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2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Redesign, Specs, Engines

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The 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander is about to be one of the biggest novelties of the Japanese manufacturer for the next year, as we are about to see a complete redesign. The current generation has been around since 2012, which makes it one of the oldest models in the segment. Interestingly, it still makes quite decent sales numbers and is one of the company’s best-selling models. However, the management is perfectly aware that this won’t last for too long and that the model needs upgrades.

Most of the details about the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander are yet to come. Still, we know that the upcoming redesign will bring interesting novelties, starting from a new platform and completely new aesthetics. The testing model has been spotted and it looks like styling changes will be quite significant. Also, we may see some interesting changes under the hood. The new model should hit the market in the second half of the next year.

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Spy Shot

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Redesign

A long list of novelties is something we expect from the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander redesign. Of course, the first thing that comes to mind is the platform. As Mitsubishi is now part of the Renault Nissan Alliance, there’s no doubt that the new model will share architecture with its counterparts. More precisely, the new Outlander will have most things in common with the Nissan Rogue, which is also about to come completely redesigned next year.

This means we are about to see a familiar CMF platform, its updated version for this occasion. Among many novelties and improvements, the first thing that comes to mind is the size. With this platform, the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander will certainly get a couple of inches in the wheelbase, which promises more space on the inside, as well as bigger overall dimensions.

Styling

As we’ve just mentioned, the testing model has been spotted on the road a couple of times. Although under heavy camouflage, it looks like it will feature a pretty attractive styling. The camouflage hides most of the styling solutions pretty well, but we can still see that there will be a lot of influence from the Engelberg Tourer concept. This particularly refers to the front end, where we can those pretty attractive face that comes with a massive grille, sleek headlights, additional lighting groups etc.

Mitsubishi Engelberg Concept

The rest of the vehicle also looks good. We like the fact that the new models will feature a little bit of SUV-ish shape. Instead of smooth lines and sleek profile, the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander will come with a relatively boxy shape, in a manner of old-school Mitsubishi SUVs. The latest reports are suggesting that the testing model could take off the cover pretty soon.

Interior

Naturally, big changes are expected on the inside as well. First of all, we should mention a completely new dashboard design. The current model looks okay in this aspect, but we would definitely like to see something fresher, something more up-to-date. Also, we count on improvements in terms of materials, as the current model comes with low-rent materials in several areas.

When it comes to the interior space, there’s no doubt that the new model will benefit a lot from a longer wheelbase. We count on more legroom, particularly in the second row, as well as on a bigger cargo area. Some reports also suggest we could see the optional third row.

Naturally, the upcoming redesign will also bring lots of new tech features. Still, we have to say that the current model is already pretty decent in this aspect, as it comes with a nice touchscreen interface, which includes Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and other tech goodies.

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Engines

When it comes to the powertrain, it looks like Mitsubishi is willing to adapt its engines to a new platform from Nissan. The latest reports are suggesting we are about to see familiar units, starting from a 2.4-liter four-cylinder, which is good for 169 horsepower. Also, there is a big chance to see a new 1.5-liter turbo-four, the same one that powers the new Eclipse Cross. The engine is good for about 160 horsepower.

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Spy Shot Front

Also, we presume that the Japanese manufacturer will carry on with a very good plug-in hybrid model. It is based on a 2.4-liter engine and currently delivers around 200 horsepower. Of course, we count on some improvements for the next year, starting from a longer all-electric range, which should go around 50 miles.

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Release Date and Price

We expect to see 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander sometime in the next year. The third quarter seems most likely. When it comes to the price, we expect that base models will go around 25.000 dollars. Competition in the segment is extremely tough, as there are models like Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, VW Tiguan, Ford Escape and many more.

2021 Nissan Patrol Redesign, Interior, Price

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The legendary SUV has been a household name for decades and we are pretty sure that the Japanese manufacturer won’t give up from it, even though crossovers are taking over the market. Simply, there are still many parts of the world where you can have a convenient ride without a good-old body-on-frame platform. The recent update has brought pretty significant styling changes, so we may presume the current generation will remain in production for a couple of more years. Therefore, we are pretty sure that the 2021 Nissan Patrol will carry on in the same way. Bigger changes are not expected, which indicates that the new model will hit the market sometime late in the next year.

2021 Nissan Patrol

2021 Nissan Patrol Exterior

This is the aspect where we definitely don’t expect to see bigger changes. Simply, the recent update has brought a fine amount of novelties. The new model looks far more attractive and you may notice that Nissan made a quite futuristic approach, especially in terms of new headlights, which come with a nice reverse C-shape LED lights. Also, there is a new more prominent grille and new front fascia, which represents Nissan’s new take of the V-motion design language. Also, we may presume that this styling is a kind of preview for the next generation of this full-size SUV.

In terms of mechanics, things are pretty familiar here. The recent update hasn’t brought any particular mechanical change. The SUV still rides on a good-old F-Alpha platform and the latest reports suggest that the Japanese manufacturer may update this architecture and use it for future models as well. Another thing we should mention about this model is adaptive suspension, though this feature is available in V8 models only.

Interior

The recent update has also brought interesting updates inside this large and capable SUV. Of course, the most prominent details is a new dual-screen setup on the center stack, which is the same one that can be found in various Infiniti models. Other than a new screen, you can find a couple of more interesting details on the new dashboard. Still, the overall cabin layout seems familiar. This is a good thing, considering that this SUV features a well-built cabin, full of quality materials.

2021 Nissan Patrol Interior

Also, the list of standard equipment is pretty long and includes various kinds of tech goodies, as well as an impressive amount of safety features. The list includes things like rearview camera, front and rear parking sensors, forward collision warning, automatic forward emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and a rear door alert, which reminds drivers to check the back seat after parking.

2021 Nissan Patrol Engines

When it comes to the powertrain, the 2021 Nissan Patrol will carry on with two familiar engines. Base models will carry on with a 4.0-liter V6, which is good for about 275 horsepower and 291 pound-feet of torque. Of course, higher trims are equipped with a well-known 5.6-liter V8 engine. This one is good for about 400 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque. Also, this engine comes with a more modern 7-speed automatic transmission. On the other side, the V6 comes with a good-old 5-speed automatic gearbox.

2021 Nissan Patrol Changes

2021 Nissan Patrol Release Date and Price

We expect that the 2021 Nissan Patrol will hit the market sometime in the last quarter of next year. When it comes to the price, keep in mind that this model is available in various parts of the world. So, the price may vary from market to market, but in most cases, base models go somewhere around 50/55.000 dollars.

Nissan Patrol Redesign

Despite the recent update, the current generation won’t remain in production for too long. We expect that the new model will come in a couple of years. The latest reports are suggesting that the F-Alpha platform will remain in production. There is also a big chance that the next-generation Mitsubishi Pajero will be developed together with Patrol. The two models would be produced in the same assembly.

2021 Infiniti QX70 Might Come Back

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The crossover market is in a huge expansion these days. Among luxury carmakers, one of the newer segments is the so-called coupe crossover. It all started more than a decade ago, with the BMW X6, but this model was the only in the segment. Only a couple of years ago, rivals arrived. We now have models like Audi Q8, Porsche Cayenne Coupe, Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. Naturally, Infiniti wants its piece of cake, so we may expect to see similar vehicles in the offer as well. The latest reports suggest that the new model will use a familiar nameplate, which has been discontinued just a couple of years ago. The new model should come already in the next year, as the 2021 Infiniti QX70.

At this point, the company keeps most details as secret, but we have no doubt that this crossover will have a lot in common with the QX60, which is also about to receive a complete redesign next year.

2017 Infiniti QX70

2021 Infiniti QX70 Redesign

If you look at the previous generation of the QX70, you can notice that even this model features a little bit rounded rear end, which wasn’t designed in a typical SUV manner. However, it was never considered as a coupe crossover, as the segment wasn’t even established at the time. Things are different today and the 2021 Infiniti QX70 will definitely emphasize its coupe character. Naturally, the sloping roof will be a highlight of the new model, but we have big expectations from other areas of the vehicle as well. As you may know, the all-new QX55 has been presented recently. The new 2021 Infiniti QX70 will come with a similar design approach, just in a bigger package. Therefore, you may expect that the new model will completely follow the brand’s design language. All in all, we expect nothing less than beautiful curvy lines, that always characterized this carmaker.

2021 Infiniti QX70 Rendering

Platform

Of course, one of the first things that come to mind about this crossover is the platform. As we already mentioned, the new model will be closely related to the QX60. Of course, we are talking about the next generation of this model, as the current one is quite old. It is based on the Nissan Pathfinder, which means it still rides on the old D platform, which is great in many ways but definitely isn’t the best solution for a vehicle that should be more about driving experience than practicality. Therefore, we presume that both models will switch to a newer CMF platform, which will provide better handling, but also a more comfortable ride. In terms of size, we presume that the two models will share the wheelbase, though the 2021 Infiniti QX70 will feature shorter overhangs, which means shorter overall length as well.

Interior

Naturally, we have big expectations from the new cabin as well. In the past, Infiniti models weren’t particularly amazing in terms of materials and overall quality. However, things are different today and new models like QX50 feature much better overall quality. Therefore, the 2021 Infiniti QX70 should come in the same way, which means loads of quality materials and a pretty attractive dashboard design. Among interesting features, we also expect to see a new infotainment system, which will debut in many Infiniti models in the next year. Details are still unavailable, but it looks like the current double-screen layout will be replaced with a single, but pretty large touchscreen. In terms of the overall layout, the new model will feature two rows of seats. Of course, the sloping roof will probably have a bad effect on things like rear-seat headroom, cargo volume etc.

Infiniti QX70 Interior

2021 Infiniti QX70 Engines

When it comes to the powertrain, we presume that base models will feature a new 2.0-liter turbo-four engine. The engine is quite powerful and you may count on about 270 horsepower. More importantly, the engine features variable compression, which means you can get some pretty amazing mpg ratings that are better than most engines at this power range. On the other side, higher trims will probably come with something more powerful. Of course, a 3.0-liter turbo V6 is the first engine that comes to mind.  This engine is available in two output variants, with either 300 or 400 horsepower.

2021 Infiniti QX70 Release Date and Price

The 2021 Infiniti QX70 is still just a speculation and we are still waiting to hear something from the officials. Still, many reports are suggesting that the new crossover will come already in the next year. When it comes to the price, we presume that the base version would go somewhere around 50-55.000 dollars. When it comes to competition, there are models like BMW X6, Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, Audi Q8 etc.

2021 Nissan X-Trail Redesign, Changes, Release Date

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Compact crossovers are the most popular vehicles in today’s automotive industry, so it’s no wonder that the Japanese manufacturer is paying special attention to the 2021 Nissan X-Trail redesign. The small crossover is about to come with significant changes, as the company wants to retain its very good position on the market. This is one of the best-selling crossovers in Europe and that is for a reason. However, it is time for changes, as the current model is beginning to lag behind competitors in some aspects, particularly in terms of handling, driving dynamics and overall driving experiences.

Therefore, you may presume which things will be in the focus of this redesign. Of course, big changes will come in other aspects as well. We are about to see a completely new styling, new interior, tech features and more. The latest reports are suggesting the 2021 Nissan X-Trail will hit the market in the second half of the next year.

2021 Nissan X-trail Spy Shot

2021 Nissan X-Trail Redesign

Expectations from the 2021 Nissan X-Trail are pretty big, which seems natural, considering the model’s position on the market. Once again, we are about to see a model that features pretty much the same design as the North American Rogue. The two models are the same in many ways and that will remain in the new generations as well. The first thing that comes to mind is the platform. In this aspect, we don’t expect significant changes. The 2021 Nissan X-Trail will carry on with a familiar CMF architecture, though with notable updates and upgrades.

Therefore, we may expect to see things like weight reduction, improved driving characteristics, a higher level of comfort etc. Another thing we should mention is that there is another model that will share design characteristics with the X-Trail and Rogue. Of course, we are talking about the next-generation Mitsubishi Outlander, which will ride on the same platform and share most of the mechanics.

Styling

When it comes to the styling, we can’t say too many things about the 2021 Nissan X-Trail at the moment. The test mule still wears a complete camouflage and doesn’t show too much. Still, a couple of details can be seen through the cover, particularly in terms of the front face, which shows a new approach to the V-motion grille and new headlights design, which will be similar to the new Juke.

When it comes to the rest of the vehicle, all we can say is that the new model won’t come with significant changes in terms of size and shape. A typical crossover layout will remain and the latest reports suggest that the wheelbase and overall size will remain pretty much the same, though it looks the new model sits a little bit lower compared to the previous generation.

2021 Nissan X-trail Spy Shot Rear

Interior

This has always been a strong point of Nissan’s compact crossover. Even the current model looks pretty impressive in this aspect, although it is among the oldest models in the class. The dashboard is stylish and features quality materials, while the amount of tech features is pretty big.

Therefore, it’s no wonder that we have big expectations from the 2021 Nissan X-Trail, as the outgoing model has set some pretty high standards. The new cabin should look even better, while we also count on even more tech features in the offer. When it comes to interior space, the current model is already generous in terms of legroom. The front seats are spacious and supportive, while the second-row bench easily accommodates adults as well. So, the 2021 Nissan X-Trail should continue in the same way, with similar dimensions.

2021 Nissan X-Trail Engines

Like in the current model, the engine offer will largely depend on the market. As this crossover is primarily designed for Europe, the focus will be on small turbocharged engines, as well as on diesel units. Therefore, we presume that two familiar turbo-four units will carry on. Of course, we are talking about a 1.3- and 1.6-liter engines, which could come with a couple of revisions for this occasion.

Diesel versions are expected as well. We count on the same two oil-burners in the offer. A smaller 1.6-liter engine is good for about 130 horsepower, while a 2.0-liter unit delivers around 177 horsepower.

Good old naturally-aspirated gasoline units will come to certain markets as well. This particularly refers to a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, which delivers around 170 horsepower.

Some form of electrification is also expected, though we still don’t know the exact details. Most likely, that would be a PHEV powertrain, borrowed from Mitsubishi.

2021 Nissan X-trail Concept

2021 Nissan X-Trail Release Date and Price

The new model is in the final stage of development and we expect to see it on the market in the next year, probably in the second quarter. When it comes to the price, we don’t expect significant changes. The European version currently starts at around 26.000 Euro.

2021 Nissan Rogue Redesign, Spy Photos, Release Date

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The Rogue is the best-selling model of this Japanese manufacturer and also one of the biggest moneymakers. Therefore, the management probably pays special attention to it and considering that the next generation is on the way, we have pretty big expectations from the 2021 Nissan Rogue. The current model is popular, but also quite old. In has been around since 2014, which makes it one of the oldest models in the segment. So the upcoming redesign is about to bring a lot of big novelties, starting from a new design, new mechanics and powertrain.

The testing model has been riding around for some time and although it still wears a camouflage, there are some design solutions that seem obvious. The new model will come with a lot of interesting novelties in terms of styling and interior design. Nice changes in terms of mechanics are expected as well. Finally, we expect novelties under the hood, while some reports also suggest a new hybrid version.

2021 Nissan Rogue Spy Shot

2021 Nissan Rogue Redesign

As the Rogue is one of the most popular models in the segment, expectations are pretty big from the upcoming redesign. The first thing that comes to mind is the platform. It looks like the current CMF architecture is about to carry on. Still, we count on big updates and upgrades, which will provide a better overall driving experience. One of the things that come to mind is weight reductions. Many reports suggest the 2021 Nissan Rogue could save about 200 pounds, while we also expect notable improvements in terms of handling and driveability, considering that the current model isn’t particularly fun to drive. In terms of dimensions, we don’t expect bigger changes. The current model is already pretty generous in terms of interior space and cargo volume, so there is really no need for bigger changes at the moment.

Styling

Naturally, one of the biggest novelties of the 2021 Nissan Rogue will be a new look. The testing model still wears a complete camouflage, but some details can be seen through the massive cover. Of course, the front end is particularly interesting, as we can somehow see a little bit of what’s Nissan is hiding under the cover. It looks like the new model will come with a similar approach we can see in the new Juke, which includes separate lighting groups. Although we still can’t see it, we count on the latest version of the company’s recognizable V-Motion grille. Of course, other parts of the vehicle will come with significant styling updates, but we are pretty sure that the overall shape will remain largely the same.

2021 Nissan Rogue Spy Shot Rear

Interior

Interior has always been one of Rogue’s strongest points. The current model may be old, but it still features a pretty stylish and functional cabin. First of all, the overall quality is great and this is still one of the best cabins in the class. Also, there is plenty of space in both rows, while the cargo area is generous as well.

The 2021 Nissan Rogue is about to become even better. From what we can see on the spy shots, it looks like the new model will come with a significantly updated dashboard design, which includes interesting features like a digital instrument cluster. Of course, a larger touchscreen and new software are about to come. We are also about to see a separate screen for climate controls. As we already mentioned, the new model probably won’t change too much in terms of size, so we count on a similar amount of space inside the cabin, which is definitely a great thing, considering that the current model is pretty strong in this aspect.

2021 Nissan Rogue Engines

The biggest complaint about the current model goes to driving dynamics, due to an obviously underpowered engine. This small crossover comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder unit, which is good for about 170 horsepower. It definitely isn’t the most powerful engine in the class but on the other side, you can count on an impressive fuel economy. It goes around 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. Therefore, we presume that this engine will carry on. However, we count on new engine options as well. The first thing that comes to mind is a turbo-four unit. Moreover, there is also a chance to see a new hybrid setup. The current generation also had such powertrain in the offer, but it was discontinued a couple of years ago.

2021 Nissan Rogue Concept

2021 Nissan Rogue Release Date and Price

The next generation of the popular crossover is about to hit the market sometime in the second half of the next year. When it comes to the price, we don’t expect significant changes compared to the current model, which starts at around 25.000 dollars. This is the most competitive segment of the automotive industry, so the competition is extremely tough. Some of the key competitors are models like Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, VW Tiguan etc.

2021 Infiniti QX55 Is New Coupe Crossover

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A decade ago, we’ve seen the first coupe crossover on the market, introduced by the Bavarian carmaker. No one believed that such vehicles could become that popular that we can now legally talk about a completely new segment. All German luxury carmakers, including Porsche, have vehicles of this kind in the offer. They are actually pretty big moneymakers, so Infiniti wants its piece of cake as well. Therefore, we are about the see the brand-new 2021 Infiniti QX55.

The new model has been confirmed and it will be the first coupe crossover from Japan. As you may presume, it will be based on the QX50, a compact crossover, though there is a chance to see several distinctive details as well. At this point, we are still waiting to catch the test model on the street. However, most reports suggest that the new model will hit the market already in the next year.

2021 Infiniti QX55 front

2021 Infiniti QX55 Design

It’s enough to read the new model’s name and to realize how the brand’s new naming policy will go. The 2021 Infiniti QX55 will be base on the QX50. Compared to the compact crossover, it will come with a notable difference, but most of the design solutions and technologies will be shared. Practically, we may expect the same relationship we can see between models like BMW X3 and X4 models. The two models will feature the same mechanics, which means riding on a familiar D Platform.

It’s not an ideal choice, considering the QX50’s driving characteristics and handling, but we may see some suspension tweaks in this case, which would provide a better driving experience. In terms of size, we may expect to the same wheelbase, though the rear overhang could be a little bit shorter, which would provide a little bit of sportier appearance.

Styling

When it comes to the styling, there’s no doubt that the rear end will be the most distinctive part of the new model. Yes, you may expect to see that sloping roof design, which provides that coupe-like profile, despite we are still talking about a five-door SUV. The roofline will be different, as well as the rear end, including taillight, tailgate and several other parts.

At the front, we don’t expect that the 2021 Infiniti QX55 will be much different compared to QX50. The compact crossover has been introduced two years ago and it is still too fresh fo modifications. Moreover, this model looks amazing, thanks to an attractive combination of Infiniti’s famous curvaceous approach and new design language, which adds a bit of sharpness. In terms of exclusive details, we may also see some new color options, while the base version of this coupe crossover will probably come with bigger wheels compared to the QX50.

2021 Infiniti QX55 Concept

Interior

On the inside, we expect to see a familiar layout. The dashboard should be the same as in the QX50, which is great, considering the overall interior quality. The dash looks attractive, while the materials choice is amazing as well. Still, keep in mind that updates are expected for the next year, so the 2021 Infiniti QX55 should include all those novelties that are about to come. This primarily refers to the new infotainment system, which will come with one huge touchscreen, instead of the current dual-screen setup. A couple of more tweaks to the dashboard are possible as well.

Other than that, the cabin should remain pretty much the same. Still, the 2021 Infiniti QX55 will come with one big difference. Due to the coupe layout, the new model will probably feature less headroom and smaller cargo area. That’s the price you will have to pay for more style.

2021 Infiniti QX55 Interior

2021 Infiniti QX55 Engines

Under the hood, we don’t expect to see bigger surprises. The standard 2021 Infiniti QX55 should come with the same 2.0-liter turbo-four, famous for its variable compression. Thanks to this feature, the engine manages to make some pretty strong numbers in terms of fuel economy, while delivering plenty of power. A max output goes around 268 horsepower, which is on par with V6 engines. On the other side, fuel economy is better than most four-cylinder rivals. You can count on strong acceleration, but also on pretty amazing 24 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.

There is also a chance to see a performance version of this coupe crossover. In this case, we would probably see a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine, the same one that can be found in Q50 and Q60 models. A max output goes around 400 horsepower.

2021 Infiniti QX55 Release Date and Price

We expect to see 2021 Infiniti QX55 sometime in the next year. More details should be known in the future after we see the test mule. When it comes to the price, we could make rough estimation only and it would sound between 40.000 and 45.000 dollars for base versions.

2021 Infiniti QX50 May Get New Infotainment System

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The current generation of the compact crossover has been around for some time and it looks like there are some interesting novelties to come in the next year. Despite being relatively fresh, the fact is that the market is getting stronger every year, so every upgrade is more than welcome. In the cast of 2021 Infiniti QX50, that should be novelties in terms of the interior design. More precisely, the Japanese manufacturer is about to introduce a new infotainment system, which should find its place in all Infiniti models, including this one. Moreover, the QX50 should be one of the first ones to get it.

Other than that, we could see a couple of novelties in terms of standard features. The rest of the crossover should remain untouched. The current generation is about two years old and it looks pretty impressive, at least when it comes to aesthetics. On the other side, various reports are suggesting a possible performance version, in which case we would see a new engine in the offer, among other upgrades. The 2021 Infiniti QX50 should hit the market in the last quarter of the next year.

2021 Infiniti QX50

2021 Infiniti QX50 Gets New Infotainment System

The current infotainment system with a fancy dual-screen setup looks very classy. However, things are a little bit different in reality. First of all, controls can be complicated sometimes. Also, the software is a little bit outdated, so you won’t find smartphone goodies like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, despite that this crossover dates from 2017. That will definitely need to be changed, while we also count on improved graphics and better menu navigation. Instead of the dual-screen setup, we are about to see a single but much bigger infotainment screen, which will take care of pretty much all interior controls.

Other than a new infotainment system, the 2021 Infiniti QX50 interior shouldn’t change too much. A couple of tweaks to the dashboard are possible but the fact is that the current cabin looks pretty impressive and that there is no need for bigger changes at the moment. Materials are great, while there is also plenty of space for passengers, as well as in the cargo area, which is one of the biggest in the class.

QX50 Interior

Styling and Exterior Design

In terms of styling, we really don’t expect to see any particular changes. A new color option is possible, but the 2021 Infiniti QX50 will definitely keep its look, which is amazing. Typically for Infiniti, there are lots of curvy lines. Still, everything gets a little bit to tighten up. So, the crossover combines classic and modern aesthetical design solutions in such a good way. Definitely one of the best-looking models in the class.

On the other side, the QX50 rides on an old D platform, which doesn’t provide the most amazing driving experience, compared to rivals. The handling isn’t that great, but we hope that the possible performance version could bring improvements in this aspect.

2021 Infiniti QX50 Engine

When it comes to the powertrain, there is a chance to see a new performance version in the offer, with a new engine. On the other side, base models will carry on with a great 2.0-liter turbo-four, famous for its variable compression. Thanks to this technology, the engine features some of the highest mpg ratings in the class, despite that the max output goes to pretty respectable 268 horsepower. This crossover returns around 24 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway and you will hardly find a rival that is better in this aspect.

On the other side, a performance version is just a rumor at the moment. Still, if it happens, we presume it would come with a V6 engine. Of course, a 3.0-liter unit comes to mind first, and there’s even a chance to see its more powerful version, which delivers a quite impressive max output of 400 horsepower.

Infiniti QX50 rear

Features

When it comes to the standard equipment, we could see a couple of additions for the 2021 Infiniti QX50. This particularly refers to tech features. The new infotainment system is about to come. Also, we could see a couple of additions to the list of standard equipment, such as navigation or a premium audio system.

On the other side, we definitely don’t expect bigger changes in terms of safety features. The current model is already pretty strong in this aspect. All models are equipped with things like rearview camera, forward collision warning, pedestrian detection, and forward emergency braking. Of course, additions are always welcome but don’t expect too many of them in this case.

2021 Infiniti QX50 Release Date and Price

Despite the expected update, we are pretty sure that the 2021 Infiniti QX50 won’t come much earlier than usual. Also, the price should remain pretty much the same, which would mean around 37.000 dollars for base models.

2021 Nissan Silvia S16, Comeback, Rumors, Specs

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The famous sports car has been out of production for decades, but car enthusiasts will go crazy on any news or rumor about the possible redesign. Therefore, it makes perfect sense to see all those reports that suggest a comeback of this model, which could happen already in the next year. Many reports suggest that the comeback model would come as the 2021 Nissan Silvia. It would come with lots of new design solutions and technologies, but we are also pretty sure that the new model would stick to base design characteristics that are trademarks for the nameplate.

This mix should make the new model both fast and practical, which seems like an obvious advantage compared to most sports cars today. Still, keep in mind that everything you’re going to read in this article is based on rumors and unofficial reports. We are still waiting to hear something from the officials.

2021 Nissan Silvia

2021 Nissan Silvia Redesign

When it comes to the base design characteristics, there are many things that come to mind, but the platform is definitely the platform. The CMF architecture, which is used for most new models, doesn’t seem like a good fit for a sports car, while the good-old FM platform definitely shows its age and can’t stand any more updates. Therefore, there is a big chance to see a completely new architecture. It would be modular and suitable for different layouts.

Therefore, we presume it would underprint the next generations of GT-R and Z Car. In this particular case, we expect no surprises. The 2021 Nissan Silvia should come in a typical FR layout, with front engine and rear-wheel drive. We count on a typical coupe design, but two comfortable rows of seats, which should make the car not just great in terms of performances, but also in terms of the comfort and practicality as well.

Exterior Design

When it comes to the exterior design, it is still early to talk about details. The new 2021 Nissan Silvia is still just a rumor, so it’s hard to say anything more precise about the new look. At this point, we can say that the new model is about to come with a coupe design, in the same manner as its predecessors. The previous generations have always been characterized by a lot of distinctive details, so we may expect to see similar things from the new model as well. Still, the base styling should have a lot in common with the rest of the lineup and the new design language should be followed in some portions at least.

Nissan Silvia Grille

Also with less power, the 2021 Nissan Silvia should be notably bigger than the next-generation Z Car. The overall dimensions should go somewhere between compact and mid-size standards, according to most rumors.

Interior

The interior design is still a big mystery but we can speculate about the most basic things. First of all, it seems pretty certain that we are about to see a 2-door, 2+2 coupe, which will feature a quite comfortable cabin, practical for everyday use. Also, we count on quite generous cargo space.

On the other side, the 2021 Nissan Silvia should accentuate its sporty character on the inside as well. At this point, it is still early to talk about details, but we may presume the new model would come to a driver-oriented dashboard design, full of details that will emphasize its performances.

2021 Nissan Silvia Engine

Although bigger than the Z Car, the new 2021 Nissan Silvia won’t offer such a level of performance. We are pretty sure that the new model will stick to its traditions. That means that we expect to see a turbo-four engine under the hood. Nissan already has an engine that would be a perfect fit for the new sports car. It is a new 2.0-liter engine with variable compression, which already debuted in some of Nissan’s models. Of course, we presume it would be slightly tuned for this occasion. So, we would see a max output of around 300 horsepower. Also, we count on a manual gearbox in the offer.

2021 Nissan Silvia Concept

2021 Nissan Silvia Release Date and Price

The 2021 Nissan Silvia is just a rumor at the moment, so its arrival is still under question, despite that some reports suggest it could hit the market already in the next year. If it ever comes, we presume that base models would go around 35-40.000 dollars.

2021 Infiniti QX80 Redesign, Interior, Price

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The current generation of this full-size SUV may be around for a quite long time, but it looks like we won’t see a complete redesign soon. According to the latest reports, it looks like we are about to see another update. As you probably know, an update for a couple of years ago has brought a completely new styling, based on the Monograph concept. So, some other things will be in the focus this time, instead of the exterior design. This primarily refers to interior changes, as the current model looks a little bit outdated in this aspect. Therefore, the 2021 Infiniti QX80 is expected to bring notable revisions in this aspect, particularly in terms of the dashboard design and new tech features, including a new infotainment system.

Changes under the hood are also possible. There is a big chance to see some modest power boost, but various reports also suggest a completely new powertrain option. Given the possible update, there is a big chance to see 2021 Infiniti QX80 a little bit earlier than usual.

2021 Infiniti QX80

2021 Infiniti QX80 Will Get New Infotainment System

Despite the age, the current generation of this SUV is petty strong in many aspects, particularly in terms of driving characteristics, but there are also fields where this model obviously shows its age. This particularly refers to interior design. The dashboard features decent overall quality. Materials are fine, but the dashboard design definitely can’t keep the pace with the competition. The same thing goes for the infotainment system and other tech features, so we are about to see some pretty interesting novelties in the 2021 Infiniti QX80.

The first thing that comes to mind is the infotainment system. The current one is quite outdated. It isn’t the most functional software on the marker, graphics aren’t great, while there is no smartphone integration eighter. Therefore, we count on a significant update. As you may know, the internationally-offered Nissan Patrol received an update recently and now features a dual-screen setup, similar to ones we can see in other Infiniti models. Still, we expect something completely new in the 2021 Infiniti QX80. Most likely, we will see one but quite large screen, with superb graphics, goodies like Android Auto and Apple CarPlay etc. Along with a new touchscreen, we count on other changes on the center stack, less physical buttons. Other than that, the interior could come with a couple of more revisions on the dashboard, while the overall cabin layout should remain the same.

2021 Infiniti QX80 Exterior

On the other side, we probably won’t see too many notable changes outside the cabin. Both styling and mechanics are expected to remain pretty much the same. The 2021 Infiniti QX80 will continue to ride on a good-old F-Alpha platform, which ensures pretty good handling and driving dynamics. The styling has been updated a couple of years ago, with a lot of inspiration taken from the Monograph concept. All in all, the best we could see in this aspect are new color options and similar things.

2021 Infiniti QX80 Monograph concept

2021 Infiniti QX80 Engine

Changes are quite possible on the inside as well. The current model comes with a well-known 5.6-liter, which is good for about 400 horsepower. We count on a couple of revisions that would provide a little bit more power, an amount similar to Nissan Patrol Nismo, which is good for about 420 hp. Still, the main issue with this engine will probably remain, and that would be the fuel economy. The current model returns around 14 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on the highway.

With minor modifications only, it is hard to believe that the 2021 Infiniti QX80 would be able to mark any better results. Therefore, we may expect to see additional engine options in the offer as well. Which one, it is still hard to tell, but a turbocharged V6 seems like the safest pick.

Besides a new engine, we should see a new transmission. Just like the new Titan, the new QX80 should replace the current 7-speed gearbox with a new 9-speed automatic transmission.

Features

Additions in terms of standard equipment are possible as well. Still, we have to say that the current model is already pretty decent in this aspect. All models come standard with things like 13-speaker Bose premium sound system, Bluetooth, four USB ports, satellite radio, a navigation system, voice controls. Also, there are safety features like forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, front and rear parking sensors, and a surround-view parking camera. All in all, a couple of novelties is possible, but don’t count on too big changes.

2021 Infiniti QX80 Redesign

2021 Infiniti QX80 Release Date and Price

Given the possible updates, the 2021 Infiniti QX80 should come a little bit earlier than usual, although details are still unavailable. The current model starts at around 65.500 dollars and we don’t expect bigger changes in the future.

2021 Nissan Navara Facelift Rumors

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The pickup market is getting hotter these days, even in parts of the world where these vehicles weren’t so popular in the past. As the competition is getting more up to date, it’s time for Nissan to come up with some novelties as well. Unlike the Frontier, the current-generation Navara isn’t that old. It was introduced in 2015 but that doesn’t mean it’s going to remain untouched until the complete overhaul. The latest reports are suggesting a mid-cycle update. This could happen already in the next year, for the 2021 Nissan Navara model.

At this point, it is still early to talk about details, but we may presume that the new version will come with a couple of interesting styling novelties, though we count on new features on the inside as well. Moreover, there’s a chance to see novelties under the hood as well. With such a nice amount of changes, we may presume that the 2021 Nissan Navara would arrive a little bit earlier than usual, sometime in the second half of the next year.

2021 Nissan Navara

2021 Nissan Navara Exterior Changes

Without any doubt, visual changes seem most likely. The current model looks good, but there is always enough room for updates. In terms of mechanics and base design characteristics, we don’t expect to see any notable change. This is a well-designed pickup truck, which offers an amazing balance between performances and comfort. On one side, this is a very capable truck, which can tow pretty impressive 7.700 pounds, when properly equipped. On the other, it offers arguably one of the smoothest rides in the segment.

When it comes to styling, we could see a couple of novelties at the front. Revisions on parts like headlights, grille, and bumper seem likely, especially if we consider that the all-new Frontier is coming after more than 15 years. Therefore, we may presume that the North American truck may serve as inspiration for the 2021 Nissan Navara changes.

Interior

The current model looks nice from the inside. Of course, you won’t find hi-end materials like in crossovers, as this is still primarily a working machine. However, no one can deny that the truck features a pretty decent cabin. Most materials are hard to the touch, which promises years of use, while the dashboard looks simple but attractive. For the 2021 Nissan Navara, we don’t expect to see any particular change. The new model may come with new color schemes and a couple of revisions on the center stack, but the overall design will remain pretty much untouched.

Nissan Navara Interior

On the other side, we count on updates in terms of features. This particularly refers to tech goodies. We should see things like updated infotainment software, but a couple of new tech goodies as well. Moreover, additions in terms of safety are expected as well.

2021 Nissan Navara Engines

The 2021 Nissan Navara will carry on with familiar engines but may come with one addition as well. In most markets, the truck comes with Renault’s familiar turbodiesel. It is a 2.3-liter dCi turbo-four, which features a max output of 190 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque. Although with smaller displacement compared to rivals, this engine has plenty of power and torque, so it’s no wonder that the Navara is capable of towing 7.700 pounds (3 tons) with this engine. These numbers are among the highest in the class, but this engine is also quite impressive in terms of fuel economy. In some parts of the world, you can also find a good-old 2.5-liter petrol unit, which is good for about 155 horsepower. It’s not the most capable unit you can find, but it ensures amazing durability and reliability.

Finally, there is a chance to see one interesting novelty for the next year. According to some reports, the 2021 Nissan Navara could also come with a 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel in the offer. Of course, we are talking about the same engine that powers the X-Class. This engine delivers around 255 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque, which would bring Navara to a completely new level in terms of performances and overall ride quality. This means better acceleration, higher towing capacity, smoother ride etc. However, we are still waiting to hear something from the officials on this matter.

Nissan Frontier Navara

2021 Nissan Navara Release Date and Price

The 2021 Nissan Navara is still far away from us, so we can’t talk about some more precise date of launch. Still, we may presume that the new model would hit the market a little bit earlier than usual, sometime in the third quarter of the next year. When it comes to the price, we don’t expect bigger changes. Of course, the price largely depends on the market. In Australia, this truck starts at around 38.000 AUD. On the other side, European models are more expensive and go from 32.000 Euro.