June 14, 2012
Infiniti at Goodwood
The Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 28 – July 1) just keeps getting better. This year, Infiniti is the new official sponsor of the UK’s iconic motoring and motorsport “garden party”, with the premium automaker is bringing a few of its top performers to the show.
The first running prototype of the UK-built EMERG-E sports car concept, which combines electric power and a range-extending engine, will debut on the hill-climb.
The concept’s advanced technology also reflects the UK government’s Technology Strategy Board initiative to bring more low-carbon vehicles into the mainstream.
But the EMERG-E concept won’t be the only vehicle climbing the Earl of March’s driveway. Spectators will have a first chance to see the Infiniti FX Vettel Edition, designed with the help of F1 double World Champion driver Sebastian Vettel from clay to concept, ahead of deliveries of the exclusive SUV next year.
The FX Vettel Edition is Infiniti’s most powerful car, with 30% more downforce for a high-performance ride. Vettel will drive his FX edition at the event, while Red Bull Racing teammate Mark Webber will drive the EMERG-E.
Producer, Global Media Center