10 surprising new cars for 2011
For fuel-conscious folks with $800,000 homes, a Prius with leather isn't going to cut it. The Infiniti M Hybrid, at the price of a bare-bones Mercedes E-Class, gets them 32 miles per gallon on the highway and 27 in the city — and does so in the most cosseting, artful way possible.
Infiniti's attention to detail — the wavy stitching on the buttery-soft seats and dash, the sparkly wood, a sound to alert pedestrians — is everywhere in this midsize luxury car. It's ultra-quiet and humble, yet sporty and snarly at the push of a pedal.