When the Infiniti QX50 was originally introduced (as the Infiniti EX35), it was one of the first personal crossovers, foreshadowing what has become the hottest segment in the auto industry. It offered a choice of rear-wheel or Intelligent All-Wheel Drive, one of the most powerful engines in its class and a full-feature interior. It was also the first vehicle to offer technology features such as Infiniti's innovative Around View® Monitor.
The last time an all-new Kia Optima premiered, five years ago, it was evident that the South Korean automaker could design great-looking cars. And now there’s an all-new Optima and, for a family sedan, it’s quite stunning. The 2016 Kia Optima has premiered in New York and it’s clear the firm's designers didn’t want to mess too much with a good thing. It keeps the previous model’s athletic stance but now rides on a chassis that’s longer, wider and stiffer for improved ride and handling and a more spacious cabin.
Nissan unveiled the all-new Nissan Maxima at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. Making the presentation was Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn, who addressed a range of topics including Nissan's $10.1 billion investment in the U.S. in the past three decades.
The STI Performance Concept signifies a plan for U.S.-expansion of Subaru Tecnica International (STI), the performance division of Subaru, in its three core business areas; aftermarket parts, STI-tuned cars and motorsports.
If you thought the G63 AMG wasn’t badass enough, wait until the G65 AMG hits the scene later this year. The V-12 brute has been on sale elsewhere since 2012 but it’s now coming to the U.S., priced from a staggering $218,825, including a $925 destination charge.
Honda unveiled its ultra-sporty Civic Concept at the 2015 New York International Auto Show as the brand prepares to launch its completely reimagined 10th-Generation Civic models beginning in the fall of 2015. With a sharper focus on spirited performance and class-leading versatility, the new Civic lineup will include Civic Sedan, Coupe and Si models along with the return of the Civic hatchback, followed by the launch of a new Civic Type-R as the performance flagship of the Civic lineup. The new Civic also will be the first U.S. model to apply new VTEC® Turbo engines from the company's Earth Dreams Technology™ powertrain series.