That does, of course, include the destination fee. What does 54 grand buy you in the Infiniti hybrid world? A 360 horsepower, 29 MPG midsize luxury sedan. That’s 29 MPG combined – 27 MPG city, 32 MPG highway. A conventionally powered M37 (powered by a 3.7 liter V6) starts at just over $48k, so you’re looking at a ~$6k premium for the hybrid powertrain.
In the world of luxury cars, $6k isn’t a huge sum of money. But then again, buyers of this sort of car tend not to concern themselves with trivialities such as fuel economy. I doubt Infiniti is planning to move a lot of these – it exists to exist. In other words, Infiniti can now say they have a hybrid.
Read more about the 2012 M35 Hybrid.