At the brand’s make meeting at the NADA show in March, Infiniti Motor Co. The chairman of Payman Kargar took a look at the road ahead.
“We’re working on the next generations of models that we’re going to have for the brand’s mid-term and long-term plan,” said Kargar. Automotive News after the meeting. “We want to make sure that every single model we bring to market will be a good product.”
Parent Nissan Motor Co. has announced that it will build an Infiniti-branded sedan in 2025 at its Canton, Miss.
That model will replace Infiniti’s entry model, the Q50 sports sedan. The vehicle, teased in a brief video, features a sedan-like profile, a sloping roof and new headlight and taillight design.
Next year Infiniti will bring its first electric crossover.
Unlike some luxury automakers, Infiniti is taking a measured path to an all-electric future, continuing to offer new and redesigned combustion engine models.
This is a reflection of how the brand looks at EV adoption.
“Even by 2030… in the US, you’ll still have a substantial proportion of customers requesting non-electrified cars,” Karger said.
But whatever the powertrain, Kargar said the luxury brand is “the best Nissan Motor Company has to offer.”
“We’re going to do it in every single area,” the executive said, including product design, technology and customer experience.
Electric Midsize Crossover: The EV may arrive in 2026. It’s inspired by the 2019 Infiniti QX Inspiration concept that features a grille-less front fascia dominated by an illuminated Infiniti logo, thin headlamp strips with laser-like engravings and a wing-shaped light bar that runs across the tailgate.