Infiniti to Reveal Formula One Inspired Concept at Detroit Show
Infiniti will reveal a Formula One inspired concept car based on the Q50 saloon model at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
The concept will be officially unveiled on January 13 and represents Infiniti’s design vision of a high performance variant of Q50. Called ‘Q50 Eau Rouge’, the car is named after the world-famous corner at the Formula One track in Spa-Francorchamps, a corner that has seen some rather incredible driving feats in Formula One history.
The Q50 Eau Rouge features aerodynamic styling treatments and design elements which are influenced by Infiniti’s partnership with Formula One world championship-winning team Infiniti Red Bull Racing.
“Performance is a key pillar of Infiniti’s DNA and this car expresses a deepened design interpretation of that. The Q50, with an abundance of technologies, provides a great basis for an extreme performance version, embodied in the design of Q50 Eau Rouge,” said Alfonso Albaisa, Infiniti’s Executive Design Director.