Tag Archives: Auto Shows

2019 Acura RDX adds to brand’s SUV momentum

Acura hasn't had success with its sedans in recent years, but the SUVs have carried the brand. Judging by the looks of the 2019 Acura RDX, that trend will continue. We saw the RDX prototype in January in Detroit, and the production model unveiled at the 2018 New York auto show on Wednesday is little changed from that appealing concept car. Lower and wider...

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2019 Kia K900 pushes the flagship sedan into more premium territory

Kia believes it's set a new standard for Korean luxury, and such ethos resides within the 2019 K900, the brand's redesigned flagship sedan. Kia attests everything is new, redesigned, and fresh aside from the car's actual name. At its local debut Wednesday at the 2018 New York auto show, the K900 showed off its tight and handsome sedan profile with an...

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VW teases potential US pickup truck with Atlas Tanoak concept

Might a unibody pickup truck from Volkswagen be on the cards? Quite possibly. The German automaker on Wednesday unveiled the Atlas Tanoak concept at the 2018 New York auto show. It's a mid-size pickup based on the Volkswagen Group's flexible MQB modular platform, and while there are no plans for a production version VW openly admits that it's keen to gauge...

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2019 Nissan Altima bows with VC-Turbo engine, all-wheel drive

There's a new Nissan Altima coming to showrooms this fall as a 2019 model, and it made its debut on Wednesday at the 2018 New York auto show. The car represents the sixth generation for the Altima nameplate and a core pillar of Nissan's sales strategy here in the United States. The 2019 Altima brings a bold look, available all-wheel drive, and Nissan's...

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2019 Genesis G70 makes US debut at 2018 New York auto show

It's been launched elsewhere on the globe but now the Genesis G70 BMW 3-Series and Lexus IS fighter has landed in the United States. The small, sports luxury sedan arrives in showrooms in the summer as a 2019 model, and we got our first look up close on Wednesday at the local debut, which took place at the 2018 New York auto show. The segment is a tough nut...

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Classic Mini made electric for New York auto show

Mini didn't have a new car to present at the 2018 New York auto show. Instead, it had an old one. A very old one. The British brand unveiled a classic Mini on Wednesday in the Big Apple, one with an electric powertrain conversion. Why, you ask? Mini will launch an electric version of its Hardtop next year. Prototypes for the car have already been spotted...

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2019 Toyota RAV4 takes on tough new look

Toyota on Wednesday introduced an all-new, fifth-generation RAV4 at the 2018 New York auto show. What's immediately clear is that the compact crossover SUV has been given a bolder look for its latest redesign, and Toyota says it's also much more capable off the road than previous generations thanks to available torque-vectoring all-wheel drive and driving...

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Baby got back: 2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback debuts in New York

As much as we love Audi Sport's latest RS 5 coupe, the car's two-door body is definitely a limiting factor. Which coupe owner doesn't feel a tinge of pain folding down the front seats whenever friends or family, muddy shoes and all, have to climb into the back? The solution is the new RS 5 Sportback revealed on Wednesday at the 2018 New York auto show. Due...

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Lincoln Aviator returns as elegant three-row SUV with plug-in tech

More than a decade on since the nameplate bowed out of production, Lincoln's Aviator is finally back. Unveiled Wednesday at the 2018 New York auto show, a new Aviator SUV carries the influences of the Continental and Navigator and takes things further, providing us with a better view of Lincoln's future. That future is one filled with more SUVs and...

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2019 Cadillac XT4 crossover SUV looks good, feels like more of the same

The 2019 Cadillac XT4 has a lot riding on its shoulders. Cursed with a sedan-heavy lineup—there are four sedans to just two utility vehicles—the XT4 is the vehicle that finally opens Cadillac to the luxury market's most lucrative segment, the compact crossover class. The XT4 uses a familiar formula for the task. There's a 2.0-liter, turbo-4 (237...

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