Infiniti has announced the pricing for the all-new 2009 Infiniti FX which hits U.S. and Canadian dealerships on June 24. The 2009 Infiniti FX features an all new aggressive design and more power than the outgoing model.
Replacing the current entry level 275-hp model is the 2009 Infiniti FX35 is powered by a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 303-hp. The FX35 comes in two different trims including all-wheel-drive (AWD) and rear-wheel-drive (RWD). The range topper, Infiniti FX50, is now powered by a 5.0L V8 engine that produces 390-hp. The FX50 is available only in AWD. All 2009 Infiniti FX models are paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission featuring Nissan’s Adaptive Shift Control (ASC) and optional solid magnesium paddle shifters.
Pricing starts at $40,950 for the entry-level FX35 RWD, while the FX35 AWD will go for $42,350. The Infiniti FX50 AWD starts at $56,700. That’s not bad at all if you compare it to its main competitor, the BMW X6, which starts at $53,275 for the entry-level xDrive35i and goes up to $63,775 for the xDrive50i.
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2009 Infiniti FX Gallery:
Infiniti today announced pricing on the all-new 2009 Infiniti FX luxury crossover SUV, which goes on sale June 24 at Infiniti retailers in the United States and Canada. The all-new FX is a showcase of Infiniti’s design and technology leadership, offering exceptional levels of power, refinement, versatility and driving exhilaration.
The 2009 Infiniti FX is available in three models: FX50 AWD with a new 390-horsepower 5.0-liter 32-valve DOHC V8 engine Variable Valve Event & Lift (VVEL), and the FX35 AWD and FX35 RWD with a 303-horsepower 24-valve DOHC 3.5- liter V6. Each engine is paired with a new, standard 7-speed automatic transmission featuring Adaptive Shift Control (ASC) and available solid magnesium paddle shifters.
The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)* of each model is:
– $40,950 for the FX35 RWD
– $42,350 for the FX35 AWD
– $56,700 for the FX50 AWD
Along with an aerodynamic, rigid yet lightweight body structure and sporty FM platform, the new FX features an extensive list of available equipment and technology, including available Continuous Damping Control (CDC)(R), Rear Active Steer, Intelligent Brake Assist and 21-inch super lightweight aluminum- alloy wheels designed by Enkei.
Inside, the new FX interior provides a warm, modern, inviting environment highlighted by a driver-oriented cockpit with intuitive controls, available sport seating and advanced audio, navigation and technology – ranging from an 11-speaker Bose(R)-developed audio system to Infiniti Intelligent Key, available Intelligent Cruise Control (Full Speed Range) and available Around View Monitor system.
The new FX offers an industry-first safety technology – Distance Control Assist (DCA), which reduces the burden of driving in heavy traffic by intuitively helping to release the throttle and apply the brakes to maintain a safe distance from the vehicle ahead. Also available is Intelligent Brake Assist (IBA), which provides forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking, along with a Lane Departure Warning/Lane Departure Prevention system, which helps keep the vehicle in its travel lane.
2009 Infiniti FX equipment packages include the Technology Package, Infiniti Mobile Entertainment Package, Premium Package, Navigation Package, Deluxe Touring Package, Sport Package and 21-inch Summer Tires.
“The new Infiniti FX is a technology tour de force, with a number of advanced systems designed to enhance the driving experience,” said Mark Igo, vice president and general manager, Infiniti Division, Nissan North America, Inc. “With its newly designed 5.0-liter V8, the new FX50 model is one of the most exciting performers in its class, while the FX35 continues to offer a unique balance of style, luxury, utility and driving pleasure.”