Infiniti QX80 QX56

Infiniti QX80 (QX56)


Infiniti QX80 (QX56) is a large luxury SUV, available since 2004. Earlier, until 2013, you could see this car under the name of QX56, but later it was renamed to QX80. This car has counterparts among Nissan models; they are Nissan Armada, and Nissan Patrol.
Among Infiniti SUV, QX80 takes place over QX60 and QX70, at the same time it is a SUV’s flagship.
The main competitors of QX80: Lexus LX, Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class/GL-Class, Range Rover, Cadillac Escalade, and other similar cars of this level.

Infiniti QX56

The flagship model always gets the most powerful engines possible. First-generation engine QX56 is only one – it is a huge V8 called VK56DE with 5.6L displacement. Engine QX80 and early QX56 of second generation are the same V8, but improved and modified to VK56VD level. Its power has increased significantly: it exceeds 400 hp. At the moment, it is not possible to buy Infiniti QX80 with another engine.

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List of Infiniti QX80 models:

1 Generation, JA60 (2004 – 2010):
Infiniti QX56 (325 HP) – 5.6 L

2 Generation, Z62 (2010 – present):
Infiniti QX56 / QX80 (405 HP) – 5.6 L