FRANKLIN, TN - The 2009 G37 lineup includes a new addition: an all-wheel drive coupe, adding more surefooted performance on slick roads, according to AP. It also heightens sporty driving for enthusiasts on dry pavement, and it's the only 2009 G37 coupe with a seven-speed automatic transmission. Other G37 coupes have a six-speed automatic transmission.

Also worth noting, the Infiniti's G cars are a recommended buy of Consumer Reports magazine, where predicted reliability is "excellent."

Starting manufacturer's suggested retail price, including destination charge, for a base 2009 G37 coupe is $36,765. The 2009 G37x Coupe ("x" denotes all-wheel drive) starts at $39,565. All G cars have the same engine, a 330-horsepower, 3.7L V-6.

Competitors to the G37x Coupe include the 2009 BMW 335xi Coupe, which starts at $44,925 with 300-horsepower six cylinder, manual transmission and all-wheel drive, and the 2009 Audi A5 Coupe with quattro all-wheel drive, manual transmission and 265-horsepower V-6. It starts at $41,525.