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Live From New York!

Oldest auto show featuring newest models.

by on Mar.23, 2016

The 116th edition of the New York International Auto Show is now open to the public with thousands of folks jamming the Jacob Javits Convention Center to get a look at vehicles ranging from dream rides to potential new purchases.

However, is still mining the recent reveals and executive insights for additional news. Check out the stories we’ve already written and check back often for updates.

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Sun’s Up on the 2017 GMC Terrain Nightfall Edition

SUV gets same treatment as Canyon

by on Mar.21, 2016

GMC is looking to set a new sales record for its Terrain SUV in 2016 with the new Nightfall edition.

After a record sales year in 2015, GMC is giving fans of its Terrain SUV another reason to run out and buy a new one: the 2017 Terrain Nightfall edition. The new model will make its debut at the New York Auto Show later this week.

The Nightfall is a stylized special edition of the SUV combining blacked-out exterior details and wheels, with popular technologies, such as IntelliLink with available 4G LTE connectivity and Wi-Fi hotspot, according to the brand.

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Due to arrive in dealerships this fall, it joins is truck cousins, the Canyon Nightfall and Sierra All Terrain X boasting these customized packages. (more…)

Infiniti Offering Up New QX70 Limited

Luxury performance crossover segments getting crowded.

by on Mar.21, 2016

The 2017 Infiniti QX70 luxury performance crossover makes its debut at the New York Auto Show.

The highly competitive, seemingly always growing luxury performance utility segment is getting yet another contestant: Infiniti’s 2017 QX70 Limited. The new crossover makes its debut at this year’s New York International Auto Show.

The new QX70 Limited is available in rear-wheel or all-wheel drive configurations, it is scheduled to hit dealer showrooms this summer. The QX70 Limited is the second in the Infiniti line-up, joining the 2016 QX80 Limited.

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“The QX70 Limited offers a range of premium exterior and interior treatments, adding an extra touch of exclusivity to the dramatically styled crossover,” said Randy Parker, vice president, Infiniti Americas. (more…)

Volkswagen Takes the Wraps Off Golf Alltrack

New wagon offers off-road capability.

by on Mar.21, 2016

The all-new 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack gives drivers the off-road capability they've been wanting.

Volkswagen is looking to build on the success of the Golf SportWagen with its new Alltrack model for 2017.

“We heard from dealers and customers that they wanted to see a Golf SportWagen with the all-terrain capability that comes from an all-wheel drive system,” said Joerg Sommer, vice president, Product Marketing and Strategy of Volkswagen of America, Inc. “We are excited to introduce the Golf Alltrack to meet the active lifestyle needs of our customers.”

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The Golf Alltrack uses the MQB architecture, just like the rest of the Golf vehicle line-up, as well as the turbocharged and direct-injection powertrain. The EA888 1.8-liter, four-cylinder TSI gasoline unit produces 170 horsepower and 199 lb-ft of torque. It’s mated to a six-speed dual-clutch DSG automatic transmission: a six-speed manual transmission will also be available later in the vehicle’s lifecycle. (more…)