Last week I returned from my hometown of New York, after attending the 113th annual New York International Auto Show. Although I am very New York, this is my first time attending the show, and it didn't fail to disappoint. I'll put it to you like this: I was in some very great company. Enough of the what I have to say, I want to show off some photos. This is a very heavy photo post.
Toyota brought their Concept Corolla car. I'm not a small car person, but I do love the design of this car.
General Motors took up the entire North Hall.
Yes!!! The Jaguar XF that I want... So gorgeous...
Rolls Royce rolled out the all new Rolls Royce Wraith. I don't like the design aspect. Performance wise, I'm sure it's great. But look at it. Rolls Royce in the front, Bentley Continental in the rear. Boxy/bulky in the front, sleek in the rear. I would take a Ghost over the Wraith.
Cadillac brought their ATS....
... and their CTS Sedan...
... and my personal favorite, the CTS-V Coupe.
The Race Car version of the new Chevy SS. Yeah... no. Next...
First photo says it all... And thankfully, Chevy brought the hardtop and the convertible.
The new Chevy Impala. Looks a lot better than the one I learned how to drive in.
The 2014 Chevy Camaro. It looks a bit sleeker, however those tail lights did NOT go over well, AT ALL. If they would have kept the old tail lights, but with the new refined body, then it would have been better.
Love this shade of blue on this Audi R8.
Porsche 911 GT3.
I really hope I don't catch any guys driving this convertible Nissan Murano. I'm having mixed feelings about this vehicle. Although I commend originality, after I had the opportunity to see it up close and personal, the lack of trunk space and the fact that it sits so high off the ground. Maybe my legs are too short for this.
Nissan was also kind enough to bring the new New York City yellow taxi. NYC has three different kinds of taxis: yellow, livery, and gypsi.
Also, I was too happy that Nissan FINALLY decided to refresh their long lasting Pathfinder. However, it looks like a bigger version of the Murano.
Every import guy's dream car, the Nissan GTR. MSRP: close to 100 thousand.
Sooo... the last three days of the New York International Auto Show has another attraction called the Dub Car Show: NY. This year, Action Tire of New Jersey supplied some vehicles like Ice T's Bentley Continental GT with Onyx aftermarket parts.
As well as a Chevy Camaro that belongs to Hakeen Nicks, Wide Receiver of the New York Giants.
Showing hometown love to Martino Auto Concepts of Long Island...
Completely customized Chrysler 300.
Long Island is in the house...
The Jeep Cherokee went from an SUV to a CUV. This is a Crossover.
2013 Turbo Camaro Coupe, out in time to promote the movie "Turbo"
2014 VW Beetle GSR
Lamborghini Avenger anyone?
Mercedes Benz B Class.
The Mercedes CLA looks good...
But I'm always partial to the CLS63 AMG.
Jeep had their "Camp Jeep NYC", where they have professional drivers show the passengers (People who attended the auto show) how the Jeep can perform through different situations. But the last photo was SCARY. The driver took his foot off the brake, so you're on this steep hill and the car doesn't move. He did that, to show off the technology of a Jeep.
McLaren. Just sayin...
The crowd's favorite (and my new favorite). The BMW X6. It was extremely hard for me to get some clean shots of this SUV. I hate photos with people blocking the car. Unless if you're a model, get out of my photo.
The relief of the entire car show... Honda FINALLY redesigned the rear of the Civic. The last Civic body was so old and stale.
I like the Urban SUV Concept. But it's not an SUV, it's a Crossover.
Wonder Woman and her Kia Sportage.
The little boy trying to get into the Kia Batman car was so cute.
If I liked small cars, this would be mine.
Acura's NSX Concept Car.
Introducing the new Acura ILX.
2013 is the final year for the Acura ZDX because of low sales. It's not a common SUV, which is why I love it. I've only seen it on the road all of twice. And I'm seriously contemplating one.
Can Am Spyder brought the best vehicle of all...
Saving the best for last.
P.S. Martino Auto Concepts, of Long Island, NY shot a video of their journey (well not really a journey, just 30 miles) to get to the Javits Convention Center.
For the rest of the photos... check out Bernie's New York International Auto Show Gallery.