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Infiniti Is Bringing Its New A-Game With A Sharp-Nosed Sports Saloon

Japanese luxury brand Infiniti is aiming to steal a march on its leviathan rivals by airing a brand new, battery-powered saloon concept with supercar looks

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Infiniti will release a new sports saloon concept next month, raising its game of catch-up versus the big German brands.

Said to ‘herald a new era’ for the brand’ (by the person who designed it), all we know about it comes from this teaser image. We’re told it has a long cabin and uses downsized, advanced drivetrains including the brand’s latest variable-compression petrol and hybrid layouts – although the concept itself is said to be pure electric.

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On the outside, sharply angled details will punctuate a curvaceous body with ‘flowing gestures.’ We think that means it has rounded bits.

We don’t even yet have a name for the concept, which will make its bow at the Detroit Motor Show on 15 January. It will take the stage alongside the absolutely awesome Prototype 9. Apparently, the two share some parts, and the 9’s 148bhp electric motor springs to mind…