Infiniti Q80 Inspiration revealed
Infiniti has teased an image of its Q80 Inspiration which hints at future design direction and heralds Inifinit’s desire to build a premium fastback.
INFINITI IS DESCRIBING ITS Q80 Inspiration concept as “Infiniti’s vision of category-breaking, supreme luxurious driving; a top-of-the-line four-seat fastback that rises above the crowd. It’s an audacious and elegant step forward for Infiniti as a global player; designed to shake up the status quo in the premium large four-door club; a no-compromise ambassador of driver-centric powertrain and on-board technologies,” a statement read.
Measuring 5052 millimetres long with a wheelbase of 3103mm the Q80 Inspiration has a hell of a footprint, framed by 22-inch five-dual-spoke lightweight alloys it cuts an imposing figure – it’s 2027mm wide and 1350mm high. “In Q80 Inspiration, we wanted to capture that unforgettable feeling when you experience something important, something beautiful, something magnetic for the first time,” said Infiniti Executive Design Director, Alfonso Albaisa.
Further details are thin on the ground, but the last line of the statement says the Q80 Inspiration will provide styling hints and tips for future Infiniti product and should be seen as clear intent by the brand to build a product for the emerging premium fastback segment. “A design and technological highlight to which Infiniti’s four worldwide design studios will refer regularly in coming years, the Q80 Inspiration four-door fastback is to be taken as clear intent to have an entry into the newly defined premium fastback segment,” a statement read.