Infiniti Plans a 'Grand' Celebration to Launch 2000 I30
24 August 1999Infiniti Plans a 'Grand' Celebration to Launch 2000 I30
Consumer Event on Aug. 24th Will Celebrate Infiniti's 10th Anniversary and All-New I30 GARDENA, Calif., Aug. 23 -- Infiniti, the luxury division of Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA), will host a nationwide "Celebration of Distinction" event in every one of its 147 Retailers on August 24th to simultaneously celebrate their 10th Anniversary and introduce to the public, the all-new 2000 Infiniti I30. The event is aimed at nearly 750,000 Infiniti owners and prospects around the country and is by invitation only. In this private showing, all event attendees will witness a live broadcast featuring both Eddie Cheever Jr., an Indianapolis 500 racing great, along with one of America's most distinguished late-night talk show entertainers. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be offered at each Retailer and all attendees will also have the opportunity to win a two-year lease of an all-new I30. "This unique preview is an excellent opportunity for Infiniti to showcase its all-new I30 to consumers and an exciting way for consumers to experience first-hand the elegance, performance and numerous features this car has to offer," said Tom Orbe, Vice president and General Manager, Infiniti Division. "The new I30 raises the bar for all cars in its class and I believe all those who come down to their local Infiniti Retailer on August 24th will discover this first-hand." The all-new Infiniti I30 goes on sale at all Infiniti Retailers on September 1st and will have a MSRP of $29,465 for the luxury model and $31,540 for the Touring model (price does not include $525 D&H). The 2000 I30 offers an improved 3.0-liter DOHC V6 producing 227 horsepower, high-intensity discharge Xenon headlights, active front-seat head restraint system, a 200-watt Bose(R) audio system with 7 speakers and a host of other luxury convenience features. Infiniti is supported by a network of approximately 150 retailers throughout North America and offers a range of luxury vehicles including the Infiniti QX4 luxury Sport Utility Vehicle, G20 sports sedan, I30 luxury sedan, and flagship Q45 performance sedan.