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The 2011 Infiniti Qx56 made its debut at the New York Auto today, and at the same time Infiniti announced the price today as well. In the time of crossover vehicles, Infiniti is not stopping anytime soon to release the full-size SUV, which is almost large as the Hummer H2 and the Cadillac Escalade EXT. It able to carry eight passengers with gas guzzling engine that Infiniti doesn’t want to mention the miles per gallon on this full-size SUV.
The QX56 is powered by the same 5.6-liter variable-timing, direct-injection V8 as the Infiniti M56, and produces about 400 horsepower. Towing capacity of the new QX56 is about 8,500 pounds on a new seven-speed automatic. Highway fuel economy is rated at 20 mpg without a load, so you can estimate that at around 14 miles per gallon in city.
The Infiniti QX56 suspension is state of the art. It includes a Hydraulic Body Motion Control system to reduce body roll by 40 percent. It uses an X-corner fluid distribution system that moves suspension fluid from the left front damper to the right rear, and vice-versa.
The Infiniti QX56 will go on sale this summer, starting at $56,700 for two-wheel drive and $59,800 for the Qx56 four-wheel drive. See press release below if you want more details.