2013 New York International Auto Show With DivasDriveInHeels.com
Automakers are wrapping up the domestic auto show season with a bang in New York — we are counting some 20 world debuts. DivasDriveInHeels.com will be on the ground at the New York auto show during press days Wednesday and Thursday, publishing updates from the show floor.
Here’s a look at the auto show press-days schedule, along with a list of vehicle reveals we expect.
9:10 a.m. — Toyota
Press days begin with the 2014 Toyota Highlander debut, a three-row crossover that hasn’t been redesigned since 2007.
9:45 a.m. — Volkswagen
The seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf makes its North American debut in New York. VW first showed the new Golf last September in Germany, and the Golf GTD was premiered in March at the Geneva motor show.
10:15 a.m. — Kia
Kia will show three vehicles in New York: the redesigned Soul, the coupe variant of the Forte compact and a freshened Optima midsized sedan.
10:45 a.m. — Jaguar Land Rover
The luxury brand is thinking performance in New York, debuting the 2014 Jaguar XJR, a performance variant of their flagship XJ sedan, and the Land Rover Range Rover Sport. View the Range Rover reveal live Wednesday as it makes its debut by driving through the streets of New York.
11:15 a.m. — Mercedes-Benz
The 2014 CLA45 AMG is making its debut in New York as the high-performance version of the CLA compact sedan that goes on sale this fall. Benz’s compact B-class Electric Drive hatchback also will be unveiled.
11:45 a.m. — BMW
Three vehicles debuted at the Geneva motor show will make their North American debut: the Active Tourer concept car, the 3-series Gran Turismo and the 328d.
12:10 p.m. — Acura
The production version of the 2014 Acura MDX seven-passenger SUV will be shown officially, although we don’t expect it to be much different than the production-ready prototype we saw at the Detroit auto show in January.
12:45 p.m. — General Motors
The GM brand is bringing three new models to the New York auto show, but the 2014 Camaro SS is the only one they are keeping under wraps.
Buick revealed the updated 2014 LaCrosse on Monday, which gets new interior design and more safety and technology features. Cadillac is expected to reveal the 2014 CTS sedan at a media event Tuesday, and photos that hint at the design appeared on the Internet Monday.
1:45 p.m. — Jeep
The controversial new Jeep Cherokee will have its world debut. Jeep already released photos of the Cherokee’s design, but powertrain details and an on-sale date should be a part of the reveal.
2:20 p.m. — Nissan
The redesigned 2014 Nissan Pathfinder hybrid is set to be revealed at the show. Nissan hasn’t released any details, but we know it uses a gasoline-electric drive system and a four-cylinder engine.
2:50 p.m. — Bentley
3:15 p.m. — Rolls Royce
3:40 p.m. — Porsche
The Porsche 911 GT3 and GT3 Cup that debuted in Geneva will make the trip to New York for their North American debut.
4:05 p.m. — Infiniti
A hybrid version of Infiniti’s seven-passenger JX crossover, now badged the QX60, makes its debut in New York.
4:35 p.m. — Hyundai
The updated 2014 Hyundai Equus sedan is coming to the auto show. While Hyundai has revealed little about their luxury sedan so far, teaser photos show it wears new turbine blade-style wheels and a cleaner front fascia.
Thursday, March 28
9:55 a.m. — Scion
The 2014 Scion tC sports coupe will be unmasked in New York.
10:30 a.m. — Volvo
11:05 a.m. — Subaru
The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek hybrid, Subaru’s first gasoline-electric vehicle, will be shown at the show.
11:40 a.m. — Dodge
The updated 2014 Dodge Durango SUV is expected to be revealed, along with the 2014 SRT Viper TA “Time Attack.”
12:15 p.m. — Honda
The 2014 Odyssey minivan will highlight Honda’s stand in New York, and will be put on display with the 2014 Accord plug-in hybrid and 2013 Fit EV.
1:10 p.m. — Mitsubishi
1:40 p.m. — Shelby
Shelby will debut the 2013 Shelby 1000 S/C, a 1,200-hp Mustang.
About the New York auto show: The 2013 New York auto show runs from March 29-April 7 and is expected to attract a range of production and concept cars such as the new Toyota Highlander, Jeep Cherokee and the United States debut of the Corvette Stingray Convertible. Check out DivasDriveInHeels.com complete coverage at DivasDriveInHeels.com.