The curvaceous Infiniti Emerg-E concept car was certainly one of the most attractive cars at this year’s Geneva Auto Show which is no small feat as the show was packed full of beautify one off cars from high en European design studios. In case you are not able to see the below images of this beautify car just picture a cross between the Jaguar C-X16 concept and the new Acura NSX concept.
The Emerg-E concept is powered by mid-mounted range extender drive train that is uses a gas powered engine to not only recharge the batteries but to also provide power to the wheels under hard acceleration. There has been no word on whether this car will be rear wheel drive or all–wheel drive in addition to no confirmation on the cars range or power out figures. We were hoping to read somewhere that the car would use the Nissan GT-R’s engine or AWD system however Nissan/Infiniti has been all quite on this eastern front.
The spectacular Emerg-E concept is the car shown by Infiniti to truly catch our attention and is their first foray into the super car realm. It does however join the growing list of car concepts that are being designed to incorporate a mid-mounted driveline with dual electric motors. Infiniti is saying that the car would be able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in around four seconds and can travel on pure electric power for a distance of up to 30 miles, after which a range extending, three-cylinder gasoline engine kicks in.
We will have to see if these figures hold true throughout the cars design phase and we are interested to see if is ever put into production. We hope so and can see a clear cut business case as someone will have to compete with the Hyundai i-oniq, Jaguar C-X16, Acura NSX, BMW i8, and Audi E-tron’s of the world so why not Infiniti with the Emerg-E.