New York Auto Show

BMW plans plug-in hybrid versions of all models

BMW plans plug-in hybrid versions of all models

BMW has said in the past that it plans to make plug-in hybrid versions of all of the core models in its line. This week at the New York Auto Show BMW changed it up a bit and is promising even more plug-in hybrid versions of its vehicles. BMW's North America CEO Ludwig Willisch has stated that the plug-in hybrid plan will be applied to all new models.

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Hyundai’s 2016 Tucson bets on safety and economy

Hyundai’s 2016 Tucson bets on safety and economy

If you hadn't already realized it, the crossover is the must-have automotive trinket of the moment, with just about every brand weighing in with a baby SUV of their own. Now it's Hyundai's turn, whipping the silky covers off the 2016 Tucson, its own take on the segment with a focus on cosseting and fuel economy. Set to go on sale in July, the new crossover has a longer wheelbase than its predecessor, and now sits on optional 19-inch alloys for a meatier look. Really, though, this is all about braving the urban jungle in safety.

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2016 Nissan Maxima resets the meaning of a 4-Door Sports Car

2016 Nissan Maxima resets the meaning of a 4-Door Sports Car

Granted, Nissan was the one who coined the "4-Door Sports Car" moniker to christen its own brand of sports sedan, so it does probably have the right to redefine what that means. Now in its 8th running, the 2016 Nissan Maxima is poised to become the standard of a sports car wrapped around a sedan body, and for this generation, it is including a few twists and tweaks to the design, from without, within, and deep inside the guts. With a nod to a aviation, insights from Nissan's own GT-R, as well as the latest in infotainment and driver assistance technologies, the 2016 Maxima becomes a meeting point of the past as well as the future.

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Porsche’s ultralight Boxster Spyder couldn’t resist one compromise

Porsche’s ultralight Boxster Spyder couldn’t resist one compromise

Throw out the excess weight, junk the fancy DSG gearboxes and the electric hood, and you get this: the new 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder, the lightest and most powerful yet. Unveiled this week at the New York Auto Show, the pared-back Porsche trades out the creature comforts drivers of even high-performance vehicles have come to expect, in favor of coaxing the most fun from the 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine. That adds up to a 0-60 mph time of just 4.3 seconds, and a top speed of 180 mph.

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Subaru unveils BRZ STI concept in New York

Subaru unveils BRZ STI concept in New York

The Subaru BRZ has been an undeniably cool car for people wanting a lightweight coupe that has good handling. The one sore point for many fans of the vehicle is that it has very little power under the hood. Fans have been hoping that Subaru would roll out an STI version of the car with more power and that concept has finally been unveiled.

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Hyundai Tucson compact crossover debuts in New York

Hyundai Tucson compact crossover debuts in New York

Hyundai has rolled out its newest SUV at the New York International Auto Show. The new crossover is called the Tucson and it has a sporty look with overall fuel efficiency as a top priority in its design. Hyundai offers numerous safety features on the car to make it safer to drive including automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, blind spot detection, rear cross traffic alert, lane change assist, backup sensors and a rear view camera is standard.

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McLaren 570S live: The “practical” British supercar

McLaren 570S live: The “practical” British supercar

McLaren promised something special for the New York Auto Show and the company delivered with the 570S, as close to an entry-level model as you can get when you're talking in the region of $180k. The new "starter" McLaren, it's the British company's retort to Porsche's 911 Turbo S - among others - offering as much as 562 HP and 443 lb-ft of torque while still keeping outlandish supercar staples like gullwing doors and lashings of carbon-fiber.

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2016 Kia Optima bakes in Android Auto

2016 Kia Optima bakes in Android Auto

When it comes to refreshing your best-selling model, you could be forgiven for playing it safe, but Kia is taking the tech approach with the 2016 Optima. Longer and wider than the outgoing model, not to mention with a more distinctive exterior design, it's also Kia's first shipping car with Android Auto support. The gadgetry doesn't stop there, however, as the South Korean firm takes on its American rivals like Chevy and Ford.

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This insane SUV is what happens when Range Rover lets loose

This insane SUV is what happens when Range Rover lets loose

Picture the scene: you're filthy rich, addicted to luxury, and have a secret ambition to drive around the automotive equivalent of a stately home/battleship hybrid. Just for you, Range Rover has whipped the SVAutobiography out of the garage, the pinnacle of both the marque's premium SUV line, and of its Special Vehicle Operations customs division. Differentiating itself from not only rivals but its own, more affordable siblings by virtue of flexibility, the true meaning of SVAutobiography is being able to get as luxurious - or ridiculous - as your wallet might allow.

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Honda’s Civic Concept previews Type-R madness

Honda’s Civic Concept previews Type-R madness

The 2016 Honda Civic is coming and, if we're really, really lucky, it might look a little bit like this. Honda may not be quite ready to whip the sheets off the 10th-gen Civic, but that hasn't stopped its designers from going a little crazy and cooking up this striking Civic Concept to preview some of the aesthetics we can expect this fall.

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