2012 New York Auto Show: Cars For Canadians
The annual auto show in New York is one of the most awaited times of the year. This show is known for its glamour and extraordinary cars showcased at the display. Annual New York auto show in 2012 has proved to be best in past few years. The audience was glamorized with cars like Mercedes Benz SL 65 AMG, BMW M6 and the new Smart Viper. All of these cars provide enormous power, superior build quality, high efficiency, and above all great user experience. We are going to discuss some of the best cars that were showcased in 2012 New York auto show.
Best Cars in New York Auto Show
There are so many great vehicles presented in the 2012 New York auto show. It is really hard to rank them but still we have tried to make a list of some of the best vehicle presented in this auto show.
SRT Viper 2013
The fifth generation, all-new Viper has left everyone surprised and amazed. No other car presented in auto show was able to compete with this car or come anywhere near to it. This American Supercar is the new flagship car of SRT division of Chrysler corps. The car is powered by 8.4-liter V10 engine with the capacity of producing up to 640 horsepower and 600 lb-ft torque. Moreover this car is lighter than the previous generation car and has some amazing craftsmanship done in this car. Some other exciting features of the car include its carbon fiber hood, 355 wide rear tires, roof, and truck.
Acura RLX Concept
Acura RLX Concept is an amazingly powerful car with some extraordinary power train. The car will be available for sale in next year and it is powered with a gasoline engine and electric motors with 3 year warranty. It is powered by 3.5-liter V6 engine with direct-injection technology and 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. It has some extraordinary cornering capability and all wheel grips that support it on any possible track. The car produces power more than 370 bhp which is really great for the car.
This flying car was a great surprise in New York 2012 auto show and it was rather considered as a street-legal plane. The plane has already been tested for successful flight and it is awaiting final certification for its transmission. The car is said to be launched at the price of $279,000 and 100 units of the plot have already been pre-ordered. This car comes with dual control including pedals for street flying and steering wheel. Some other exciting features of the car include rudder pedals, throttle, control stick, and nice built-up transmission.
Infiniti LE Concept
Infiniti launched the first successful electric car in past and now they have come up with Infiniti LE concept car. Infiniti has come up with many tweaks and successful changes to improve the performance of this car. LE Concept has been developed as a light weight car with the capacity of producing up to 134 hp and torque more than 240 lb-ft. The car has fulfilled both the qualities including extra-ordinary built quality and great design.
The all new Nissan Altima has been designed while considering fuel-efficiency and high end performance. The version showcased in the auto show is far more stylish and spacious than the current model in the market. Nissan Altima has also got the tag of being the most fuel-efficient car in all the available mid-size Sedan cars. The car comes with new CVT transmission powered by 2.5 liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine. This car is highly fuel efficient and it can provide a mileage of 27mpg in city and 38mpg over the highway. It can generate up to 175 hp that too at a revolution of 5,600 rpm.
2013 RAM 1500
RAM 1500 has become the first truck powered by an 8-speed automatic transmission which means better fuel efficiency for the customers. The truck is available with two different engines including V6 model with 20 perfect improvements in fuel efficiency and 10 percent improvement in the V8 model of the truck. There are some important tweaks in this vehicle with the target of better fuel efficiency and performance. Some important features of the truck include active air suspension, thermal management system, active grille shutters, start-stop engine technology and the ability to roll into a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Chevrolet Impala has fulfilled Toyota’s promise of new styling and looks. The car is designed with smart Camaro looks and 20-inch tires which is an optional choice. The car has been provided an amazing interior look with high quality leather perfectly designed for a smart look. The car is undoubtedly a beautiful pearl added in the Chevrolet house. There are some exciting add-on accessories provided with the car including adaptive cruise control, departure warning system, collision alert system, auto-brake, and attractive Chevy MyLink Screen.
Porsche Cayenne Diesel
Porsche is always known for its iconic car and the only thing missing in their artillery is a diesel car for the US market. Porsche Cayenne is being launched as a diesel car specially designed for the US driving conditions. It has some incredible power and can generate up to 240 hp. The car is very powerful and it can produce up to 406-lb ft of torque while driving. It has the capacity of reaching 0-60 in a time of 7.6 seconds and provides a decent mileage with 20/28 mpg rating. The most interesting part is the price of the car and it is placed at a shocking price of $55,750 which makes it a really great car.
Lexus ES is a luxury Sedan which is being compared with the cars manufactured by the luxury brand GM. This car has been designed for true luxury and GS-themed front look including its nose which makes it a good choice for luxury car seekers. The car has an amazing fuel efficiency system with 39mpg because of its ES300h hybrid system making it great. The interiors of the car are inspired from the flagship LS and designed with some more tweaks for better look of the car.
Fisker Atlantic Concept Car
Fisker has launched their first foray into sales volume production market. The car is said to be powered by the BMW sourced 4-cylinder turbocharged engine giving it an additional edge. The car is said to be launched against other cars like BMW 3 Series and Audi A5. The price of the car is similar to that of the other luxury cars. It is designed for same level of comfort as that of the luxury sedan cars and the performance is also inspired from other cars only. In short, it is another great looking luxury Sedan car in mid-range budget.
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