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2009 Vehicle Model Guide


InfinitiThe ultra brand of Infiniti, derived from Nissan of Japan, expands a line of luxury and performance cars for 2009 with a new generation of designs for the FX sporty crossover utility vehicle (CUV) and a daring drop-top convertible variation spinning off the G37 mid-size luxury sports coupe. In total, Infiniti's Class of 2009 encompasses seven unique products, each posed for high-powered action and packed with high-tech gear and deluxe appointments.

2009 Infiniti M35M Sedan
Infiniti's lead vehicle is a sophisticated, nimble and stylish premium rear-wheel-drive (RWD) sports sedan. There are two editions — M45 and M35 — each with twin-digit tag denoting engine displacement. M45 carries a 4.5-liter V8 notched to 325 hp, while M35 scores the new VQ35HR 3.5-liter V6 rated at 303 hp. Both also offer all-wheel-drive (AWD) traction versions for snow-country markets with M35x or M45x. The 2009 issues show luxury content aboard plus safety technologies like the Lane Departure Prevention (LDP) system, and new Scratch Shield paint, a self-healing clearcoat paint finish.

2009 Ininiti G37 SedanG37 Sedan
Sensuous styling and a refined cockpit mark the G37 sports sedan, which trims out in four versions laced with the incongruent combination of elegant cabin appointments and sport-tuned mechanical hardware. Motivation comes from the new VQ37VHR dual-cam 3.7-liter V6, which delivers 328 hp through a new seven-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with manual shift mode or an optional close-ratio six-speed manual. Standard traction mode is sporty RWD orientation, but electronic AWD applies to G37x AWD. Other G-sedan models list as the entry issue G37, up-level G37 Journey and the performance-geared G37S Sport 6MT.

2009 Infiniti G37 CoupeG37 Coupe
Infiniti's genuine GT-style hatchback sports coupe is keen in shape and slick as glass, with a 2+2 cockpit and a high-powered engine up front pushing all torque to the big back wheels. G coupes for 2009 stock the VQ-series 3.7-liter V6, which produces 330 hp and ties to two transmissions — a six-speed close-ratio manual stick or a new seven-speed automatic with sport mode, downshift rev matching and manual shift mode plus optional paddle shifters. Other choices include a new four-wheel active steer system (4WAS) and the new G37x AWD edition packing an electronically controlled AWD system.

2009 Infiniti G37 CoupeG37 Convertible
The first-ever drop-top G-car from Infiniti rolls out at the mid-point of the 2009 model-year dressed in stunningly smooth skin and rigged with a three-piece automatic retracting hardtop featuring a coupe-like roofline. Powertrain for the G37 Convertible is expected to be the VQ37VHR dual-cam 3.7-liter V6 employed by the G37 coupe and sedan and tied to the new seven-speed electronic automatic transmission. Infiniti's sporty convertible will also contain enhanced audio and climate systems to maintain a comfortable cabin environment even with the hardtop down.

2009 Infiniti FX45FX Wagons
Stretching long and flashing a raked face and curvaceous fender blisters, Infiniti's deluxe CUV looks and functions like a SUV but handles like a sporty car. FX models for 2009 mark a second generation for the series with powertrain choices. The FX35 uses a 3.5-liter V6 with 303 hp and RWD or AWD traction. The FX50 carries a new 5.0-liter V8 worth 390 hp and AWD exclusively plus 21-inch super-scale alloy wheels. Each engine links to a new seven-speed automatic transmission featuring downshift rev matching and manual shift mode with optional paddle shifters on the steering wheel.

2009 Infiniti EX EX Wagons
Infiniti says the EX35 CUV possesses the soul of a nimble sports coupe. It resembles the FX35, although the prow looks more like the G37. Platform is the same underpinning G37 sedan and M sedan. The EX35 offers RWD or AWD traction options. Powertrain is the VQ-series 3.5-liter V6 linked to a five-speed automatic with manual shift mode. Ex35 stocks special technologies like the Around View Monitor (AVM) with 360-degree view of the vehicle. And EX35 Journey adds equipment, including a six-disc CD changer, power tilt/telescope steering column and twin-zone climate control.

2009 Infiniti QX 56QX Wagons
The made-in-America QX56 SUV is ultra-luxurious and vast, stretching over 17 feet long. Despite king-size dimensions and a huge engine, Infiniti's SUV carries user-friendly mechanical hardware so it's surprisingly spry and easy to maneuver. Inside, there's room for eight on three tiers of leather-clad seats. Powering the SUV is a 5.6-liter V8 with 320 hp. Infiniti casts QX56 with RWD or AWD traction. Inside the deluxe cabin, QX56 carries a power-folding seat on the third row, keyless entry and ignition plus voice recognition for controlling the climate, audio and navigation systems.

Detailed Infiniti pricing and ownership information.

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