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New Sport Exhaust Kit for 2017 Infiniti Q50, Q60 Turns Up the Volume

Adds aural pleasure, removes a little weight

Motor Trend Staff
Apr 6, 2017

Fake exhaust pipes these are not. Infiniti released a new sport exhaust kit for the Q60 coupe and Q50 sedan that promises to give the cars a more robust sound while reducing weight. The stainless-steel pipes can be installed in place of the existing exhaust systems without any additional modifications.

The OEM exhaust kit spices up the engine sound of both Infiniti models, providing a more robust snarl and a raspier idle. The chrome tips should spruce up the rear's visual appeal as well. Despite the additional theatrical presence, Infiniti made no mention of any power gains.

2017 Infiniti Q60
$38,950 Base Model (MSRP) 22/30 MPG Fuel Economy
2017 Infiniti Q60 Sport Exhaust 660x440 Photo 2/2   |   2017 Infiniti Q60 Sport Exhaust

The sport exhaust kit is available for every variant of the Q50 and Q60, including the 400-horsepower Red Sport 400. All gas-only Q50 and Q60 versions use turbocharged engines (the Q50 Hybrid is powered by a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V-6), and given that turbocharging tends to subdue exhaust noise, drivers should welcome the option for a deeper and throatier note.

Additionally, Infiniti says the kits are 16 pounds lighter than the stock exhaust setup when fitted with a muffler, while a muffled setup, currently available for the Q50 (the Q60's muffled kit is coming later this year), will still reduce weight by 9 pounds.

Cost of entry is $589 for a muffler-less kit and $681 for the Q50's muffler-free one. They fit the 2016 and 2017 Q50 and 2017 Q60.

- Billy Rehbock

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