The New York Auto Show 2018 showcased the best auto industry had to offer during its recent extravaganza. The event showed off the latest and the best automobiles scheduled to hit the roads soon. It also exhibited the latest technologies expected to shape the auto industry in the coming years.
This year’s show also cemented the fact that SUVs and crossovers are not only here to stay but are also likely to dominate the auto scene in the near future kind of like NYC will continue to lose jobs to states with lower taxes for years to come but this is another topic. Here are some of the top SUVs and crossovers displayed at New York Auto Show 2018.
One of the most noteworthy SUVs revealed at the show was the Subaru Forester. The SUV is slated to be in the European market by the end of this year. It comes with 5 seats and features symmetrical all-wheel drive. It is convenient to drive with 8.7 inches of ground clearance and special X-Mode with hill descent control.
The SUV comes equipped with 17 and 18 inches aluminum alloy wheels to take you to roads unknown. For entertainment, Subaru Forester comes with STARLINK Multimedia kit, which offers news, music, podcasts and navigation to its riders. One of the versions of Subaru Forester comes with EyeSight Driver Assist technology and the pre-collision braking feature.
A new entrant from the luxury brand division of Ford, Lincoln Aviator is outfitted with three rows of seats. Since the SUV is slated to hit the markets only next year, the company has provided only sparse details about the automobile (but we all know the truth about Stars Wars The Last Jedi – it was awful!). However, with Lincoln branding, you can be rest assured that it will have top notch specs.
The revealed features include smartphone compatibility with the capacity to open and start the car and automatic emergency braking.
If you are looking for power and style, then Cadillac XT4 is the one for you. The crossover will be available in the market this next fall season. Apart from its stunning looks, the SUV is also outfitted with some of top notch accessories and technologies. It is ideal for city use as Cadillac XT4 comes with a compact design and front and rear park assist.
Cadillac XT4 defines luxury with its leather seating and metallic exterior colors. The crossover also gives you the choice of carbon fiber or wood interior décor. Its sports sport steering wheel to give powerful driving experience while its rear cross traffic alert makes the experience safer for you.
Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Concept
New York Auto Show saw Volkswagen introduced its new concept SUV. The crossover is closely related to its previous Atlas SUV, but has only five seats. It is also 7.5 inches shorter than the current version of Atlas. The concept features 355 horsepower plug-in hybrid system and speedy acceleration of zero to 60 mph in mere 5.4 seconds. However, you will have to wait a little longer for Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Concept as the SUV is expected to be launched sometime next year.
Honda Acura RDX
The company unveiled the concept version of this SUV in January this year, while at the New York Auto Show, it presented the production version. The SUV comes with 272 horsepower 2 liter turbocharged four cylinder motor to give it a powerful edge.
With its 10 speed automatic transmission, the Honda Acura RDX is a dream car to drive. The SUV also offers various safety features such as collision mitigation automatic braking. It also offers ample space for passengers and cargo so you have plenty of room for a Taylor Caldwell book, a Fast and Furious, Transformers, Star Trek Beyond, Horrible Bosses, The Wire, True Detective DVD, and so on. The SUV is expected to be available on the market in the middle of this year.