We choose the 5 interesting cars that you will find at the 2017 New York Auto show

New York Auto show is one of the biggest auto shows of the World, and the 2017 edition is not so different either because it will usher in the latest automotive technologies and trend along with cutting edge design and extraordinary innovation. According to the reports, North America’s biggest Auto show of New will display more than 1000 vehicles this year. The Auto show will be open to the public from April 14th through Sunday, April 23rd.

Below provided is the list of top 5 cars displayed at the 2017 Auto show.


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The second generation R8 has been introduced back at the 2015 Geneva Motor show, and the new R8 was appreciated for its advanced technology and its sticker price. Now Audi has launched a special edition R8 to celebrate the success of their Sport Division. Particularly to the car that does the work for them, the Audi R8 LMS.

This special edition R8 is available in Audi’s signature racing division colors including silver, red, and black. Moreover, the Audi Sport GmbH has equipped the special edition car with 20-inch wheels of forged aluminum. The 10-spoke Y design rims too look attractive and feature a gloss anthracite black paint finish with silver edges. Besides that, the front spoiler, Singleframe grille, and diffuser insert are all finished in Titanium Black. Just like the exterior the interior too has been finished with quality materials. An illuminated door sill trims while the door trims and the other sports seats are finished in fine Nappa leather. The contrasting stitching has been finished in dark silver accents the steering wheel, door trims and seats.

There are no changes under the hood though, and thus the Audi R8 Coupe Audi Sport Edition will get the 5.2-liter V-10 engine which produces the same amount of power and torque. The V10 unit is capable of producing about 540 horsepower and 398 pound-feet of torque in the standard version and 610 horses and 413 pound-feet of the Plus model. The engine is capable of sprinting from 0-100 km/h mark in 3.5 and 3.2 seconds respectively.

Toyota FT-4X Concept

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Toyota unveiled the FT-4X concept at the New York Motor show, and there is no denying the fact that it was the center of attraction amongst all the other concept cars displayed at the Auto show. This retro-styled SUV is not exactly a hardcore offroader, but the production variant will be aimed mainly towards urban customers who can have a little fun on the weekends with this SUV if they want to.

The best part is that unlike some other Toyota SUV’s the exterior of this SUV is more rugged and looks squared. The front bumper gets tow hooks the rest of the concept has a nice mix of old and modern styling. The side skirts are sculpted while the front and rear bumper have carved X kind of a shape. The concept also gets big wheels which add a more brawny appearance to the SUV. According to Toyota, this concept SUV gets a mechanical four-wheel drive system. Just like the exterior the interior too gets practical and rugged. The dashboard gets a separate and unique glovebox. The traditional instrument cluster, however, has been replaced with a small screen. The concept can also offer seating for three passengers at the rear which can also be adjusted for a flat loading area for weekend getaway stuff.

The production variant of this concept could take on the Jeep Compass directly when it finally launches.

Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

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Dodge created ‘a Monster.’ After a lot of teasing Dodge finally pulled the covers off their new Challenger SRT Demon, powered by a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 which delivers about 840 hp and 770 lb-ft of torque making it one of the most powerful Muscle cars ever built. But that is not all there is plenty more to it as well. The Challenger SRT Demon just earned a title of being the world’s fastest production car in the quarter-mile run with an NHRA-certified time of 9.65 seconds which it covered at speeds of 140 mph.

The car can also sprint from 0-60 mph mark in 2.3 seconds making it the fastest production car on the road. The V8 unit is the same motor which powers the Hemi Hellcat, but Dodge has fitted it with a bigger supercharger and two dual-stage fuel pumps to generate all that additional power. However, this car is also lighter than the Hellcat as well.

Mercedes AMG GLC 63 Coupe and SUV

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Now we don’t know about the rest, but Mercedes will certainly bring the GLC 63 twins in the Indian market for sure. Both these cars were unveiled at the Ongoing New York Auto show and are powered by AMG’s 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine. This engine produces about 475 Hp of peak power and 650 Nm of torque on the Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 SUV while the same engine produces slightly more power of 510 Hp and 700 NM of torque on the S variant of the Coupe. Both the cars come paired to a 9-speed AMG Speedshift transmission. All those power sent to the four wheels via the help of AMG’s 4Matic four-wheel-drive system.

Talk about acceleration and the GLC 63 S 4MATIC takes just 3.8 seconds to sprint from 0-100 km/h mark while the GLC 63 4MATIC does the same in 4.0 seconds. The top speed of both the SUV and the Coupe is limited to 250 km/h mark.

Talk about styling and the GLC63 impresses everyone there as well, the SUV gets Mercedes latest Panamericana grille which is also found in their AMG GT R. This also helps the SUV to differentiate it from the GLC 43 and GLC 43 Coupe. Some other noticeable changes to the exterior also include blacked out wheel arch and V8 Turbo badges. Towards the rear, the SUV also gets a chrome-treated exhaust tailpipe. However, on the inside, the SUV’s get the same type of treatment that you will also find in some other AMG cars as well. These include an AMG sports seats, flat bottom steering wheel and carbon fiber accents on the center console.


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The Velar is not exactly a new car, but the wraps from Land Rovers latest SUV was taken off at the New York Auto show. British pop singer Ellie Goulding was present at the occasion. This car was designed to fill the gap in between the Range Rover Evoque and the Range Rover Sport. The Velar is also the first Land Rover product which also debuts the all new cutting-edge infotainment system called Touch Pro Duo. Known. The SUV underpins Jaguar Land Rover’s Lightweight Aluminium Architecture which stronger, lighter and also helps in improving driving performance.

The Velar is offered with five drivetrains under its hood. For those who wants a fuel efficient unit, Land Rover offers the 2.0 Litre Ingenium diesel unit while there is also the more powerful 3.0-litre Supercharged V6 petrol unit too on offer as well which produces about 380 Ps of power. Land Rover will also introduce Ingenium petrol engine later as well to the lineup which will have a power output of 300 Ps.

Riju Ganguly
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