I’ve always been a fan of the Infiniti G series, so it wasn’t a shock that I was excited to see a 2015 Infiniti Q60S in my driveway one Friday. With a manual transmission, naturally. While Infiniti’s new naming conventions confuse me, did the name change dilute what already was a good sports car? Hardly.
Infiniti recently changed it’s naming standards and the venerable G-series sedans are now known as the Q50. This particular model is a 2014 Q50S sports variant, which is powered by the newest generation of Nissan’s 3.7 liter VQ engine coupled to a 7 speed automatic transmission. With a new name, does the Q50S continue it’s performance heritage, or does the new name signal the end of the G-series sedan as we know it?
I just got back from Detroit, and the Auto Show was quite good as usual. My personal favorites were the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, the Acura NSX Concept, and the Jeep Wrangler on 42.5″ tires. Read more to see the full gallery! – Read More –