Infiniti’s first-ever diesel saloon will cost from £36,750 when sales start next month.
The Europe-only Infiniti M30d is powered by a 235bhp, 406lb ft 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine mated to a seven-speed automatic gearbox. It accelerates from 0-62mph in 6.9sec and can reach a top speed limited to 155mph. Its CO2 emissions are 199g/km, while combined economy is rated at 37.7mpg.
The M30d is available in five trim levels. Standard equipment includes bi-xenon headlights, 10-way adjustable front seats, reversing camera, parking sensors, heated steering wheel and Infiniti’s Drive Mode Selector, which offers four driving modes: Sport, Normal, Snow and Eco.
The £39,250 GT model is more luxurious, offering semi-aniline leather and heated and ventilated front seats; £44,600 GT Premium trim adds technology including Blind Sport Intervention, Intelligent Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning and Prevention. Other features in GT Premium trim include Infiniti’s Forest Air climate control system and its Connectiviti+ infotainment system.
The more sporting M30d S includes four-wheel steering, sports suspension, sports seats, gearshift paddles and 20-inch alloy wheels. A £46,600 M30d S Premium model adds the extra equipment included in the GT Premium over the standard GT model.