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This is the concept though so does that mean that the production version will look boring. As a production model this concept would be great, but it scares me that it may get dumbed down from what it is now. Will it keep the bottom part of the front bumper? Will it keep the nice body contours on the side of the car?
 

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This is the concept though so does that mean that the production version will look boring. As a production model this concept would be great, but it scares me that it may get dumbed down from what it is now. Will it keep the bottom part of the front bumper? Will it keep the nice body contours on the side of the car?
Compare it to the Q50 and you should be able to answer most of your own questions. The Japanese are notorious for showing 'concepts' that are a shake or less away from production...

For example the LC-CC served as the inspiration for the RC...



Granted the CC was not 'RC concept', but I think it illustrates the point well enough. Also, see Civic Type R...
 

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That Infiniti is sharp. I knew it was going to get a new wrapper this year and was hoping they would do a good job. I had a 2011 G37 X for the past three years and she was a ton of fun to drive. Sadly enough the Infiniti had more horses under the hood than my RC350.
 

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I just always have to hold my breath when I see a concept because you never know if the production version will live up to it. Even if the changes are subtle, it can be those changes that make the big difference. I'm not saying it will be bad, I am just saying that I hope it will stay really close to this concept.
 

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I just always have to hold my breath when I see a concept because you never know if the production version will live up to it. Even if the changes are subtle, it can be those changes that make the big difference. I'm not saying it will be bad, I am just saying that I hope it will stay really close to this concept.
The overall lines/shape will be near identical, save for things like mirrors, crashable bumpers and turn indicators. The CF splitter and exhaust outlines will likely disappear on all but the highest of trims...
 

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In the end to me it seems this could be along the line of what the Q50 concept is like expect when you look at the two, it will look like design progressed a bit from the sedan to coupe.
 

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I think that having some of the nicer parts of the concept reserved for the higher trim levels of the Q60. That I would be okay with. At least people can choose to pay more to get the complete look instead of not being given the option.
 

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That could be possible considering this concept isn't too crazy to a point that specific things about it would seem crazy to suggest for production
 

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I have to say that I think this Infiniti is the best looking one that I have seen in a pretty long time. Not complicated, but really nice looking. I don't think it will be a segment leader or anything, but it will be a great alternative for people who are looking for good bang for their buck.
 

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I have to say that I think this Infiniti is the best looking one that I have seen in a pretty long time. Not complicated, but really nice looking. I don't think it will be a segment leader or anything, but it will be a great alternative for people who are looking for good bang for their buck.
ok, so what would be the alternative for people looking for good bang for their buck? Buick? Hyundai? Chrysler?

if that's the mindset, forget about buying Lexus, Infiniti and the like, you won't find that here!
 

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ok, so what would be the alternative for people looking for good bang for their buck? Buick? Hyundai? Chrysler?

if that's the mindset, forget about buying Lexus, Infiniti and the like, you won't find that here!
As far as the luxury brands go, Infiniti, Acura, Cadillac and Lincoln offer cheaper options than the rest.
 

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As far as the luxury brands go, Infiniti, Acura, Cadillac and Lincoln offer cheaper options than the rest.
What are you arguing?

Lexus has consistently shown over the last 20 odd years that in the luxury sphere they can and will offer the most bang for your buck in terms of product content and in terms of longevity.

If you want cheaper you're welcome to purchase cheaper, but cheaper does not = bang for your buck...

bang for your buck is mainly a subjective metric as it deals primarially with the individuals feelings towards their purchase.

If you feel an Acura will provide you the same experience as the RC please go purchase an Acura, as the RC sounds superfluous for what you seek...
 
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