The Infiniti Q60 could also be comparatively younger nevertheless it looks like the posh automaker is already able to have it retired quickly. That is if we’re to take a current report as gospel, which spells the tip for the two-door coupe in Infiniti’s lineup, for causes that will not shock you.
If the report holds true, the arguably handsome Q60 will solely have one technology beneath its identify. The Q60 nameplate was launched in 2015 as an idea and a successor to the Infiniti G fashions. The manufacturing model was later launched in 2016 in New York for the 2017 mannequin 12 months.
As for the rationale for the Q60’s demise, Infiniti confirmed to Car and Driver that it is due to the recognition of SUVs and crossovers within the luxurious phase. It would additionally pave the best way for the Japanese marque’s foray into the EV market – considered one of which was already teased earlier this 12 months together with a Nissan, each of which can be in-built Nissan’s Canton Automobile Meeting Plant in Mississippi.
The manufacturing of the Infiniti Q60 will proceed in direction of the tip of 2022. Nevertheless, models are anticipated to nonetheless go on sale properly into 2023, so for those who’re eyeing shopping for one of many luxurious coupes, you continue to have time however that will be finite.
This is not the primary time that we have heard of the Infiniti Q60’s demise. An earlier rumor from final 12 months additionally introduced so, although the rationale for the discontinuation wasn’t disclosed then. It is necessary to notice that the gross sales numbers of the Q60 proceed to dwindle ever because the flip of the last decade.
In the meantime, the Q60’s exit would imply that the Q50 would be the sole low-riding mannequin in Infiniti’s lineup come 2024. The development, nonetheless, is not optimistic for the nameplate.
We’ve got already contacted Infiniti for any remark about this report. We are going to replace this story as soon as a response arrives.