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Lightbulb Visual Comparo of BMW F30 3 Series vs Infiniti Q50 Sedan

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Visual Comparo of BMW F30 3 Series vs Infiniti Q50 Sedan
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The Infiniti Q50 sedan (formerly known as the G37) made its debut at the 2013 NAIAS this week. As in previous generations, the Q50 sedan is Infiniti's answer the latest 3 Series (F30).

Like the G37 that it replaces, the Q50 will be powered by a 3.7L V6 outputting 328hp / 269lb-ft (compared to the 328i at 240hp/255tq and 335i at 300hp / 300tq), powering the rear wheels (AWD optional) and paired with a 7 speed automatic transmission (paddle shifters optional). There is also a hybrid model coming.

The Infiniti Q50's four-wheel independent multilink suspension is made from aluminum components, with a single pivot double wishbone design in front and multi-link design with coil springs and Dual Flow Path shock absorbers in rear.

The Q50 will debut Direct Adaptive Steering technology which allows control of the tire angle as well steering inputs, transmitting driver inputs faster than a traditional mechanical steering rack. The system comes with four different modes that change not only steering effort, but also steering ratio.

Enough with the technical stuff, here's how the two compare aesthetically.

Also see: 2014 Lexus IS F-Sport Compared to BMW F30 3 Series M Sport


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