integraguy UltraDork
11/3/10 5:58 p.m.

Infiniti's cars have been "all over the map" style-wise, since the brand was "hatched"....not always a bad thing. But some of the offerings have been a bit TOO bizarre (3rd and 4th gen. Q springs to mind) and unfortunately, they now look a bit too much like each other. YET, you have to love the I…

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David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
12/10/13 12:00 a.m.

There are a lot of flagship sedans out there, and we admit that the Infiniti M-series has been a bit off our radar. Yeah, it's had rear-wheel drive and some nice powertrains, but it hasn't really been aimed at our market. The M56 is new for 2010, and Infiniti has definitely captured our attention.

Our test car had the available 5.6-liter V8 backed by a seven-speed automatic transmission that automatically matches revs. More optional goodies: the Sport Touring package (upgraded tunes, mostly), the Sport package (245/40R20 tires, sport suspension and four-wheel active steering), and R Spec high-friction brake pads. (Seriously, it really came with upgraded pads, a $370 option.)

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