Infiniti is going to make the world premiere of its 2014 QX60, the hybrid luxury Crossover at the 113th anniversary of the New York International Auto Show starting from March, 29th – April 7th, 2013 at the Jacob Javits Center.
The 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid is a new gasoline electric hybrid vehicle which is going to boost the premium range of QX60 Crossover in United States this summer, featuring the all best capabillites of 7-seater luxury crossover. This launch will diversify the Infiniti’s existing Hybrid range of Q70 Hybrid and Q50 Hybrid for the 2014 model year. The special feature of the new QX60 hybrid is to deliver best efficiency without comprising the performance part and it also designed to offer more interior space as compared to the non-hybrid QX60 models. The new QX60 hybrid has an estimated fuel economy of 26 miles/gallon which is a 24% improvement and estimated price of $3000 more as compared to the non-hybrid variant. It will be offered with an option of All-Wheel Drive or Front-Wheel Drive.
The new QX60 Hybrid will be equipped with a system which has 2.5 Litre supercharged engine and 15 kilowatt electric motor connected to an advanced Continuously Variable Transmission[CVT]. The system will be capable of generating an estimated output of 250 horsepower. While Q60 hybrid has the Infiniti’s Direct Response Hybrid® system which is comprised of a compact Lithium-ion battery and electric motor, derived from the technology of Infiniti M35h Hybrid, to deliver an additional output via its one-motor/two-clutch system. So the final resultant output is same as the 3.5 Litre V6 engine with 4-cylinder fuel economy and is also loaded with an Intelligent Regenerative Braking system which makes the battery partially recharged during braking.
The hybrid crossover is premium family-based vehicle which has the 7-passenger/3-row seating, impressive interior design where the battery is placed under the 3rd row seat, offering flat rear floor for easier passenger access to the rear seats and without affecting the cargo room. It will also offers the latest technology of Backup Collision Intervention (BCI) and Around View® Monitor.
The 2014 QX60 hybrid more details will be unveiled at the time of its premiere at the New York International Auto Show.
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