The twin-turbocharged 2016 Infiniti Q50 sport sedan is on sale now and stickers for $40,805, including destination. The forced-induction 3.0-liter makes 300 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torsion in Premium and Sport trims, and can be had with either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive.
The above worth can get the base three.0t home to your garage, making it a lot of cheap than a comparable BMW 340i, which starts at $46,795. Of course, you can’t get a Q50 with a manual -- so if you like to row your own, you will need to look elsewhere.
The all-wheel-drive option adds $2,000 to every trim level, allowing the new VR30DDTT V6 mill to send power to all four wheels.
It’s worth noting that Infiniti additionally offers a quicker Q50 variant referred to as the Red Sport four hundred that can in all probability be the enthusiast’s alternative. This beast, at a starting worth of $48,855, makes 400 horsepower from the same three.0-liter, twin-turbo V6.
We drove the Red Sport four hundred for a while back and were affected with the handling, so it’s affordable to expect the same feeling from the less powerful, but equally sprung, variants of the Q50.
Upgrades from Premium to Sport include a sportier front connective tissue, 19-inch sport wheels, larger brakes, leather sport seats, aluminum-accented pedals and solid magnesium paddle shifters.