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The 2019 Infiniti QX50 has arrived. All new engine and a whole lot of new technology.

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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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No more V6 or rear-wheel drive.

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

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

Some details here and there have changed.

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

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

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

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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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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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Infiniti has made some light updates to its long-in-the-tooth QX50, with the biggest change being a stretched wheelbase, bumping up second-row legroom.

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Infiniti is set to reveal a new version of its QX50 crossover at the New York Auto Show next week, riding higher on a longer wheelbase and with fresh styling.

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Nissan has found that the steering column tubes on some GT-Rs and Infiniti crossovers may not be perfectly round and could lead to a steering malfunction, prompting a recall of some 17,000 vehicles.

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Earlier this week, Infiniti revealed the pricing for its two midsize crossovers, but now it has announced the pricing for its renamed bookend utility vehicles, the compact QX50 crossover and the fullsize QX80 SUV. Those looking for a smaller luxury crossover will be glad to learn that the 2014 QX50 now starts at $34,400* (a price drop of $2,500 compared to the 2013 EX), while pricing for the 2014 QX80 will remain the same as the 2013 QX56, starting at $61,350* (*prices do not include $995 for de

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Oh boy, this is about to get confusing with a capital Q.

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Shouldn't this have happened by now? For 2013, both the Infiniti EX and FX crossovers will be powered by the automaker's 325-horsepower 3.7-liter V6, replacing the 3.5-liter V6. Naturally, the official nomenclature has been changed to EX37 and FX37 for the new model year.

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