Infiniti confirmed a revised full-size QX80 SUV will arrive in 2024.
A new model called the QX65 will be a mid-size crossover coupe.
There are also hints of a future electric SUV with the Vision QXe concept.
Things have been quiet at Infiniti, but the Japanese luxury brand has been working in the background on both concepts and dealer-ready new models. On the eve of the Tokyo auto show, Infiniti showcased its plans for both future electric models and two new gas-powered SUVs.
The QX65—shown in concept form—will be a new nameplate for Infiniti. The QX65 is a mid-size crossover with a sloped “coupe” rear end poised to compete with other two-row luxury SUVs, including those from Lexus and Genesis. It will likely share components with the three-row QX60 mid-size luxury SUV.
For those needing three rows, the full-size QX80 gets a redesign, with the goal of taking on the big dogs of glamorous fleet transport such as the Cadillac Escalade and Lincoln Navigator. The QX80’s exterior should look much like the QX Monograph concept unveiled during 2023 Monterey Car Week, with an imposing slab-sided body and a vertical waterfall-style grille.
Interior materials should also get an upgrade, and Infiniti promises comfort and tech for all three rows. While electrification is still to come, we do expect the outgoing QX80's 5.6-liter V-8 to be replaced with something smaller, more powerful, and more fuel efficient in the new model—possibly a twin-turbo V-6.
An electric SUV is on the way, too, and is previewed by the QXe concept shown in Infiniti's teaser photo of these four new models, alongside the Qe electric sedan concept. But we don't have any details on that model yet, and it will likely come later than these two new gas-powered models once it reaches production.
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