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2020 Infiniti QX50 Luggage Test | Not infinity, but enough

On paper, it has one of the largest cargo capacities in its segment

Infiniti delays fastback-like QX55 crossover until late 2020

The QX50's sleeker sibling will enter production in November

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Infiniti QX55 spied for the first time looking sleek

It's the crossover coupe version of the QX50

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2019 Infiniti QX50 gets fancy-pants Autograph interior

Inspired by luxury beach resorts and similar to trendy Pantone colors

Inspired by luxury beach resorts and the latest Pantone color trends.

Dodge Viper and Jaguar XK revival | Autoblog Podcast #543

Also, driving in Europe, Tesla talk and the spending of money

On this week's Autoblog Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore is joined by Green Editor John Beltz Snyder and Consumer Editor Jeremy Korzeniewski. We talk about the possible rebirth of the Dodge Viper and Jaguar XK, as well as the recent goings-on at Tesla. Then we share some of our experiences driving in Europe. We also discuss the cars we've been driving, and help spend another listener's hard-earned dough in this week's "Spend My Money" segment.

Infiniti plans overhaul of infotainment system by 2021

But first it’ll introduce Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in 2019

Infiniti is working on a fully overhauled infotainment system starting in 2021 that will feature bigger displays but retain the current dual-touchscreen setup. In the meantime, upgrades including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity will be added to existing systems starting next year.

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2019 Infiniti QX50 First Drive Review | A high-tech engine flies under the radar

Use of the world’s first production variable compression engine is the bright spot in this comfy cruiser.

Ostensibly a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, VC-Turbo's party trick is the fact that the compression ratio can vary anywhere from 8:1 to 14:1, mechanically.

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Infiniti's variable compression engine in the 2019 QX50 is the first of its kind

Underneath the hood is some serious technology.

The new VC-Turbo gasoline engine is able to change its compression ratio from 8:1 to 14:1, or anything in between depending of the driving situation.

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2019 Infiniti QX50 starts fresh with a new face and trick engine

No more V6 or rear-wheel drive.

The new engine can vary the compression ratio for better power and fuel economy.

New details emerge on Inifiniti QX50’s unique new variable-compression engine

More power and torque but higher efficiency in a lightweight four-cylinder package.

More power and torque but higher efficiency in a lightweight four-cylinder package.

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Production Infiniti QX50 will mostly look like the concept

But we can make out several differences, large and small.

Some details here and there have changed.

Infiniti's QX50 Concept debuts in oh-so-close-to-production form in Detroit

The concept very strongly hints at packing Infiniti's variable compression engine.

Infiniti's new VC-T changes the rules of small turbocharged engines

Variable compression ratio explained. Or, why we're excited about the next QX50.

It's the biggest new thing since VTEC, yo.

Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration Concept previewed ahead of Beijing debut

Look closely, and it's not hard to picture the next QX50 crossover.

Infiniti's new QX Sport Inspiration concept shares many of the design hallmarks of the company's current QX50, including a squat greenhouse and short overhangs.

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2016 Infiniti QX50 First Drive [w/video]

Same Soup, Bigger Bowl

The most important to the new Infiniti QX50 is its added interior space. But is a bigger backseat a big enough change to lure buyers?

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