Ideas deal virtually solely with the thought of the longer term, with the previous solely popping out in numerous styling parts. However Infiniti’s new idea for this yr’s Pebble Seashore Concours d’Magnificence is all concerning the throwback.
Nissan’s luxurious arm will debut a brand new idea at Pebble Seashore. It is impressed by the early age of motorsport, as evidenced by its physique, which resembles a Method 1 automobile from the 1950s or thereabouts. However it’s not simply an outdated racecar, as a result of beneath that physique is an electrified powertrain — though Infiniti hasn’t mentioned it in specifics simply but.
That is about all we all know, actually — it is an outdated racecar with some new guts inside. Infiniti claims the car is, partially, “a journey again to the roots of our firm.” I am assuming that imply the roots of Nissan, Infiniti’s mum or dad firm, which might hint its historical past again to 1914. Infiniti itself was established in 1989, and is subsequently youthful than the individual typing this up.
Monterey Automotive Week kicks off in only a day or two, of which Pebble Seashore is a component, so it will not be lengthy earlier than we be taught extra about this intriguing idea.