Infiniti brings 568hp Q50 Eau Rouge prototype to life


April 7, 2014 By Mike Lee
Last updated on August 6, 2015
  • Sebastian Vettel tests running prototype in his role as Infiniti’s Director of Performance
  • Full schedule of prototype testing and evaluation continues

Infiniti brings 568hp Q50 Eau Rouge prototype to lifeInfiniti is pressing ahead with the evaluation of the Q50 Eau Rouge high-performance vehicle and will show footage of the testing of a prototype version, at the hands of Infiniti’s Director of Performance Sebastian Vettel, at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show.

The four time Formula One world champion tested the 568hp high performance sports sedan at the Millbrook Proving Ground automotive testing facility, UK, putting the prototype through a challenging series of performance, handling and precision driving evaluations. Vettel’s invaluable feedback will be engineered into the next stages of the prototype’s extensive development programme – testing components, packaging and viability.

Further information regarding the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge running prototype will be released on press day at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show on April 20th.