The EX35 is offered in both rear-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations, each with a choice of two trim levels - Base and Journey. It is powered by a 297-hp 3.5-liter V6 engine, mated to a new seven-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode. The EX35 Base is comprehensively equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, leather upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, satellite radio and a USB port; Journey models add a power moonroof, heated front seats, genuine wood interior trim elements and Bluetooth wireless connectivity. Standard safety features include four-wheel anti-lock brakes with brake assist, vehicle dynamic control with integrated traction control, LED tail lights, six airbags and a tire pressure monitoring system. Noteworthy optional safety technologies offered on the EX35 are an Around View monitor, a lane departure warning/prevention system and intelligent brake assist with forward collision warning; new for this year, a blind spot monitor is available. For 2011, the INFINITI EX35 gets a new 7-speed automatic transmission and larger 18-inch alloy wheels on all models, while dual-zone automatic temperature control is added to standard equipment on the Base trim. Additionally, a Blind Spot Warning system is added to the Technology Package.