Infiniti will provide a lot of excitement in the crossover-SUV segment in the upcoming years. We should pay special attention to the 2021 Infiniti QX60. After the automaker introduced the QS electric sedan, this concept will be applied to the company’s crossover lineup. The all-new QX60 will be something different.
This model will wear Infiniti’s new design language and it will ride on the new platform. Whatsoever, the 2021 QX60 will get an all-electric powertrain that is made in partnership with Nissan. Besides the electric model, the regular model will get new turbocharged engines. As for the interior, comfort will be astonishing. However, the best thing about the 2021 model is the brand-new infotainment system.
2021 Infiniti QX60 Exterior Changes
This year, Infiniti introduced a new QS Inspiration electric sedan. This sedan was the very first example of the Infiniti’s future plans. We saw the company’s newest design language. The second thing is the brand-new platform that can accommodate electric powertrain. The design looks premium and some cues are similar to Nissan’s design language.
Clearly, Nissan played a huge part in Infiniti’s new design direction. After all, Infiniti is Nissan’s premium segment. The design looks luxurious and futuristic. We are still waiting for the specific details about the design of the 2021 Infiniti QX60. However, we can expect plenty of chrome trims, great aerodynamics and silver accents. Not to mention premium wheels and the latest high-tech features.
New Infotainment System
Unlike the current model, the new 2021 Infiniti QX60 will look sleeker. That includes the cabin design as well. The interior will be very premium and sharper than before. This mid-size crossover will introduce plenty of innovations. That includes new interior features, better safety, and new upholstery. Thanks to the new platform, there will be more room from the inside than ever before.
However, the most significant change will be the all-new infotainment system. Infiniti will introduce this system on all of its models in the near future. The brand-new multimedia system will act quick and it will be simplified. Infiniti promises great user experience and much more. Larger displays will offer a full-touch control. On top of that, Infiniti will offer a dual-screen setup.
After a lot of rumors, now it’s official. The 2021 Infiniti QX60 will get its first electric powertrain. And while this information is certain, we still don’t know exact specs. On the other hand, a two-motor configuration will happen for sure.
Approximately, this setup will provide at least 300 miles of the electric driving range. Whatsoever, the electric powertrain will get a floor-mounted 85 kWh lithium-ion battery. The overall output will be rated at around 300 horsepower. Also, Infiniti will offer an all-wheel-drive system as standard.
New Turbo Engines
Electric powertrain won’t be the only choice. The second-gen 2021 Infiniti QX60 will still offer regular types of engines. For the start, this mid-size crossover will get at least one turbocharged engine. A 3.0-liter twin-turbo will replace the current 3.5-liter V6 unit. The new output will deliver 300 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. On top of that, Infiniti will offer a high-performance variant as well.
This version will ride on the new twin-turbo setup that will produce over 400 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of twist. Moreover, we can expect a new CVT transmission to arrive as well.
2021 Infiniti QX60 Price and Release Date
New all-wheel-drive electrified platform and new infotainment system will additionally raise the price. On top of that, the 2021 Infiniti QX60 will get new turbo engines.
For that reason, the mid-size crossover will now cost around $50,000. Upper trim levels will cost around $60,000 and new high-performance variant up to $70,000. The 2021 QX60 will hit the markets in the fall of 2020.