2017 Infiniti QX60 Release Date
According to the recent spy shots, it seems that Infiniti plans to give the QX60 model a facelift for the 2017 MY. This mid-size luxury crossover, previously known as the JX, was first revealed in 2012 as a 2013 model. Now, the 2017 Infiniti QX60 is due to receive a number exterior and interior upgrades. Based on the photos of a prototype caught while testing in the United States, the upcoming facelift should bring revamped front and rear ends, whereas the cabin is slated to receive several updates. According to reliable sources, the 2017 Infiniti QX60 is due to go on sale in early 2016.
2017 Infiniti QX60 Upgrades
As for the exterior makeover, expect the 2017 Infiniti QX60 to adopt a new front fascia that incorporates a redesigned grille and new headlights inspired by those seen on the QX50 and QX80 crossovers. Also, the rear side will undergo several alterations, with brand new taillights as the most noticeable change. Of course, the refreshed model will be offered with a new set of alloy wheels. When it comes to the interior design, we expect to see a number of revised materials and several styling tweaks. In addition to that, Infiniti plans to introduce several equipment upgrades with the 2017 model. The primary goal of the upcoming facelift is actually the company’s attempt to make the QX60 more distinguishable from the Nissan Pathfinder on which it is based. Secondly, these updates will help this model stay fresh in the tough competition with the likes of the Acura MDX and Buick Enclave.
The mechanical department of the 2017 Infiniti QX60 is expected carry over unchanged. So, the refreshed model will once again be offered with a conventional V6 engine and a gas-electric system. The regular models will be powered by the 3.5-liter V6 that produces 265 horsepower and 248 pound-feet of torque, matched to a CVT automatic transmission. The hybrid-powered QX60 will use a supercharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder paired with a 15 kW electric motor, with a combined output of 250 hp and 243 lb-ft. The system’s power is transmitted through the same continuously variable transmission.