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If things weren't confusing enough for us with Infiniti, the Japanese luxury division of Nissan has one upped itself.



We all know that Infiniti has a vehicle abroad dubbed the Q30. Well, the U.S. market will not only receive two variants based off the Q30, it too will also boast a QX30. Here's the catch: All three models will live under the QX30 nameplate.

So, I guess it isn't THAT confusing, but I think we probably could have done without the full disclosure.

Having said that, Infiniti dropped a press release telling us, in more detail, what to expect when the QX30 launches in mid 2016.

You'll have a base model, an S model and an all-wheel drive version. So, pick your poison, Spies!


Infiniti's press release follows:


Infiniti announces QX30 line-up in the Americas


Infiniti QX30 Premium Crossover set to go on sale in mid-2016


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Infiniti today announced the line-up of its all-new QX30 premium active crossover for the United States and Canada.

While sharing basic exterior and interior designs, the QX30 line will be offered in three unique versions, each with its own front and rear fascia, wheel design and interior themes:

QX30: The crossover's highly sculpted exterior, unique stance and asymmetric cabin design exemplify Infiniti's design-led approach to product development. This version is sold in Europe and other regions outside of the Americas under the Q30 name. In the Americas, this model will be front-wheel drive.

QX30S: With a lower stance, aggressive front and rear fascia, cross-drilled front brake rotors, 19-inch wheels and performance tires, the QX30S is the sports version of Infiniti's new premium compact line. It was shown at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show and is sold in other markets as the Q30S.

QX30 AWD: With an intelligent all-wheel drive system, slightly higher ride height and off-road inspired front and rear valence panels, the vehicle is able to take on urban, suburban and winding rural roads in all driving conditions. The QX30 AWD debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show as the QX30.

The QX30 line for the U.S. and Canada is powered by a 208-horsepower, 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder mated to a 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission, and it is scheduled to go on sale at Infiniti retailers in the United States and Canada in mid-2016 and in Mexico and Latin America in the second half of 2016.

Infiniti has revealed an aggressive new product portfolio expansion based on a series of acclaimed concept cars that had been introduced in the last two years, including the Infiniti Q60 Concept. The production version of the 2017 Infiniti Q60 sport coupe makes its world debut January 11, 2016 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.



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