The first Infiniti Centre in Europe will open to the public from the start of October on the Avenue de Versailles in the stylish 16th Arrondissement of Paris.  The 500m2 facility will show Infiniti's Retail Design Environment Initiative applied for the first time in a European downtown location.

Meanwhile at the Paris Expo, the Infiniti FX37 performance crossover receives its global show debut following the reveal of its more powerful FX50S sibling seven months ago at the Geneva Motor Show.  The 320PS FX37, available in FX37 GT and FX37S versions, will accelerate to 62mph in 6.8 seconds and onto a top speed of 145mph.

The Infiniti FX37S

Standard equipment on the FX37 GT includes 20 inch alloys, Scratch Shield paint, all-wheel drive, seven-speed auto with paddle shift, leather upholstery with electric as well as ventilated front seats, cornering xenon headlights, parking camera and sensors, to name just a few examples.  The FX37S adds 21 inch alloys, Continuous Damping Control and sports seats.

Infiniti has already released pricing for several of its markets launching in 2008 including France where the FX37 is priced from €55,950.