Australian media is reporting the new Infiniti Q60 is slated to go on sale next year with two Mercedes-Benz-sourced engines.
Formerly known as the G37 Coupe, Infiniti's Q60 is about to get a new generation which was previewed about a month ago with a stunning concept in Detroit at NAIAS. That one had a twin-turbo V6 3.0-liter engine which according to Motoring is developed by Mercedes-Benz and will be offered in next year's production model where it will develop 333 bhp (248 kW) and 479 Nm (353 lb-ft) of torque.
A beefier Q60 version will be commercialized with a twin-turbo V8 4.7-liter engine also sourced from Daimler which in this application will output 408 bhp (304 kW). It seems Infiniti originally wanted to use the twin-turbo V6 engine from GT-R (and Q50 Eau Rouge concept) but had to reconsider in order to avoid overhauling the Q60's front end and the cooling mechanisms to accommodate the supercar's engine.
According to the same report, Infiniti will also offer the Q60 with a naturally aspirated V6 3.0-liter engine as well as with a hybridized V6 3.5-liter setup once the model will go on sale in the middle of next year.