The 2018 Infiniti Q50 received a full refresh for 2016. Now, with only a little more than a year under its belt, it is undergoing another update, albeit a minor one, in preparation for the 2018 model year. These changes Include minor reshaping of soft body parts, more valuable goodies inside and a slightly twisted chassis.
Changes to the 2018 Infiniti Q50 will be easy to ignore quickly, but a close look will reveal everything. At the front, the headlights will be wider and closer to the grid, the bumper will get a light restyling that includes a new air intake, and the fog light surrounds will be new. The rear end will get a new bumper with a diffuser insert and new exhaust pumps on the Red Sport 400 model.
The two iterations of the 2015 Q50 share the same rear end. The main change is in the rear bumper. A central broadcaster has now appeared at the base. The contour of the diffuser echoes by two folds in the bumper at progressively higher points. On the S model, the panel between the diffuser and the first fold is painted black and the diffuser is painted in body color. The full bumper of the standard model is painted in body color, and the diffuser appears to be more black or gray.
Under the hood, the 2018 Infiniti Q50 offers a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that makes 208 horsepower, a 300-horsepower double turbo V6, and the exclusive 400-horsepower Red Sport 400 double turbo V6. There is also a hybrid drive that pairs a 3.5-liter V6 with a compact laminated lithium-ion battery to produce 302 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. Couple.
Infiniti boasts the updated 2018 Infiniti Q50 as a vehicle that has an “improved level of art and quality for the high-tech cabin.” What it really means is that Infiniti has not changed too much in the inside. In fact, you will notice the same door trim panels and seam layout, infotainment monitors, instrument cluster and even the same center console. But, Infiniti has brought new materials and a little new design. The model you see here has quilted seams on the side reinforcements of the front seats. Infiniti claims to have used better materials for the 2018 model, which includes a “leather” material on the dash that is double stitched. The model you see here has aluminum trim inserts, but the wood veneers on fitted models have been treated to have a more authentic look and feel.
The infotainment system is known as InTouch and has an eight-inch screen at the top and a seven-inch screen at the bottom. The lower screen is a touch screen unit, while the upper unit is a basic LCD / VGA display. The top screen displays the most accessible applications, such as the navigation system, for example. The lower screen provides easy access to the rest of the system. The system allows you to customize your internal preferences and store profiles for different drivers. More adjustment of the seat whenever the woman drives. It also includes an easy entry and exit system that moves the seat and steering wheel automatically (depending on the key used to access the vehicle) for easy entry and exit.