2008 Infiniti EX35

Infiniti's newest entry is a segment buster, filling a need between mid-size sedans and mid-size utilities

Many seasoned car guys from Detroit wince at the concept of derivatives - and we're not even talking about stocks or algebra. Derivatives are new models spun from existing mechanicals, and sometimes car companies can try to stretch their models way too far, in way too many directions, all to the end of saving money. Derivatives almost bankrupted GM during the reign of Roger Smith; think Cavalier and Sunfire, Skylark and Cutlass, Aztek and Rendezvous.

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