2013 marks the 113th anniversary of the New York Int’l Auto Show, North America’s first and largest attended auto show. Featuring 1,000 vehicles plus the latest in tech, safety and innovation in nearly 900,000 sq ft.
The event took place in Jacob Javits Convention Center 11th ave between 34 & 40 Streets
Friday March 29th until Sunday April 7th
The actual opening day was Saturday March 30th
Festivities began at 8:30am
SHOW FLOOR OPENED AT 10am
“Arriving in Manhattan a week after the Ringling Brother and Barnum & Bailey Circus rode the rails to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, the New York International Auto Show opens its doors just as the populace emerges from its winter isolation and spring teases an appearance — and as the car-shopping season starts to warm up. The show opens to the public on Friday and continues through April 7.” wrote JERRY GARRETT in his article (Coming to New York, a Smorgasbord Auto Show) for the New York Times
The Auto Show 2013, successfully grabbed attention of all types of people of all ages and backgrounds.
Cadillac, came to the event with its new CTS 2014, 2.0L Turbo 4 cyl – 6 speeds. It took away the crowds breath with its elegant look, high performance and fuel economy.
The Most Wanted Camaro
Sports and Muscle cars are on demand this season, after they found their way of combining power and gas economy, Camaro Z28 with its “7.0 liter (427 cu. In.) small block LS7 V8 (pumping out at least 500 Horsepower)” measured a high volume of seekers as one of the most wanted muscle cars, one of the most successful as well.
Marketing and introducing this cars’ capabilities wasn’t a hard task, because of its unique features and amazing look.
Old or Young, Corvette is a Charm
The Fastest & Strongest American Muscle
In 1964 Ford company decided to enter the track with a fast muscle car, that’s when they started producing Ford Mustang to be their muscled hero that can’t be defeated, since then they been in the same level with their competitive that falls under the same category. Until this year, when they introduced Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, or the 200 mile car. “5.8L 32-valve supercharged V8 with 662HP 631 lb-ft”
This car that will change the concept of muscle cars, from only being powerful to a fast, powerful and economic cars. A car that combined a power of 662 horse powers, a top actual speed of 200 mph and 18 miles/gal.
Mustang Shelby GT500 Super Snake
The addictive venom
Un-like Cars exhibits, Motorcycles have a very limited show room space in the last floor of the Javits Center, it still gathered some attention of motorcycles lovers.
There is no compete in the motorcycles exhibits, while there is only Honda exhibit which presents its sports bikes and Harley Davidson who introduced their touring bikes
International Auto Show