New York Auto Show

Why Losing HUMMER Was a Shame
Why Losing HUMMER Was a Shame

Just the title of this article is going to be enough to get diehards to dig in their heels, regardless of what side of the fence they stand on with GM’s now-defunct HUMMER brand. But now that the brand is dead, I think it’s a good time to reflect on why it’s gone, if it made any...Read More»

2011 Nissan GT-R
My Memorable Auto Show Moment: The Nissan GT-R

Car shows are American as apple pie. These events are held in all corners of the country, in venues big and small. What makes a car show moment memorable? Is it the special celebrity guest? The bag full of car-related merchandise? Or is it something simple? The 2008 New Mexico International Auto...Read More»

2012 Fiat 500 live photos. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.
A Few Thoughts on the L.A. Auto Show

Beverly Hills. I woke up to a rainy Saturday thinking that by getting to the L.A. Convention Center first thing in the a.m. I’d have the place to myself; instead I was surprised that there was quite a crowd waiting to get in. So much so that the show opened 5 minutes early to process the...Read More»

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo
2009: The Year of My First Auto Show

As a young child, I never had the opportunity to experience an auto show. Neither of my parents were interested in cars, and my brother was too far away to take me. For years, I waited until the day finally came in April of 2009: my first auto show. Sure, I was older than most when they go to their...Read More»

Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing replica by Gullwing GmbH
California Dreamin' in My Rearview Mirror

Flashback 1970, Santa Ana, California: Seems like eons ago, but the images are as vivid as a high-resolution, 3D hologram. Yep, Fashion Square as it was known hosted the Concours d’Elegance. After noticing a newspaper ad in the Orange County Register, I told my father about the event, and the...Read More»

TheCarConnection mobile app
Bless You, Steve Jobs: TheCarConnection App 2.0 Is Live

If you're looking for car news, reviews and ratings, photos and videos, and dealer locators on the fly, there's just one place to go now--TheCarConnection, the mobile edition. Our rockstar developers skated right through Apple's notoriously finicky approval process in record time, which means you...Read More»

NYAS Hyundai Writing Contest
Write About Cars--And Win A Trip to the New York Auto Show

You've always wanted to see an auto show before the rest of your gearhead friends, but couldn't get insider access to do so. Now's your chance to win a trip and to get in on the action as the auto world descends on New York City's Javits Center later this month. High Gear Media has partnered with...Read More»

2011 Lexus GS 460 4-door Sedan Front Exterior View
Lexus LF-Gh Concept Hints at Next GS

Not about to be outdone by the BMW 5-Series GT, Lexus announced it will introduce the LF-Gh Hybrid Concept at the 2011 New York International Auto Show later this month. Teaser shots for the LF-Gh, which stands for Lexus Future Grand Touring Hybrid, reveal an evolution of the L-finesse design...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
2012 Subaru Impreza: First Look

Here's the first photo of the 2012 Subaru Impreza, just released in advance of the 2011 New York Auto Show. The new Impreza has been shown in concept form at the Detroit and Los Angeles auto shows, and it's evident from the new photo that the crisp, emphatic grille and deep dams on the concept car...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa teaser sketch
2012 Nissan Versa: 2011 New York Auto Show Preview

The 2011 New York Auto Show press schedule is out, and on the likely list of introductions is the 2012 Nissan Versa. Nissan confirmed yesterday only that it will unveil an "all-new small car" in New York, alongside the new Murano CrossCabriolet and the 2012 GT-R, at a press conference on April 20...Read More»

2011 Scion iQ
2011 Scion iQ Coming in March, Staying a While

When the Smart-like 2011 Scion iQ shows up in dealers next year, it's likely to give the Daimler-built two-seat city car some heartburn. The vice president of Scion, Toyota's brand-within-a-brand, confirmed this week at the press launch of the 2011 Scion tC that the new iQ will arrive in the U.S...Read More»

2011 Kia Optima
Kia Schools Us in Smart Style with 2011 Optima Interior

  The 2011 Kia Optima doesn't arrive in showrooms until the fall, but earlier this year the South Korean automaker blitzed the 2010 New York auto show with its upcoming four-door with a showy worldwide reveal, a press release with some details on the car's powertrains and features, and best of...Read More»

MINI Press Conference, 2010 New York Auto Show
Amazingly for New York, Less IS More at the 2010 Auto Show

Article by Bruce Richter; photographs by Robert Didal. The 2010 New York Auto Show had several themes this year. One was the prevalance and prominence of the greenest solutions, with literally dozens of hybrid and electric vehicles, which I covered on AllCarsElectric.com. The show's second...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
2011 Hyundai Equus Preview

• What is it: The new luxury four-door from Hyundai, bigger than the Genesis sedan • Key facts: As long as an S-Class; shares its V-8 with the Hyundai Genesis • On sale: July 2010 • Price: $50,000 - $60,000 With the 2009 Hyundai Genesis successfully launched, the Korean...Read More»

2011 Kia Sorento SX
2010 New York Auto Show: 2011 Kia Sorento SX

Kia's Sorento crossover--while a clean and attractive design--doesn't exactly deliver the aggressive image some buyers are looking for, or at least it didn't until now. Shown this morning at the 2010 New York Auto Show, the 2011 Kia Sorento SX puts a new face on the CUV. Flared headlamps...Read More»

2011 Kia Forte
2011 Kia Forte Five-Door: 2010 New York Auto Show

Kia has yet another flavor of Forte for car shoppers--a five-door hatchback is joining the family, and it's live this week at the 2010 New York auto show. The 2010 Kia Forte has become one of our favorite compact sedans--and quickly. In its initial outing with TheCarConnection's road-test team, the...Read More»

2011 Kia Optima
2011 Kia Optima: First Look from the 2010 New York Auto Show

We've been teased a few times with sketches of the 2011 Kia Optima, but today we've got the real thing live from the upcoming 2010 New York Auto Show, with an on-sale date expected for the fall. The current Optima's more typical of the last generation of Kia cars: functional but unexciting. In our...Read More»

2011 Volvo S60
2010 New York Auto Show: 2011 Volvo S60

• What is it? A stylish four-door with a Swedish twist • The basics: Coupe-like styling and efficient powertrains • On sale: In the second half of the year • Price: $32,000-plus (est.) Fresh from its debut at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, the 2011 Volvo S60 made its North American debut at...Read More»

2011 Kia Sportage
2011 Kia Sportage Preview

With a premiere at the Geneva Motor Show behind it, the 2011 Kia Sportage is headed for U.S. dealers later this year. The Sportage bows today at the 2010 New York Auto Show, and Kia's released this photo in advance of the North American debut. Bearing some cues from the Kia Kue concept car, the...Read More»

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