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2013 Infiniti QX56 [w/video]

Promising, And Delivering, Bigness Some things appear much smaller in pictures than they do in person. The Eiffel Tower, Space Shuttle orbiters and the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the National Mall come immediately to mind. The 2013 Infiniti QX56, however, isn't one of those things. The Infiniti flagship sport utility looks massive in pictures, and it grows to simply colossal when you are standing next to it. Even at an arm's distance, the QX56 has the physical presence of a Clydesdale horse – its styling cues project power and strength, says the automaker, and the... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
5.6L V8
Power:
400 HP / 413 LB-FT
Transmission:
7-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$63,750
As-Tested Price:
$78,140
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