2011 new york auto show

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Exhaust Note Revealed [Video]

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Our friends over at Left Lane News have grabbed the first video of the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 clearing its pipes, and just like the last version, it sounds downright mean. Unveiled at the 2011 New York Auto Show, the fastest Jeep packs a 6.4L Hemi V8 with 465 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of… Continue Reading...

Scion FR-S Lets us Hear Its Boxer Exhaust Note [Video]

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The Scion FR-S, née Toyota FT-86 II Concept, Subaroyota, etc, finally gets a chance to open up its pipes for us in this exclusive video. The Scion evolution of the long-teased Toyota concept was shown at the New York Auto Show, but this is the first time it’s actually been turned on. Scion has said… Continue Reading...

2012 Kia Rio Video: First Look at Kia’s New 40-MPG Compact

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There are a lot of important points to make about the all-new 2012 Kia Rio Sedan, but the most surprising is that it will be the first in the sub-compact segment to feature start-stop technology. Called Idle Stop and Go (ISG for short), the Rio will completely shut off its gasoline engine when at a… Continue Reading...

Fiat 500 Cabriolet Video: First Look at the Cinquecento Convertible

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After re-launching in North America last year, Fiat has just introduced its second model to our shores, the 500 Cabrio. A ‘convertible’ version of the 500 hatchback, the Cabrio is a different sort of drop-top as it retains the factory roof structure, but with a retractable material top instead of sheetmetal. Because of that structure,… Continue Reading...

2012 Kia Soul Video: First Look at the More Powerful and Efficient Soul

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The car the launched Kia‘s transformation from an auto industry back-marker to a legitimate brand, the Soul has received a list of mid-cycle upgrades for 2012. New front and rear fascias give a cleaner look to the Soul, while a new hood design has also been incorporated, all of which works to give the car… Continue Reading...

2011 New York Auto Show Video Wrapup

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A much larger event than in past years, the 2011 New York Auto Show had important debuts from most every automaker. Most notable among the reveals was the Scion FR-S sports car that will go on sale in the U.S. next year. Small cars played prominently with a new Nissan Versa, Honda Civic, Subaru Impreza,… Continue Reading...

2012 Subaru Impreza Video: First Look at Subie’s 36-MPG Compact

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Debuting the new 2012 Impreza at the New York Auto Show, Subaru has followed through on a larger plan to deliver vehicles that better suit the demands of customers, with toned-down styling and more interior room. Plus, like all new compact cars, fuel economy has increased significantly. Billing the car as the most fuel efficient… Continue Reading...

Mercedes C63 AMG Coupe Video: First Look from the New York Auto Show

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Joining the C-Class, C-Class Coupe and C63 AMG Sedan, the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe is powered by the same 6.2-liter V8 from the sedan, making 451-hp and a serious 443 lb-ft of torque and can hit 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds. But if you’ve got an AMG-type personality, then the AMG Performance package is… Continue Reading...

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Video: First Look at the Most Powerful Jeep Ever

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Calling it, “the most powerful and technologically advanced Jeep ever,” Jeep brand CEO Mike Manley today unveiled the new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 at the New York Auto Show. And he isn’t kidding. Transforming the capable off-roader to a serious street machine, the team at SRT revamped the entire package to deliver sports car… Continue Reading...

New York 2011: Chevrolet Sonic Z-Spec Live Photos

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The Chevrolet Sonic actually looks like a good vehicle, and not just in relative terms to the outgoing Aveo that it replaces. In a classic case of misplaced good intentions, Chevrolet decided to take things up a level with their Sonic Z-Spec package, that combines questionable visual patterns with the color palette of a Creamsicle…. Continue Reading...
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