Infiniti EX35 named '2008 Top 10 Best New Road Trip Vehicle' by kbb ~ Auto Guru India - Junction of News, Auto Reviews, Advice

May 23, 2008

Infiniti EX35 named '2008 Top 10 Best New Road Trip Vehicle' by kbb

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The all-new 2008 Infiniti EX, which went on sale in December at Infiniti retailers nationwide, has been named one of the "2008 Top 10 Best New Road Trip Vehicles" by the editors of Kelley Blue Book's In selecting the winners, the editors evaluated "all tangible and intangible attributes that would enhance any long drive, such as driving enjoyment, passenger comfort, cargo space and, of course, fuel economy." The Infiniti EX35 was noted for its "plush, flexible interior" and advanced technology such as its industry-first Lane Departure Prevention (LDP) system.

"We love the Infiniti EX's handy size, sporty handling and high-luxe interior. The 360-degree parking aid is nearly otherworldly in its ability to help you see where others can't - especially important when parking in unfamiliar territory," said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book and

"Infiniti is thrilled to be recognized by the experts at Kelley Blue Book's for this honor - and just in time for the summer vacation season," said Mark Igo, vice president and general manager, Infiniti. "With its unique combination of coupe-like styling and SUV utility, along with outstanding performance and advanced technology, the new EX35 is the perfect companion for any road trip, whether across the country or across town."

The all-new 2008 Infiniti EX35 offers an exceptional combination of seductive design, elegant interior and advanced technology systems. EX35's sculpted elegance expresses a timeless appeal - sleek lines that portray speed, grace and finesse. Its layout combines the look and feel of a luxury coupe and an SUV's interior flexibility. EX35 also offers an engaging interior environment, one that is both indulgent and inspiring, with a long list of available features including leather-appointed seating, advanced audio and navigation systems and a power-folding 2nd row seat. ike every Infiniti model, the 2008 EX35 emphasizes exhilarating driving performance, combining an advanced 297-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission and available intelligent all-wheel drive.

Available industry-leading EX35 technology features include the Around View Monitor (AVM) system, which utilizes four small cameras to give the driver a "top-down view" of the outside of the vehicle while parking; Lane Departure Prevention (LDP) system, which uses the Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) system to help assist the driver in maintaining lane position if the vehicle inadvertently starts to drift out of the intended lane; and "Scratch Shield," a special "self-healing" clear coat designed to maintain its gloss level over time and keep the EX looking new.

All 2008 EX models offer a long list of standard equipment, including Infiniti Intelligent Key with Push Button Ignition and XM Satellite Radio (XM subscription required, sold separately), 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels, aluminum interior trim, 7-inch color monitor display, 8-way power driver's seat and more.

Infiniti offers a full-line of luxury performance automobiles, including the G coupe and sedan, the M luxury performance sedan, FX premium crossover SUV, QX full-size luxury SUV, and the EX personal luxury crossover.

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