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2009 Infiniti FX Makes World
Debut at Geneva Motor Show
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Infiniti
revealed the all- new 2009 Infiniti FX performance luxury
crossover in conjunction with the Geneva Motor Show. The
second-generation FX, with its fusion of sports car and SUV
design, will be offered in three models, including a new
5.0-liter V8- equipped Infiniti FX50. The 2009 FX is scheduled
to go on sale at Infiniti dealers in the United States and
Canada in June 2008.
The new FX's world debut in Geneva
was hosted by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. President and CEO Carlos
Ghosn, who also announced details of Infiniti's plans to enter
the Western European market in the last quarter of 2008.
About the 2009 Infiniti FX
The all-new second-generation
Infiniti FX is designed to offer exceptional levels of power,
refinement, safety and driving exhilaration.
Created as a fusion of sports car
and SUV utility, with head-turning styling and an advanced
sports sedan platform, the new FX is a showcase of Infiniti's
design and technology leadership.
Along with its dramatic,
aerodynamic body structure and sporty FM (Front Midship)
platform, the new FX features an extensive list of available
equipment and technology.
Designed to create an exciting and
rewarding driving experience -- including a new 390-horsepower
5.0-liter 32-valve DOHC V8 or advanced V6 engine (V6 details to
be released later), 7-speed automatic transmission with Adaptive
Shift Control and available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive.
The 2009 Infiniti FX's trademark
performance characteristics are enhanced with a refined 4-wheel
independent suspension and large 4-wheel disc brakes with available
opposed-piston brake calipers. A new, available FX Sport Package
includes a Continuous Damping Control (CDC) suspension, Rear-Active
Steer and 21-inch aluminum-alloy wheels.
Inside, the new FX interior provides a
warm, modern, inviting environment highlighted by a driver-oriented
cockpit with available sport seating and advanced audio, navigation and
entertainment systems -- including an 11- speaker Bose(R) audio system,
Infiniti Intelligent Key and Around View Monitor system.
(Mar 4, 2008)