1.1. Infiniti QX4 cars – the summary
The Japanese Nissan Terrano SUV is on sale in the USA under the name Nissan Pathfinder. The American office of Nissan Motors corporation — to Infiniti — in 1996 presented more magnificent version of this SUV which has received the name Infiniti QX4.
The all-wheel drive SUV of the luxury class Infiniti QX4 with a body 5-дверный the Versatile person is created on the frame chassis of the known Nissan Pathfinder/Terrano II models. The main difference of QX4 is latent in system of the full drive which principle of action is tested on the sports Nissan Skyline GT-R car offered Japanese buyers. The interaxal differential of QX4 copes with the vyazkostny coupling electronic "brain", depending on frequency of rotation of each wheel, a cranked shaft of the engine and the provision of a pedal of an accelerator.
Outwardly Infiniti QX4 differs from Nissan Pathfinder only registration of a front and wheel arches. But luxury of salon 10 times more. With expensive skin of Connoly are upholstered not only seats, but also door panels, a steering wheel and the gear shifting lever. Two forward safety cushions, a steering wheel with the built-in buttons of adjustment of an audiosystem and the automatic conditioner of air supplement the salon equipment.
Under a cowl at Infiniti QX4 the six-cylinder, 24-klapanny V-shaped petrol engine with the top arrangement of four (on two on each of heads of cylinders) camshafts (DOHC) settles down. The volume of cylinders makes 3.3 l, capacity developed by the engine — 170 h.p. The engine works together with four-stage automatic transmission with raising transfer and electronic control.
In 2001 the Infiniti company presented to attention of consumers the new QX4 version equipped with the V6 DOHC engine in volume of 3.5 l and capacity of 243 h.p.
SUV body — the five-door Versatile person. The equipped mass of the car of 1940 kg. The constant full drive, and a two-level transfer case has the SUV (interaxal differential with the vyazkostny coupling, the variator of distribution of a torque of lobbies and back wheels) allows to disconnect forward wheels if necessary. Forward brakes disk, back — drum-type. The system of anti-blocking of brakes (ABS) is established. The parking brake with a drive on back wheels.
Steering — reechny with the hydraulic booster.
Forward suspension bracket completely independent with MacPherson's racks, back - dependent 5-lever. Stabilizers of cross-section stability are established on both bridges.
Sizes of the SUV 4670 x 1840 x 1795 of mm. Maximum speed of 177 km/h. Till speed of 97 km/h the car is dispersed for 11,2 seconds.
The SUV is equipped with all achievements of all-wheel drive equipment. The AII-Mode system allows the driver not to reflect what to block and what to connect on off road terrain. Electronic coupling even more simplifies management. Such exotic elements enter into equipment of five-seater Infiniti QX4, as the battery of solar elements on a roof, BOSE audiosystem.