Nissan may have killed off its Altima Hybrid model, but the company is moving forward with a range of new hybrid models. This time, however, they'll be home-grown, based on the company's internally developed hybrid system. Nissan's new single-motor hybrid technology is considerably simpler than the Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive system it licensed for the Altima Hybrid, which was sold only in a handful of U.S. states. The new hybrid first appeared in the rear-wheel-drive 2012 Infiniti M35h luxury sedan, priced at $53,700. The company proudly touted that car as the only one on the market with 350...
2012 Infiniti M35h Hybrid Priced At $53,700, Gets 32 MPG Highway
Two weeks ago, the EPA rated the 2012 Infiniti M35h Hybrid at 27 mpg city, 32 mpg highway, for a combined rating of 29 mpg. That makes it the only car in its class, as Infiniti proudly trumpeted, with both 350 horsepower and a highway rating of 30 mpg or more. Now, the cost of that fuel efficiency...John Voelcker
2012 Infiniti M35h Hybrid With 350 HP Rated At 32 MPG Highway
Think "hybrid" and what comes to mind? Small or midsize, sometimes odd-driving Toyotas? There's now actually a raft of low-volume hybrid luxury and sports sedans from such makers as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lexus, and now Infiniti. The 2012 Infiniti M35h Hybrid was officially unveiled at last fall's...John Voelcker
2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2012 Infiniti M Hybrid Details
First previewed at last year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, we've been hearing about the 2012 Infiniti M Hybrid for more than a year. Now, finally, Infiniti has officially unveiled the M35h, its very first hybrid-electric vehicle, at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. First of many? It's the...John Voelcker