Heavy-duty Dodge and Kia flagship: the most interesting novelties of the auto show in New York (photo)

Crossovers and SUVs dominated the New York Auto Show. Ram brought its first electric pickup truck to the show, Dodge showed off the farewell Challenger, and Jeep presented the new Wrangler.

Today (April 7-16) New York International Auto Show. The oldest auto show in America has been held since 1900 and hasn’t been as large-scale recently as it used to be. Still, there are enough interesting premieres at the exhibition. Focus He chose the main novelties of the New York Auto Show.

Contrary to modern trends, the New York auto show was not dominated by electric cars – the vast majority of new products were equipped with gasoline engines. Crossovers and SUVs dominate the show.

Dodge Challenger Demon 170

A limited fee version of the Dodge Challenger and Demon 170, which will be discontinued before the end of the year, has been released. Its performance is impressive. The sports car is equipped with a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 with a capacity of 1039 hp. With. Like a Formula 1 race car, it is capable of accelerating to 100 km/h in just 1.66 seconds. The quarter mile (402 m) without stopping takes 8.91 seconds and the top speed is 346 km/h.

The new Dodge Challenger Demon 170 was designed for drag racing, so it received a reinforced gearbox and improved engine cooling. To reduce weight, you can remove all seats from the cabin except the driver.

Genesis GV80 Coupe

Officially, the Genesis GV80 Coupe is a concept car, but it will go into series in 2024. The coupe-shaped version of the Genesis GV80 crossover features a sloping roof and a pointed rear end. It has a large shield-shaped grille and branded slim headlights and lanterns. There are four separate seats in the concept cabin, but it is unlikely that these seats will be included in the production model. The Genesis GV80 Coupe is expected to get a 380-horsepower turbo six, and an electric version may appear later.

off-road vehicle

The legendary Jeep Wrangler has been facelifted and debuted at the New York Auto Show. The SUV is recognizable by the new grille painted black, and in its cabin the center panel has been replaced and the touchscreen enlarged.

The new top version of the Rubicon X with reinforced bumpers, all-terrain tires and a Nappa leather interior refreshed the model range. The Jeep Wrangler is currently offered in petrol, diesel and hybrid versions ranging from 200 to 470 hp. With.

Kia EV9

The flagship Kia EV9 electric car, a large five-metre crossover with an angular design, was brought to the New York Auto Show. In the model offered in 6 and 7 seat versions, the second row seats can be rotated. There are two large screens on the front panel. For an additional fee, they will offer a camera instead of a mirror, an automatic parking system and an autopilot.

The new Kia EV9 will be offered in 204 and 215 hp rear-wheel drive versions. with, also in a 325-horsepower version with all-wheel drive. The most powerful crossover accelerates to 100 km / h in 5.3, and the power reserve of the most “long-range” version is 541 km. It only takes 10 minutes to charge the battery up to 45%.

Coach 1500 RPM

The first Ram electric pickup turned out to be similar to its gasoline counterparts and comparable in size to them. It was offered in a four-door version with a load capacity of 1.2 tons. In the cabin, three screens are installed on the dashboard, one of which is reserved for the front passenger. Front and pickup provided a 425-liter trunk.

The new Ram 1500 REV is offered with two engines with a total output of 654 hp. With. It has the ability to accelerate to 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds and tow a 6.3-ton trailer. The selection will offer versions with a power reserve of 563 and 805 km.

Subaru Crosstrek Desert

The new Subaru Crosstrek 2023 was shown at the New York Auto Show in an off-road Wilderness version. The crossover received a massive plastic body kit and 17-inch off-road tires, and the ground clearance was increased to 240 mm. The hall is decorated with wear-resistant fabric. The Subaru Crosstrek Wilderness is equipped with a 2.5-liter 182-horsepower engine, and its all-wheel drive is complemented by special terrain modes.

Previously Focus reported that the first Turkish electric car was sold out a few years ago.

We also wrote that crossovers take the lead in the list of the most popular cars in Ukraine.

Source: Focus


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