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Latest model completes the 2016 Q50 lineup; new 300-horsepower 3.0-liter V6 twin turbo expected to become highest volume engine among four powerplant choices

Infiniti today announced pricing for four 2016 Infiniti Q50 3.0t models – each equipped with the all-new 300-horsepower 3.0-liter V6 twin turbo engine. The new Q50 3.0t models complete the 2016 Q50 lineup, which now offers buyers a choice of four powerplants and 12 models – all of which are on sale now at Infiniti retailers nationwide.

2016 Infiniti Q50 3.0t © Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

2016 Infiniti Q50 3.0t © Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

“The 2016 Q50 3.0t Premium’s new VR-series 3.0-liter V6 twin turbo engine produces 300 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque,” said Randy Parker, vice president, Infiniti America. “Positioned as the core volume trim, the Q50 3.0t offers twin turbo V6 performance at a starting MSRP under $40,000 – a price comparable to 4-cylinder engine-equipped vehicles offered by our main competitors.”

The new Infiniti Q50 Sport models offer an updated Direct Adaptive Steering® system and driver-selectable Dynamic Digital Suspension, further enhancing the driving experience. Designated by the silver chrome “S” badge on the trunk, Sport models also feature a sport styled front fascia, 19-inch sport wheels, larger sport brakes, leather-appointed sport seats, aluminum-accented pedals and solid magnesium paddle shifters.

The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for the 2016 Infiniti Q50 3.0t are:

ModelEngine/DriveMSRP
Q50 3.0t Premium3.0-liter V6 Twin Turbo 300 hp / RWD$39,900 USD
Q50 3.0t Premium AWD3.0-liter V6 Twin Turbo 300 hp / AWD$41,900 USD
Q50 Sport3.0-liter V6 Twin Turbo 300 hp / RWD$43,900 USD
Q50 Sport AWD3.0-liter V6 Twin Turbo 300 hp / AWD$45,900 USD

Destination and Handling $905 USD

The 2016 Infiniti Q50 is also available with three other powertrains – a new 2.0-liter I4 turbo, a 3.5-liter V6 hybrid and the performance flagship of the Q50 portfolio, the Q50 Red Sport 400 equipped with an advanced 400-horsepower/350 lb-ft of torque version of the 3.0-liter V6 twin turbo engine.

The Q50 2.0t and Q50 Hybrid Premium models offer pricing starting at $33,950 and $47,050 respectively. The Q50 Red Sport 400 has a starting MSRP of $47,950.