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2010 Infiniti G37 Sedan and Coupe

gooddeal2gooddeal2 Posts: 749
edited January 3 in Infiniti
For those who want to get the 2010 instead of 2009...

2010 Infiniti G37 Coupe
For the 2009 model year, the G37 Coupe lineup expanded with the addition of a new G37x Coupe AWD model featuring Infiniti’s “intelligent” ATTESA E-TS® all-wheel drive system. For 2010, the major enhancements are found inside the seductively styled G Coupe body – with revised colors and model/option package content.

The 2010 G Coupe is available in four models – G37 Coupe, G37 Coupe Journey, G37S Coupe Sport 6MT and G37x Coupe AWD. Every G37 Coupe comes equipped with a standard 3.7-liter VQ-series V6 with VVEL (for Variable Valve Event and Lift) rated at 330 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque.

The engine is backed by a choice of an electronically controlled 7-speed automatic transmission with available magnesium paddle shifters or a responsive 6-speed manual transmission.

The G37 Coupe’s advanced platform and chassis also includes an available 4-Wheel Active Steer system (4WAS), which helps improve vehicle handling performance by adjusting both the front steering gear ratios and the rear suspension geometry according to steering input and vehicle speed. Braking and handling is targeted to be among the best in the luxury sport coupe class.

The G37 Coupe also includes an extensive list of available technology features, including a touch screen navigation system with XM NavTraffic® Real-Time Traffic information (XM® subscription required, sold separately), RearView Monitor and an available 11-speaker Infiniti Studio on Wheels™ by Bose® audio system with 24-bit Burr Brown DAC, 3-way door speaker arrays with 10-inch woofers and a 9.3GB Music Box Hard Drive.

The 2010 Infiniti G37 Coupe goes on sale in January 2010.

Changes for 2010 include:

* Revised interior colors and new aluminum interior trim appearance
* New white gauge color scheme
* New center console design with revised lower center stack on automatic transmission equipped models
* New available next generation Infiniti Hard Drive Navigation System with all-new features, including higher resolution graphics, Zagat Survey® restaurant reviews, XM Weather® reports (in addition to XM NavTraffic®), Speed Limited Advisories and fastest-route-calculation based on statistical traffic data (XM® subscription required, sold separately)
* New available Spanish language support for navigation displays and Voice Recognition functions
* New rain-sensing wipers
* New available Advanced Climate Control System (ACCS) – automatically shuts outside air vents when exhaust fumes are detected, while its Grape Polyphenol Filter removes airborne allergens from the cabin and the Plasmacluster™ air purifier uses charged ions to help reduce or neutralize airborne germs
* HomeLink® Universal Transceiver and Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System added to the Journey model
* Heated seats and heated outside mirrors added to the Journey model
* RearView Monitor now standard on the Journey model
* 2GB Music Box Flash Memory Music Server added to the Premium Package
* Revised 18-inch wheel color (lighter)
* One new exterior color

2010 Infiniti G37 Sedan
In 2009, the Infiniti G Sedan added a new, larger 328-horsepower 3.7-liter “VVEL” V6 and available 7-speed automatic transmission, along with available sport brakes, new 18-inch wheels and numerous other enhancements. The G37 Sedan continues to be refined for 2010, with a number of additions and refinements to the exterior, interior and model/option package content.

The 2010 G37 Sedan is available in four models – G37 Sedan, G37 Sedan Journey, G37x Sedan AWD and G37S Sedan Sport 6MT. Its strikingly seductive exterior continues to be defined by its sleek wave form hood, signature G-style taillights and raked A-pillars and athletic stance – along with new front and rear fascias, new grille, new headlight treatments and redesigned 17-inch wheels for 2010. Inside, the G37 Sedan offers a crafted, heritage-inspired interior environment and luxury features such as standard leather-appointed seating and an available audiophile-quality Infiniti Studio on Wheels™ by Bose®.

The G37 Sedan’s advanced engine combines with the second-generation FM (Front Mid-ship) platform – featuring a 4-wheel independent suspension with lightweight aluminum components – to provide responsive acceleration and agile handling. The G37x AWD adds Infiniti’s “intelligent” ATTESA E-TS® all-wheel drive system.

Advanced technologies include standard Intelligent Key with Push Button Ignition and available RearView Monitor; a touch screen Infiniti Navigation System with XM NavTraffic® real-time traffic information and 9.3GB Music Hard Drive (XM® subscription required, sold separately); Adaptive Front lighting System (AFS) and Intelligent Cruise Control with Preview Braking.

The 2010 Infiniti G37 Sedan goes on sale in January 2010.

Changes for 2010 include:

* New grille design
* New Base model front fascia with new headlight design and separated (from headlights) fog lights
* New Sport model front fascia with integrated fog lights and “blacked out” sport headlights
* New rear fascia
* Revised interior colors
* Revised aluminum interior trim
* New white gauge color scheme
* New center console design with revised lower center stack on automatic transmission equipped models
* New available Advanced Climate Control System (ACCS) – automatically shuts outside air vents when exhaust fumes are detected, while its Grape Polyphenol Filter removes airborne allergens from the cabin and the Plasmacluster™ air purifier uses charged ions to help reduce or neutralize airborne germs
* Standard 8-way power-adjustable passenger seat and one-touch auto up/down rear windows on Base model
* New available next generation Infiniti Hard Drive Navigation System with all-new features, including higher resolution graphics, Zagat Survey® restaurant reviews, XM Weather® reports (in addition to XM NavTraffic®), Speed Limited Advisories and fastest-route-calculation based on statistical traffic data (XM® subscription required, sold separately)
* New available Spanish language support for navigation displays and Voice Recognition functions
* New available USB input plays music from a compatible iPod®, flash drive or other compatible mass storage device
* HomeLink® Universal Transceiver, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System and automatic anti-glare rearview mirror added to the Journey model
* Heated seats and heated outside mirrors added to the Journey model
* RearView Monitor now standard on the Journey model
* New Bluetooth® Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) included in Navigation Package – allow users to stream two-channel audio from a compatible device to the vehicle audio system
* DVD-Video playback included in Navigation Package
* 2GB Music Box Flash Memory Music Server ad
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Comments

  • snagielsnagiel Posts: 750
    Interesting...some minor updates, but I don't see any mention of the direction injection updates (rumored to encompass ~340-350hp and a slight bump in fuel economy).
  • jtlajtla Posts: 375
    Thank you for the information. Do you have any picture of (or link to such) the new interior/exterior designs?
  • sjaievesjaieve Posts: 252
    Nissan already has a 350HP engine in the Nismo 370Z, adding DI to that engine could bring the HP north of that. At this stage of the game I dont think they see the need to up the HP during a midcycle refresh. Most likely you will see the bump in the 2012 complete redesign. In any case I think there are watching the competition, once they make a move Nissan will try to out perform them this time. They got burnt last time when they brought in the 306HP G35 when only the 330i was available, only to be chopped off at the knees when the 335i came out.

    Got to love the changes in the 2010 though, this is one car company that knows to pull the right moves.

    For pics, watch the 2010 M when it comes out some time this month at Pebble Beach, that will give you an idea of whats coming in the 2010, before that, I doubt you will find anything.
  • members78members78 Posts: 130
    it was pretty much confirmed that the G series will receive the new DI engine mid-cycle, sometime after the new M series debuts with DI early next year. as for a specific date, no one really knows but infiniti. but after reading this interesting 2010 upgrade list, it appears the year for the G engine upgrade will be 2011 or mid-2010.
  • sjaievesjaieve Posts: 252
    Interesting, if the M is receiving a redesign for 2010 (with the same VQ37VHR as the G37), its quite possible the G will get the same treatment the year after. The only reservation I have with this line of thought is Infiniti would probably want to wait for BMW to make their move 1st, its more prudent for them seeing there are the underdog to the 335i. But you are right, only Nissan knows when it will happen ;)
  • m6userm6user Posts: 2,952
    White gauges??? Can't stand em. Hope there is an option to keep the present beautiful gauge cluster.
  • chiro444chiro444 Posts: 13
    When does the 2010 G37 come out?
  • sewellgsmsewellgsm Posts: 775
    Slotted for Jan 2010 (see original post) ;)
  • carjimcarjim Posts: 155
    Based on the ride and drive of my EX, my question is, will the G37 have a comparable ride? To put it another way, did they calibrate the ride to be less rough?
    The G has always had a harsh ride compared to the BMW 3. Infiniti needs to match the Bimmers' supple ride.
  • snagielsnagiel Posts: 750
    I think both the G37 and the 3-series offer an excellent balance between precise handling (which requires a firmly-configured suspension) and a comfortable ride. Of course, this balance varies depending on the model and packages (e.g. a base 328i rides softer than the 335 with the M sport package, which in turn is softer than the M3). Only you can judge if the ride firmness is acceptable for you, so go out and test them.

    (Personally, on my G37xS, I'm looking forward to the day when the shocks start wearing down and I can firm up the ride to improve grip and reduce body roll!)
  • carjimcarjim Posts: 155
    Here we are on the down side of September and I have not seen any images of the 2010 G. The reason may be because I do not know where to find them. Has anyone seen some pics?
  • sjaievesjaieve Posts: 252
    You wont find anything, trust me. For direction of where there are taking the 2010 I would look at the new M, even then, the G's interior has never been the same as the M's and I doubt the grill will look the same, but you will at least get an idea. Believe me, you are not the only one hunting for the pics:)

    I am pretty confident the 2010 will look nicer, Infiniti rarely disappoints when it comes to styling . When is Infiniti going to upgrade the interior quality of the G to match the EX :confuse:
  • oghowieoghowie Posts: 30
    I'll keep my fingers crossed that the G37 refresh won't be as bad as the M series refresh.
  • rll4rll4 Posts: 8
    I too am curious on the changes to the G37 for 2010. Won't be buying till early
    2010. If anyone finds a website with photos please reply with link.

    Thanks,
    RL
  • Other than the additional "X" on the rear badging, are there any other visual differences (switches, setup options, readouts, etc.) between the G37 coupe and the G37x coupe with premium packages? Does the non-X have the on/off snow rocker between the heated seat controls? Anything else?
  • maximafanmaximafan Posts: 592
    I have a question regarding the G37 Coupe. I believe I may have
    read somewhere that the exhaust note on the G37 Coupe is more
    muted than what it was on the G35 Coupe. That's one of the things I've always liked about the G35 was that special sound that
    it had, whether it was moving at light throttle or hard throttle.

    I'd like to hear anyone's comments about this, particularly if you've
    had the chance to drive both vehicles. Thanks
  • srs_49srs_49 Posts: 1,394
    Does the non-X have the on/off snow rocker between the heated seat controls?

    My G37S 6MT does not
  • addamsaddams Posts: 74
    Good luck A few floating around. Just went to the car show and Infiniti only had a 2010 M35 and a FX, rest were all 2009 models at the 2010 car show.
  • maximafanmaximafan Posts: 592
    Addams, lucky for you that Infiniti/Nissan even bothered to show up at the auto show in your town. In Tampa, Fl, they didn't show up this year, and neither did Mercedez-Benz!
  • WARNING – I WOULDN’T BUY THE INIFNITI G37.

    After owner a number of other performance cars (three BMW’s and two Audi’s) I decided to look at the Infiniti G37 this spring. After test driving it a few times I took the plunge and bought a G37 with some custom modifications done by the dealership.

    The was great until it after four months the service engine light came on and it stopped running. After it was towed to the dealership they called and told me that the reason the car stopped running is that it was nearly out of oil and that I would be responsible for the repair costs because I had failed to make my regularly scheduled oil change. When I asked who the oil light never came on I was told that on the Infiniti the warning light doesn’t come on until the car is out of oil (some warning!). So, in the end, in order to get my car back I had to pay another $3000.

    Now I will be the first to admit that I should have made that regularly scheduled maintenance appointment – and I know the importance of regular maintenance. That said, I would expect a brand new car to run for four months without needing $3k worth of repairs and the argument about the warning light is ridiculous.

    So, it’s a good ride, but be warned. Next time I will go back to BMW or Audi.
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