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Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge prototype testing with Sebastian Vettel

Video footage of Vettel beating on the prototype will be unveiled in Beijing. With 560hp on tap, we expect impressive performance.

@ShaneMcGlaun
Published Fri, Apr 4 2014 12:51 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Infiniti has been teasing a new sports car that it is working on called the Q50 Eau Rouge. The car has been seen at the car shows, but so far no real-world performance numbers have been offered. That will soon change when Infiniti unveils footage of F1 champ Sebastian Vettel running tests on a prototype.

Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge prototype testing with Sebastian Vettel | TweakTown.com

Vettel is the Infiniti Director of Performance and he will be shown behind the wheel of one of the 560hp Q50 Eau Rouge prototypes. The video will be shown at the 2014 Beijing Auto show. Vettel tested the car at the Millbrook Proving Grounds testing facility in the UK.

The car was put through a series of performance, handling, and precision driving tests. Infiniti says that the feedback that is received from Vettel will be used into the engineering for the next steps of the prototypes development program. For now, all we get is the teaser video you see here.

NEWS SOURCE:infinitinews.com

Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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