As brand ambassador for Infiniti Sebastian Vettel drives an Infiniti FX 50 S Premium. But the young world champion had a few suggestions of how to provide the classy SUV with Formula 1 genes, to make it more sporty.
The result is the Infiniti FX Vettel Edition, which is limited to 150 pieces. 50 pieces will be coming to Europe. The Infiniti FX Vettel Edition is already recognizable at first glance by its detail modifications to the body. Carbon-fiber elements of F1-quality, such as the completely new front bumper replace individual body components to create a new look.
Other changes the side mirrors mark with carbon case, side panels made of carbon fiber, the. Reduced by 20 mm ground clearance and wheel arches in the vehicle color With the optional rear spoiler made from carbon fiber elements will then increase the output by 30%, and the drag coefficient is reduced by 5%.
Each of the 150 models is marked on the outside with three Vettel badges, which are intended to underline the exclusivity of the car further.
Another plaque is also found in the well properly upgraded interior. The plaque is located in the interior with carbon fiber panel in the center console, behind it is framed in the bright blue button with which you can open the exhaust valves electrically to enjoy the thrilling V8 sound experience even more.
Finest Alcantara sport seats with 14-way electric adjustment should provide comfort and good side support. The Alcantara is found then also to the A-and B-pillars and the roof lining.
Standard luxury features of the FX as the electrically opening tailgate, an excellent sound system or navigation system remain the sporty Infiniti receive.
By modifying the performance of the 5.0 liter V8 has been increased from 390 HP (287 kW) to 420 hp (309 kW), torque increased from 500 Nm to 520 Nm. The power transmission is still a 7-speed automatic transmission to all four wheels. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h is done in 5.6 seconds, top speed is electronically governed at 250 km / h.
For even better handling options include a revised chassis and a revised damping. The strictly limiterte FX should make good on the track as well as when used as Figuar sedan.
Sebastian Vettel but not only played an important role in the development, it will also play a central role in the implementation of the model. As part of the VIP service of the 150 customers around the globe, there will be an exclusive VIP invitations to events, driver training with top riders, sessions on F1 simulator and a ride in a three-seat F1 model.
All customers will also receive a special Infiniti FX Vettel Edition iPad, through which they are the current production status of their vehicle can always keep up to date. Who has the wherewithal and the special Infiniti wants to own should, therefore, more quickly, before the limited edition is sold out.