Luxury on Four Wheels Dazzle in Manhattan
New York is slowly climbing positions in motor events.
«Just a Porsche 911 can beat a Porsche 911,» said the German brand. The slogan continues to strengthen itself and this time Porsche has done accompanied by many other firms that throughout this week represent the most perfect beauty in the automotive world.
The New York International Auto Show 2016 (NYIAS) left stupefied hundreds of thousands of people who visit their facilities. No still snatch the first place Detroit Motor Show, major American event, it is true that New York is slowly climbing positions.
The site was again the ‘Jacob Javits Convention Center’, an imposing structure of steel and glass a few meters from the Hudson River in the west of Manhattan. Maserati, Dodge, Bugatti, Porsche, Nissan, Mercedes or Audi, were just some of the 37 brands that wore their best clothes to attend an event in which America, Europe and Asia concocted the best of luxury on four wheels.
The first two days were the turn of the press. More than 70 journalists from 23 different countries attended press conferences staged brand managers to update the figures and their cars. The worldwide firsts came from the hand of brands such as Audi with its R8 Spyder V10. 540 horses spread over a robust sports car that accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.6 seconds.
Meanwhile, Nissan became stronger than ever with its new GT -R model: » The Japanese monster « told reporters. The Japanese came renovated with more and more power, especially in technology thanks to its touch screen from which you handle much of this sport. A racing car that had the visit of Usain Bolt, «world’s fastest man», who is also the Emotion Chief Officer of Nissan.
The Show brought surprises that ripped ovations as well. Maserati shined with his first production SUV: «There is no life for a company that only sells sports cars», Giulio Pastore, head of the Italian brand, says. And so he came ‘Levante’. A new model with Spanish accent that belongs to that 50% of the premium business directly related to the SUV and whose starting price of 82,275 euro.
The attention to detail also contributed Mercedes with its renewed most potent class E, E43 AMG 4Matic version. Beside it, shined another German jewel, the Mercedes -AMG C43 Cabrio, wich snatched some prominence distinguished his «oldest brother».
The champagne bottles were uncorked between Mazda engineers when their model MX -5 took the prize for the best car of the year and best design 2016.
Bentley, Jaguar, Kia, Lincoln, Chevrolet, Acura and many more signatures were part of a sample where next-generation hybrid luxury rose to its peak with wood carved by hand, television screens, or refrigerators. Millions of dollars in this show full of security measures to avoid any risk.
The most valuable cars such as the Porsche 911 Cabrio more than 200,000 euro, were evicted daily in huge orange trucks, scattered along the streets 40, 41st and 42nd street and 11th, 12th avenue. It was easy to see a fleet of luxury cars in this area of Manhattan where for a few days changed the sound of sirens by impressive roars: «It’s a shame not to take one,» joked James, one of the truck drivers.
It is true that the show facilitated all visitors the chance to get closer to its prohibitive beauties. For an entry of $16, you could get on much of sports in addition to testing the new Jeep 4×4 in a fun circuit. Exclusive pieces of past, present and future that will continue to circulate and dazzling in Manhattan, until next April 3rd.