2012 Infiniti FX Launches With Aggressive New Front End Design, New Limited Edition Model
– Infiniti Announces 2012 FX Prior to October On-Sale Date –
MISSISSAUGA, On. (Sept 7, 2011) – Infiniti today announced for the refreshed 2012 Infiniti FX performance luxury crossover, which is scheduled to go on sale at Infiniti retailers nationwide beginning in October. The iconic FX design has an aggressive new front grille and fascia for 2012 – featuring a heavy influence from the stunning Infiniti Essence Concept – as well as a new 20-inch wheel design and an updated instrument cluster.
Infiniti also announced that a FX35 Limited Edition will be available for 2012, featuring an exclusive Electric Indigo exterior color, unique 21-inch 10-spoke graphite- finish aluminum wheels with V-rated all-season tires, dark tinted headlights with Adaptive Front lighting System (AFS) and auto-leveling, and dark tinted side air vents and lower door trim. Other Limited Edition equipment includes aluminum roof rails and roof rail crossbars with graphite finish, aluminum pedals, and graphite floor mats with unique blue piping. The FX35 Limited Edition also features an Infiniti Hard Drive Navigation System, Around View® Monitor (AVM) and much more as standard equipment. Just 75 FX35 Limited Edition models, each with Infiniti’s Intelligent All-Wheel Drive System, will be produced for Canada.
Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) are:
|Infiniti FX35 Premium||$53,250|
|Infiniti FX35 Premium, Navigation & Deluxe Touring||$58,900|
|Infiniti FX35 Premium, Navigation & Deluxe Touring, Tech||$62,400|
|Infiniti FX35 Limited Edition||$61,900|
|Infiniti FX50 Premium||$65,000|
|Infiniti FX50 Premium Sport||$71,850|
About the 2012 Infiniti FX
Continuing as one of the most aggressive expressions of sport and utility prowling the streets today, the 2012 Infiniti FX is available with a choice of a 390-horsepower 5.0-liter 32-valve DOHC V8 engine with VVEL (Variable Valve Event & Lift) or with a 303-horsepower 3.5-liter 24-valve DOHC V6 engine. Both engines are paired with a standard 7-speed automatic transmission featuring Adaptive Shift Control (ASC). Solid magnesium paddle shifters are available on the FX50.
The 2012 Infiniti FX is offered standard with Intelligent All-Wheel Drive, double-wishbone front/multi-link rear suspension and large 4-wheel disc brakes, along with available Continuous Damping Control (CDC®), Rear Active Steer, and Intelligent Brake Assist.
Inside, the FX interior provides a warm, inviting environment, highlighted by a driver-oriented cockpit with intuitive controls, available sport seating and advanced audio, navigation and technology – ranging from a Boseâ 11-speaker Premium Audio system to the Infiniti Intelligent Key, Intelligent Cruise Control (Full-Speed Range) and Around View® Monitor system.
The FX again offers an array of available advanced technology systems, including Distance Control Assist (DCA), Lane Departure Warning LDW) and Lane Departure Prevention (LDP), and Intelligent Brake Assist (IBA) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW).
The 2012 FX is offered in three models: FX50 AWD with 5.0-liter V8, FX35 AWD with 3.5-liter V6, and FX Limited Edition with 3.5-liter V6. Also offered is a range of special equipment packages, Deluxe Touring and Navigation Package, Technology Package and Sport Package.