Infiniti announced some of the details and the pricing information for the 2008 Infiniti M sedan models. According to the company, the 2008 Infiniti M comes with numerous updates inside and out for the 2008 model year. The car has also received significant upgrades on the powertrain and drive train system.

Infiniti offers four model variants for the 2008 M. These include the M35, M35x all wheel drive, M45, and M45x all wheel drive. Both M35 models are equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 275 horsepower, while M45 models will roll out in the market featuring the monstrous 4.5-liter aluminum-alloy DOHC V8 engine with 325 horsepower. To complete the powertrain package, these engines are coupled with a 5-speed automatic transmission.

 2008 Infiniti M45X

On the inside, all 2008 Infiniti M models also receive a wide range of new features and other interior amenities. The car now comes with standard Rosewood trim, violet instrument panel, electroluminescent Fine Vision Meters, and revised Stone interior color. Other standard interior features found on 2008 Infiniti M models include XM(R) Satellite Radio, Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System, and Infiniti Information Display with 7-inch LCD screen. Infiniti extends the interior features with the availability of numerous equipments, which include Infiniti Hard Drive Navigation System with touch-screen, XM NavTraffic9.3GB Music Box hard drive, iPod connectivity, RearView Monitor system, Advanced Technology Package, Premium Package, Sport Package, Technology Package, Mobile Entertainment System, Wood Interior Trim and Xenon/AFS Package. The Sport Package with unique exterior and interior styling along with Rear Active Steer (RAS) and 19-inch wheels and tires stands out in this extensive range of packages.

The 2008 Infiniti M rolls out in dealer showrooms all over the U.S. starting today carrying a base manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of:

2008 Infiniti M35 – $43,050
2008 Infiniti M35x all-wheel drive – $44,800
2008 Infinity M45 – $49,350
2008 Infiniti M45x all wheel drive – $51,850


Nissan’s luxury brand Infiniti recently extended its global presence after it opened its first authorized dealership in China. Called Shanghai Yongda Infiniti, the luxury brand’s Chinese arm opened its doors to Chinese luxury car buyers. This move demonstrates how Nissan and Infiniti are capitalizing on the growing Chinese auto market.

Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. introduced the luxury brand “Infiniti” to China and started to sell three models, the G35 sedan, the FX35 and the FX45.

In China, the G35 sedan is priced at 448,000-478,000 Chinese Yuan (7.26-7.74 million yen at 16.2 yen per CNY) and the FX35/FX45 are 638,000-808,000 Chinese Yuan (10.34-13.09 million yen).

“Infiniti has been well received in the marketplace thanks to its vibrant design, exhilarating performance, modern luxury experience and premium quality, as well as its Total Ownership Experience customer care philosophy,” said Yasuaki Hashimoto. “Infiniti’s worldwide customers are innovative, ambitious and successful people. We are also expecting many of the same kind of customers in China. Cumulative Infiniti global sales have so far topped 1,100,000 units.