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Infiniti G37, Coupe, Sedan
#213 of 242 Re: Quick question.... [beer4704]
Apr 13, 2010 (7:01 pm)
Also, check out Consumer Report's video of their test track review of the G37 sedan. They take the car to its limits. You will probably need to be an online subscriber.
#214 of 242 Differences with the Sport package?
Apr 15, 2010 (4:16 pm)
How much difference does the sport package make on a G37 Journey. I know it has a tuned suspension and LSD, but is the steering feel better.
Say you had a choice between these 2 -
Which one would you choose. I like the tech toys in the nav but don't want to compromise handling too much. On the other hand if the base car is good enough I don't want to pay for paddles, stitching and better seats.
#215 of 242 Re: Differences with the Sport package? [mrcrispy]
Apr 16, 2010 (6:04 am)
I actually would avoid the sport package myself. I find that on cars like this that are already more sporty than touring suspension setup, adding the sport tuned suspension makes for a VERY rough ride. Real world driving conditions are such that the negatives of the bumpier ride (both driver experience and wear and tear) far outweight the positives of improved handling and feel. You just don't find that many occassions to whip around windy turns at high speed, but where I live the roads can get pretty bad, especially in early spring (pothole season).
#216 of 242 Re: Differences with the Sport package? [poodog13]
Apr 16, 2010 (5:16 pm)
We have just purchased a 2010 G37 Sport 6MT sedan with Nav and find the ride is not a problem. It is firm but not jittery (even more pleasant than our 2001 Honda Accord). In contrast, my wife found the 2009 Acura TSX to be unacceptably jittery (as reported by Consumer Reports), and was not willing to buy it (the ugly snout didn't help either).
However, I think the car handles very well in standard configuration, and navigation can be very helpful. If I had to choose, I would take Nav over sport, except that I only drive MTs (which is only available as sport). Fortunately I was able to also get the Nav.
#217 of 242 Re: Differences with the Sport package? [billpaul]
Apr 18, 2010 (3:52 pm)
I have said this before in a previous posting, and someone else made the same observation. I moved from the IS250 to the G35X, now I have a G37xS. I found the ride in the G35X to be more on the Lux side than the IS250. The IS250 tires transmitted way too much noise and each crack on the road was transmitted to the occupants. The G35X did not suffer from any of that. (I am not trying to bash the IS250 here) The only difference I have found with the X and the xS is the steering wheel is much more sensitive on the xS, other than that there isnt much of a difference between the x and the xS. However, the sport package on the X is not the same as the RWD sport package, the latter being more performance oriented whereas on the X, its just for looks really.
Other good news, I am now averaging 22mpg, combined. I reset my meters this weekend, 4000 miles to date. With my experience on the X, as mileage increase, mpg increases. Not bad for 328hp and intelligent AWD.
#218 of 242 Re: Differences with the Sport package? [mrcrispy]
Apr 20, 2010 (7:25 am)
I have a 2005 G35 Coupe with auto/sport package. While it took a little getting used to at first, after five years, I no longer notice the harsher ride. Now if I drive a "normal" car, they feel loose and squishy.
If you like a car that is tight, get the sport tuned suspension. If you are looking for a boulevard ride, skip it.
#219 of 242 G37 engine torque curve
Apr 23, 2010 (4:27 pm)
I have been trying to find a figure of the engine torque curve. Can anyone refer me to a website with this info? Thanks.
#221 of 242 Re: G37 engine torque curve [britishmutt]
Apr 23, 2010 (6:33 pm)
Thank you. Is the 2010 any different from the 2008?
#222 of 242 2010 G37x Exploding Sunroof
Apr 26, 2010 (6:09 am)
We were driving this weekend in our 1 week old new car while going approx 65 mph when the sunroof just shattered. It was open the tilt setting and it looks like it just popped from the inside out. We were not going under anything like an overpass so nothing fell on it and there are no scratches on the roof that indicate a rock or anything else hit it.
Took it to the dealer and they claim to have never seen anything like it but were going to call out some Infiniti engineers to look at it. The sales manager seemed to be indicating that we will need to file an insurance claim.
Needless to say nor to thrilled right now to be looking at another $500 for the deductible on a 1 week old car.
Wondering if anyone else has had the same problem and if Infiniti has assumed any responsibility.