New Car Comparison | Japanese Drop-tops

24 мая 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

Matt Campbell

Inside review.

Infiniti G 37 Convertible: $87,900 plus on-road and costs. 3.7-litre V6; 235kW/360Nm; automatic; RWD; 11.4L/100km and CO2 ()

Lexus IS250C F-Sport: $82,300 plus on-road and costs. 2.5-litre V6; 153kW/252Nm; automatic transmission; RWD; and 219g/km CO2


Infiniti G37

Lexus IS250C F-Sport: by a fair margin, but Lexus offer a higher output V6 Still, it’s loaded gear. Matches the Infiniti touch-screen sat-nav, leather xenon headlights (not Bluetooth, front and rear sensors and a reversing camera, electric seats. Has smaller wheels and stereo only has Features DVD playback and voice sporty body-kit and F-Sport in the cabin.

Infiniti G 37 Convertible: Costs more but boasts a far more engine, and is packed with goodies including a 7.0-inch with sat-nav, Bluetooth and audio streaming, Bose stereo, adaptive bi-xenon front and rear parking and reversing camera, leather front seat heaters, seat adjustment for front electric steering column 19-inch alloys.


IS250C F-Sport: Appears The media system has both buttons and touch-screen functions, so can be Small item storage is Driver’s seat ergonomics not right. Rear seat is cramped, but slightly less the Infiniti. Wins on boot with 391L roof up. The metal lid chomps a lot of cargo but Lexus reckons you can still fit a bag inside. It’d want to be a one.

Infiniti G 37 Convertible: Looks a lot and more contemporary than the despite already being old. Stereo is a corker and to use. Front seats are and supportive with good and ergonomics. Rear seats are tight for head and legroom. is rated at 333 litres with the in place, but is all-but useless the folding metal roof is and fills the boot space, just enough room for a mat.

Winner: Infiniti

the bonnet

Lexus IS250C The 2.5-litre gives away than 50 per cent in terms of and more than 40 per cent in and feels sluggish in comparison. The will rev hard, but lacks the urge to help it off the line. auto can be slow to react even when you use the paddle

Infiniti G 37 Convertible: A thumper of a V6 smooth, linear power and lots of low-down push. The auto does a great and paddle shifters allow you to over the decision making Rev-matching throttle blipper great during down-shifts. and requires premium fuel

Winner: Infiniti

How it drives


IS250C F-Sport: Feels solid on the road, but also has a few with the lid up and doesn’t feel as as German offerings. Suspension feel as lumpy as the Infiniti, and it its line slightly better twisty sections of road. A lot at 1750kg, but still feels its when pushed hard. is light but accurate, but there is steering kickback and wheel

Infiniti G 37 Convertible: Best as floppy. The roof squeaks and when in place, and the body feel stiff enough. The fidgets over small It weighs 1866 kilograms and to squirm on the road when and never settles quickly The steering is more direct the Lexus, but still has some and wobble in the driver’s hands.


Lexus IS250C F-Sport: has dual front airbags, and passenger knee and dual airbags; no coverage for rear occupants. Roof drops in 20 and must be done at a standstill. cabin turbulence with the down.

Infiniti G 37 Convertible: Has front, front side and airbags including coverage for seat occupants. Lid takes 25 to open or close, and can only be when the car is at a complete halt. is well sheltered from with the roof down.



Lexus F-Sport : A tad dated and underpowered, but the version is better value and a compromised drive.

Infiniti G 37 : A great engine and whopper of a aren’t enough to get the newcomer the



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