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    New York 2008: Ford flexes its creative side with cool lids
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    Click above image for a high-res gallery and discover what those graphics add up toAt the Javits Center in New York today, Ford rolled out its "Cool Lid" project with "urban artist" Tristan Eaton on hand to live-art the roof of a Ford Flex. Tristan is perhaps best known as the creator of ThunderDog ...

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    New York 2008: Iconic GTR arrives in Gotham
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    Click the image above for a high-res gallery of Iconic GTR photos This is what you need to know about the Iconic GTR: 800 horsepower and 2,200 pounds. Claudio Ballard's dream was to blend the best of modern tech with the best of classic design, and the result is a roadster that takes many of its ...

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    New York 2008: Hyundai Genesis Coupe burning rubber [w/VIDEO]
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    New York 2008: Hyundai Genesis Coupe doing power slides var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/300_HP_Hyundai_Genesis_Coupe_burns_rubber_in_New_York'; The 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is the new rear-driver that enthusiasts have been waiting for, and the automaker showed the assembled mass of media ...

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    New York 2008: IAG names most effective car ads
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    The folks at IAG Research handed out their second annual automotive advertising awards this morning in New York. We wouldn't have really covered them but we happened to be there for the Bob Nardelli keynote that followed, so we took a few notes. IAG judges ads by effectiveness rather than on ...

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    New York 2008: Scion unveils odd-looking Hako Concept
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Scion Hako ConceptAny hope that Scion would be revealing the next iteration of the tC, or a clean-sheet sports coupe with which to replace it, were dashed this afternoon in New York when the wraps were pulled off the Hako Coupe Concept. The Hako is ...

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    New York 2008: 2009 Honda Fit gets in shape
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    Click above for more high-res pics of the 2009 Honda Fit The 2009 Honda Fit has landed, and done so with everything the previous Honda fit was lacking. Judging by the sales numbers of that previous Fit -- over 2,000,000 globally in six years -- it wasn't lacking too much. The car gets Honda's ...

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    New York 2008: The Ute has landed! Live Reveal of the Pontiac G8 Sport Truck [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above for a high-res live gallery of the 2010 Pontiac Sport TruckAgain with musical accompaniment from the Young Lords, Maximum Bob Lutz heralded the return of the El Camino Pontiac G8 Sport Truck to the U.S. market for the first time in over two decades. Joining Lutz to make the sales case ...

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    New York 2008: 2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe live reveal [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above for high-res live shots of the 2009 Pontiac Solstice CoupeA self-effacing and impeccably dressed Bob Lutz took shots at the old Pontiac during the live reveal of the 2009 Pontiac Solstice Coupe. Busting on the arrowhead's former taste for cladding and Iron Dukes in the "excitement" ...

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    New York 2008: Pontiac unveils G8 GXP, featuring 50 Cent [w/VIDEO]
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    Click above to view more high-res live shots of the Pontiac G8 GXPIt's a rare occurrence when honest applause breaks out in a press conference over a new model, let alone a transmission. But that's exactly what happened when Maximum Bob talked up the Pontiac G8 GXP, and specifically its optional ...

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    New York 2008: Mark Fields hails a Transit Connect Taxi Concept
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Ford Transit Connect TaxiWhere better than New York for Ford to show off a taxi cab? And what better platform than the company's new Transit Connect van? Ford's Mark Fields and designer J. Mays were on hand for the unveiling of the Transit Connect Taxi ...

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    New York 2008: Saleen S5S Raptor revealed
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    Click above to view gallery of the Saleen S5S RaptorThough Saleen won't be officially unveiling its new supercar, the S5S Raptor, on stage until tomorrow, we've got pics and details for you now. Though slated to slot below the hardcore S7 in Saleen's lineup, the S5S Raptor looks no less the part of ...

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    New York 2008: Nissan unveils 2009 Maxima with "liquid motion" sheetmetal
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    Click above for more high-res pics of the 2009 Nissan MaximaEver since Nissan took the Altima upmarket in both size and prize, the Maxima has suffered from an identity crisis. In the Nissan/Infiniti lineup, this premium front-wheel-drive sports sedan suffered a middle-child syndrome while slotted ...

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    New York 2008: Nardelli promises aspirational vehicles from Chrysler
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    We are just back from the kickoff keynote speech for the 2008 New York Auto Show and have to wonder where in the Big Apple we can score some of what Bob Nardelli is smoking. While his words sounded somewhat encouraging, they were about three months old for the most part and didn't sound terribly ...

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    New York '08 Preview: Ford Transit Connect Taxi - Son of Crown Vic
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    Click image for a hi-res photo galleryIn the era of the greener taxicab, the extremely capable Ford Crown Victoria is now gauche. Ford knows this, and later this morning in the Jacob Javits Center, it will unveil a new taxi concept that's about as different from the Vic as you can get. The Ford ...

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    New York '08 Preview: Dodge Challenger R/T and SE ready to roll
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    Click above to view high-res gallery of the Dodge Challenger R/T var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Dodge_rolls_out_rest_of_Challenger_line_up_in_New_York'; The Dodge Challenger SRT8 has graced the cover of just about every major automotive rag these past couple months, and muscle car-loving ...

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    New York '08 Preview: Ford featuring crash-tested Taurus
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    Click above to view high-res gallery of crash-tested Ford TaurusFord has been very quiet about what it will have onstage at the New York Auto Show tomorrow, but one vehicle we do know that will be under the lights is the Ford Taurus. While there will certainly be a number of Taurus models waxed, ...

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    New York '08 Preview: 2009 Nissan Maxima leaked on forum
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    Click above to view high-res gallery of the 2009 Nissan Maxima var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/LEAK_2009_Nissan_Maxima_back_to_sports_car_form'; Forums are fast becoming the bane of automakers that've spent a lot of time, energy and money coordinating a new car's debut. Nissan was hoping to ...

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    New York '08 Preview: More Hyundai Genesis Coupe pics come online
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    Click above for full high-res gallery of the 2010 Hyundai Genesis CoupeIt would've been cooler had the world met the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe on Wednesday when it's scheduled to be unveiled at the 2008 New York Auto Show. That's not how things are playing out unfortunately, what with the first ...

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    New York '08 Preview: Pontiac Solstice Coupe spotted on Pontiac.com
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    The thing about the internet is, once something gets published, it can't be taken back. We're sure Pontiac feels that way about this little image that appeared on its official website at some point in the recent past. It shows the Pontiac G8 sport truck and, lo and behold, a Solstice Coupe! ...

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    New York '08 Preview: 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP packs 402 HP... and a third pedal!
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    Click above for hi-res gallery of the Pontiac G8 GXPThe Northeast is the Pontiac division's largest market, and the brand -- which has played the stepchild in recent years, banished to the outer limits of exhibition halls -- is finally getting its own coming out party in New York next week. The ...

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