NADAguides.com Awards the 2011 Infiniti M August 'Car of the Month'
COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the 2011 Infiniti M56 was awarded August "Car of the Month" by NADAguides.com, the leading provider of vehicle pricing and information. The 2011 Infiniti M56 steps into the M series lineup with style, replacing the M35 and M45's typical sedan exterior with luxurious curves.
"This newest member of the Infiniti M series really steps up to contenders in the luxury segment with key safety and technology features – a key reason the M56 was selected as our Car of the Month; BMW and Lexus have some sturdy competition on their hands," says Don Christy, Jr., President of NADAguides.com.
The 2011 Infiniti M56 has a standard 5.6-liter, 32-valve V8 engine that returns 16/25 MPG for the RWD and 16/23 MPG for the AWD option. This V8 beauty has 420 HP and 417 lb-ft of torque --an advantage it has over some of its competitors -- and Infiniti's Variable Valve Event & Lift (VVEL) technology keeps the valve lift and timing tuned up continually, resulting in a faster engine response with better fuel economy. Not only did the Infiniti M56 step into the light with power, but it also emerges with impressive technology features including: Adaptive Shift Control (ASC) that uses a learning algorithm to adjust the automatic shifting according to your driving style; Infiniti Drive Mode Selector and Intelligent All-Wheel Drive features which provide the driver with better handling, enhanced traction and better wheel response performance in all types of driving conditions; and Distance Control Technology, a first of its kind, works hand in hand with the Intelligent Cruise Control function to slow or accelerate automatically in order to maintain a safe distance between you and other vehicles.
On the interior, the newly designed leather and sleek 'Japanese Ash' wood trim are very appealing while 10-way power and climate controlled front seats provide comfort on brisk winter mornings or hot summer afternoons. A nice added feature for the Infiniti M56 is the new touch-screen and voice-activated Hard Drive Navigation System. This ultimate navigation system offers a high resolution screen with Birdview perspective control and 3-D graphics, Real-Time Traffic and Nav Weather through XM, and Lane Guidance which helps the driver navigate difficult junctions. Infiniti was also strategic in placing the navigation screen at the top of the dashboard, allowing the driver to simply glance slightly to the right to check the screen, barely taking their eyes off the road. Another great technology feature that adds luxury to the Infiniti M56 is the 16-speaker Bose Studio Surround sound system that supports 5.1 digital surround sound, iPhone, iPod, Bluetooth-enabled devices and USB memory sticks. No matter the form of media Infiniti's Bose system has it covered.
The 2011 Infiniti M56 redefined the M series with advanced driving technologies, improved fuel economy and a body style design that is sure to make heads turn. The M56 starts at $57,550 for the base model and goes up to $60,050 for the M56 AWD.
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