Inspired by the space-age design of the 2007 Infiniti FX45 and the myriad features of its navigation system, we decided to test its tech by taking it on an extraterrestrial adventure. With some help from Google Maps, we devised a modified interplanetary trek around the streets of San Francisco. Check out the snaps from our galactic goose chase.
Caption by / Photo by CNET Networks
We started out by plugging in all our destinations to the FX45's navigation system. With our final destination set as the Green Earth supermarket, we programmed stop-off points at a number of planets along the way.
Caption by / Photo by CNET Networks
We stopped for a rest at Uranus Terrace. Careful with that pronunciation.
Caption by / Photo by CNET Networks
Another 745 million miles brought us to Saturn Street.
Caption by / Photo by CNET Networks
Neptune Street was our first stop.
Caption by / Photo by CNET Networks
Followed by Venus Street. This is where women are from, apparently.
Caption by / Photo by CNET Networks
Mercury Street was next.
Caption by / Photo by CNET Networks
Before heading onto Mars Street. Men are supposed to be from here, although there was nobody about when we arrived.
Caption by / Photo by CNET Networks
Finally, not content with our own solar system, we decided on an intergalactic deviation to the Vulcan Staircase. Unfortunately, lack of front-fender ground clearance meant that we couldn't get up it.
Caption by / Photo by CNET Networks
The reality was a lot less space-age than we had been led to expect by the map screen.
Caption by / Photo by CNET Networks
Up Next
Six generations of the Ford Mustang...
20