After a far-too-long hiatus, we're back with podcast #62, in which we recap the
New York Auto Show
. A large contingent of Autobloggers attended the show, and we're hot to talk about what we saw. The first target we take aim at is
, which trotted out its newly restyled
. Caspar Milquetoast, your cars have arrived.
actually did something bold by translating the Fairlane concept in to the
production vehicle. Opinions are split on whether it's exciting, or just some kind of bastard offspring from a
tryst. Let's just call it a modern interpretation of the Country Squire, without the woodgrain vinyl appliqué. Also over at the Ford stand was special-edition
. Whoopdedooyeeha! Sure, it's badass, what more needs to be said?
had three well-turned-out microcars that we were all calling the Triplets. The
are variations on a theme, and they definitely generated buzz. We're glad to see the General doing small cars, as well as some of the new developments over at the
Speaking of buzz, the
concept takes aim at high end luxury/performance sedans from German and Japanese manufacturers. As is their wont,
will be pricing it around 30 grand to start, and offering V8 power sent to the rear wheels, all wrapped in a handsome (if derivative) skin. Speaking of handsome skin,
on us, and it's not only a significant upgrade from the outgoing
coupe, it stands apart from the G35 sedan, as well. While ogling the
's tight lines, we bumped into the
that was exceptionally well done. We wrap up by briefly touching on the
, which no longer looks like a
with a different grille, and finally, our visit to
on our way back to the windowless confines of the media room.
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