2015 Infiniti QX80 redesign will boost the comfort and appeal of the luxury SUV. Expected sometime soon, the 2015 Infiniti QX80 is loaded with features, comforts and concierge for the upmarket customer. Read on to know what’s expected to change with the new 2015 Infiniti QX80 model by Nissan.
2015-Infiniti-QX80 Body & exterior redesign
The 2015 Infiniti QX80’s Staunch grille, classy headlamps and a raised nose are to stay with changes to the bumper, some curves and wheel arch can be expected. New bold wheel options & new sidesteps. New 2015 Infiniti QX80 Headlamp detailing and foglamp changes can also be expected. Nissan’s entire portfolio or cars and SUVs carry the new humpy front and rear across the globe, and this big luxury SUV is at the apex of that design. The typical Nissan design shows in this 2015 Infiniti QX80 model, and is expected to be retained in the new launch. the body and dynamics are expected to stay the same apart from tuning changes to the suspension and some technical improvements. You could expect some more Chrome finish on it though. New wheel options and finish is on the decks, and it is rumored that the tailgate may get a better design on 2015 Infiniti QX80. The Nissan patrol based platform is made from high-tensile steel, and the body on frame model has Hydraulic Body Motion Control System to better manage the driving dynamics. The 2015 Infiniti QX80 rides on 22-inch wheels. 4WD versions have a four-setting terrain control which include rock, snow, sand and dirt modes.
2015-Infiniti-QX80 Interior and comfort
2015 Infiniti QX80 is a machine built for those who demand comfort in everything they are at, even a 4X4 offroad tour! The Heavy 2,785 kg (6,140 lb) SUV keeps it’s passengers quite comfortable in all types of drives. There is a long list of features along with trims options that can drive a designer mad! The In-car Entertainment system is centered around Bose audio system, and the touch based, feature loaded nav system is expected to carry a bigger, sharper and better display in the 2015 model. The 10-way power driver’s seat, including 2-way power lumbar support is comfortable on a long cruise, and there is 8-way power front-passenger’s seat, including 2-way power lumbar support. The Bose system is Bluetooth enabled with audio streaming, and hands free phone. This comes with dual occupant memory system for driver’s seat, outside mirrors and steering wheel, linked to individual Intelligent Keys. HVAC system is centered around the Tri-Zone Automatic Temperature Control system with micro-filter. The seats are heated and the vents from the HVAC come out through bottom of the seats for effective space management and cooling/heating.
2015-Infiniti-QX80 Engine & transmission
5.6L V8 32-valve VVEL(VK56VD) engine powers this monster for a great driving experience. There is ample power (400 hp @ 5,800 rpm & 413 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm Torque) which is expected to go up with revised engine specs. The V8 engine made from aluminum-alloy block and heads has dry film-coating on the pistons. The complex Double overhead camshaft (DOHC), 4 valves per cylinder with micro finished camshafts. Direct Injection Gasoline. Variable Valve Event and Lift (VVEL®) and Continuously Variable Valve Timing Control System (CVTCS) for optimized inlet/exhaust valve actions. All this at an expected Fuel Economy of 14/20 (mpg) (city/highway). The 2WD version uses rear wheel drive. Both version have hill start assist & 8,500 lbs towing capacity.
2015-Infiniti-QX80 features & concierge
Luxury features on the 2015 Infiniti QX80 range from a restaurant guide to NavWeather with Real-Time Weather. There is a Voice Recognition Controller for navigation, audio, climate-control, fuel economy, maintenance, and comfort and convenience features. Most notable features are Automatic Collision Notification, SOS, stolen Vehicle Notification, enhanced Roadside Assistance, alarm Notification, remote Door Lock/Unlock, scheduled Maintenance Notification,maintenance Alert. The concierge package includes Infiniti Personal AssistantTM[*, ]Destination Send-to-Car, my Schedule, connected Search, destination search help, drive Zone/Valet Alert, max Speed Alert along with call center based Lock/Unlock door and Drive zone alerts.
The 2014 and 2015 would not be much different, here are some photos to look at, note that there are plenty of interior options so the look you can get is quite custom for what you choose or order.
Resources: wiki on the SUV
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