Infiniti Europe

A New Luxury Brand and an All New Performance Crossover to Launch at the 78th International Geneva Motor Show

    Paris (ots/PRNewswire) - Infiniti and its range of performance sedans, coupes and crossovers has been in existence for almost 20 years. 2008 and the 78th International Geneva Motor Show marks the brand's introduction into Western Europe, the toughest luxury market in the world.

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    To celebrate this important milestone, Infiniti will use the show timing to stage the global premiere of the second generation of the iconic FX performance crossover. Never before has a new Infiniti been revealed outside of the US.

    Infiniti will also unveil the rest of its line-up of performance cars, tailored for the European market: the V6 powered G Sedan, G coupe and EX coupe crossover. This portfolio of products will be launched across Europe, together with the second generation FX, from October 2008.

    The V8 powered Infiniti FX will be revealed away from the motor show on the night of Tuesday 4th March 2008 at a private ceremony attended by Mr Carlos Ghosn, President and CEO Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. Images and information of this global premiere will be issued at 20:00CET on 4th March 2008 with no embargo. The FX will join the Infiniti stand, situated in Hall 1, on 5th March 2008.

    Infiniti will release details of its launch plans per market, the names of its partner companies, the Total Ownership Experience customer service initiative, and three of its four model portfolio on 25th February via Infiniti Europe's new media website: http://www.infinitipress.eu. This information will also be available on the stand during press days along with Infiniti's European management team. A full list is given below.

      Infiniti executive team available for interview
      Jim Wright                          Vice President
      Bastien Schupp                    Marketing Director
                                                 Director Region West
      Laurent Le Guilcher            Europe
                                                 Director Region North
      Angus Gray                          Europe
                                                 Director Region Central
      Jürgen Schmitz                    Europe
                                                 Customer Services
      Gaëlle Le Grouiec                Director
                                                 General Manager,
                                                 Marketing & Sales
                                                 Operations Global
      Eric Sipe                            Infiniti Business Unit

      FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND INTERVIEW REQUESTS CONTACT:
      Wayne Bruce, Communications Director,
      Phone +41-21-822-4930,
      Mobile +41-79-701-8230,
      e-mail wayne.bruce@infiniti.eu;
      Nathalie Büttner, Communications Manager,
      Phone +41-21-822-4950,
      Mobile +41-79-701-8212,
      e-mail nathalie.buettner@infiniti.eu;
      Francois Crisias, Communications Assistant,
      Phone +33-1-3013-6761,
      e-mail francois.crisias@infiniti.eu.

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