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Old 03-04-2014, 12:42 PM
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You passed on an M3...you have no credibility.
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I don't know how they are planning to make this sea whale to dance, but if they do make it right, this is definitely $100k loaded.
I already asked you where you think the Q50 looks like a sea creature...cuz, IMO, it does NOT. Other cars in Infiniti's fleet do...but, this is far from that sea creature look IMO.

But, given that you think it looks like one, I'm assuming this is what you think of BMW cars...IS THIS WHY YOU PASSED ON AN M3...?!???
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Old 03-04-2014, 12:47 PM
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This likely will get a price tag of something like $100k. You would choose this car in that category?
I don't think they'd let it reach into M5 price levels, but something around M3 pricing would be worth consideration, yes.
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considering how much GTR cost, this will be just as expensive if not more.
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Old 03-04-2014, 12:50 PM
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Well Nissan is two for two in putting this engine in not very flattering looking car designs.

One of them just plain ugly, the other a non-flattering bulbous design.

Why can't Nissan figure out how to put this awesome mind blowing engine into a beautiful, sexy, lust after exterior designs?!?!?!?

Is it really that hard?!?!?

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Would you rather have it in a Q50 or a TL?
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considering how much GTR cost, this will be just as expensive if not more.
The GT-R is expensive due to the neverending amount of R&D that goes into the chassis, weight savings bits, etc. for track domination. I don't think they're going for anything of the sort here on the Eau Rouge, perhaps more like a tweaked chassis with a rocket engine inside. Heck, it might not even be awd.
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i doubt it will be anything less than $100k

But if it is in the 60k range. 550hp RWD sedan for 60k? but the average $60k buyers probably won't be able to afford the tires and gas.
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Old 03-04-2014, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by oonowindoo View Post
Would you rather have it in a Q50 or a TL?
How about boxed in a crate.....and then put into a sexy beast of an exterior design.

Nissan lost their exterior design mojo.
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there is no how about.

Pick 1.
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^^ Both then...because they are both ugly....and it would not matter any way.
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Any news about the Q50 or Eau Rouge coming in a coupe?
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Originally Posted by Joneill44 View Post
Any news about the Q50 or Eau Rouge coming in a coupe?
No announcement yet. Sedan currently.
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Old 03-04-2014, 01:10 PM
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Any news about the Q50 or Eau Rouge coming in a coupe?
Shamu needs a Namu counterpart you say?
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Old 03-04-2014, 01:32 PM
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^^ Both then...because they are both ugly....and it would not matter any way.
Pick 1. not both. You know u r gonna pick Q50, stop avoiding it.
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Old 03-04-2014, 01:54 PM
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^^ They are both equal in my eye. I want neither.

They are both unappealing to me in the same way.

You may see them differently, I do not.

Nissan's designs and Acura designs are pretty piss poor IMHO....and sometimes downright
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Originally Posted by oonowindoo View Post
Would you rather have it in a Q50 or a TL?
I'll take a 335i.

Both Q50 and TL look like a boring commuter to me. And Q50 drives like a whale.

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The GT-R is expensive due to the neverending amount of R&D that goes into the chassis, weight savings bits, etc. for track domination. I don't think they're going for anything of the sort here on the Eau Rouge, perhaps more like a tweaked chassis with a rocket engine inside. Heck, it might not even be awd.
No shit.

Because a tweaked chassis with a rocket engine is easy to figure out, right? Shitload of tech on Q50 was cheap to R&D? Nissan has to be sea creature brain to put this in a RWD car. Come on man.
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I think the Q50 looks great. Puts on suit.
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Old 03-04-2014, 03:20 PM
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I think the Q50 looks great. Puts on suit.
Well, I think it looks fine...don't mind it at all except the goofy name.

But, it's "in" to hate on Infiniti these days? Maybe they are the new Italiano of AZ?
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Old 03-04-2014, 04:09 PM
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^^ I don't think there is ever an "in" thing to hate on a brand.

If they produce goofy looking cars, then yea, they deserve the venom and spew.

To hate for no reason is just stupid.

ie...Acura builds some goofy ...thus the venom and spew.
Infinity builds some goofy looking sea creature bulbous ....and thus the venom and spew.


Is the Q50...err G....errr whatever it is the ugliest duck out there? By no means......but she is far from being beautiful.
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Old 03-04-2014, 05:15 PM
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Originally Posted by JS + BRZ View Post

I don't know how they are planning to make this sea whale to dance, but if they do make it right, this is definitely $100k loaded.

You just described the GTR.

I like the Q50 in design so im excited to see what comes of this car.

GTR motor has been out for awhile now, maybe it will start getting cheaper to build to be able to make the Q50 thingy into the 70k-80k range?

That be dope!
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Originally Posted by Crazy Bimmer View Post
You just described the GTR.

I like the Q50 in design so im excited to see what comes of this car.

GTR motor has been out for awhile now, maybe it will start getting cheaper to build to be able to make the Q50 thingy into the 70k-80k range?

That be dope!
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I still think if Infiniti is smart, they'll price it around the C63/M3/M4 price-range...and possibly a few bucks cheaper to make potential buyers in that segment think twice.
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Old 03-04-2014, 05:22 PM
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I think Infinity is going to price this one pretty high.
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I've always felt that if the GT-R was implanted into a G37 body, I would love it. I guess this is close enough.

I actually really like the Q50's looks. Just on the fence about the Eau Rouge's looks, nevermind the name.

The Eau Rouge likely isn't engineered for sheer performance from the ground up to the same degree that the GT-R is. But I can't see it being any less than $60k to start, given the same VR38DETT + ATTESA-ETS powertrain. Consider that a GT-R was $69k to start when it was released. It has increased since then, but still.
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If Infiniti installed the GTR powertain in the G37, it would get mocked for looking like a..well..a G37. (Note: BMW gets no such grief when it comes to the M3/M5; where only auto enthusiasts can distinguish them from their more pedestrian siblings.)

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Old 03-04-2014, 09:07 PM
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You keep this thing around 65k. Hell if I can get it on VPP for around that amount I'll stay in Infinity guy, driving a fast car with a funky name.

Me and my new Q50 in 2016
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Old 03-05-2014, 09:40 AM
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Infiniti messed this one up with their stupid steering system. Really nice exterior though
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I think the Q50 looks great. Puts on suit.
I don't know about great (wait till you get up close with one), but it's certainly not bad and certainly not bad enough to earn this much ire for the design.

That said, I would not touch the Q50 with a ten-foot pole, even with the GT-R's motor, unless they get rid of the stupid steer-by-wire setup. I absolutely hate that with a passion.
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Seen plenty up close. Love the looks. Heard nothing but negative about the steering so argument there. My boss is in the market for a car in this class and refuses to even test drive an Q50 because of the steering. Infiniti has to fix this problem stat.
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Seen plenty up close. Love the looks.
Maybe it's a matter of color then, but the couple of cars I have seen in person lacked a kind of visual pop and the paint looks flat and lifeless, sort of ruining the look.
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Maybe it's a matter of color then, but the couple of cars I have seen in person lacked a kind of visual pop and the paint looks flat and lifeless, sort of ruining the look.
This is exactly how I feel whenever I see them on the road in person.

Looks much worse in person.
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If Infiniti installed the GTR powertain in the G37, it would get mocked for looking like a..well..a G37. (Note: BMW gets no such grief when it comes to the M3/M5; where only auto enthusiasts can distinguish them from their more pedestrian siblings.)
What I should have said was if the GT-R looked more like the G37, I'd be in love with it. Let's just imagine the G37 looked entirely different...
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You keep this thing around 65k. Hell if I can get it on VPP for around that amount I'll stay in Infinity guy, driving a fast car with a funky name.

Me and my new Q50 in 2016
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I don't care what some of you say about it being a sea creature or whale.

Next to BMW, this is the most exciting thing. A lot more exciting than 2.4L N/A FWD and 20 years old 3.5L V6.
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Ya'll are nuts! The Q50 is an awesome looking car, especially in person. Absolutely LOVE the interior too!
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So I just started working at a dealership and for my first day got to move a lot of the cars, including Q50s on highways. I think I actually preferred the Direct Adaptive Steering. I noticed some cars must have been pre-update for the inTouch system as it was a little laggy, but there were some that were perfectly responsive. Made my car seem so antiquated when I drove home
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Still hate the name...but, Infiniti appears to be inching closer to bringing the Oh-Rooj to production: http://www.leftlanenews.com/infiniti...ces-claim.html
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Still hate the name...but, Infiniti appears to be inching closer to bringing the Oh-Rooj to production: http://www.leftlanenews.com/infiniti...ces-claim.html


I've never liked the GT-R because of the way it looked, but this... I like this.
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