Roadshow Video Reviews
Infiniti goes back to the future with the Prototype 9The labor of love from the Japanese automaker is one part vintage open-wheel race car, one part modern electric vehicle.
[MUSIC] [MUSIC] What happens when you take the elegance of a 1930s aircraft, add a little bit of vintage retro cool from an open wheel racecar, and then throw a modern day electric drivetrain under the hood? Well you end up with this, the Prototype 9 by Infiniti. [MUSIC] The prototype 9 was inspired by that fabled experience that every auto enthusiast wants to have, the barn find. What would a Japanese barn find look like? Well, according to the new global designer for Infiniti, Alfonso Albaisa, It would have a sleek hand hammered steel hood wrapped around a steel ladder, 19 inch spoke wheels and an interior that leaves no room for distractions. [MUSIC] Infinity will be showing off the prototype 9 at the Pebble Beach, concours to [UNKNOWN], we're pretty sure its going to make a big hit. But if you'll excuse me. I gotta get this baby up to its top speed of 105 miles an hour. [MUSIC]