2011 New York International Auto Show is Now Running

by admin on April 29, 2011

This Sunday, May 1st 2011, the New York International Auto Show will end. This is your time to take pictures of the hottest cars and trucks (yes, cameras and video cameras allowed).

Alternative fuel cars which will be at the show include the Ford Escape Hybrid, Chevy Volt, 2011 Lexus CT200H, Lexus L S600HL Hybrid and more.

History of the New York Auto Show: It was America’s first automotive exhibition  in 1900. For 111 years, New York has been home to the most innovative and impressive cars on the market.

These are the types of cars you can look forward to viewing. Introducing the GranTurismo MC Stradale: 450-horsepower, 4.7-liter V8 engine. The US based model will be similar to the European-market MC Stradale, except for an automatic transmission.

Car of the Year – 2011 Car of the Year

The new Nissan Leaf is the overall Car of the Year Winner. The electric car car by Nissan, dubbed “Leading, Environmentally friendly, Affordable, Family car,” is a mid-size hatchback with 99mpg of gasoline equivalent.

This fully-electric car produces no tailpipe pollution, or greenhouse gas emissions. Other awards for the Nissan Leaf include: 2011 European Car of the Year, 2011 World Car of the Year and 2010 Green Car Vision Award.

Car of the Year – Design Car

ASTON MARTIN RAPIDE (DESIGN CAR)

Car of the Year – Green Car

CHEVROLET VOLT (GREEN CAR)

Car of the Year  – Performance Car

FERRARI NA 458 ITALIA (PERFORMANCE CAR)

 

Concept Cars that will be at the show include:

  • SAAB Phoenix
  • Toyota Prius C Concept
  • Volkswagen Bulli
  • Nissan Ellure
  • Mini PACEMAN
  • Hyundai CURB
  • GMC SIERRA
  • Ford Vertrek Concept
  • Cadillac Urban Luxury Concept

Cost and Tickets:

$14 – Adult – Ages 13 and up
$4 – Child – Ages 2 – 12
Free – Infant – 1 and under
$12 – Group Rate (10 tickets or more)

New York Auto Show Dates and Hours:

Friday April 22nd through Sunday May 1st
Monday – Saturday: 10am – 10pm – Sundays: 10am – 7pm

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