINS PRESTIGIOUS DESIGN AWARD|
|◾iF Design Award 2016 for fastback saloon concept car
◾Infiniti Q80 Inspiration named in the Professional Concept category
◾Concept shows Infiniti's vision of a future design language
HONG KONG – The Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept, representing the daring vision of the brand's future design language, has been awarded one of the most prestigious cross-industry design prizes.
The concept car, unveiled at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, has received an iF Design Award in the 'Profession...[Read more...]|
|INFINITI'S MICHAEL BARTSCH, ALFONSO ALBAISA ON DESIGN AND HOW IT IS DRIVING THE FUTURE|
|LOS ANGELES – Michael Bartsch, vice president, Infiniti Americas, and Alfonso Albaisa, executive design director, Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd., were at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week to support the North American debut of the Q80 Inspiration Concept. Bartsch and Albaisa discussed the importance of this vehicle as a beacon of design for vehicles that are destined to appear in their dealer showrooms.
Q1: What is significant about Infiniti's Q80 Concept with regard to future directi...[Read more...]|
|Infiniti To Reveal Formula One Inspired Concept At Detroit Show|
|Hong Kong – Infiniti will reveal a Formula One inspired concept car based on the Q50 premium sports sedan at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
The concept car represents Infiniti's design vision of a high performance variant of Q50. Called 'Q50 Eau Rouge,' the car is named after the world-famous corner at the Formula One track in Spa-Francorchamps, a corner which requires extraordinary strength, courage and commitment; it has seen some of the most incredible drivin...[Read more...]|
|U.S. Grand Prix Preview|
|AUSTIN, Texas - Motor racing in America might be strongly associated with high-speed ovals, but there's been circuit-style action in the U.S. for well over 100 years. The new Circuit of the Americas near Austin, Texas, was purpose built to keep every fan's motor running thanks to the wide-range of track types dotted around its massive 900-acre landscape.
Opened at the end of 2012 for first race in the U.S. since 2007, the centerpiece of Wandering Creek venue is, of course, the Grand...[Read more...]|
|INDIAN GRAND PRIX PREVIEW: SEBASTIAN AND MARK LOOK AHEAD TO INDIA|
|GREATER NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh, India – We've only been racing at the Buddh International Circuit near New Delhi for the Indian Grand Prix since 2011, but the drivers enjoy it and so do the fans. The track is quick and technical in equal measure, and spectator numbers near 100,000 have been recorded. Not too bad at all considering it's a lot faster than cricket!
The venue was only officially finished a matter of days before the first Formula One race on October 30, 2011, and it's a class...[Read more...]|
|Japanese Grand Prix Preview|
|SUZUKA CITY, Mie Prefecture, Japan - The Suzuka circuit has been a happy hunting ground for Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver Sebastian Vettel, with three wins from the last four races. In 2012, the triple World Champion dominated the event, taking pole position, the win, and the fastest racing lap. Not a bad day at the office.
Top-flight motor racing has taken place at Suzuka on and off since 1963, with the Fuji Speedway also hosting some early Japanese, non-Formula One World Championsh...[Read more...]|
|Sebastian Vettel Becomes First Formula One Driver To Sample New Grand Prix Venue In Sochi, Russia|
|Triple world champion Sebastian Vettel made history again today by becoming the first Formula One driver to experience the Sochi Olympic Park Circuit in Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia.
Vettel, recently announced as Infiniti's Director of Performance, was joined by former Formula One driver David Coulthard in driving part of the track, which is still under construction, in an FX Vettel Edition amongst other Infiniti products.
He then toured the sports venue with officials from the Russian Go...[Read more...]|