2012 ny auto show

Top 10 Cars of the 2012 NY Auto Show

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Over the past few years Lexus has been referred to as a Japanese Buick, with the number one reason being the ES front-drive luxury sedan – a car that drew direct comparisons with the not-quite-Cadillac GM premium brand. To erase those comparos the new 2013 ES gets a more stylish exterior with a GS-themed front… Continue Reading...

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Video, First Look: 2012 NY Auto Show

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With almost all of the Hyundai lineup revamped with new product, two of the few remaining “old Hyundai” models are the Santa Fe and Vera Cruz crossovers. Replacing both those products for 2013 is an all-new Santa Fe, with a new platform, modern styling and the choice of either a two-row Sport model or a… Continue Reading...

2013 Nissan Altima Video, First Look: 2012 NY Auto Show

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Taking styling cues from its big brother Maxima, Nissan unveiled the all-new Altima mid-size sedan this week at the New York International Auto Show. Growing in size, the 2013 Altima keeps the same 2.5-liter 4-cylinder and 3.5-liter V6 engines with a slight bump in power. The bigger news is the next-generation CVT transmission that helps… Continue Reading...

Terrafugia Flying Car Video, First Look: 2012 NY Auto Show

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It’s not science fiction any more. A company called Terrafugia was on hand at this week’s New York Auto Show, showing off a flying car – with video proof that it both flies and drives. Actually more of a driving airplane, the Terrafugia team has been working on this car for years, completely revamping a… Continue Reading...

Infiniti LE Concept Video, First Look: 2012 NY Auto Show

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Watch out Tesla. Step aside Fisker. With the reveal of the LE Concept at the NY Auto Show this week Infiniti has confirmed it is preparing to enter the luxury electric car segment. Those new automakers may already have vehicles on the market, but considering the success parent company Nissan has had with the Leaf… Continue Reading...

Acura RLX Video, First Look: 2012 NY Auto Show

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A dramatic new styling direction for the brand it might not be, but the Acura RLX concept is a look at the hi-tech future flagship of the Acura brand. Looking much like a larger version of the new ILX small sedan, the RLX is in some ways a backwards version of the upcoming NSX supercar,… Continue Reading...

2013 Mercedes GLK Video, First Look: 2012 NY Auto Show

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Mid way through its product cycle the 2013 GLK has received a nip-tuck from the styling department at Mercedes-Benz. It has also receive one very major change. While the 3.5-liter V6 engine does now boast a slight increase in power, Mercedes announced at the car’s unveiling at the New York Auto Show that it will… Continue Reading...

Viper GTS-R to Reclaim Racing Glory – Photo Gallery: 2012 NY Auto Show

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Yes, the Viper is back and with its debut SRT boss Ralph Gilles announced another surprise: it’s returning not just to the street, but also to the race track. The Viper GTS-R, backed by a factory SRT team, will compete in this year’s American Le Mans Series (ALMS), taking on Corvettes and Ferraris. “Racing has… Continue Reading...

Terrafugia Transition Flying Car More of a Street Legal Airplane: 2012 NY Auto Show

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It’s not science fiction, it’s a genuine flying car. Unveiled today at the New York International Auto Show the Terrafugia Transition is actually more of a street-legal airplane designed for occasional use on the road. Still, it is certified for the street using an aircraft engine that powers the rear wheels and can get 35… Continue Reading...