Q50 sedan (2013–test)

January 18, 2017
The design was based on Infiniti Essence (crescent-cut C-pillar, deep body section, asymmetrical cabin layout, interior finishes) and Infiniti Etherea (headlights, three-dimensional double-arch grille, interior finishes). The production Q50 design was frozen in June 2011, after being designed by Joel Baek under Shiro Nakamura.

The vehicle was unveiled in 2013 North American International Auto Show, followed by 2013 Canadian International Auto Show, 2013 Geneva Motor Show (with Hybrid and 2.2d), 2013 Dubai International Motor Show, Auto Guangzhou Motor Show in China (with 2.0-liter (214PS) turbocharged engine from Daimler AG (Mercedes-Benz), Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong.

2014 Infiniti Q50 3.7 AWD (V37, USA)
North America models went on sale in Summer 2013 as 2014 model year vehicles, along with other major global markets begin in summer 2013. Early US and Canada models include 3.7-liter V6 (333PS), 3.5-liter Hybrid (364PS), each in a choice of rear-wheel drive or Intelligent All- Wheel Drive and in a selection of trim levels, including Sport models.

US models went on sale in August 2013.

Early Canadian models include 3.7-litre V6 (Q50 RWD, Q50 Sport RWD, Q50 Premium AWD, Q50 Premium AWD Navi, Q50 Premium AWD Navi + Deluxe Touring and Tech, Q50 Sport AWD, Q50 Sport AWD Deluxe Touring and Tech) and 3.5-litre Hybrid (Q50 Hybrid Premium RWD, Q50 Hybrid Premium AWD, Q50 Hybrid Sport AWD).

The European models went on sale in autumn 2013 (depending on country). Early models included 2.2d and Hybrid. 2.0 RWD (211PS) model was added in autumn 2014.

In China the 2014 Q50 3.7L was sold as an imported vehicle, until production in China could begin. 2.0 RWD (211PS) model was added in spring 2014, and the Q50 Hybrid also joined the line up.[18]

Middle East models was set to go on sale in spring 2014 as 2014 model year vehicles. Early models include 3.7-litre V6 and 3.5-liter Hybrid, both in rear-wheel drive.

Australian models went on sale in February 2014, launching with the 2.2d diesel and 3.5 petrol hybrid models. The petrol 2.0 turbo is expected to arrive later in 2014.

Hong Kong models went on sale as 2014 model year vehicles.