New York Auto Show

2009 Nissan Maxima, All Out There Now
2009 Nissan Maxima, All Out There Now

We've shown you spy shots of the 2009 Nissan Maxima, and we're eagerly awaiting its debut at the New York auto show. And now today, after waiting patiently for the press conferences to start tomorrow, we're running with these Maxima pics just like the other blogs you might read, because information...Read More»

2008 Buick Invicta concept
Buick Invicta Concept: Shanghaied in New York

It won't be displayed in the clay until the Beijing auto show on April 19, but Buick's letting more than a few whispers out about its new Invicta concept. While we're amassing for the New York auto show, Buick's eye ahead to Beijing will include a fully realized concept version of this sketch...Read More»

That Nissan Cube Electric Car Surprise for New York? Well....Surprise!

Nissan's been quite tight-lipped about it -- but if the photos appearing this morning on SuperNissans.net are accurate, there's a "Denki Cube Concept" heading for a New York auto show stand in the very, very near future. There's been word that Nissan would show the electric car concept here in New...Read More»

Hyundai Genesis Coupe Pics Rake the Web Before New York Show

Hyundai's Genesis coupe is the latest to fall victim to broken embargoes -- you know, the games automakers play with information so that hapless "printies" can get their pages onto supermarket racks, right next to InTouch and Entertainment Weekly? The Genesis coupe's been sprung from that jail by...Read More»

Pontiac G8 Gets Corvette Power in GXP

This week’s New York auto show wouldn’t be the same without big announcements from General Motors. GM’s been dominating U.S. shows with fleets of new vehicles and new concepts--and the upcoming New York auto show will be no exception with the display of a trio of Pontiacs. We...Read More»

Big Oops: New Kia Soul Hits the 'Net

How do you say "oh, crap" in Korean? We're listening hard for it, now that clean shots of the production-ready Soul have hit the Web (thanks to kia-world.net and Autoblog). The Soul, destined either for the afterlife or the New York auto show, will show up next week looking remarkably like the Soul...Read More»

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2008 New York Auto Show Coverage

Each year the world’s car fans gather at convention centers around the world to ogle, ooh and ahh, and get generally titillated by auto shows. And while the circuit of shows used to be fairly geocentric, it’s totally gone global -- and this year’s internationally designated New York auto show...Read More»

Kizashi 3 in New York: Here's the Sketch

It's been an auto-show season full of Suzukis so far--from the Kizashi concept shown at last fall's Frankfurt auto show, to the Concept Kizashi 2 unveiled at the Tokyo motor show last October. Now, while we're still wrapping up our coverage of the Geneva motor show, Suzuki's completing the trio...Read More»

Scion Coupe Concept Confirmed for New York Show

Scion's bringing a new coupe concept to the New York auto show, and now we know the name. The new Scion will be called the Hako (which might mean box, but pardon us for not reading and writing kanji). In a press release, Toyota's newest brand says that the "sporty interpretation of the box concept"...Read More»

Saleen S5S Raptor Coming to New York Show

Kia, Scion and Acura aren't the only automakers planning world debuts at the New York auto show. Saleen, tuner of musclecars, is plotting the first showing of it S5S Raptor concept for the New York show, too. So far, Saleen Inc.'s only released this sketch, along with a minimal press release that...Read More»

New Honda Fit Coming to New York

Honda's throwing a new Fit in New York, and unlike those thrown by the celebuclowns over on Gawker, this Fit is entirely deserved. In a press release posted late last night, Honda says that an all-new Fit will make its debut at the New York auto show next month. "The current Fit has been a...Read More»

Nissan Maxima Drops its Shroud, and New York's A Month Away

We’ve just caught the 2009 Maxima, a month ahead of its New York Auto Show introduction. The seventh-generation Maxima will arrive next fall, with a Renault-Nissan diesel powerplant to follow a couple of years later – likely in time for the 2011 model year. In addition to the diesel...Read More»

Motorists Rave for GM’s Minicar “Triplets”

GM executives may be stunned, but it’s no surprise to anyone else that the automaker has scored a big hit with the three minicars it unveiled at the New York Auto Show, last month, the Chevrolet Beat, Groove and Trax. So, will the automaker actually get it right this time and, with fuel...Read More»

GM’s Subcompact Trio Grabs 1.8M Eyeballs

And what, exactly, took GM by surprise? “We were pretty blown away” by the response to the Chevrolet Trax, Beat and Groove, the minicars the automaker unveiled at last month’s New York Auto Show, gapes a GM spokesman. In an interview with the Detroit News, Michael Albano adds that...Read More»

Hyundai Rewrites Genesis

In the beginning, there was BMW and Mercedes. And then came Lexus. Now Hyundai is about to weigh in with its Concept Genesis luxury car. Hyundai? Aren’t those the guys who make cheap and cheerful little econoboxes? Once upon a time, maybe, but now Hyundai is moving up-market and is eyeing the...Read More»

2003 Volkswagen Passat W8
New York Show: The Five Best Commercials

Okay, we have to admit that we’ve occasionally been known to sneak off to the bathroom or kitchen or to Guam during commercial breaks. But as anyone who watches the Super Bowl will realize, sometimes the ads are the best part of the show. And that prompted organizers at the New York Auto Show...Read More»

Jaguar Still In Play – Along With Land Rover

Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally reaffirmed his support of the Jaguar brand at the New York Auto Show. But a senior Ford executive tells TheCarConnection.com that the CEO, who came to Ford from Boeing a little over six months ago, has little interest or affection for Jaguar and Land Rover. The...Read More»

2007 Callaway C16 Cabrio
Callaway Spins C16 Cabrio Into Javits

Reeves Callaway is letting his hair down — along with the roof of the new C16 Corvette, first shown in Los Angeles , last December. Heading cross-country, the well-known tuner rolled out the C16 Cabrio at the ’07 New York Auto Show. The tuner transformation that is the C16 starts with Corvette...Read More»

NISMO Gets Its Hands on the 350Z

After being denied the love from Nissan’s tuner NISMO division, a NISMO 350Z will go on sale this July as a 2007 model. Fewer than 2000 units are expected to be sold during the 2007 and 2008 model year run. Pricing, while not set, will retain Nissan’s value proposition of performance...Read More»

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