The range of Infiniti sport made its debut at Pebble Beach this summer with the IPL G Coupe and has expanded to Paris with IPL G Convertible Concept , but already the Japanese luxury brand seems to feel the need to expand upwards the ‘offer of Infiniti Performance Line . The move most likely to achieve the goal is to mount on the AMG engine behind the recent alliance between Renault-Nissan and Daimler AG that provides a neighbor exchange cross-propulsion of the three brands involved.
According to rumors circulating in Japan and now with the insistence that were taken by Autocar , the Infiniti G are waiting for the turbo 3.5-liter V6 that is about to debut in the Mercedes range and acts as a perfect substitute for the now aged 3, 7 liters which in recent years many of the motorized Infiniti. Even more interesting is the idea to mount on the Infiniti M engine the AMG 6.2-liter V8 that is currently used on C63 AMG, E63 AMG and SL 63 AMG.
In this way the future Infiniti M IPL can contend on equal terms, especially the North American market, with rivals of the Star “Made in Affalterbach” and especially with the upcoming BMW M5 , driven by the twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 and not just upcoming new Audi S6 and RS6 . AMG’s contribution to the IPL would help cuase then the premium brand of Nissan to answer blow for blow to the offensive F Lexus, Toyota Division is particularly active in the field of high performance IS F and LFA .