The New York International Auto Show is coming to a close, but not before it offered up plenty of new models and concepts this week.
Everything from the 2015 Toyota Camry to Honda’s ASIMO robot has made an appearance in New York, along with new Kia Grand Carnival and Nissan Murano models ahead of their respective Australian launches.
Concepts of note at the New York show include the Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept, which showcases Land Rover’s new ‘Transparent Bonnet’ technology.
BMW’s X3 SUV is heading to Australia in June, and the German carmaker outlined pricing and features for the local market this week.
Two petrol and two diesel engines will be available, including an upgraded 2.0 litre diesel unit that boosts power by 5kW and torque by 20Nm.
Pricing starts at $60,900 plus on-roads for the xDrive 20i, rounding out at $77,400 plus on-roads for the xDrive 30d.
In other news, MINI unveiled its 2015 Paceman update at the Beijing Auto Show, ahead of an Australian arrival late this year or early 2015.
The 2015 Toyota Yaris was revealed this week ahead of its local arrival, but the three-door model is set to be discontinued in Australia.
Volvo confirmed its all-new XC90 SUV will surface late in 2014, following a series of concepts previewing the new model.
The 2014 Kia Optima Platinum Petrol Automatic is packed with features and offers good value for money, but is it better than its medium prestige competitors? Check out our review.
We found Toyota’s entry-level 2014 Kluger GX 2WD SUV does the ‘family wagon thing’ very well, priced from $40,990 plus on-roads.
Finally, we drove the recent diesel addition to the local Honda family, with the 2014 CR-V DTi-L offering lots of space, an excellent ride and solid build quality.
And that’s… the week that was.