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