The major option is the new seven-speed automatic transmission with manual mode and magnesium paddle shifters, enabling drivers to shift the transmission without releasing their hands from the steering wheel. As its name suggests, the G37 is motivated by a new 3. By the quarter-mile mark, the G37 is dead even with that October G35: 13. The front seats are very comfortable, the rears nearly useless. Back in the so-called good old days, when a car was offered in both coupe and sedan forms, you could count on the two-door version being lighter, sportier, and more stylish. A new, specially tuned dual exhaust system has been designed with equal length exhaust manifolds and low muffler exhaust backpressure to help improve engine breathing.
My credit card has been itching to buy my first mod. Also available is the Infiniti 4-Wheel Active Steer system; Performance Wheel and Tire Package with 19-inch high performance tires featuring lightweight cast aluminum-alloy wheels; Moonroof; Rear Spoiler; and African Rosewood interior trim. Our test car came with the Sport package, which is standard with the six-speed manual and optional with the automatic transmission. A new 10-spoke 19-inch wheel and tire package, with lightweight cast aluminum wheels and high performance tires, is also available. What can you tell me? The problems are mostly the result of the styling. Geoff Sorry to burst your bubble, but what you've just done is committed Ricer Math.
Best of all, as the valves control the intake rather than a conventional butterfly, response to throttle inputs is immediate. Drivers grip a double hand-stitched leather-covered steering wheel, designed for maximum comfort and usability with wheel-mounted audio and cruise controls. Technological and convenience features abound in the new G37 Coupe. The base G37 coupe uses the same suspension settings, 13. A special production process has been developed for installation of the headlights to ensure tight build tolerances and an exact fit into the complex front fascia.
A far more important improvement in the G37, power increases aside, is the fact that it no longer sounds like it's making grits inside the engine. The aluminum hood is secured by dual latches located at the two front corners to ensure an excellent fit. I'd find that very hard to believe to be real. Also available is the Infiniti 4-Wheel Active Steer system; Performance Wheel and Tire Package with 19-inch high performance tires featuring lightweight cast aluminum-alloy wheels; Moonroof; Rear Spoiler; and African Rosewood interior trim. Three interior color combinations are offered — Wheat, Graphite and Stone.
But before we delve into our initial impressions, some pertinent background info. Bluetooth phone connectivity and cruise control with speed limiter can all be operated via switches on the leather-trimmed multi-function steering wheel. Special aluminum-alloy interior trim, inspired by elegant, handmade Japanese Washi paper, is located across the instrument panel, on the center console and on the door panels. Here is what I have found. The 2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe shares some mechanicals with the Nissan 350Z, but the comparisons are mostly under the sheetmetal.
Putting the extra horsepower to the road on the Infiniti 2008 G37 is one of two available transmissions. This review also compares the 2008 Infiniti G37 with other vehicles in its class to give you the best advice even when other reviews present conflicting opinions. At the corners are massive disc brakes. Dimensionally, the G37 hasn't strayed far from its precursor, growing 0. Roadholding is fantastic, while the ride is a bit nervous, thanks to big tires and a short wheelbase.
The G37 suspension is the same control-arm-front and multilink-rear configuration as the G35 sedan's. Press release after the jump. Steering is provided by a twin-orifice vehicle-speed-sensing design, which provides optimum steering effort at both high and low vehicle speeds. Eight exterior colors, including two all-new colors, are offered. Two transmissions back the 3.
Let's take our exhaust mods again. As a result, the G37 Coupé has a full complement of six airbags, with dual-stage front airbags, seat belt sensors and passenger seat occupancy sensor. Performance Platform and Suspension Developed at test circuits throughout Europe — including the famed Nürburgring — the G37 Coupe was conceived as a performance thoroughbred. Genuine African Rosewood trim is also available. Up front are double wishbones, and a multilink arrangement brings up the rear. Dive into a turn, and the G37 transfers its weight gradually and without any surprises. The G37 Coupe joins the recently introduced, all-new 2007 Infiniti G35 Sedan in Infiniti showrooms nationwide in August.
The trunk is undersized but workable. One criticism focuses on this steering. Directing all this high technology is rack-and-pinion steering gear with electric, as opposed to hydraulic, assist. The seventh speed is effectively an overdrive ratio, returning improved fuel economy on a steady throttle without compromising in-gear flexibility for overtaking. When equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, the fuel economy rating is 17 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. The result lowers the centre of gravity and helps to deliver the optimum front to rear weight distribution. The 2008 coupe's motor, while based on the 2007 G37 sedan's, gets a boost to 330 horsepower this year.