New York, NY – (April 8, 2019): Gorgeous cars, fascinating technology and astonishing entertainment are just the beginning. Add to that new car companies, new programs, increased investment in displays and interactive activations plus nearly 1,000 new cars and trucks, and the 2019 New York International Automobile Show is going to be one of the most exciting automotive events ever.
Come visit the Show and see first-hand how this year’s incredible 2019/20 model cars look and feel.
Here are some of the awesome new models on sale at dealerships this year:
The all-new Jeep Gladiator combines rugged utility, open-air freedom, clever functionality, best-in-class towing, a 4x4 payload and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology features. Power comes from a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission. A 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 will be available in 2020.
Toyota Corolla Hybrid
This new Toyota is the first-ever Corolla Hybrid in the United States and features a new generation Hybrid Synergy Drive system that combines a 1.8-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine with two motor/generators to achieve 50+mpg combined fuel economy. In addition to increased agility and comfort, the new Corolla comes with the Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 suite of active safety systems as standard.
The newly refreshed Jaguar XE includes updated exterior and interior changes that include Jaguar’s optional InControl® Touch™ Pro Duo infotainment system and 12.3-inch interactive driver display. The system includes smart settings that use artificial intelligence to learn the preferences of individual drivers and adjusts seat, mirror, audio and climate settings automatically.
Offering the functional practicality of an SUV with the dynamic design of an Audi coupe, the all-new Audi Q8 is powered by the new 335-horsepower 3.0-liter TFSI® V6 engine paired with an eight-speed tiptronic® transmission that helps propel the Q8 from 0 to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds.
Faster, more emotional, and more connected, the eighth generation Porsche 911 couples exterior styling changes with a completely new interior layout. Under the hood is the next generation of flat-six turbocharged engines delivering 443 horsepower in the S models. New assistance systems are also available such as the standard Porsche Wet Mode for increased driver awareness on wet roads, and the optional Night Vision Assist with a thermal imaging camera.
When styling its all-new sedan and hatchback, Mazda created two distinct personalities for each model. The sedan was designed to evoke an air of elegance, while the hatchback is meant to be sportier and more emotional. Standard i-ACTIVSENSE safety features in the Mazda3 hatchback include an all-new, first for the brand Driver Attention Alert that displays an alert and sound when it detects driver fatigue or decreased attentiveness.
The all-new three-row Lincoln Aviator SUV comes with a range of advanced technologies that let the luxury SUV kneel to greet you, scan the road ahead for uneven pavement, and allow you to drive away using your smartphone instead of a key. Aviator comes with all-wheel drive and a choice of gas or hybrid powertrains. The standard twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine or a 450-horsepower twin-turbocharged hybrid engine option.
The all-new Mercedes-Benz GLE has a new range of engines and a new 4MATIC system that ensures greater agility on the road and superior performance off the beaten track. Inside there is more space as well as technology innovations including a world first 48-volt active suspension system called E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL, that allows spring and damping forces to be individually controlled at each wheel.
Hyundai’s flagship premium three-row Palisade SUV rides on an all-new SUV chassis with exceptional second- and third-row roominess coupled with generous cargo area and reconfiguration flexibility. Designed with new levels of all-road, all-weather capability, the new Hyundai SUV is powered by a 291-hp 3.8-liter V6, dual CVVT, direct-injected engine, for excellent power and efficiency.
The new Rolls-Royce Cullinan is an all-terrain high-bodied SUV that makes the idea of authentic, luxury off-road travel a reality. Cullinan is powered by a 6.75-liter twin-turbo V12 Rolls-Royce engine that delivers 563-horsepower and 627lb ft of torque to the all-new all-wheel drive, all-wheel steer system needed to overcome any challenge on or off road.
The new Passat offers bolder design, upgraded technology and enhanced access to convenience and driver-assistance features. Powered by a 174-horsepower 2.0-liter TSI® engine on most models, standard features include: 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, full LED lighting, App-Connect, Front Assist with Pedestrian Monitoring, Blind Spot Monitor, and Rear Traffic Alert.
The big, bold and boxy new Kia Telluride midsize SUV provides comfortable seating for up to eight occupants and is powered by a powerful 291-hp 3.8-liter V6 mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The new model is loaded with technology to enhance comfort, convenience, utility and the driver and passenger experience including four-wheel independent suspension and a choice of four drive modes, Smart, Eco, Sport and Comfort. In addition, drivers can select from two different settings, Snow and AWD Lock, for specific driving conditions.
With the unveiling of the all-new Explorer, Ford has added two all-new models – Explorer ST and Explorer Hybrid. The all-new Explorer ST is the most fun-to-drive and powerful Explorer ever with a specially tuned 3.0-liter EcoBoost® engine projected to make 400 horsepower and reach a targeted top track speed of 143 mph. While the Explorer Hybrid is designed to offer performance and capability in a fuel-efficient package; the 3.3-liter hybrid powertrain is projected to return an estimated range of more than 500 miles between gas station fill-ups.
The all-new Honda Pilot blends a full range of safety features and standard Honda Sensing® with impressive interior volume and passenger space. The new model is powered by a 280-horsepower 3.5-liter i-VTEC® V6 and has a 5,000-pound towing capacity. Designed for adventure-seekers, the all-new Pilot comes with Honda’s available i-VTM4™ torque-vectoring all-wheel drive system.
The all-new five-passenger midsize Chevrolet Blazer SUV features bold styling and driver-centric interior and a broad range that includes sporty RS and up-level Premier models. The new model comes with a standard 2.5L I-4 or available 3.6-liter V-6 engines, each backed by a nine-speed automatic transmission. Designed for the connectivity age, the new model includes available convenience features such as Hitch View that shows a top-down view inside the cabin, making it easier to hitch a trailer without a second person to assist.
With the first new Supra in the U.S. in 21 Years, Toyota’s new model is a fully forward-looking sports car, brimming with a cutting-edge powertrain, chassis and multimedia technology. The new rear-wheel drive model is powered by a 335-horsepower 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine and is teamed with a quick-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. Toyota projects 0-60 mph acceleration in 4.1 seconds.
The first-ever Cadillac XT6 SUV delivers a compelling blend of refinement, spaciousness, driver assistance and safety technologies, along with generous cargo capacity. Powered by a 3.6-liter DOHC V-6 engine, the new model also offers a range of available convenience features including, adaptive cruise control, wireless charging, night vision and high-definition surround vision.
The all-new seventh-generation Legacy sedan comes with Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology as standard as well as available tablet-style high-definition 11.6-inch SUBARU STARLINK™ multimedia screen. XT models mark the return of a turbocharged engine to the Legacy lineup, thanks to a 260-horsepower 2.4-liter direct-injection SUBARU BOXER® engine, while other models sport an enhanced 182-horsepower 2.5-liter direct-injection BOXER engine.
Kia’s all-new Soul is funkier than ever and is available with either a 147-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine or for those who desire more zip, a 1.6-liter turbocharged option is also available. Inside, the new model is available with a 10.25-inch HD color touchscreen with split screen function and rear-view monitor and parking guidance.
Smarter technologies and a fresh new look for the Acadia include a new available turbo engine and the latest GMC infotainment system. The lineup includes SLE, SLT, an all-new AT4 trim and GMC’s flagship Denali, with available seating arrangements for five, six or seven passengers, depending on the model. The new 2.0-liter turbocharged engine – available on SLT and Denali models -- uses innovative tripower valvetrain and dual-scroll turbocharging technologies to help optimize performance and efficiency. Both the proven 2.5-liter I-4 and the 3.6L V-6 engines remain standard or optional equipment for the Acadia dependent on the trim level selected.
Range Rover Evoque
The 2020 Range Rover Evoque compact luxury SUV features an all new design language, advanced driver assistance technologies, a new hybrid-electric powertrain option and groundbreaking off-road technologies. The new model will be available with a 48-volt MHEV powertrain that harvests energy normally lost during deceleration and stores it in the underfloor battery. The new Evoque is also the first vehicle to feature ‘ClearSight Ground View’ technology, which is designed to allow the driver to virtually see through the hood and under the front end of the vehicle by projecting a 180-degree view of the ground onto the vehicle’s upper touchscreen.
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