2009 Infiniti FX – More Exhilaration

The all-new, second-generation 2009 Infiniti FX, which goes on sale at Infiniti dealers in the United States and Canada in June 2008, is a radical expression of sport and utility — offering exceptional levels of power, refinement and driving exhilaration.

“While continuing to offer Infiniti’s class leading technological advances, the all-new 2009 FX is, like it’s predecessor, a unique blend of sports car performance and SUV functionality,” said David DeFilippo, Circle Infiniti, West Long Branch.

“Although pricing has not yet been announced for the 2009 FX, the vehicle has always been an outstanding value when compared to other luxury crossover vehicles, such as the BMW X5, the Lexus RX350, and the Acura MDX It offers an unmatched level of aggressive styling, performance, and luxury car comfort.”

Created as a fusion of luxury, performance and the utility of an SUV, it offers head-turning styling and an advanced sports platform, along with a choice of a new 390-horsepower 5.0-liter 32-valve DOHC V8 engine with VVEL (for Variable Valve Event & Lift) or 303-horsepower 3.5-liter 24-valve DOHC V6.

Each engine is paired with standard 7-speed automatic transmission featuring Adaptive Shift Control (ASC) and available solid magnesium paddle shifters.

The 2009 FX is also offered with available Intelligent All-Wheel Drive, double-wishbone front/multi-link rear suspension and large four-wheel disc brakes, along with available Continuous Damping Control (CDC) suspension system, Rear-Active Steer and 21-inch Enkei super lightweight aluminum-alloy wheels.

“The Infiniti FX combines sporty performance with the utility of an SUV — an unbeatable combination that we’ve taken to even higher levels with the new second-generation FX design,” said Mark Igo, vice president and general manager, Infiniti. “For 2009, FX continues the technology leadership that was a hallmark of the original, including a new, advanced 5.0-liter V8 design, 7-speed automatic transmission and an incredible array of innovative safety features designed to reduce the stress of everyday driving.”