The Coolest Cars at the 2018 New York Auto Show

<pre>The Coolest Cars at the 2018 New York Auto Show
  • 1 2019 Acura RDX

    The all-new 2019 Acura RDX crossover has a 2.0-liter turbocharged 272-horsepower engine that has 7 horsepower less than the outgoing 3.5-liter V6 but more torque. Acura's new Android-based infotainment system, called the True Touchpad Interface, makes its debut in the RDX with a 10.2-inch screen and a console-mounted touchpad.

  • 2 2019 Acura RDX

    All models come standard with the AcuraWatch driver assistance suite, which includes forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, road departure mitigation, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, and lane departure warning. The 2019 RDX rolls out to Acura dealers nationwide in mid-2018; pricing was not announced.

  • 3 2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback

    The 2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback. Its V6 pumps out 444 horsepower, which is almost on par with the 450-horsepower V8 of its sibling, the RS5 Coupe. It has the same 155mph top speed but offers the extra space and utility of a five-door hatch.

  • 4 2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback

    The RS5 Sportback also comes with quattro all-wheel-drive and an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. And while the Sonoma Green paint on the Audi RS 5 polarized the automotive press, it certainly made the car stand out at the New York show.

  • 5 2019 Cadillac XT4

    Cadillac has developed killer cars like the CT6 to compete with European luxury rivals. But sedan sales on the board are slow, while small crossovers are a hot commodity. As the sole crossover in the Cadillac lineup, the brand has the big expectations for the XT4, which has a 2.0-liter 237-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder engine mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission.

  • 6 2019 Cadillac XT4 [19659002] The controversial Cadillac CUE infotainment system gets updated with a rotary controller as well as an 8-inch touch screen. The 2019 Cadillac XT4 goes on sale this fall for a starting price of $ 35,790.

  • 7 2019 Ford Fusion

    While the exterior of the 2019 Ford Fusion is only a slight facelift, underneath the sheet metal is where the real changes are . The new Fusion gets Ford's new Co-Pilot360 Protect-suite of drivers assists as standard equipment on every trim level and includes forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot and rear-cross-traffic, automatic high beams, and automatic wipers.

  • 8 2019 Ford Fusion

    The Fusion Energi Titanium plug-in hybrid also achieves a 20 percent increase in electric-range to 25 miles thanks to a new 9-kWh lithium-ion battery. The 1969 Ford Fusion will arrive in late afternoon dealerships and pricing will be revealed beforehand.

  • 9 Genesis Essentia Concept

    With its shapely carbon-fiber body, bold butterfly doors, and see-through roof and hood, the gorgeous Genesis Essentia Concept EV was without a doubt the hit of the New York show. The Genesis Essentia Concept [Genesis Essentia Concept] [Genesis Essentia Concept] Genesis Essentia Concept (Genesis Essentia Concept)

    The butterfly doors are lifted through biometric fingerprint and facial recognition, scanners, while the interior and exterior have a retro-future appeal.

  • 11 2019 GMC Sierra AT4

    A small but important campaign in Detroit's current pickup wars is the one-upmanship between the domestic brands on heavy-duty off-road ready trucks, with GMC's 2019 Sierra AT4 being the latest entrant. Rancho monotube shocks.

  • 12 2019 GMC Sierra AT4

    The Sierra AT4 is powered by a beefy 5.3-liter V8 and has a standard four-wheel-drive and Hill Descent Control for tackling steep grades. The 2019 Sierra AT4 also comes equipped with GMC's MultiPro tailgate that doubles as a load stop and step ladder.

  • 13 Hyundai Kona EV

    The all-electric variant of Hyundai's new Kona compact crossover unveiled in New York has a range of 250 miles and its electric drivetrain draws 201 horsepower from a 64-kWh lithium-ion battery. The Kona Electric has a distinctive LED exterior lighting and a plastic panel in place of a front grille.

  • 14 Hyundai Kona EV

    Inside it comes with wireless phone charging, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a head-up display. The Kona Electric goes on sale in California at the end of 2018, and Hyundai plans to roll it out to other eco-friendly states in 2019. Jaguar / Waymo I-Pace Self-Driving Car

    Waymo and Jaguar announced in New York that they are part of the former self-driving car project. Waymo plans to purchase 10,000 of the luxury all-electric SUVs, which offer 240 miles of range and performance that rivals the Tesla Model X (and at about $ 10,000 less), and outfit them with sensors such lidar, radar, and cameras. [19659031] 16 Jaguar / Waymo I-Pace Self-Driving Car

    The I-Pace EV SUVs will serve as driverless taxis starting later this year, alongside the Waymo Chrysler Pacifica's minivans that are currently racking up the miles in Phoenix and other testing areas .

  • 17 2019 Kia K900

    Even with large sedan sales, sagging, Kia used the New York show to unveil its second-generation K900 flagship. Kia's “tiger nose grille,” dual-mode alloy wheels, 19-inch alloy wheels

  • 18 2019 Kia K900

    The interior gets a new 12.3-inch touch screen combined with a center console controller. Under the hood is a 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6 that puts out 365 horsepower and is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The 2019 Kia K900 goes on sale in the U.S. at the end of 2018, and pricing will be announced in advance of its on-sale date.

  • 19 Lexus UX Crossover

    With its new UX subcompact crossover, Lexus joins luxury carmakers Cadillac, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo in offering vehicles via subscription. Lexus UX Crossover

    The UX comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder Lexus UX Crossover

    The UX comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that puts out 168 horsepower, while the UX250h hybrid pairs the same engine with Lexus' hybrid drive system. The Lexus vehicle with the Apple CarPlay.

  • 21 Lincoln Aviator

    Lincoln continues to struggle for the relevance and sales of luxury car buyers, but adding an SUV like the Aviator could help the beleaguered brand's cause. The SUV has a graceful exterior and an understated interior with a clean, uncluttered dash. The Aviator will also come with Lincoln's Suspension Preview

  • 22 Lincoln Aviator

    A twin-turbo engine will include a plug-in hybrid option, although Lincoln did not say when the Aviator will hit showrooms or even give the vehicle a model year.

  • 23 Maserati Levante Trofeo

    Maserati was the only European luxury brand with a major debut in New York. The Trofeo variation of the Levante features a 590-horsepower 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that's hand-assembled by Ferrari and propels the all-wheel-drive car from 0 to 60mph in 3.8 seconds and to a top speed of just over 187mph .

  • 24 Maserati Levante Trofeo

    The Trofeo is distinguished from the other by Levantes by a piano-black grille, a redesigned with a large cooling intents. The Mercedes-AMG C 63

    The Mercedes-AMG division The 19659002 The Mercedes-AMG division of the German luxury automaker introduced its C 63 in sedan and coupe body styles, each with a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that makes either 469 or 503 horsepower, depending on the trim chosen, and a 9-speed automatic transmission. Regardless, they are the only cars in the segment that offer both a V8 engine and rear-wheel drive.

  • 26 2019 Mercedes-AMG C 63

    Inside is a new steering wheel and revised instrumentation, including a 12.3- AMG-specific display modes. Pricing for the Mercedes-AMG C 63 lineup will be announced in the fall, with the first cars expected to arrive in the U.S. early 2019.

  • 27 2019 Nissan Altima

    The sixth generation Nissan Altima gets two new engines, more tech, and available all-wheel drive in five trim levels. The standard engine is a tweaked version of the current 2.5-liter 4-cylinder, but with a nine more horsepower for a total of 188. The optional engine on the SL and Platinum trims is a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo that produces 248 horsepower

  • 28,2019 Nissan Altima

    Both engines are mated to a revised Xtronic CVT transmission that boosts fuel economy. Inside is an 8-inch infotainment touch screen and a 7-inch instrument cluster, while NissanConnect Services will now allow owners can get over-the-air updates, real-time traffic reports, and remote start via the app. The new Altima will be available later this year.

  • 29,2019 Subaru Forester

    The fifth generation 2019 Forester combines Subaru's stalwart 2.5-liter 4-cylinder boxer engine and all-wheel drive with more wheelbase for more headroom, cargo space, and rear legroom. The 2019 Forester also uses the ForFocus system, which uses cameras and software to ensure drivers are not too distracted or tired and are tied into the Subaru's EyeSight driver assist technology that's now standard across the Forester trim levels. [19659059] 30 2019 Subaru Forester

    A 6.5-inch touch-screen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android are the standard, while a larger 8-inch screen and navigation are optional. The new Forester goes on sale later this year, but Subaru has not announced pricing.

  • 31 Toyota Corolla Hatch 5

    The 2019 Corolla Hatchback introduced in New York is an all-new second-generation version of the Corolla iM , which began life as the Scion iM before Toyota terminated the brand. It's longer, lower and wider than its predecessor and comes with a new 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine and either a continuously variable transmission with sport mode and paddles shifters or new 6-speed manual transmission with rev-matching.

  • 32 Toyota Corolla Hatch 7

    The Corolla Hatchback comes standard with an 8-inch touch screen and Toyota's Entune 3.0 infotainment system with Apple Car Safety. No word on pricing, but the Corolla Hatchback goes on sale this summer.

  • 33 2019 Toyota RAV 4

    One of the most significant debuts at the New York show, the latest version of the hot-selling Toyota RAV4 crossover is powered by a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to either an 8-speed automatic or a continuously variable transmission. All 2019 RAV4s come standard with Toyota Safety Sense and a 7-inch touch screen with Apple CarPlay and in-cabin Wi-Fi via Verizon, while an 8-inch touch screen with navigation and a premium JBL 11-speaker sound system are available as options. The non-hybrid 2019 Toyota RAV4 will hit dealers late this year, with a hybrid version coming early in 2019. Pricing was not announced. (Photo: Toyota)

  • 34 VW Tanoak Concept

    One of the most discussed debuts at the New York Auto Show was Volkswagen's Tanoak pickup truck concept. The Tanoak is based on the VW Atlas crossover but lengthened to accommodate a bed that's just over 5 feet.

  • 35 VW Tanoak Concept

    The Tanoak concept uses the Atlas's 276-horsepower VR6 engine, with its power going to all four wheels, and it has a variety of settings for different types of terrain.

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