For years, Nissan said it was developing its own hybrid drive system, which now sees the light of day in the Infiniti M sedan. This hybrid system uses lithium ion batteries to propel the car under electric power at speeds of even 65 mph.
Infiniti has evolved a refined design language over the years, with gracefully curving fenders and a hood that drops between them. The rear has almost a fastback look, setting the M35h apart from other sedans.
The suspension for the M35h feels soft, good for damping out potholes but less sure in the turns. Infiniti uses a conventional fixed suspension rather than active suspension technology.
The small gauge to the lower left is the main indication on the instrument cluster that this car is a hybrid. The driver can also call up a screen on the center display that shows power distribution from the hybrid system.