January 5, 2004
Infiniti QX56 to go on sale Spring, 2004
Detroit, Michigan – Infiniti showed its version of the full-size Nissan Pathfinder
Armada SUV, the QX56 which will go on sale this Spring.
The QX56 features a standard 5.6-litre DOHC 32-valve V8 engine, producing 315
horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission.
Available in 2WD and AWD, QX56 all-wheel drive models feature a full-time design
with infinitely variable torque split (maximum 50:50 front/rear).
The QX56 features eight-passenger seating (seven-passenger with 2nd row captain’s
chairs), leather-appointed seating and DVD-based navigation system, an independent
rear suspension (IRS) with load leveling.
The new QX56’s safety features include standard supplemental curtain air bags for
side impact and rollover protection for all three rows, Advanced Air Bag System
(AABS), side-impact supplemental air bags (front seat mounted) and Vehicle Dynamic
Control (VDC) system with Active Brake Limited Slip (ABLS).