New York Auto Show

  • Tobias Moers

    Tobias Moers is the type of guy you want running your performance automaker. The boss of Mercedes-Benz AMG looks the part. His casual answers belie his intensity for the details in what he does; Moers drives all AMG models and is intensely involved in engineering. He tracks his cars—often. He talks softly, but his words carry a lot of weight. Moers knows what his cars need to compete among high-performance marques in the future, and especially among electrified powertrains with instant torque and acceleration. “There’s more to come. Wait and see,” Moers said with a wry...

  • SangYup Lee
    Hyundai design boss says best looks from the brand are yet to come

    Hyundai’s design team knows how to throw a curve or two. The 2020 Hyundai Sonata sedan that made its debut at the 2019 New York International Auto Show pronounced a new era from the automaker’s recently staid shapes, but Hyundai’s design director said that’s just the...

  • 2020 Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    The future Nissan Z and GT-R will be shaped by customers

    The Nissan Z car and GT-R just celebrated their 50th birthdays with special-edition models, but both are starting to feel chubby and middle aged, and both are overdue for a redesign. When's the rebirth coming? At the 2019 New York International Auto Show, the man known as "Mr. GT-R," Hiroshi...

  • 2019 New York International Auto Show highlights
    2019 New York International Auto Show in pictures: The cars, SUVs, and crossovers you need to see

    The 2019 New York auto show will open to the public Friday with a clear message from automakers: luxury for buyers comes first. It's no coincidence that the biggest debuts of the show were either from luxury automakers—or mainstream automakers that offering features typically reserved from...

  • Qiantu K50 by Mullen, 2019 New York auto show
    Qiantu K50 electric sports car starts US production in 2020

    A new Chinese EV brand by the name of Qiantu is using a sleek, carbon fiber-bodied sports car to spearhead its launch in the United States, which kicked off on Wednesday with the debut of the K50 at the 2019 New York International Auto Show. The Qiantu K50 was first shown in China in 2016 and has...

  • Tobias Moers with the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro at the 2018 LA Auto Show
    Mercedes-Benz AMG boss: Black Series already testing, on the way

    The wait for the latest installment in Mercedes-AMG's world-beating skunkworks series Mercedes-Benz AMG boss Tobias Moers said Wednesday that a range-topping AMG Black Series would arrive sometime next year. "A GT Black Series is going to happen, for sure. We have a run...cars are on the road and...

  • 2020 Hyundai Sonata, 2019 New York International Auto Show

    The Hyundai Sonata received wide praise for its bold styling when it was redesigned for 2010. In 2016, that fanfare retreated when it received a rather conservative and buttoned-up look. The 2020 Hyundai Sonata lets its hair down once again and ushers in a dramatic new exterior design. Revealed online Wednesday, the 2020 Sonata showcases a four-door coupe-like profile, a lower-slung stance, and wild LED accent lights. The design comes from the Le Fil Rouge concept car shown at last year's Geneva International Motor Show. That concept staked out a new design language that Hyundai dubbed...

  • 2019 Kia Stinger GTS, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Kia Stinger GTS coming to punish more tires with new AWD hardware, Drift mode

    The Kia Stinger's arrival two years ago vaulted the South Korean automaker into the performance realm with its potent turbocharged engine and capable chassis partly developed at the Nürburgring Nodrschleife. The 2020 Kia Stinger GTS that arrived Wednesday at the 2019 New York International...

  • 2020 Hyundai Venue, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Hyundai Venue is Korean brand's smallest SUV yet

    Get ready for a Hyundai crossover SUV even more affordable than the Kona which starts at $20,000. The Korean brand on Wednesday unveiled a new entry-level SUV dubbed the Venue at the 2019 New York International Auto Show and confirmed the showroom appearance will follow in the fourth quarter of...

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS aims to be the S-Class of SUVs

    Sales of big SUVs are booming and Mercedes-Benz will look to get a jump on the competition with a redesigned version of its GLS full-sizer. The covers came off the third-generation model on Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show, where Mercedes confirmed the handsome brute will land...

  • 2019 Audi Q3, 2019 New york International Auto Show
    2019 Audi Q3 preview

    Sales of compact crossover SUVs are booming and Audi looks to have one of the strongest offerings in the form of its redesigned 2019 Q3. The new Q3 was unveiled last October at the 2018 Paris International Motor Show and on Wednesday was shown in the United States for the first time, at the 2019...

  • Volkswagen Tarok Concept
    VW sounds serious about adding pickup to its US lineup soon

    Is there pent-up appeal for a pickup smaller and cheaper than the Chevrolet Colorado, Toyota Tacoma, and Ford Ranger? The question's a real one for many automakers, but VW may be one of the first to have come up with an answer, or at least a clue, with the Tarok. The Tarok is a Brazil-bound truck...

  • 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio NRING

    Alfa Romeo is celebrating the track prowess of its Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio models with special NRING editions. The cars were developed exclusively for North America and just 55 examples of each will be built. NRING, of course, is an abbreviation for Nϋrburgring, the legendary German racetrack where any automaker worth its salt goes to test cars at the limit. At the time of their respective launches, the Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio set lap records at the track. The Giulia Quadrifoglio is still the fastest sedan around the 'Ring, with a time of 7:32, though the Stelvio...

  • 2020 Ford Escape, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Ford Escape crossover revealed: Turbo or hybrid power for that urban lifestyle

    In a hot crossover and SUV market it's best for automakers to keep their bread-and-butter sellers up to date. The 2020 Ford Escape takes on a look that is decidedly softer to set it apart from more rugged vehicles like the brand's trucks and the upcoming Bronco and baby Bronco. Unveiled Tuesday...

  • Genesis EV Concept, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    Genesis unveils Mint EV concept at 2019 New York auto show

    Genesis on Wednesday unveiled the Mint Concept at the 2019 New York International Auto Show. The concept is an electric city car that attempts to demonstrate how luxury in the automotive sense doesn't always have to mean big and powerful. Think of it is a more upmarket Smart Fortwo or Mini Hardtop...

  • 2020 Lincoln Corsair, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Lincoln Corsair debuts in New York as the MKC replacement

    Say goodbye to the MKC and hello to the 2020 Lincoln Corsair, which the luxury automaker presented on Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show. The name, which Lincoln parent company Ford has used on a handful of models sold outside the United States, is in keeping with the nautical...

  • 2020 Audi R8, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 R8 gets new look, 200-mph top speed for all models

    The 2020 Audi R8 is ready to storm the Big Apple with a refreshed version of its high-end R8 sports car. On Thursday, the German brand revealed the updated R8 for the U.S. market after showing the global car last year. Of note, Audi will skip the 2019 model year and jump straight to the 2020 model...

  • Kia Habaniro Concept, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    Hot and spicy: Kia serves up HabaNiro electric crossover concept in New York

    Kia envisions a future where electric cars aren't appliances, but instead, they're a do-it-all kind of vehicle. The Kia HabaNiro concept aims to be just that, and in fact, the brand even coined a new term for the concept car: the "ECEV," or "everything car electric vehicle." The HabaNiro concept...

  • 2019 Mazda CX-5

    It's been three years since Mazda promised Americans a diesel-powered CX-5, and on Wednesday, the Japanese brand fulfilled said promise. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel was revealed at the 2019 New York International Auto Show and the company provided power specifications, fuel economy, and availability details. The long journey from promise to fulfillment has seen many missed deadlines and little information on the CX-5 diesel. However, we now know Mazda will offer the 2.2-liter turbodiesel engine (Skyactiv-D) on one trim: the CX-5 Signature AWD. Thus, fans eager for more torque and better fuel...

  • 2020 Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition is a meaningful sticker pack

    It's been 50 years since the first Z car took to U.S. roads, and the 2020 Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition has bowed to honor the sports car's lineage. Nissan will use this week's 2019 New York International Auto Show to showcase the 50th Anniversary Edition car, which was revealed on Tuesday...

  • 2020 Acura TLX PMC edition, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    Hand-built 2020 Acura TLX PMC Edition shines with NSX paint

    Honda's Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio, builds the NSX supercar, and now it is applying its magic to the TLX sedan and MDX crossover SUV. On Thursday, Acura revealed the 2020 TLX PMC Edition ahead of the 2019 New York International Auto Show. The car will be hand-assembled at...

  • 2020 Cadillac CT5, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Cadillac CT5 coming with big shoes to fill

    Somewhere between Cadillac's inability to convince buyers it's a luxury brand on par with the Germans and buyers' increased preference for crossover SUVs, the Cadillac ATS and CTS have languished as great sport sedans that can't seem to find an audience. At the 2019 New York International Auto...

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC63 Coupe, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    AMG reveals updated 2020 GLC63 ahead of New York auto show

    While Mercedes-Benz's star at this week's 2019 New York International Auto Show will be a redesigned 2020 GLS, the automaker will also show off updated versions of the smaller GLC and GLC Coupe. More importantly, the Mercedes-AMG division will show its high-performance GLC63 and GLC63 Coupe models...

  • 2020 Nissan GT-R NISMO, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Nissan GT-R NISMO goes on a carbon fiber diet

    The Nissan GT-R is now entering its middle-age years, and like any superstar it needs a little bit of plastic surgery to keep its look, and performance, fresh. Ahead of its formal debut at the 2019 New York International Auto Show, the 2020 Nissan GT-R NISMO roared into the Big Apple on Tuesday...

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