A large-sized luxury sedan sold in rear-wheel and intelligent all-wheel drive configurations, the 2012 Infiniti M56 sedan presents radical exterior styling. Lighting its driving path with standard HID headlamps, the V-8 powered 2012 Infiniti M56 sedan is largely indistinguishable from the M37 in overall appearance. Compared to the M37, the 2012 Infiniti M56 offers a more comprehensive package of comfort items. Special standard equipment to the M56 is climate-control front seats, navigation system and a 10-speaker Bose premium audio system with a 9.3 gigabtye Music Box hard drive. Moved by 420 horsepower and 417 pounds-feet of torque, a 5.6 liter V-8 engine moves 2012 Infiniti M56 through a powerplant employing gasoline-direct injection and all-aluminum construction. A 7-speed automatic transmission assures the clean and smooth distribution of power from the M56 sedan’s engine. In 2012 Infiniti M56x models, the inclusion of all-wheel drive makes the luxury sedan more formidable driving through inclement weather. Among minor changes in 2012, the contents of the M56 Sport and Sport Tuning Packages have been consolidated into a single option group. Special brakes, aggressive suspension and 20-inch wheels is loaded via the 2012 Infiniti M56 Sport Package.Read more Read less
For 2012, the Infiniti M gains a hybrid model--the very first gas/electric hybrid from Infiniti. It features a 3.5L V6 mated to an electric motor that makes a combined 360 horsepower. It needs no plug-in charging for its battery packs and can run on either powerplant separately, or both together. Not other changes have been made to the M line for 2012.
Mix of traditional luxury and sport-sedan attitude; plush interior upholsteries and trims; acceleration and performance; all-new hybrid model; available accident avoidance technology
The M strikes an unusual mix of luxury, economy, and sportiness that's unmatched in this class, with strong powertrains, nimble handling and a quiet, refined interior. Its new styling looks at once traditional yet flamboyant, and some will prefer the straightforward interior design to the screen-based systems in other luxury vehicles. The all-new M35h hybrid model provides gobs of power and torque all while delivering the fuel economy of a 1.8L economy car. The M lineup features a wide range of tech gadgetry, including Blind Spot Intervention, setting the M sedan apart from its class.