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The STILLEN® Cat-Back Exhaust System for the VR30DDTT Infiniti Q50 and Infiniti Q60 3.0t has an aggressive tone under hard acceleration, but mellow during cruising, with that unmistakable STILLEN sound. STILLEN engineers unlocked a 26WHP and 29WTQ Gain. Those numbers are nothing to sneeze at, and you’d be hard pressed not to notice an additional 29lb/ft of torque.

2017-2018 Infiniti Q60 3.0T DYNO

STILLEN went through extensive design, engineering and testing to ensure the STILLEN Infiniti Q50 and Infiniti Q60 Cat-Back Exhaust Systems would be the best available for our customers. Designed to fit beautifully into the OEM valance or as a compliment to a STILLEN® Rear Diffuser, this system looks as good as it sounds. Available with three tip options to suit your tastes – choose from Carbon Fiber, Polished or Burnt-Titanium Look Tips to give your Q’s rear end that ‘extra something’ it needed.

2017-2018 Infiniti Q60 3.0TT Stainless Steel Cat-Back Exhaust System

Years of racing and product development have taught STILLEN that relying on computer software simulations or using comparable product data is not enough to produce the best possible product for our customers. There is no substitute for physical validation especially when it comes to the Nissan’s VR30 Engine. Numerous Infiniti Q50 and Infiniti Q60 Cat-Back Systems were tested through dyno pulls and extensive data logging. STILLEN’s rigorous procedures even included testing different merge angles between pipes. The result of STILLEN’s rigorous program found a “Y-Pipe” layout similar to what is found on the Nissan GTR VR38 Engine produced the best result.

The STILLEN Cat-Back Exhaust System consist of a Y-Pipe, Mid- Pipe, and Dual Mufflers w/ Interchangeable Tips. The 2.5″ diameter Y-Pipe configuration allows for better airflow. The Y-Pipe than connects to the Mid-Pipe. The 3″ diameter Mid-Pipe than carries the exhaust gases to the rear of the vehicle where it branches back into 2.5″ diameter dual rear exit. Upon meeting the rear exhaust pipes the exhaust gases flow through the STILLEN engineered and manufactured mufflers. The 4.5″ diameter bolt-on exhaust tips enable you to adjust the tip position for a proper fit no matter what bumper or aero you choose to run at the back. Finally, the exhaust note is mild and well-mannered under normal driving conditions, but quickly turns aggressive and authoritative when under throttle. The overall size of the STILLEN Cat Back Exhaust System will differ to the Infiniti Q50 and Infiniti Q60 respectively.

STILLEN’s use of mandrel bent 304 Stainless Steel backed by a limited lifetime warranty ensures your cat-back exhaust will last. The VR30DDTT Infiniti Q50 and Infiniti Q60 Cat Back Exhaust is proudly engineered and manufactured in the USA at its facilities in Costa Mesa, California.


For more information or to place your order about the Infiniti Q50 and Q60 VR30DDTT Cat-Back Exhaust from STILLEN®

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The first annual Nissfest Norcal 2019 took place this past weekend in Modesto, CA – 6/8/2019. STILLEN was proud to sponsor the event that brought out a full field of incredible Nissan and Infiniti vehicles from both Northern and Southern California.

Drift Demos, great weather and awesome vehicles entertained all that attendees.


Nissfest Norcal 2019


For very hot running engine, an oil cooler kit is a must have. Too much heat is an enemy of any combustion engine. Having your oil temperature up to 30 degrees cooler during normal driving will add many 1000’s of miles to the life of your engine and improve performance.

Oil is rerouted to the oil cooler outside of the engine and is cooled prior to circulating back into the engine. The oil cooler kit is not too dissimilar from a car’s radiator. You will have to use up to two quarts more oil to fill up the coils and lines in the oil cooler unit. The end result is a healthier engine that will last much longer than an engine without an oil cooling unit.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Street and Race Kit
  • 19 – 25 Row Core
  • Increased Oil Capacity
  • Helps Prevent Engine Oil from Overheating
  • Includes Goodridge Stainless Steel Lines, All Needed Fittings, Hoses and Hardware
  • Thermostatic Sandwich Plate – Prevents Overcooling of Oil
  • Vehicle Specific Bracket

OIL COOLER KIT AVAILABLE FOR*

  • Nissan 370Z and 350Z
  • Infiniti G37 and G35
  • Infiniti Q50 and Q60
  • Nissan Maxima and Altima
  • Nissan Titan

*Check Year, Make, and Model to Confirm Availability

If you’re interested in keeping your car cool with a STILLEN® Oil Cooler Kit, call us at 866-250-5542 to speak with our experienced performance Specialists, or chat live with the team at www.stillen.com – thanks for joining us! Catch you next time.

STILLEN’s 2017-2018 Infiniti Q60 3.0T Cat-Back Exhaust System!

STILLEN® released one of the most powerful cat-back exhaust system for the Infiniti Q60 3.0T. The twin turbo V6 VR30DDTT engine from Infiniti is a very exciting power plant that comes with a tremendous amount of potential and opportunity. STILLEN is excited to get to work tuning this baby GT-R platform!

To start with the development of this Cat-Back Exhaust System, STILLEN created multiple prototype systems. Ranging from true dual to X pipe to Y pipe with varying diameters of tube in each configuration. Having been in the business of developing high performance exhaust systems for more than three decades we have learned that there is no formula or cheat sheet for creating a performance exhaust system. The only way to find out what works best for an engine and vehicle configuration is to build and test.

Having developed a wide range of prototype exhaust systems our engineering team hit the dyno to see which configuration produced the best results. After all of the tests were completed, we were a little bit surprised to learn that the best exhaust system was lying in front of us the whole time. The twin turbo V6 Nissan GT-R favors a dual into single back to dual configuration and after our testing was complete we learned that the Infiniti Q60 VR30DDTT does too. This exhaust system features a 2.5” Y pipe which flows into a 3” mid-pipe. The 3” mid-pipe then carries the exhaust gases to the rear of the vehicle where it branches back into 2.5” dual rear exit.

Upon meeting the rear exhaust pipes the exhaust gases flow through the STILLEN engineered and manufactured mufflers. During our development, the STILLEN engineering team struggled to get the exhaust note “just right” with traditional off the shelf mufflers. This can be a common problem when working on a turbo engine as the turbo acts like a muffler and restricts the engines exhaust note. Our engineering team struggled to find the balance between too loud and too quiet until the decision was made to develop and manufacture our own muffler bespoke to the VR30DDTT platform. STILLEN has been manufacturing their own mufflers in house since 2002 with great success.

The end result of our teams tireless work is the most powerful cat-back exhaust for the Infiniti Q60 is available today. This system features 100% stainless steel construction, laser cut 304 stainless steel flanges, polished stainless steel mufflers and a selection of three different exhaust tips ranging from polished stainless steel, flame burnt torch series stainless steel, to polished stainless steel wrapped in dry carbon fiber.  All of this backed by STILLEN’s limited lifetime warranty.

2017-2018 Infiniti Q60 3.0TT Stainless Steel Cat-Back Exhaust System

Product Features:

  • Greatest Incremental Horsepower Gain: 26.3 HP @ 4,680 RPM
  • Greatest Incremental Torque Gain: 29.5 lb-ft @ 4,680 RPM
  • 100% Stainless Steel
  • Limited lifetime Warranty
  • American Made
  • Authoritative Tone Under Throttle
  • Most Powerful

2017-2018 Infiniti Q60 3.0T DYNO

Also Available:

2017-2018 Infiniti Q60 3.0T Exterior Styling

Exterior Styling

2017-2018 Infiniti Q60 3.0T Performance, Brakes, & Handling

Performance, Brakes, & Handling


If you have any questions about the Infiniti Q60 3.0tSTILLEN Cat-Back Exhaust Systems or any STILLEN products for the Infiniti Q60 on our website, give us a call at (866) 250-5542, email sales@stillen.com, or message us on our Live Chat!


 

Lightened Flywheels for 2003-06 Nissan 350Z [Z33], 2003-07 G35, Nissan 370Z [Z34] & Q60 3.7
Don’t Miss this Upgrade When Upgrading or Replacing your Clutch – Get More WHP & Faster Response

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Most enthusiasts know that replacing the OEM clutch with a high performance unit transfers more power to the ground, improving acceleration and performance. What not everyone realizes is that there are two sides to the clutch system besides the disc and pressure plate – the flywheel is just as important.

When it comes time to replace your OEM clutch, or if you’re thinking about upgrading to a high performance clutch in your Nissan 350Z or Infiniti G35, 370Z, G37 or Q60 3.7, you’re likely worrying about stuff like how many pucks your clutch has and its friction material – but you’re probably not thinking about your flywheel and really, missing this upgrade while you have everything apart during a clutch install is doing yourself and your Z, G or Q a disservice.

STILLEN FLYWHEEL CLUTCH CLEAN (4)

What not everyone realizes is that a lightened flywheel is one of the best modifications you can make to any manual transmission vehicle. So? The engine feels much more powerful and responsive- the whole car generally feels more lively. A lightened flywheel won’t ADD horsepower or torque, but rather, with it, you regain power and response that is normally consumed by drivetrain loss. By reducing some of the loss from the drag of the drivetrain on the engine, more engine power makes it to the wheels.

Flywheel Animation via Wikipedia Commons 

What does a flywheel do, anyway?
To understand why a lighter flywheel makes such a big difference in performance and response, you need to understand how a flywheel works. To put it simply, a flywheel is an energy storage device – the flywheel stores inertia energy. The purpose the flywheel in your car serves is smoothing out the fluctuations of torque on the crankshaft, as well as helping to maintain engine speed (RPM) at a designated level. In other words, the flywheel helps keep your engine from stalling as you feather on the clutch when taking off from a standstill, for example.

How does a flywheel work in practice?
Ever play with one of those “pull-back” toy cars as a kid? Those pull back toy cars rely on a flywheel to work. The wound up spring spins a flywheel, the spinning mass of the flywheel creates inertia, meaning the flywheel wants to keep spinning, thus keeping the toy car moving after the spring has delivered its initial thrust.

Imagine trying to run in work boots. Now  imagine trying to run again after changing the work boots for a pair of running shoes. Same idea. As your engine turns, it takes some energy to get the weight of the flywheel moving. In turn, the flywheel wants to keep moving, helping smooth operation and idle. The more mass a flywheel has, the more energy it will take for your motor to gain RPM. Most manufacturers opt for a heavier flywheel, the reason being that it makes the engine less likely to stall and much easier to use in stop-start traffic. When you reduce the weight of the flywheel, the vehicle feels more powerful as a result, because less energy is required to overcome inertia and get the flywheel moving. As a result, more of the engine’s motive power is transferred to the wheels, and since there is less weight holding back the engine, it will gain and drop revs more quickly as well.

There’s an anecdote that illustrates this brilliantly, funnily enough from an old Kung Fu movie, but hear us out here. So, there’s this climactic fight between two skilled fighters. The whole movie, one fighter is always seen wearing heavy ankleweights… but even with the weights on, he’s very quick, but his opponent is even faster. Just before the fight, to everyone’s surprise, the guy removes his ankle weights. With the resistance of the weights gone, the fighter has use of his full potential, giving him the extra performance needed to best his opponent. That’s effectively what’s happening when you fit an engine with a lighter weight flywheel.
Removing the unnecessary resistance unleashes your engine’s full potential.

Infiniti G35 AASCO Flywheel Install Andy Ash (1)

Your Flywheel & Clutch Are Both “Wear Items”

Most people don’t consider that your flywheel wears out, just like your rotors wear away on your brake system. Not everyone realizes the flywheel’s friction surface wears out too, so some folks neglect to resurface or replace their flywheel when installing a new clutch disc, and that’s really only doing half of the job. The clutch grabs onto the flywheel’s face, wearing it out as well as the clutches’ friction material, so like your brake pads, rotors and clutch, it too is a wear item and should also be serviced whenever you’re replacing the clutch.

AASCO Billet Flywheel

On the Nissan VQ engines used in manual transmission-equipped 350Z, 370Z, G35 , G37, and Q60 3.7 the difference is especially noticeable. In the 370Z and its VQ engined sisters, the OEM flywheel weighs in at a whopping 25-26lbs – by contrast, the STILLEN Flywheel for Nissan 370Z and Infiniti G37/Q60 tips the scales at only 14.25 lbs, a difference of more than 10lbs. For the earlier Z and G models, the STILLEN Flywheel for Nissan 350Z / G35 offers similar weight reduction.

As the flywheel turns, centrifugal force and inertia make the flywheel act as if it is many times heavier than it is, which holds your engine back significantly.

ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS

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As an alternative, the ACT Streetlite Xact Flywheel for 370Z, G37 and Q60 3.7 is slightly heavier at 17.4lbs, and that’s still a big improvement over the stock 25lb part. The additional mass makes it just a bit friendlier on the street while still offering the benefits of a lightweight flywheel, and it’s a good bit less expensive at just $366 (as of press time).

The tradeoff is that this flywheel is non-serviceable, so once you’ve worn it out, you’ll need a new unit (as opposed to resurfacing or replacing it), and of course, it will be a little slower to drop or gain revs compared to the STILLEN unit because the ACT unit is 3lbs heavier, but it’s still a significant improvement over stock.

 

STILLEN FLYWHEEL CLUTCH CLEAN (3)

Face to Face: The black disc on flywheel is what makes contact with the face of the clutch

The clutch and the flywheel are as critical to each other as peanut butter and chocolate are to a Reese’s cup – it’s not a Reese’s without both, so be sure to service your flywheel whenever you replacing the clutch. Doing one without the other is kind of like replacing just your brake pads without servicing the worn out rotors. While yes, it’ll bolt together if you skip replacing the rotors during a brake job or resurface the flywheel when doing a clutch, it’ll ‘work’, but it won’t perform as well as it should or could.

More Affordable Than You Think

The other thing is, the 370Z, G37, Q60 3.7 and late-production 350Z models use a dual mass flywheel. What this means is that the average machine shop cannot resurface it, it has to be sent out to a specialty machine shop, meaning that for many people, an expensive OEM replacement flywheel is the only viable option.

Trouble is, a replacement OEM flywheel is a whopping $1200 USD at press time. By comparison, the STILLEN flywheel is less than half that at $535 USD (at press time), saving you nearly $650. What’s unique to the STILLEN Lightweight Flywheel for 2008-10 Nissan 370Z is that unlike virtually every other lightened flywheel available for these cars, the STILLEN flywheel is rebuild-able. This means that when its friction surface wears out, you’re only buying a $125 replacement component. With a flywheel that is not rebuildable, you’ll be stuck buying a whole new flywheel when it wears out.

The reality is, if you’re upgrading or replacing your clutch, you’re already doing the majority of the labor needed to install a lightweight flywheel. That makes a lightweight flywheel the perfect “While I’m At It” mod.

For your convenience, STILLEN also offers a flywheel and clutch package, the STILLEN High Performance 350Z / 370Z / G37 Clutch / Flywheel Combo, which includes the STILLEN Flywheel, an ACT Clutch / Pressure Plate and of course, a new Pilot Bushing with clutch alignment tool. Available for $989.50 (as of press time), this package saves you some green when compared to buying the included items one-by-one.

We’ve covered the performance benefits and potential cost savings, there is one more CRITICAL item you really should replace while you’ve got your car taken apart, and not replacing this one little part can really bite you in the behind later on, and take your Z, G or Q out of commission when it goes.

DON’T FORGET THE SLAVE CYLINDER! OR ELSE…

ZSpeed Performance Slave Cylinder GRAYED
One of the notorious issues specific to the 370Z, G37 and Q60 3.7 is the clutch slave cylinder. The OEM Nissan unit is a rather brittle little plastic part – and ludicrously prone to failure.

The Problem
If you’re installing an aftermarket performance clutch in your 370Z or G37, it is a GUARANTEE that your OEM Nissan clutch slave is going to fail on you in the very near future. We don’t say that kind of thing lightly. The OEM clutch slave might survive with a stock clutch, but it can’t manage an aftermarket clutch. Yes, you can use an OEM Nissan replacement for your failed clutch slave, but remember, the design and materials are still the same, which means the replacement will also inevitably fail too.

The frequency of failure isn’t an exaggeration, either. The OEM slave really is that bad on the 370Z, one only needs to google “370Z problems” to see just how frequently the CSC’s fail, and we’ve even seen it firsthand on customer vehicles – in one case, the customer opted to skip the clutch slave when installing a new clutch disc despite our warnings, and unfortunately, within 2 months the OEM CSC unit failed, just as we had cautioned it would. The customer’s 370Z had to be taken apart all over again to replace it, and when you consider paying for the labor of dropping a transmission twice, that’s a rather pricey gamble.

The Solution

ZSpeed Performance Slave Cylinder MAIN
This brittle and leak-prone plastic OEM CSC was such a nuisance, it drove ZSpeed Performance to develop their heavy duty ALL-METAL Concentric Clutch Slave Cylinder for the 370Z and G37 (and late 350Z’s with the HR engine), and given the ridiculous failure rate, the experts at STILLEN highly recommend ZSpeed Performance’s Heavy Duty Clutch Slave as a part of any G37 or 370Z clutch service. On the earlier 350Z and G35, the slave was serviceable from the outside of the transmission… on the 370Z and G37, you’ve got to do all the work you’d normally do while replacing the clutch in order to replace it.  We STRONGLY recommend installing this upgrade with any clutch replacement – take our word for it, you’ll regret it later if you skip the slave when replacing or upgrading your clutch.

A replacement OEM plastic clutch slave from Nissan is around $125, while the ALL-METAL Heavy Duty Zspeed Clutch Slave is a bit spendier at $325 (as of press time), but consider, for that additional cost, you’re getting all metal construction. That means you have peace of mind to drive and enjoy your car, as you’ve replaced the ticking time bomb of failure with a more durable version that will serve you reliably for many miles to come.

We realize we’re beating a dead horse a bit here, but seriously, save yourself the tow truck, the labor and the heartache and replace the slave while you have everything apart. After all, it’s not a matter of if, but WHEN your clutch slave is going to fail, and it would suck to have to pay for the labor twice. You’ll thank us later.

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Is a Lightweight Flywheel Street-Friendly?
The caveat to a lightweight flywheel is that going too light can cause driveability problems and make stop-start traffic challenging. The STILLEN Flywheel is designed with streetability in mind, offering both significantly enhanced performance and response while also keeping enough mass to ensure the car won’t stall out in stop/start traffic like it may with an ultra-lightweight RACING flywheel. The experts at STILLEN have spec’d out a flywheel with a great balance of weight reduction and real-world usability.
We do want to note here that a lighter flywheel will cause some light gear chatter- but pretty much any flywheel other than the OEM unit will chatter, too. If mild gear chatter is an issue for you, resurfacing or replacing your OEM flywheel could be a possible alternative option.

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Conclusion

In short, the STILLEN flywheel offers a major improvement in performance and response you’ll really feel on the ol butt-dyno and it’s less than half the price of a replacement OEM flywheel. Even if you add in the Zspeed Clutch Slave, you’re still spending hundreds less than an OEM flywheel for an increase in performance and response that few other mods can offer.

That about wraps it up – if you have questions or would like to order your own, reach out to us at 866-250-5542 to speak to our knowledgeable staff, and if the phone’s not your thing, you can always email us at sales@stillen.com or talk to us in real time by using the Live Chat on STILLEN.com

STILLEN INFINITI Q60 REDSPORT 400 SEMA 2017

STILLEN INFINITI Q60 REDSPORT 400 SEMA 2017front_v2

STILLEN is excited to announce the launch of our complete line up of products for the 2018 INFINITI Q60 at the 2017 SEMA show.

The INFINITI Q60 redsport is a very exciting car as it brings performance back to the INFINITI marque.  Featuring a potent 400 horsepower twin turbo V6 badged the “VR30.”  This car offers the driver an exhilarating experience and inspires the driver to push the car aggressively.

STILLEN has been involved in performance parts for off-road trucks, supercars and street performance cars of a variety and makes and models, but STILLEN is perhaps best known for our experience in tuning NISSAN/INFINITI vehicles… we’ve been involved with developing performance parts for Nissan (and later Infiniti) for over 30 years now.  When the opportunity came to work with Infiniti on this platform, we jumped at the chance and let our engineers run wild.


INTAKE


To kick things off, we took a look at how we could beef up the car’s performance.  Our engineering team immediately began dissecting the air intake system to study it and determine how we could optimize airflow. While the engineering team was busy with figuring out how to get every last pony out of the intake, our fabrication team were hard at work under the car, reviewing the exhaust routing, tube diameter, configuration of the system and the construction of its muffler, all in order to see what gains could be made.

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After going through more than 20 prototype intakes trying to achieve our goals, our induction specialists produced a Q60 Intake design that yielded a huge gain of over 20 horsepower at the wheels, and that’s without the need for further tuning or any modifications to the vehicle. Not every ‘high flow’ intake on the market works with the OEM ECU map, so making sure our intakes benefit the car with the stock tune is a high priority for our design team. The end result is what you see above – the urethane airboxes offer a significant advantage over an exposed conical filter, as the airboxes ensure that the intakes are drawing in only cool, outside air, rather than sucking in hot air from inside the engine bay (which robs you of power). Designed as a complete solution, the STILLEN Cold Air Intake for 2017 Infiniti Q60 comes complete with silicone couplers, CNC machined and tig welded aluminum MAF tubes as well as poly-urethane air boxes to keep the engine fed with cooler air, helping to deliver maximum power output.


EXHAUST


STILLEN INFINITI Q60 REDSPORT 400 SEMA 2017

Turbo V6 engines are notoriously difficult to get the sound “just right.”  In the end, our team was not satisfied with any of the common mufflers we could source “off the shelf.”  The only option was to build our own.  So, we engineered our own mufflers, manufactured them in house, and pack them with a high temperature ceramic wool.  These tuned mufflers truly allow the heartbeat of the car to be experienced. The final exhaust design was selected after 15 different prototype systems were rigorously tested on our Dynojet chassis dyno.  It took quite a while to determine what the engine wanted in order to produce the most power across the entire powerband.  The end result is a tuned Y-Pipe, leading to a single Mid-Pipe which branches back into a dual outlet exit.


BODYSTYLING


STILLEN INFINITI Q60 REDSPORT 400 SEMA 2017

With the performance parts development underway, now it was time to address the exterior styling. The Q60 is a fantastic looking car straight out of the factory, but like a nice tailored suit, it can look even better with the addition of the right accessories. To bring out the car’s flowing lines, we opted to wrap the car with a red chrome wrap.  The brilliant luster of the red chrome accentuates all of the angles and curves of the body of the car and truly ‘makes it pop’. The Q60 has a very organic, free flowing design, and the hyperreflective red chrome shows off these daring curves and deep creases exceptionally well.  Like any car, we felt it could be a bit more aggressive and could do with some aero styling to really accentuate the curves the car comes with. The STILLEN design team then set to work shaping a Front Bumper Splitter featuring STILLEN Front Bumper Splitter for 2017 Infiniti Q60 – (with Winglet Extensions). With the front end spiced up to our satisfaction, we shifted our attention over to to the rear of the car, the STILLEN craftsmen then created a set of side splitters and rear spats to suit the aggressive feel we were going for.  Both of these parts were custom fabricated exclusively for the STILLEN Q60.

STILLEN INFINITI Q60 REDSPORT 400 SEMA 2017

Finishing off the ground effects package, STILLEN designed a Rear Diffuser for the Red Sport V36 Infiniti Q60 with a set of aggressive air channels and openings for a larger-than-stock dual exhaust.  The STILLEN diffuser for Infiniti Q60 is no “one off” for a show car – this part is a production item you can purchase and install on your own Q60, along with the rest of the aero suite, including the STILLEN front splitter and winglets. While these days the majority of aftermarket manufacturing seems to be done overseas, but at STILLEN, we make all of our products right here in the USA. Every single STILLEN aero or appearance upgrade, intake and exhaust system is designed and manufactured in the USA, right here at STILLEN headquarters in Costa Mesa, California. Not everyone realizes that here at STILLEN we fabricate pretty much everything in-house,  exterior parts, intakes, exhausts, suspension bits — our CNC machines, benders, welders and a team of experienced and talented craftsman makes it possible to do everything here. Now that we had the ground effects completed, the team still felt like our Q was still missing something.  The rear end still lacked something, so next, the STILLEN artists then turned their attention to the rear spoiler.  The initial idea was a simple, clean spoiler that would added a bit of height to the deck lid.  After a few design studies, the team decided to step it up and came up with something that would compliment the dynamic lines of the Q60’s design, and created a custom hand crafted rear wing that completes the car and ties in beautifully with the overall design concept.


SUSPENSION


With the power and exterior styling completed it was time to focus on supporting all of that extra power and downforce.  To do so, the STILLEN team partnered with RSR suspension, who used the STILLEN Q60 to develop and prototype a set of coil overs that are truly incredible.  One difference that sets STILLEN builds apart from other SEMA showcars is that our cars are built to be driven. Our Q60 Redsport is no trailer queen – this car was driven to the show and then driven home.  Since this car would be seeing hundreds of miles of actual road use between STILLEN HQ in Costa Mesa and Las Vegas, it was vital that the car not only look good, but could also retain its handling performance. The team at RSR hit another home run with the RSR Coilovers for 2017+ Infiniti Q60 we had fitted to the car – we really enjoyed these dynamic coil overs.  The ride quality is fantastic when cruising on the freeways and the car carves through the canyons with ease.

STILLEN INFINITI Q60 REDSPORT 400 SEMA 2017

To make sure that the alignment was correct after the coil over installation and subsequent ride height lowering, SPC suspension provided a complete set of adjustable suspension including front upper control arms and SPC Suspension Rear Camber, Toe and Setback links for 2017 Infiniti Q60.  By installing the adjustable SPC suspension the STILLEN technicians were able to precisely dial in the alignment ensuring excellent handling characteristics

STILLEN INFINITI Q60 REDSPORT 400 SEMA 2017

No car would be complete without the right wheel and tire package.  Wheels are one of those items that can make or break a car.  For years STILLEN has chosen VOSSEN Wheels for 2015+ Infiniti Q50 / Q60 and NITTO tires for their vehicles.  On this car though they wanted something a little different.  To accomplish this the STILLEN team selected the Vossen X Work line of wheels.  Particularly, the VWS-1.  Work wheels is a leading Japanese manufacturer of high end wheels and the collaboration between Vossen and Work has resulted in a melding of Japanese technology with American style.  These two piece wheels feature a high luster polished lip with a matte  gunmetal center and polished anodized barrel.

NITTO tires have been the preferred tire for STILLEN for many years.  Offering a wide range of tire selections for everything from race cars to passenger cars and even offroad vehicles.  For the STILLEN Q60 project STILLEN selected the INVO series of tires.  INVO tires are designed specifically for the luxury sports car enthusiast.  They offer excellent performance and grip without sacrificing comfort.

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We’re thrilled with the end result of how our 2017 SEMA project came out – the team here at STILLEN feels that the Q60 we put together strikes the perfect balance between high end street luxury, with design inspired by our race-winning heritage tempered with elegant style.

STILLEN Vice President Kyle Millen had this to say of the project:
“The STILLEN Infiniti Q60 project car is one of my favorite cars out of the many projects we have created.  The team at STILLEN did an amazing job and made a car that is truly one of a kind.  From the work of the body craftsmen, the engineers and fabricators working tirelessly on the performance parts, I am extremely proud of the effort put into this car and the end result.”


If you have any questions about the Infiniti Q60 3.0t or any STILLEN products for the Infiniti Q60 on our website, give us a call at (866) 250-5542, email sales@stillen.com, or message us on our Live Chat!


 

STILLEN Dealer Profile: Infiniti Melbourne x STILLEN Q60 Red Sport

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The twin-turbocharged Infiniti Q60 Red Sport has been gaining traction with the aftermarket as development progresses on this exciting new luxury coupe. This is evident to us here at STILLEN, as we get feedback from our vast network of partner dealerships. One such dealership, Infiniti of Melbourne in Melbourne, Florida, has seen an increase in the sales of the Q60 as its popularity surges, and reached out to us to collaborate to create this Melbourne x STILLEN Infiniti Q60 Red Sport.

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STILLEN Unpainted Front Bumper Splitter for 2017 Infiniti Q60 [V36]

Every enthusiast knows, a car that stands out from the crowd is the car that’s going to capture your attention. When you think about why we modify our vehicles, one of the biggest reasons we do it is to look good. Melbourne Infiniti is well aware of this, and so fitting one of the Q60’s in their showroom with STILLEN Unpainted Front Bumper Splitter for 2017 Infiniti Q60 [V36] was a no-brainer.

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Body Styling and Lowering are on the Rise

It’s an unspoken rule among auto enthusiasts that every car looks better with a set of gorgeous wheels and lowered suspension. Therefore, it’s not surprising that with this rise in sales, there is a corresponding increase in aftermarket upgrades purchased. To give this car that oh-so-desirable lowered stance, a set of RS-R Lowering Springs for 2009+ Infiniti Q60 were fitted, offering a 1.2in drop up front and a 1.0in drop at the rear for a sleek yet understated look. A slick set of semigloss black Vossen Wheels completes the aesthetic.

We spoke to Infiniti of Melbourne’s Parts Department manager, Luke Degraff, who shared some of his observations.

“The increased sales of the Q60 coupe, along with its sedan sibling, the Q50, have led to an increase in aftermarket parts sales, especially the STILLEN Unpainted Front Bumper Splitter for 2017 Infiniti Q60 [V36] and the STILLEN Rear Valance Diffuser for 2014-2017 Infiniti Q50 [V36]. A good number of customers have also chosen to lower their new Q50 or Q60 with a set of RS-R Lowering Springs for 2009+ Infiniti Q60 [V36] RWD (N120D). We chose Vossen Wheels to complete the showroom model. The presentation has been very well received!”

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The STILLEN equipped Q60 was a hit at Infiniti of Melbourne’s Cars and Coffee event this past Saturday, July 22.

Infiniti of Melbourne also regularly hosts a Cars and Coffee event at the dealership. During their July 2017 event, the STILLEN/RS-R/Vossen equipped Q60 certainly drew plenty of attention from visitors checking out the vehicles on display.

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Are you ready to upgrade your Q50 or Q60 V36? If you’re already a customer or live near Infiniti of Melbourne, give Luke Degraff a call at 877-707-1190.

If you have any other questions about STILLEN Products, please feel free to contact us directly at 866-250-5542, by email at sales@stillen.com or via Live Chat at www.stillen.com!

Best Intake: STILLEN Cold Air Intakes Receive R.B. Exemption

 

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Street-legal status equates to being able to smog and register your car with ease while avoiding fix-it tickets and visits to the courts and/or the state referee. This becomes particularly important if you live in California or any of the 49 other States of America that subscribe to California’s style of stringent emissions requirements. Introducing the Best Intake: STILLEN Cold Air Intakes Receive R.B. Exemption for your vehicle.

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Developing performance products that achieve street-legal status involve a significant investment of research, development, time and money. To this end, STILLEN prides itself on the engineering time invested to garner measurable performance while maintaining compliance with the standards set forth by the Air Resources Board (A.R.B.). STILLEN employs a Nissan “CONSULT III” diagnostics computer to monitor and log vital data channels to ensure reliable and consistent performance. This means that STILLEN Intake Systems do not require ECU calibration and are a truly “Plug and Play” performance upgrade. No “check engine” lights and no idling issues.

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Obtaining an Executive Order from the A.R.B. involves prototyping and testing to prove that our STILLEN Intake Systems do not affect the vehicle emissions control devices. Periodically, we resubmit and update our product listings with new products as well as updates to existing part numbers and additional qualifying vehicle applications. Most recently released is the highly anticipated twin turbocharged VR30DDTT, the STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake w/dry filter for 2016-2018 Infiniti Q50 + Q60  (402856DF) and STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake for 2016-2018 Infiniti Q50 + Q60 (402856).

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STILLEN’s list of qualified products has also expanded its coverage under A.R.B. E.O. # D436-22.

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Part #                          Application

STILLEN Long Tube Dual Intake w/ dry filter for 2008-2010 Infiniti EX35 (402843DF)

STILLEN Long Tube Dual Intake w/dry filter for 2007-2008 Infiniti G35 Sedan (402843DF)

STILLEN Long Tube Dual Intake w/ dry filter for 2015 Infiniti Q40 (402843DF)

STILLEN Ultra Long Tube Dual Intake w/ dry filter for 2015 Infiniti Q40 (402847DF)

STILLEN Ultra Long Tube Dual Intake for 2009-2013 Infiniti G37 Sedan (402847DF)

STILLEN Z tube w/o intake for 2003-2007 Infiniti G35 Coupe + Sedan (403235)

STILLEN Ultra Long Tube Dual Intake for 2008-2013 Infiniti G37 (402846DF)

STILLEN Ultra Long Tube Dual Intake w/ dry filter for 2014-2015 Infiniti Q60 (402846DF)

STILLEN Ultra Long Tube Dual Intake for 2007-2009 Nissan 350Z (402845DF)

STILLEN Long Tube Dual Intake for 2007-2009 Nissan 350Z (402842DF)

STILLEN Long Tube Dual Intake for 2009-2016 Nissan 370Z (402851DF)

STILLEN Ultra Long Tube Dual Intake for 2009-2016 Nissan 370Z (402852DF)

STILLEN Dual Cold Air Intake w/ dry filter for 2014-2015 Infiniti Q50 (403230DF)

STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake w/ dry filter for 2016-2018 Infiniti Q50 + Q60 (402856DF)

STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake for 1995-97 Nissan Altima (402970AS)

STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake for 2007-2013 Nissan Altima Sedan 3.5L (402841)

STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake for 2013-2014 Nissan Altima 3.5L (402875)

STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake for 2000-2001 Nissan Maxima 3.0L (402956)

STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake w/ Dry Filter + Polurethene Air Duct 2009-2014 Nissan Maxima 3.5L (402962DF)

STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake w/ Dry Filter for 2004-2011 Infiniti QX56 (403447DF)

STILLEN Z-Tube w/o Intake Filter for 2003-2008 Infiniti G35 + FX35 (403235)

STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake w/ Z-Tube for 2003-2008 Infiniti FX35 (402834FX)

STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake for 2003-2008 Infiniti FX35 (402835FX)

STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake w/ Dry Filter for 2004-2015 Nissan Armada +Titan + QX56 (403447DF)

STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake w/ Dry Filter for 2005-2016 Nissan Frontier (403440DF)

 

Contact STILLEN today to get more information or to purchase your new intake today! Give us a call at 866-250-5542, send us an email to sales@stillen.com, or hit us up via Live Chat at stillen.com!

 

Holman Infiniti x STILLEN Q50 AWD

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The STILLEN Splitter adds style and presence to the Q50 without looking overdone.

STILLEN designs and manufactures its polyurethane body pieces in house from a proprietary blend of materials that ensure durability with a handsome finish. These components are offered in raw condition and ready to be color matched to the rest of the vehicle, as well as flat black.

STILLEN Matte Black Front Bumper Sport Spoiler for 2014-2017 Infiniti Q50 (KB11225),

STILLEN Matte Black Front Bumper Premium Spoiler for 2014-2017 Infiniti Q50 (KB11226)

  • Polyurethane Construction
  • Painted Matte Black – Can Also Be Painted to Match Exterior
  • Adds Downforce
  • Sport Models Only (Includes Hybrid)

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STILLEN Matte Black Rear Valance Diffuser for 2016 + Infiniti Q50 (KB11222MB)

STILLEN Unpainted Rear Valance Diffuser for 2014-2017 Infiniti Q50 (KB1222)

  • Diffuser Comes Pre-Installed with OEM-grade 3M Automotive Adhesive
  • No Cutting or Modification to Bumper Necessary
  • Unpainted – Ready for Primer and Paint
  • Polyurethane Construction
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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The STILLEN rear diffuser comes prepainted flat black and is also available in a raw urethane finish, ready to be painted to match the vehicle.

Holman Infiniti is a member of the STILLEN dealer network. Contact Holman Infiniti to purchase STILLEN products ranging from polyurethane body styling components to STILLEN Hi-Flow Cold Air Intake SystemExhaust SystemsBig Brake KitsExterior Body Styling and Forced Induction solutions!


To order or if you have any additional questions, about Holman Infiniti x STILLEN Q50 AWD please feel free to give us a call:
STILLEN (800-576-2131)
Email: sales@stillen.com
Chat with us on Live Chat at STILLEN.com.


 

STILLEN Short Ram Intake for the Turbocharged Infiniti Q50 Sport and Red Sport 3.0T

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STILLEN Hi-Flow Intake w/ Dry Filter for 2016-2018 Infiniti Q50 + Q60 (402856DF)

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Infiniti breathed some forced induction life into the Q50 Sport and Red Sport models with the inclusion of its all new, twin turbocharged VR30DDTT V6 engine. Conservatively rated from the factory with 300 horsepower (in the Sport) and 400 horsepower (in the Red Sport), these new “Q’s” make decent power off the showroom floor. However, like any turbocharged engine, reducing air flow restrictions allow a turbocharger to spool up more quickly while efficiently generating boost pressure. This translates into improved response, greater incremental gains and oftentimes, more peak power.

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As a longtime specialist in the world of Nissan and Infiniti, STILLEN takes great pride in the engineering of its products. Having seen the performance potential in the new 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6, our engineers set out to develop an intake system that produced the greatest performance gains without triggering the dreaded “Check Engine Light” error or requiring a custom tune.

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Unlike any other intake manufacturer, STILLEN’s longstanding relationship with Nissan helped to facilitate a genuine Nissan factory CONSULT diagnostics computer. Monitoring data channels that most in the aftermarket cannot, STILLEN engineers tested more than 20 different intake designs, evaluating numerous variables and noting the effects on specifics such as fuel trim, velocity and temperature, to name just a few. While the sheer number of prototypes might seem like overkill, the data collected enabled STILLEN to optimize the intake design for output and presentation.

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INTAKE (As tested on a 2016 Q50 Sport)

Peak Power: 293.15 whp @ 5,331 RPM

Greatest Incremental Horsepower gain: 20.98 whp @ 3,244 RPM

Q50 Intake WHP

Peak Torque: 289.87 lb-ft @ 5,300 RPM

Greatest Incremental Torque gain: 33.71 lb-ft @ 3,256 RPM

 

Q50 Intake TQ

Ready to add horsepower to your Q50 Sport or Red Sport? Reach out to us at 866-250-5542, by email at sales@stillen.com or via live chat at stillen.com! Demand for this intake is unprecedented, so order yours Today!