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Infiniti G35X Practicing Bait And Switch Pricing?

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Looks like Nissan's Infiniti brand has some splainin' to do with regard to their online pricing. Tipster Steve D pointed us to a bit of pricing which we agree seems a bit odd. Seems the online car builder on the Infiniti website says the price of the "Sport Package" is included in the price of the G35X at no charge. After a quick ring to the local area Infiniti dealer, this was confirmed as a situation which is less than true. Actually the salesman on the other end of the line had to stifle a guffaw when asked if the sport package was indeed included. Seems "included" actually means "$1,100" when speaking about Infinitis. We're not terribly surprised to hear this considering what's included in the package:

• Viscous Limited-Slip rear Differential (VLSD)
• Solid-magnesium paddle shifters mounted on steering column
• Split 7-spoke 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with W-rated summer performance tires
• Larger brakes
• Unique front fascia and side sills
• Front sport seats with thigh extension and driver's power torso and thigh support
• Unique sport steering wheel stitching
• Aluminum pedals


That's a pretty healthy pile of parts for free, or actually not really free. Wonder if they'll be fixing the little boo boo now?

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Rob Emslie

I once wanted to open a store that sold nothing but fishing equipment and lighting dimmers.

I would have called it Bait & Switch.