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Infiniti G35, Coupe, Sedan
#480 of 947 Re: 2008 G35 Sedan [py777]
Apr 11, 2007 (5:46 pm)
BMW did upgrade their engines after one year. the 2005 was the old body style. It changed to the new body style in 2006, then they upgraded the engines for 2007. Check out the comparison I did here: BMW Model Comparison You can clearly see the different body styles from 2005 to 2006 and the different engines (Technical Specs tab) from 2006 to 2007. My friend has a 2006 325 and he is not happy, because for 2007 it became a 328 (+15 in HP and torque). My point is, that an upgrade after one model year has been done for even the "best" of cars, and I'm really wondering if Infiniti will do the same.
Either way, I think I'm waiting for the 2008 model. If they up the engine, great. If not, I sure I'll be more than satisfied. But that engine upgrade will be in place within a couple of years, if not for 2008 definitely. But like someone said earlier, you have to jump in sometime.
#481 of 947 Re: 2008 G35 Sedan [py777]
Apr 12, 2007 (4:22 am)
No matter what happens, I do not expect my value to go down to nothing.
And in the meantime, I'll wave to all the folks waiting on the sidelines, as I go zooming by.
I love my G and it was so worth the wait.
#482 of 947 Re: 2008 G35 Sedan [scottm123]
Apr 12, 2007 (5:56 am)
What's the deal with the 4 wheel active steer package? Do you know anything about it? Is it worth the extra money and weight? Of what I know, I would say no, but I have to admit, I know very little about it.
#483 of 947 Re: 2008 G35 Sedan [carfanatic17]
Apr 12, 2007 (7:45 am)
I have the 4was, I like it and it's worth the money. here's a video, and it does do this, there's also some video's in Japanese that compared two G35S one with and one without, the 4was package was faster on Solomons and curving roads. it really does work.
The variable steering ratio is fantastic!
From my understanding, the G35 is the only car that has a 4 wheel active steer system, I've heard BMW's active steer is mechanical and not 4 wheels. The M45 only has rear wheel active steer.
#484 of 947 Re: 2008 G35 Sedan [kring5]
Apr 12, 2007 (7:58 am)
Is there a difference in ride between the G35S and the Sport with the 4WAS?
#485 of 947 Re: 2008 G35 Sedan [carfanatic17]
Apr 12, 2007 (8:14 am)
not as far as suspension is concerned. but there is a better handling difference.
#486 of 947 Re: 2008 G35 Sedan [kring5]
Apr 12, 2007 (9:11 am)
Are there any other opinions on the 4WAS? I guess I am going to have to test drive a Sport with and without it to figure out which one I like best.
#487 of 947 Re: 2008 G35 Sedan [carfanatic17]
Apr 12, 2007 (10:20 am)
You can't test drive it. it's special order only.
#488 of 947 THE COLORS, THE COLORS
Apr 13, 2007 (9:58 am)
I'm having a hard time deciding what color my G will be. I love the black and the way it shines in that deep black tone. I just dont know if I can handle the maintenance on it. I'm worried of the swirl marks and little scratches that may arise that really stand out in the black. I dont mind spending a few hours providing the proper care, I just dont know if i'll have the time to do it on a regular basis.
I also love the blue slate, new color for this year so not to many out there yet and the trim tends to stand out in it. however,it also tends to look rather BLAH, on cloudy days but will be easier to keep looking clean for a longer period of time than the black.
The liq. plat. was a third option. no offense to anyone out there with it but everyone out here in my area with a coupe or 06 prior sedan seems to have that color. I got two neighbors with a liq. plat. coupe.
Right know i'm leaning for the slate but wanted to check with some of the black obs. owners how difficult has it been to keep the car looking new. I guess it all depends on how much care and time one puts into it. Dont think I can go wrong with either color.
#489 of 947 Re: THE COLORS, THE COLORS [triple_7]
Apr 13, 2007 (10:04 am)
Well, Black is what it is.
Stunning when it's spotless, not so stunning when it's not.
I just picked up my Blue Slate.
I saw it online, saw it in pics, and saw it at the dealer.
I was also on the Liq Platinum fence.
It reminded me of an Altima too much.
The Slate is awesome.
Like you said, it's just nice on cloudy days, but in the sun, it's absolutely amazing.
It changes color as the angle changes.
I love it!
Good luck with your decision.
The color thing stumped me for a long time as well.