2016 Infiniti Q70 Hybrid Sedan Performance | Hybrid performance Features Overview Diagram

Hybrid Overview

Green Means Go

The high performance hybrid has arrived. Masterfully crafted to deliver 360 horsepower while maintaining an impressive 34 City / Highway MPG[*], the Q70 Hybrid is pure exhilaration in a world of uninspired hybrids. Designed with emotion in mind, the Q70 Hybrid features an array of innovations created explicitly for an experience that will leave you breathless.


Regenerative Braking

Intelligent Conservation

When stopping or coasting in the Infiniti Q70 Hybrid, an intelligent regenerative braking system recaptures energy that would normally be lost and charges the Lithium-Ion battery. The system also features an electronic booster to assist with braking.

2016 Infiniti Q70 Hybrid Sedan Performance | Regenerative Braking

Lithium-Ion Battery

Charge Forward

Bringing performance into the world of Hybrids requires a battery that can exceed expectation. That is why every Infiniti Q70 Hybrid features a Lithium-Ion battery that provides more power density than older Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries found in some other hybrids. The high-output battery allows for instant switching between charge and discharge, delivering unexpected performance with surprising efficiency.

2016 Infiniti Q70 Hybrid Sedan Performance | Lithium-Ion Battery

3.5-L V6 Hybrid Powertrain

A New Standard of Performance

With the innovation of the Infiniti Direct Response Hybrid® system, the Infiniti Q70 Hybrid is able to deliver the power of a luxury V8 with the fuel economy of a four-cylinder. Featuring a 1 motor, 2 clutch parallel hybrid powertrain, the Q70 Hybrid is able to go from 0-60 in less than six seconds and capable of driving in pure electric mode at highway speeds. High-speed motor control technology enables seamless transition between the combustion engine and electric motor, providing a smooth and responsive ride that makes other hybrids seem sluggish in comparison.

2016 Infiniti Q70 Hybrid Sedan Performance | Hybrid Engine Diagram

Electric-Hydraulic Steering

Connected to the Road

Unlike other hybrids with a detached steering feel, the Infiniti Q70 Hybrid provides a natural and familiar performance feel by utilizing a unique hybrid steering system. The combination of electric and hydraulic components provides for nimble and responsive handling while saving fuel.

2016 Infiniti Q70 Hybrid Sedan Performance | Electric Hydraulic Steering

Infiniti Hybrid Performance Philosophy

More Power to You

The standard philosophy of performance improvement is based on two tenets: bigger engines and more fuel. The Infiniti philosophy of performance is based on one: hybrid. Through the application of advanced Infiniti technology, we are able to augment the stirring performance of our gasoline engines, with the added muscle of an electric power plant. A sublime fusion of power and efficiency, this drivetrain produces pulse-racing takeoffs and sustained straightway muscle for performance that is, in a word, electrifying.

2016 Infiniti Q70 Hybrid Sedan Performance | Hybrid Eco Performance Philosophy Overview Diagram