2007 Infiniti G35 Sport: Cupholders, Storage Nooks Need Work
September 14, 2007
Yeah, that basso profondo rumble that emanates from under the 2007 Infiniti G35's hood is intoxicating. And the sedan is frisky as a puppy when experienced on the highway. But get past the fun and games and there are practical things to consider. Things like my tall water bottle.
My bottle had a hard time finding its place in the G35's world. The one cupholder that could accommodate it was located on the armrest, in a position that caused my elbow to smack the bottle every time I shifted. The bottle almost had me up on assault charges.
My other beef is with the storage bin located just in front of the cupholder, between the driver and passenger seats. That bin's the most accessible choice when it comes to stowing my parking structure access card. But it's not a natural fit; the bin has tons of odd edges that seem to love getting tangled with my card, making extrication difficult. It's also made of the sort of cheapo plastic that's not very becoming in an entry-luxury car. Less expensive cars offer smooth, felt-lined bins that are nicer to look at and more practical to use.
Warren Clarke, Automotive Content Editor