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Just wanted to share these really nice vids! Hagane Blue is just....wow! :D








Enjoy! :D
 

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Great finds, and a couple of things to note here.

The first video shows a non-Sport Hybrid. The front bumper is upturned on the lower section and the lower section has horizontal slats. I like this design. Now, moving to the interior, this model got the paddle shifters for some reason. Can't guess at wheel size, maybe 19's, couldn't read the tire codes.

The second is the Sport Hybrid with the aggressive downturn on the lower bumper section and the honeycomb grille. It's wearing the blue S badge that wasn't on the car I saw at the Dallas show back in March.

I'm liking the two tone interior although white is a poor choice for a show interior because it washes out detail easily and has no visible depth. The thigh supports appear to be adjustable for the driver and the passenger. No seat coolers on either model, only seat heaters with multi-select buttons mounted on the center stack. Steering wheels look the same to me but I didn't examine them for shape or size, just button configuration. Lots of extra buttons near the cruise control on the right side for lane control and cruise distance control settings along with a page left/page right button set.

Noticed on the driver's door there are dual power mirror adjustments but no rocker switch for folding mirrors. This isn't a surprise really. Also saw what looks like intrusive panels in the floorboard for the driver and the passenger, but with this color it's hard to judge depth.

Great videos and really gives us some nice angles. I thought the dual path exhaust (with dual cats) ending in a single twin-piped muffler was odd but it saves space.
 

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this model got the paddle shifters for some reason.

I noticed that, too. In a NY Times review that I just read, it states that all models get the paddle shifters, to make up for the fact that there is no manual transmission. Whether that is right or not, I don't know. However, I WILL know in July.:D
 

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Definitely will have paddle shifters

I found this UTube of the non-sport Hybrid. They show the car, inside and out(again, it's a Hagane Blue). The narrator shows that the car will have paddle shifters.

One of the nice things about the hybrid is that the trunk is still larger than the G37(14.1 cu.ft.). The non-hybrid's trunk is 18 cu.ft., which is huge compared to BMW, Audi, etc.

 

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It's my car... sort of

Those are great videos, fellas. Thanks for posting them!

The interior is not white. It's light gray on black, aka Stone. Infiniti has (inexplicably to me) offered the same three interior colors in the G (and now Q) for years: Wheat (beige), Stone (light gray) and Graphite (nearly black).

My G35 6MT and G37s both had Stone interiors. I ordered my Q50s in the blue here with a Graphite interior just to change things up.

I do wish Infiniti had included a nice saddle brown interior like BMW offers, or is offered in other Infinitis. Maybe you smart folks who wait a year or two will get some different interior choices in the sedan finally.
 

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Yep, I've been a fan of the saddle brown interior idea ever since I saw it on the Lincoln MKS about 5 years ago. I really like the look of it on the Infiniti M as well (too bad it's not available with Sport package).

The Cadillac ATS, BMW 3-series, and Audi A4/S4 all offer a caramel brown or a saddle brown similar color option for their interiors... :(

Again, my thinking is that there's a upscale luxury quality that's attributed to brown interiors for cars in this class and with Infiniti's sedan lineup being down to just two, I wouldn't be surprised again if the brown interior remains carried exclusively onto the M/Q70.

Side note: The new IS350, 3-Series, and ATS also offer red seats are available options as well--which is something I really think would look great with the Q50.
 

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Yep, I've been a fan of the saddle brown interior idea ever since I saw it on the Lincoln MKS about 5 years ago. I really like the look of it on the Infiniti M as well (too bad it's not available with Sport package).

The Cadillac ATS, BMW 3-series, and Audi A4/S4 all offer a caramel brown or a saddle brown similar color option for their interiors... :(

Again, my thinking is that there's a upscale luxury quality that's attributed to brown interiors for cars in this class and with Infiniti's sedan lineup being down to just two, I wouldn't be surprised again if the brown interior remains carried exclusively onto the M/Q70.

Side note: The new IS350, 3-Series, and ATS also offer red seats are available options as well--which is something I really think would look great with the Q50.
Yes red seats please... The saddle interiors are gross to me the only time I've actually seen it done nicely was in the jeep grand cherokee and they killed it off with their mid-cycle refresh ....it just screams DOO DOO BROWN...lol
 
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