Few automakers embody the concept of disappointment more than Nissan does. With the notable exception of the GT-R, there's no real reason to buy Nissan's middling, anonymous, bloated-looking cars over their competitors. Many were hoping the Nissan IDx and Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge would help snap the company out of its…
I hate to break it to you, Spa-Francorchamps, but if anyone should be mad about the car named after any piece of their racetrack, it's Sebring. Not you. You get the totally insane GT-R-engined Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge. Embrace it.
I'm standing at the base of one of the most legendary corners in all of auto racing, the uphill right-left sequence named Eau Rouge. I'd never driven it before but four-time F1 champ Sebastian Vettel has and he's waiting in a hopped up Infiniti hoping to crush me. Then it starts to rain.
When the Nissan GT-R-powered Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge dropped earlier this year, many of us assumed it was their long-awaited BMW M3 fighter. It's probably going to be a lot more expensive than that, and a lot more exclusive.
They did it. They finally did it. Today in Geneva the hood was lifted on the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, and it has the engine we've always wanted: the 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 from the Nissan GT-R with 560 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque.
The Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge looks like a seriously hot Infiniti, complete with a fantastic paint job. Turns out it sounds really good too. Actually, the noise it makes sounds like another super fast Nissan product.
Infiniti has struggled with sales and establishing a clear brand identity for a long time, but new CEO and former Audi exec Johan De Nysschen has his eye on the long game. Among his plans: a real, honest-to-God performance sub-brand.
While most people seem to believe O.J. Simpson murdered two people, he's always professed his innocence and a jury agreed. Thus it was perplexing when he came out with a book hypothetically explaining how commit double homicide. I'm not saying the Infiniti Q50 'Eua Rouge' is for unrepentant killers, but I'm not not…