Infiniti’s Q50 Arriving August 5

Infiniti announced that deliveries of the 2014 Infiniti Q50 luxury sports sedan, including the hybrid model, will begin on Monday, Aug. 5 at Infiniti retailers nationwide.

The new Q50, replacing the G37, features according to Infiniti distinctive design, engaging performance, world’s first technologies and unmatched levels of connectivity and personalization.

The Q50 is offered with a choice of 328 horsepower 3.7-liter V6 or 360 net horsepower 3.5-liter Hybrid models.

Starting prices have been announced at $36,700 USD for the Q50 3.7-liter model and $43,950 for the Q50 Hybrid Premium model.

A special Q50 pre-sale program, announced at the New York International Auto Show in March, closed June 30 with 3,650 orders. Participants have until Oct. 31 to complete their purchases.

“The Infiniti Q50 pre-sale exceeded all expectations, becoming the most successful such program in Infiniti history,” said Infiniti Americas Vice President Ben Poore. “There is exceptional interest in this stunningly designed Q50 and its breakthrough performance technologies such as Infiniti Direct Adaptive Steering, Active Lane Control and Predictive Forward Collision Warning (PFCW). The Q50 also offers unmatched levels of connectivity and personalization – the perfect match for customers seeking Infiniti’s unique fusion of inspired performance and hospitality.”

Infiniti said that among many special features, the new Q50 offers Infiniti InTuition, a fully customizable digital environment for linking various driver settings and driving characteristics to their Infiniti Intelligent Key, and Infiniti InTouch next-gen smart connectivity, featuring dual touch-screens and an array of advanced functions and features.

Both Q50 3.7-liter and Q50 3.5-liter Hybrid models are available with a choice of rear-wheel drive or Intelligent All-Wheel Drive and in a range of well-equipped models, including versions with special sport appearance and performance features with sport brakes and sport suspension tuning.

According to Infiniti, the Q50 Hybrid features one of the fastest accelerating hybrid engines and, at 36-mpg highway, one of the most fuel-efficient powertrains in the segment.