Drivetime: “Yo Vinnie, Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” Infiniti’s QX 56

TheInfiniti QX 56 in the large family size

TheInfiniti QX 56 in the large family size

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A big week for the crew here at Drivetime…literally! We are living large. About as large as one can live and still fit in one lane.  Our Drivetime Road Test vehicle for this week is the Infiniti QX 56 B.U.V.(Big Utility Vehicle!).

This three-seat luxury liner is a spectacular road tripping truck. You sit up high in seats that are more Barcalounger than car seat. It rides smooth, has little connection to the road, is fitted with every luxury appointment you can think of and some that help driving as well like an actual four wheel drive system with high and low selection.

How tall is the QX 56? It actually comes with a split screen multi shot camera set that includes a front view camera so you can see what is in front of you when parking as well as side and rear view cameras that show you the parking lot lines. You don’t park the QX 56, you maneuver it into a berth!  It might be the only SUV that you need a TV director to help you park, “rear camera on one — give me a two-shot of the side cameras on the white lines in 3-2-1-go.”

The split screen camera set in the QX56 is a news control room directors dream

The split screen camera set in the QX56 is a news control room directors dream

The truth is the QX 56 is big, brash, beautiful and so far has been a great road machine for hauling lots of people in leather wrapped luxury.

It could be the ultimate Big and Tall accessory!

Look for my full review coming up on a future edition of Drivetime.

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Get more reviews, news about cars and the people who drive them, interviews and tips on how to get more out of your driving experience all on Drivetime with Vinnie Richichi and Rob Pratte Saturday mornings 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA. Also listen to Vinnie on The Vinnie and Cook Show Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.

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