Infiniti wants to raise the link between its production cars and Formula 1 team that sponsors with new models. Initially, the Japanese launched a version of "Sebastian Vettel" by FX50S, shortly after the onset of IPL performance range. Most of the Infiniti will do more than that, being a flagship plan, which form a "bridge" between F1 and production cars from Infiniti. In other words, the Japanese want to build an exclusive sporty, offering Infiniti spirit in a more extravagant. Initially, Essence concept was seen as a potential candidate for the title, then emerge-e came the concept of hybrid performance from Infiniti.
Andreas Sigl, head of F1 Infiniti, said that such a model would help that could cover the bridge between Infiniti and Formula 1. Premium brand representative of Japan said that the question of the production model has not yet been completed, is considered more ideas, but sources say the brand a version number of emerge-e is the second, Essence concept production is preferred. Instead, the Nissan GT-R platform, developed from scratch by the Japanese concern will not be used for any performance model from Infiniti.
Infiniti announces Japan's nearly two years a division dedicated to sports and a sports model and Essence concept was to the fore since the announcement in 2010. "IPL is a milestone for us. I thought that something like the current AMG division. It is only a starting point for future sports models, brought together under one brand lower," said Ben Poor, U.S. vice president Infiniti.