Despite an endless string of teasers and previews, the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge concept might not make it as a production model after all.

Despite an endless string of teasers and previews, the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge concept might not make it as a production model after all.

Ex chief executive Johan de Nysschen (now Cadillac's president) has revealed some juicy details about its former employer on Facebook. He says Nissan's corporate vice president Noboru Tateishi has decided to abandon the Q50 Eau Rouge project because Infiniti has "more enthusiasm for driver's aids, apparently, than driver's cars."

We remind you Infiniti originally introduced the Q50 Eau Rouge concept in January at NAIAS in Detroit but at that time they didn't disclose the engine's identity. A couple of months later in Geneva, Infiniti revealed that lurking underneath the hood was the Nissan GT-R's 3.8-liter V6 twin-turbo engine developing 568 bhp & 600 Nm.

The concept later on evolved into a prototype with slightly less power (560 bhp) and was supposed to go into limited-run production with a price tag at around $100,000, according to Johan de Nysschen who back in June when he was still at Infiniti said the company might "subsidize each car in order to keep it within reach."

At the moment of writing Infiniti hasn't issued any official response.

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