NEW FOR 2012:
– New grille and front fascia design
– Revised meter illumination
– New Special Edition FX35 model
– Third-generation Around-View Monitor with new Moving Object Detection
– Exterior colours: Asgard Grey added; Diamond Graphite and Blue Onyx discontinued
For 2012, the Infiniti FX receives a new front-end design and revised cluster illumination. A new Special Edition package is available on the FX35 Navigation & Deluxe Touring FX35 and adds 21-inch dark-finish alloy wheels, dark-tinted adaptive headlights, dark-finish roof rail crossbars, Graphite interior with unique blue piping on the floor mats, and exclusive Electric Indigo exterior colour.
The FX is available as the FX35, with 3.5-litre V6, or as the FX50, with 5.0-litre V8, both with a standard seven-speed automatic transmission featuring Adaptive Shift Control, downshift rev matching, and magnesium paddle shifters. Both models use Infiniti’s ATTESA E-TS (Advanced Total Traction Engineering System for All Electronic Torque Split) all-wheel drive system, which includes a Snow-Mode function that adjusts the throttle input for low-speed slippery road conditions.
Features on the FX35 include 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic bi-xenon headlamps, heated mirrors with puddle lamps, privacy glass, power sunroof, roof rails, Intelligent Key with pushbutton start, Bluetooth connectivity, heated and cooled eight-way power leather seats with memory, 60/40 split-folding reclining second-row seat, power tilt and telescopic leather-wrapped steering wheel, aluminum pedals, illuminated vanity mirrors, garage door opener, power liftgate, cargo net, cargo cover, CD/MP3 Bose eleven-speaker audio system, USB port, iPod interface, XM satellite radio, auto up/down windows, rearview monitor, cruise control, variable intermittent wipers, rear wiper, compass, power sunroof, and security system.
The FX50 adds 21-inch alloy wheels, advanced climate control system, navigation system, 9.3 GB Music Box hard drive, Around View Monitor, and hand-stained maple wood trim.
The FX35 can be optioned with a Navigation & Deluxe Touring Package, which adds 20-inch alloy wheels, navigation system with Zagat restaurant guide, Around View Monitor, sonar parking sensors, Bluetooth streaming audio, eight-inch colour display and maple trim; or with a Technology Package that further adds adaptive front lighting, rain-sensing wipers, intelligent cruise control, intelligent brake assist with forward collision warning, lane departure warning and prevention system, pre-crash seatbelts and distance control assist.
The FX50 can be optioned with a Sport Package of 21-inch alloy wheels with performance tires, continuous damping control, rear active steer, adaptive front lighting, dark-tinted headlights, rain-sensing wipers, intelligent cruise control, sport-style front seats, driver’s seat power bolster adjustment, intelligent brake assist with forward collision warning, lane departure warning and prevention system, pre-crash seatbelts and distance control assist.