Sebastian Vettel-Inspired Infiniti FX Headed for Production
Move signals manufacturer interest in future Infiniti Performance Line products.
The Vettel Edition FX won't be branded as an IPL car -- it's already branded with Vettel's name -- but it does show Infiniti is ready to test the waters of high-gloss, high-performance machines with premium pricing. Whether the company can pose legitimate competition to BMW's in-house motorsports division or AMG, obviously, remains to be seen. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section. Those who would like to hear Palmer's comments from the man himself can find the IPL-themed talk starting around 3:15 in the interview posted after the jump.
Please put me down as the first buyer. Impressive. No doubt will beat the competition. Please team up with the local Nissan Dealer in Pensacola for the selling of such. Many individuals will refrain from buying such due to the driving distance to and from Mobile, AL.
Whether the company can pose legitimate competition to BMW's in-house motorsports division or AMG, obviously, remains to be seen.Highly doubtful, I feel. Infiniti's are too ugly at this time to sell to the masses. If they would simplify them back down and make them nice/classy looking (eg. 02-06 Q45, 01-03 QX4) and quit adding ripples/fish gills/chrome - they MIGHT be able to catch back up.
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