New York Auto Show

2007 New York Show Preview: Taxi!
2007 New York Show Preview: Taxi!

While we await the Cadillac V-12 concept and Ford’s new Flex not-minivan, taxi enthusiasts — is there such a thing? — are eagerly planning their visits to the upcoming New York Auto Show. It’s the 100th anniversary of the modern-day taxi, after all — and as such, the show is hosting a...Read More»

Flex: Ford Banks on Not-Minivans

Ford is crossover heavy, what with the Escape, Edge and Freestyle. But it’s not minivan-heavy, and that’s something the Blue Oval hopes to correct later this year with the Flex, a crossover built to function like a minivan while avoiding the whole “Freestar” word entirely. The...Read More»

2005 Ford Fairlane concept
Ford Flex Replacing Minivan in NY

The Dow Jones newswires reports that Ford’s new crossover vehicle, loosely based on the Fairlane concept from the 2005 Detroit show, will be shown in production-ready form at next month’s New York auto show. The Flex, Dow Jones says, is a larger crossover that Ford will use to effectively...Read More»

Callaway’s Latest Spin on the ‘Vette: C16 Cabrio

“Callaway is bringin’ it!” someone just told me over my shoulder, staring at this pic of the new Callaway C16 Cabrio. What they’re bringing, we couldn’t clarify despite repeated attempts to talk through their Taco Bell 64-ouncer. But we can confirm Callaway is bringing...Read More»

The Week in Reverse

Blind item: which Detroit designer’s feeling the heat? Which NYC-based auto exec is plotting his own swan dive? More to the point, how long before folks mistake us for the Star? In real news this week, GM turned in a great profit—great by 2007 standards. By 1991 standards it would be Rick...Read More»

Vibe Getting “G” On in NYC?

We’ve been planning for the next coming of the Pontiac Vibe in lots of ways—pulling out our Vibe-themed centerpiece for the holiday table, composing Vibe haiku, journaling about what the Vibe has meant to us in our daily lives. Now it turns out that could all be going to waste. Our KGP...Read More»

Honda Stretching Out Another Sportscar

Honda's pretty good about stretching product cycles, but what happened to the Acura NSX should be argument enough for euthanasia. Now Honda says it's keeping the S2000 alive. At the New York auto show, Honda will pull the covers off a "club-racer-inspired" edition of the S2000 roadster, which will...Read More»

And Now It's Lexus Angling on New York

We've barely put down our eggy Caesar salad to come back to TCC HQ and find out that the new Lexus LX 570 will show up in New York - probably not like us, sleeping on a steam grate and hoping for a good garbage find outside Babbo. The third-gen LX 570 ute, Lexus says, will "reach new heights in...Read More»

Infiniti Has G37 Coupe in New York

Infiniti says its New York auto show stand will sport a pair of new vehicles--and one will be the Infiniti G37 Coupe, formerly the G35, which would seem to get an engine upgrade along with revamped style. The other vehicle will be an EX Concept, likely a forerunner to the next range-topping...Read More»

2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe
Infiniti Bringing Pair to NY Show

Infiniti says it will bring a pair of new vehicles to the New York Auto Show in April — one a production car, one a concept. The production car is the new 2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe, which presumably sports a larger-displacement version of Nissan’s VQ V-6 engine, along with “a few other...Read More»

Hyundai Gets All Biblical with Concept Genesis

The story of Genesis in the Bible arguably is the greatest screenplay ever written. There’s plot movement—birth, death, eternal life, a big omnipotent creator and some truly great opportunities to show off next-gen CGI effects. Hyundai’s Genesis story is a little different...Read More»

MINI Clubman: The Name Sounds Familiar

For almost two years, reports out of Oxford said the long-wheelbase MINI was going to be called the Traveller. Concepts came and went—and we waited, and waited, and the blogs came up with Clubman as the putative name of the stretched MINI. This week in Geneva, no less than Dr. Michael Ganal...Read More»

2007 Jaguar XK
World Car Finalists Set for NY Show

The finalists for the annual World Car of the Year have been announced prior to the award ceremony at April's New York auto show. The finalists include the Audi Q7 and TT; the Citroën C4 Picasso and Citroë n C6; Fiat's Grande Punto; the Jaguar XK; the Lexus LS 460; Mercedes-Benz's CL; the new...Read More»

2006 Nissan Altima 4-door Sedan 2.5 S Auto Angular Rear Exterior View
2006 New York Auto Show: Last Words

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) Best New Concept: Scion’s FUSE was probably the most intriguing inNew York’s unusually short list of concept cars. Toyota’s youthful brand-within-a-brand has shown a willingness to break out of the proverbial box with production models...Read More»

2006 Kia Sorento 4-door LX Auto 4WD Rear Exterior View
2006 New York Auto Show, Part VI

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) Mazda Crosses Over with CX-9 Though Mazda’ first crossover vehicle, the CX-7, hasn’t even hit showrooms yet, the Japanese automaker rolled out a second car-based utility vehicle on Thursday. With the largest interior ever for a Mazda, the...Read More»

2006 Hyundai Elantra 4-door Sedan GLS Auto Rear Seats
2006 New York Auto Show, Part V

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) Hyundai’s New Elantra: Bigger Than The Rest Hyundai is rolling steadily toward its goal of selling 500,000 vehicles in 2006, vice president John Krafcik told New York audiences on Thursday. The brand saw record sales in January and...Read More»

2006 BMW 3-Series 325xi 4-door Sport Wagon AWD Wheel Cap
2006 New York Auto Show, Part VII

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) BMW 3-Series Is World Car of The Year Twenty-seven cars were voted on by 46 international automotive journalists before the BMW 3-series was selected as the 2006 World Car of the Year. The award was announced at the New York International...Read More»

2009 Dodge Caliber 4-door HB SE Dashboard
2006 New York Auto Show, Part VIII

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) Maserati Opening Driving School InNew York , Maserati announced a U.S. driving school modeled after the successful Master Maserati program hosted at the Varano racetrack in Italy . The North American school will be the first master driving...Read More»

2006 Ford Mustang by Giugiaro Concept
2006 New York Auto Show, Part I

2006 New York Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (4/10/2006) Lexus Rolls Out V-8 Hybrid LS Lexus continued to redefine the hybrid on Wednesday, as it rolled out the LS600h, the world’s first V-8 gasoline-electric vehicle. The sedan starts with a 5.0-liter V-8 mated to the newly-renamed Lexus Hybrid...Read More»

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