Infiniti Q30 Premium Tech new car review

Infiniti Q30 new car review

Infiniti Q30 Premium Tech – new car review

Infiniti is a premium car brand which is still under the radar for many, but that situation is changing rapidly as sales begin to gain momentum, and the performance of our Infiniti Q30 provided good evidence as to why that’s the case.

Infiniti was introduced in 2008 as a stand-alone luxury marque from the Nissan stable and it offers cars which are charismatically designed and beautifully built, and are a stylish alternative to the long-established premium German brands.

The Q30 is a good entry to the Infiniti stable, a five seater sporty-looking hatchback with models starting at £20,550. There are petrol and diesel options and five trim levels. It competes in a sector which includes BMW 1 Series, Mercedes A Class and the Audi A3 and many would argue the Q30 has a much more distinctive appearance.

Its bold stylised grille, sleek headlights and large badge make a strong statement. Each time my Q30 Premium Tech test model – costing £31,180 – was parked, people came over to take a closer look, and most admirers guessed the price at around £50,000. Continue reading

Infiniti Q50

Infiniti Q50

Infiniti Q50

Infiniti Q50

  • More people are discovering – and liking – the premium brand Infiniti
  • Jaguar-esque from some angles
  • Excellent driving dynamics
  • Elegantly styled with subtle sporting hints

INFINITI IS a stand-alone luxury car brand from Nissan, and while it has been around for more than 20 years, it has been slower to make a major sales impact as the company’s marketing strategy was less intense than its rival Lexus – the luxury arm of Toyota – which launched around the same time.

However, in recent years, Infiniti has upped its game, using more high-profile marketing including an association with the Formula One team Red Bull Racing.

The result is that more people are discovering this premium brand – and liking it. Continue reading