Aggressive, streamlined, sporty, and yet tall, the Infiniti FX packages crossover functionality into one of the most graceful forms on the market--and its performance matches.
High, swelling fender arches at the front flow smoothly into the raked windshield, then the arched glass line and roof before terminating cleanly into the neatly styled, if somewhat plain, rear end. The grille bears Infiniti's signature multi-bar layout and somewhat funky trapezoidal shape. Inside, the 2012 FX's style is laid back and sophisticated, though it lacks some of the high-tech panache of competing German offerings.
Two versions of the Infiniti FX are available, the FX35 and the FX50, with the names indicating the engines inside. The FX35 is powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 engine rated at 303 horsepower, while the FX50 gets a 390-horsepower 5.0-liter V-8. Both are paired with a standard seven-speed automatic transmission. FX35 models come standard with rear-wheel drive, but can be upgraded to all-wheel...