Infiniti presents at the Naias QX Inspiration, an electrified SUV concept
The Infiniti QX Inspiration is a mid-sized SUV concept previewing the brand’s first fully-electric vehicle.
As a company with technological and powertrain innovation at its core, electrification is a natural next step for Infiniti.
The design study previews the brand’s plan to launch a range of high-performance electrified vehicles which promise an engaging drive and deliver range confidence. The Infiniti line-up of the future will consist of a range of electric, e-Power and performance hybrid vehicles.
The QX Inspiration signals a new era for Infiniti design enabled by technology, with a form language hinting at the potency and character of electrified powertrains.
The new concept sets a direct precedent for the company’s first fully-electric production car, illustrating how new architectures and technologies are influencing modern Infiniti design. It also draws on the Japanese spatial concept of ‘Ma’, demonstrating how open spaces between lines create tension and builds anticipation.
This Japanese DNA continues into the cabin. The interior of QX Inspiration is hand-crafted using traditional techniques and a choice of materials inspired by a subtle Japanese sensuality.
The development of new electrified vehicle platforms enables the creation of spacious, lounge-like interiors influenced by ‘omotenashi’, the Japanese approach to hospitality. Providing a seamlessly enabling and instinctive experience, the cabin incorporates technologies to create a welcoming environment, while assisting drivers and connecting occupants to the world around them.