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Geneva 2012: Infiniti EMERG-E Concept

Infiniti Emerg E 1 at Geneva 2012: Infiniti EMERG E Concept

Infiniti’s superb new concept car finally gets official at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.

The EMERG-E as they call it, previews the new halo model for the Japanese car maker. It is supposed to be a living, breathing example of the company’s slogan ‘Inspired Performance’ and for that reason it features a fabulous design, and awesome technologies.

This car is Infiniti’s first go at making a mid-engined sports car. It was designed and developed in Europe. It’s nothing like a traditional European sports car though, it’s a bit clever than that.

The EMERG-E is powered by an electric drivetrain consisting of two electric motors, and a range-extender petrol engine. The petrol engine makes sure the batteris are always topped up to provide the motors with enough charge for their task, which is developing a total output of 402bhp (300kW).The range-extender engine is a three-cylinder unit.

The system provides a zero emission range of 30 miles, 0 to 62mph acceleration in four seconds and CO2 emissions of no more than 55g/km.

The EMERG-E seems like a proper rival for the new Honda NSX.

Infiniti Emerg E 3 at Geneva 2012: Infiniti EMERG E Concept
Infiniti Emerg E 4 at Geneva 2012: Infiniti EMERG E Concept
Infiniti Emerg E 5 at Geneva 2012: Infiniti EMERG E Concept
Infiniti Emerg E 6 at Geneva 2012: Infiniti EMERG E Concept
Infiniti Emerg E 7 at Geneva 2012: Infiniti EMERG E Concept
Infiniti Emerg E 8 at Geneva 2012: Infiniti EMERG E Concept

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