Posted on June 3, 2013


The first production model of the Infiniti Q50, which was tested and evaluated by three time world champion Sebastian Vettel, has rolled off the assembly line at the manufacturer’s Tochigi production plant. The Q50 is the first of a new generation of Infiniti cars which premiered at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January and aims to set new benchmarks in terms of styling, advanced technology and performance. Vettel, 25, spent time with Infiniti engineers in Japan early in the development process to give them feedback on chassis dynamics, performance and handling. Along with Red Bull reserve More…

Posted on June 3, 2013


Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel swapped his Red Bull F1 car for an Infiniti road car when he spent some time at French circuit Paul Ricard a day after finishing second in the Monaco Grand Prix. The German, 25, evaluated the latest Infiniti road cars and their competitors as part of his new role as the company’s director of performance. He gave detailed feedback on vehicle attributes such as handling, steering feel and response to experts from Infiniti’s European dynamic performance team as they look to tap into the three-time world champion’s expertise. Vettel said: “As new Infiniti cars are More…



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