Despite its name the Black S is actually finished in dark grey matte. The paint alone highlights the Q60’s existing curves and makes the front arches look stretched and the rear three-quarter more defined and stronger. But it’s just an illusion, as most of the Q60’s body has been left unchanged.
The unique powertrain was developed by both Infiniti and Renault engineers at the latter’s F1 engine headquarters in France. The F1-style motor generator is responsible for gathering energy from braking and exhaust gas heat, which is then stored in a lithium-ion battery pack. In the end, The energy is used to boost the petrol engine’s output and spin the turbochargers faster.
Nissan’s premium marque will take the virtual wraps off the concept on March 6th, a day before hosting the public debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.
“Infiniti is the premium car manufacturer within the Renault-Nissan Alliance, and a technical partner to the Renault Sport Formula One Team, so it is natural that we come together to explore the possibility of bringing innovative high-performance hybrid technology to our customers,” Infiniti boss Roland Krueger said in a statement.