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A STYLISH luxury fastback concept that will point the way to a future production model is being unveiled by Infiniti at the Paris Motor Show.

Called the Q80 Inspiration, the fourdoor saloon is seen as a step forward for the Japanese brand the prestige arm of Nissan as a global player.

Long and low-slung, the concept car has no side-door mirrors to break up its profile, while acoustic glass stretches the full length of the roof and its doors open portal-style for easier access.

The cabin sees passengers in what Infiniti says is a '1 + 1 + 1 + 1' seating layout, surrounded by a carbon-fibre, aluminium and leather surround.

Infiniti is promising a driving and ride experience'among the very best' courtesy of a lightweight chassis and advanced adaptive suspension, while power comes via an efficient hybridelectric engine.

The company's design chief Alfonso Albaisa said: "After showing Q30 Concept and Q50 Eau Rouge, Infiniti is eager to show the upper range of our portfolio expansion.

"In Q80 Inspiration, we wanted to capture that unforgettable feeling when you experience something important, something beautiful, something magnetic for the first time."

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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Sep 26, 2014
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