YOKOHAMA, Japan/Mississauga, Ont. – Lights up, cameras on, and sound rolling, INFINITI recently launched the all-new QX55 SUV via a one-of-a-kind streaming concert experience from Los Angeles. The INFINITI QX55 is the spiritual successor to another one-of-a-kind moment: the INFINITI FX.
The QX55’s design retains all of INFINITI’s daring design hallmarks, delivering a fresh interpretation of the FX silhouette. The QX55 inserts INFINITI back into a category it helped to create with an unapologetic style. The signature double-arch grille is complemented by a stunning, origami-inspired mesh pattern that delivers visual depth and showcases modern Japanese-inspired artistry. Flanked by standard LED headlights that mimic the human eye, the QX55 announces its arrival in style.
Along the body sides, the QX55’s alluring profile has plenty to say but doesn’t speak out of turn. The elegant and flowing lines reach from the hood, over the front fenders, across the doors, and over the rear wheels. Twenty-inch wheels are standard on all QX55 models, which fill the wheel arches and assert the SUV’s dynamic presence.
Digital “piano key” taillights combine 45 separate LEDs in a single housing to create an elegant light signature, recently featured on the stunning QX60 Monograph design study. The INFINITI logo on the tailgate is similarly advanced and houses the power liftgate release, which further frees the rear end from clutter.
Inside, the QX55 features INFINITI’s dual-screen, InTouch infotainment system with wireless Apple CarPlay compatibility, and multiple USB inputs for Android Auto compatibility and charging. The upper 8-inch and lower 7-inch high-resolution screens inform the driver and entertain passengers with an available Bose audio system delivered through up to 16 speakers providing a concert like acoustic experience.
Leatherette, leather, or semi-aniline leather appointments for the seats adorn the QX55’s spacious interior, and its sliding second-row seats provide flexible cargo capacity or increased legroom, depending on need.
Under the hood of every QX55 is INFINITI’s award-winning and innovative Variable Compression Turbo four-cylinder engine that produces 268 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque delivered to INFINITI’s Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system, which is standard on all QX55 models in Canada and the U.S. A Drive Mode Selector empowers the driver with programmable settings (Standard, Eco, Sport and Personal) to tailor each drive.
Available in select markets globally in up to three well-equipped grades: LUXE, ESSENTIAL ProASSIST, and SENSORY, the all-new QX55 arrives in Canada and the U.S. in spring 2021, with other key markets to follow shortly after.