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First generation (P10, 1990–1996)





Front engine, front wheel drive, SR20DE 2.0L 140hp, 2500-2800lbs, 5 speed manual / 4 speed auto.



Second generation (P11, 1998–2002)





Front engine, front wheel drive, 2900lbs, similar drivetrain to first generation


Third generation (V35, 2001–2007)







Front engine, rear wheel drive / four wheel drive option, 6 speed manual / 5 speed auto, 3.5L V6 260-298hp, 3373lb - 3483lb.



Fourth generation (V36, 2006-2013)









front engine rear wheel drive / all wheel drive option, 3.7L V6 306hp-348hp, 6 speed manual / 5 speed auto (07-08) / 7 speed auto (09+), 3628lb - 4149lb.



Fifth generation







3.7L V6, 3.5L V6 hybrid, 7 speed auto (q50)




There really isn't much known about the Q60 or even the Q50.


Things like performance, gas mileage, curb weight. In time we will know
 

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Surprised I still see early generation G sedan's around, especially the G20. SR20 engines in those G's make them hard to pass up especially if you want crazy bang for your buck power!
 

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Wow that's some evolution!
 

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The first G's were just gussied up Nissan Sentras. It was similar to Cadillac taking the Chevy Cavalier, giving it some tweaks, and calling it a Cimmeron. Lexus did the same thing with the ES, which was basically a Camry. ****, Infiniti's I30(the first Infiniti that I owned), was really a nicer looking Maxima. Only when Infiniti decided to get serious, with the first G35, did they start to become a viable performance and luxury line(the original Q45, though a very good car, had very little impact on the market as a whole).
 

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For me it was the G35 that took the industry. It really raised some interest in the G lineup. The G37 took that even further.

I was hoping the Q50 would take it even further but at this point it just seems like a refinement.
 

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For me it was the G35 that took the industry. It really raised some interest in the G lineup. The G37 took that even further.

I was hoping the Q50 would take it even further but at this point it just seems like a refinement.
My dealer said the 2003/4 G35 resurrected Infiniti in the US. They were in trouble and needed a capable sedan and coupe to bolster sagging sales. The Skyline was chosen and slightly reworked. It was exactly what Infiniti needed at the perfect time.

To hear a hero story like that kinda makes you want a special edition g37 as a swan song, but I think the Q50 is a proper tribute.
 

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That second gen was just bad in many ways, I still love the look of the 05/06 sedans with the sport package.
 

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My 04 got the aero package with the Nismo bumper. Still looks modern to this day and the spoiler is a treat. I wish Infiniti would bring back real spoilers, to me the lip spoiler doesn't cut it. Haven't seen the Q50 spoiler yet.
 
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