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Infiniti Debuts New 2002 Q45 Performance Luxury Sedan And FX45 Concept Crossover SUV at Detroit Auto Show


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    DETROIT, Jan. 9 Infiniti today introduced a pair of dramatic performance 
luxury vehicles, the 2002 Infiniti Q45 performance luxury sedan and the 
futuristic Infiniti FX45 Concept crossover SUV, at the 2001 North American 
International Auto Show in Detroit.  The two vehicles are part of Infiniti's 
plan to completely reinvigorate and expand its product lineup in the next few 

    The introductions follows record sales in 2000 and parent company Nissan
Motor Co., Ltd.'s renewed profitability.  In November 2000, Nissan released
financial figures showing a consolidated operating profit of $1.24 billion and
an operating margin of 4.5 percent for the first six months of fiscal year
2000 -- the company's best performance in a decade.

    The 2002 Infiniti Q45, the third generation of Infiniti's flagship sedan,
is a unique combination of exciting performance, dramatic styling, luxurious
interior and innovative technology.  It features a 340-horsepower V8 engine,
voice-activated controls, a LCD information display screen and one of the most
powerful headlight systems in the world.

    The FX45 Concept vehicle is a new type of Infiniti concept created to take
on the rapidly expanding "Crossover Luxury" SUV market.  The FX45 Concept
features V8 power, all-wheel drive, exceptional performance and distinct
interior and exterior appointments.