The Infiniti Q60 will get a hybrid version of Project Black S

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The modification of the power plant is completed, but the automaker says it will decide whether the car is launched in the coming months.

Experts Infiniti in conjunction with the Renault F1 team a few years ago joined forces to develop a “charged” version of the coupe with hybrid technology to increase power and efficiency. Originally presented at the Geneva motor show in 2017, this concept has been developed over the last 2 years.

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The development of hybrid power plant now completed, and Nico Hulkenberg is heading to Austria on the route of Salzburgring to experience the Q60 Project Black S. the performance of the current 3.0-liter V6 equipped with systems MGU-H and MGU-K, thanks to which produces up to 563 HP

In fact it is on a 163 HP or 40% more than Q60 Sport Red 400 – the car-donor, which is based on incomplete prototypes. It is expected that new units of the coupe will be able to overcome the mark of 100 km/h in less than 4.0 seconds, unlike the 5.2 seconds of the standard car.

Infiniti says that in the coming months will continue to test and validate hybridized Q60 to the end of the year will decide whether to start selling the limited edition. Deputy Chairman of the company Mike Colleran explains that there is still some work to do, but at least now Infiniti can fully evaluate the feasibility of the project, carefully analyzing two complete prototype already constructed.

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