Infiniti has announced an all-new three-row luxury crossover designated the Infiniti JX that will go on sale at retailers in the spring of 2012 as a 2013 model.
The 7-passenger JX will bring Infiniti innovation
to the luxury crossover segment.“There aren’t a lot of choices for luxury families today,” said Ben Poore, vice president of Infiniti Americas. “The all-new Infiniti JX is the 7-passenger antidote to the ho-hum luxury crossovers that are out there right now.
“The Infiniti JX will have a stunning interior, while offering exceptional seating flexibility, easy access to the roomy third row, plus the latest in-vehicle technology — including next-generation telematics. A fitting addition to our line, it will challenge the status quo in its class.”
An exterior sketch of the Infiniti JX, unveiled at the New York International Auto Show, suggests a vehicle that pushes the boundaries of what a luxury crossover can be. It features signature Infiniti styling cues influenced by the Infiniti Essence concept car.
More details will be provided when the Infiniti JX concept is shown at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August. The production version will make its global debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show in November.
“The all-new Infiniti JX crossover will allow us to continue to expand the Infiniti brand’s presence in the Americas,” said Carlos Tavares, chairman, Nissan Americas. “In 2010, Infiniti was one of the fastest-growing luxury brands in the United States, and this year we will expand our presence further to Mexico and Panama, followed by Chile in the first half of 2012.”