On the road the big Infiniti is surprisingly agile and easy to maneuver. The V8 provides plenty of pickup, with instantaneous response from the drive-by-wire throttle and a...
nice throaty growl from the specially-tuned exhaust. The ride remains smooth at all times, and our fully-loaded test vehicle had Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), the benefits of which can be appreciated on sharp curves.
The QX56's steering feel is heavy yet direct and, although the long front hood might seem to make maneuvers difficult, having the front wheels pushed to the outermost edge of the vehicle allowed us to accurately "dock" the QX, even in the tightest parking spaces.