2012 New York Auto Show: The Highlights

Article: 2012 New York Auto Show: The Highlights

The 2012 New York Auto Show has opened to the public. The NY International Auto Show 2012 took place in the NYC convention center which was popular location where would be built the old Aqueduct race track in Queens. On the 2012 New York Auto Show, appear some of the green vehicle perspective by highly technical and complex. The price certainly is expensive, due to make simplify for user or driver. Let’s take a look at the green vehicle highlights of the 2012 New York Auto Show :

1. 2013 Acura RLX Concept

Acura RLX is the next RL which is designed more sophisticated and luxurious. Acura RLX has some features that renamed three-letter nomenclature, the concept sports a 3.5-liter direct injected V6 engine teamed with a Sport Hybrid Super Handling (SHSH) AWD system and also completed by FWD gas version. Actually, this car designed to optimize handling and traction under all driving conditions.

RLX use Hybrid AWD version that enabled the car to pivot on just one wheel and providing amazingly sharp turn in. Acura aims to build on that agility while providing better power (370 horsepower) and improved fuel efficiency. So, The RLX is one of interesting car in the 2012 New York Auto Show and absolutely to sell at a lower price.

2. Infiniti LE concept

In the New Your Auto Show 2012 we can also found the Infiniti LE was executive transportation and to be the first “mainstream” luxury brand to do so. LE has 134-horsepower electric motor that sends power to the front wheels and laminated 24- kw lithium ion battery pack. Infiniti designed like the contemporary G and M. It also includes a 50-kw DC wireless (inductive) quick charging system.

3. 2013 LEXUS ES 300H

2013 Lexus is more luxury than the Lexus ES sedan. It can improve the driving experience fuel efficiency. The design is more dynamic and while there’s a regular ES 350 (powered by a 3.5-liter V6), most eyes in the 2012 New York Auto Show were on the new ES300h Hybrid.

Utilizing a version of Toyota/Lexus Hybrid Synergy Drive system, the E300h sports a 2.5-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder gas engine teamed with an electric motor and battery pack, that’s said to deliver 40 miles per gallon in combined city/highway driving. The new ES will be launching this summer, with prices likely to start in the low $40k range.

4. 2013 Ram 1500

The 2013 Ram is full-size pickups that designed to ride height and suspension settings depending on the surrounding environment. For example, it lowers the truck to provide easier cab and bed access as well as to provide better stability and reduced drag at cruising speed. The features int the 2013 Ram sport includes the eight-speed automatic transmission that will be offered with both the 3.6-liter base V6 and Hemi 5.7-liter V8 engines.

In this New York International Auto Show, there’s also a new frame that is both stronger and lighter than found on the 2012 Ram, plus a true first in the segment – active air suspension. Ram’s new features aimed at greater fuel efficiency, it will be interesting to see what General Motors has in store when it launches its next generation full-size pickups in 2014.

5. 2013 Volkswagen Alltrack Concept

Volkswagen is showing a tall wagon concept called the Alltrack at the 2012 New York Auto Show. The concept might look nearly identical to the European. The concept, too, gets a 140-hp, 2.0-liter TDI diesel four, six-speed dual clutch DSG automatic, and all-wheel drive.

Source: dhybridcars.org

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