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2012 Infiniti G37 Convertible: At A Glance (Press Release)

2012 Infiniti G37 Convertible: At A Glance

The 2012 Infiniti G Convertible remains one of the most seductive vehicles in its class. Created around the central idea that a luxury performance convertible should look equally inviting with its top up or down – and be equally enjoyable to drive sans roof or not – the G Convertible combines grace and performance with signature Infiniti attention to detail.

Based on the highly popular Infiniti G Coupe, the G Convertible offers a model-exclusive design from the A-pillars back, including a unique body structure and a wider rear track. Its athletic, well-proportioned coupe-like styling, flowing front fenders, wave-like hood, and signature Infiniti double-arch grille offer an uncommon presence that is only enhanced when the exclusive three-piece power hardtop retracts with one-button operation securely into the trunk.

The inviting, convertible-focused interior includes standard leather-appointed seating and an available Bose® Open Air Sound System that dynamically changes equalization based on outside noise, vehicle speed, and top position, and an adaptive climate control system that adjusts fan speed in accordance to top position and vehicle speed.

For 2012, the previous Limited Edition package is no longer available. Other changes include the addition of a standard spare tire (replacing the previous repair kit). As in previous years, every G Convertible comes equipped with a standard 3.7-liter VQ-series V6 with VVEL rated at 325 horsepower. The engine is backed by a choice of an electronically controlled 7-speed automatic transmission with available solid magnesium paddle shifters or a responsive close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission. The G37 Convertible Sport 6MT adds sport-tuned steering and larger sport brakes, along with 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and W-rated performance tires.

Technology features include standard RearView Monitor and available Pre-Crash Seat Belts and Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC). The G Convertible’s available Infiniti Navigation System includes XM NavTraffic® Real-Time Traffic Information, NavWeather™ with Real-Time Weather and 3-day forecast (XM® subscription required, sold separately), Streaming Audio via Bluetooth® and Zagat Survey® Restaurant Guide. The system also features a touch screen and Voice Recognition.

Highlights of the 2012 Infiniti G Convertible include:

Exterior Features

  • Athletic, well-proportioned coupe-like styling (with the top raised), flowing front fenders, wave-like hood, signature Infiniti double-arch grille
  • Unique body structure for open-top use, unique panels from A-pillar rearward
  • Three-piece power retractable hardtop with one-button operation
  • Power folding function added to the outside mirrors
  • Unique sport front fascia for G37 Convertible with Sport Package and G37 Convertible Sport 6MT model
  • Choice of eight exterior colors: Vibrant Red, Malbec Black, Liquid Platinum, Graphite Shadow, Black Obsidian, Moonlight White, Pacific Sky and Lapis Blue

Interior Features

  • Alluring leather-appointed interior with choice of three interior colors – Graphite, Wheat and Stone
  • Driver-oriented cockpit with available aluminum pedals, solid magnesium paddle shifters and sport seats with driver’s power adjustable torso and thigh bolsters
  • Dramatic Silk Obi Aluminum trim finish
  • Available Gloss Maple Accents
  • Available 13-speaker Bose® Open Air Sound System with AudioPilot® 2.0 technology optimized for both top positions, Bose® front seat Personal Speakers
  • Available Infiniti Navigation System with available XM NavTraffic® Real-Time Traffic Information, NavWeather™ with Real-Time Weather and 3-day forecast (XM® subscription required, sold separately), Streaming Audio via Bluetooth® and Zagat Survey® Restaurant Guide and touch screen
  • Available DVD-Video playback
  • Adaptive Dual Zone Climate Control that automatically adjusts fan speed and air volume based on top position and available Advanced Climate Control System (ACCS) with Plasmacluster® air purifier
  • Available climate-controlled front seats
  • Standard Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System

Engine, Driveline, Suspension and Braking

  • 3.7-liter VVEL (Variable Valve Event and Lift) 24-valve DOHC V6 producing 325 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque
  • Choice of electronically controlled 7-speed automatic transmission with Downshift Rev Matching and quick-shift Drive Sport (DS) mode and Adaptive Shift Control (ASC), or close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission
  • Front double-wishbone and rear independent suspension with extensive use of lightweight aluminum components, large front and rear stabilizer bars and Dual Flow Path® shock absorbers.
  • Rear suspension modified (versus G Coupe) with higher stiffness, reduced mass, lower height and wider rear track
  • Available Sport Brakes with 14-inch front rotors with 4-piston calipers and 13.8-inch rear rotors with 2-piston calipers with “Infiniti” lettering
  • Available cast aluminum-alloy wheels (19×8.5-inch front/19×9.0 rear) with P225/45R19 front and P245/40R19 rear W-rated performance tires
  • Available Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC)

Safety and Security

  • Advanced Air Bag System (AABS) with dual-stage front supplemental air bags with seat belt sensors and occupant classification sensor
  • Front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags
  • Door-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags
  • Dual Pop-up Roll Bars
  • Available Pre-Crash Seat Belts with brake pedal sensor
  • 3-point ALR/ELR seat belts (driver’s seat ELR only)
  • Front seat Active Head Restraints
  • Zone Body construction with front and rear crumple zones
  • Vehicle Security System (VSS)
  • Infiniti Vehicle Immobilizer System
  • Slide-away brake pedal assembly
  • Emergency inside trunk release
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and Traction Control System (TCS)

Models and Manufacturing

  • Available in two models: G37 Convertible and G37 Convertible Sport 6MT
  • Assembled in Tochigi, Japan

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