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Very Rare Car
The Infiniti G convertible is a rare sight on the roads – mostly because Nissan’s luxury division is still proving its mettle among European auto giants. It’s got a sleek folding roof that’s cleverly packaged in the sense that when it’s down there’s no hump at the back of the car, and overall the alloy wheels and refined cabin make for an attractive package.
With its eye-catching design and exclusive badge, the Infiniti convertible goes some way to matching up against convertible cars like the Audi A5 Cabriolet or the BMW 3 Series Convertible, beside which it’s competing for market share. Something of a “cruiser” rather than a sports car, it nevertheless has quite a firm chassis and nicely weighted steering, so it’s easier driving on the straight than around corners.
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It has a comprehensive list of safety and standard driving equipment including navigation, climate control, premium sound system, steering adjustment, rear park cameras and heated and ventilated leather seats. Although the price tag may seem a little steep, you’d be hard pressed to find a rival car that is similarly equipped, and according to Autotrader, it retains value on a par with others in this segment.
Those who opt for the Infiniti G do so not because it’s the best in the luxury convertible category but because this is a unique and good-looking car, with the appeal of a handmade product over a mass-produced item. Fine for a couple or single buyer, this car is a great Sunday beach cruiser, but less of a people hauler or sports racer, but it really doesn’t pretend to be anything else…
The truck is propelled by a 5.6 L VK56DE V8 engine (315 hp [227 kW] @ 4,900 rpm and 390 lb·ft (529 N·m) torque @ 3,600 rpm) and a 5-speed automatic transmission with an overdrive. Each cylinder in the engine is lined with cast iron. The valvetrain is a DOHC design with four valves per cylinder. Infiniti designed the QX56′s throttle responsiveness to correspond to specific drivetrain modes: when the driver selects all-wheel drive, the throttle becomes less sensitive, presumably to allow easier regulation of acceleration when off-road.
The FX35 is available in two drivetrains, the RWD and the AWD, which are both fitted to a dual overhead cam 3.5-liter 24-valve V6 VQ35DE gasoline engine, with aluminum-alloy block and heads, electronically controlled “drive-by-wire” throttle system, and low-friction molybdenum-coated pistons that makes use of the continuous variable valve timing which in part optimizes the opening of intake valves. This is also coupled with an electronically controlled super-wide ratio five-speed automatic with a manumatic shift mode that includes the option of sequentially selected manual gearshifts and Downshift Rev Matching.
The FX45 incorporates a 4.5-liter (4,494 cc) 32-valve V8 DOHC VK45DE gasoline engine with four valves per cylinder, microfinished camshafts with aluminum-alloy block and heads, low-friction molybdenum-coated pistons, titanium intake and exhaust valves, modular cylinder heads, microfinished crankshaft, lightweight pistons, super-silent single stage cam drive chain, and a Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System that optimizes opening of intake valves.