FRANKLIN, TN - Infiniti announced U.S. pricing on the new 2011 Infiniti Performance Line G Coupe, set to go on sale December 10 at Infiniti retailers nationwide.

The IPL G Coupe is the first production vehicle in the new Infiniti Performance Line (IPL), which is designed to offer a new level of premium performance for Infiniti vehicles. More than just focusing on engine power and acceleration, IPL redefines total vehicle performance - with unique driving attributes and exclusive exterior and interior features.

The IPL G Coupe builds on the foundation of the Infiniti G37 Coupe Journey rear-wheel drive model and adds extensive modifications throughout the vehicle, including unique exterior and interior treatments. The IPL G Coupe's advanced VQ37HR 3.7-liter V6 engine generates 348 horsepower, an increase of 18 horsepower over the G37 Coupe. In addition, the suspension, steering and exhaust systems have been specially tuned to provide unmatched driving exhilaration.

The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP)* for the 2011 IPL G Coupe are:




IPL G Coupe

3.7-liter V6 / 7-speed automatic

$49,850 USD

IPL G Coupe 6MT

3.7-liter V6 / 6-speed manual

$47,950 USD

The 2011 IPL G Coupe's unique exterior includes a front and rear bumper/fascia design with integrated fog lights and black finishers, sculpted side sills, rear spoiler and chrome exhaust tips. Each part is shaped to accent the G Coupe's aggressively seductive styling.

Combined with the exclusive 19-inch IPL split 7-spoke graphite-finish wheels and low-profile W-rated Bridgestone Potenza RE050A performance tires, the IPL G Coupe projects a confident stance and road-ready attitude. The IPL G Coupe is offered in just two exterior colors: Graphite Shadow and Malbec Black.

The IPL G Coupe interior is designed to harmonize with the exterior styling, offering two color treatments - Graphite and Monaco Red (red interior only available with the Malbec Black exterior and 7-speed automatic transmission). All IPL G Coupe interiors include red-stitched leather-appointed front sport seats with manual thigh extension and driver's power torso and thigh support adjustment, red-stitched steering wheel, special Silk-Obi aluminum trim, and aluminum pedals and footrest.

The IPL G Coupe's advanced VQ37HR 3.7L V-6 engine management system has been recalibrated through air-fuel mixture and ignition timing optimization, raising the maximum horsepower output point to 7,400 rpm (from 7,000 rpm). To obtain a natural acceleration feel, the torque curve from low revs to the maximum torque point (5,200 rpm) was tuned for linearity. As a result of both the exhaust system and engine management changes, the IPL G Coupe generates 348 horsepower, an increase of 18 hp over the G37 Coupe, and 276 lb.-ft. of torque (+6 lb.-ft.).

Other standard IPL G Coupe interior features include Infiniti Studio on Wheels by Bose premium audio system, Infiniti Hard Drive Navigation System, 9.3GB Music Box Hard Drive, Infiniti Voice Recognition for audio navigation, memory system for driver's seat, steering wheel and outside mirrors, RearView Monitor, Rear Sonar, and moonroof.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet