Luxury Car Brands Unveil Key Debuts at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, Says Edmunds.com


SANTA MONICA, Calif. — March 26, 2013 — The new Cadillac CTS and the Audi A3 sedan will headline a parade of luxury cars scheduled to make world and U.S. debuts this week at the 2013 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), reports Edmunds.com, the premier resource for car shopping and automotive information.

Edmunds.com says there's particular anticipation for the 2014 Cadillac CTS. The vehicle's market performance has been lukewarm recently, with sales down 14.6 percent in 2012 vs. 2011. Cadillac is expected to reveal a major redesign at the show to better compete with the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Leaked photos of the vehicle show a family resemblance to the smaller Cadillac ATS, with a sculpted hood, dramatic front end and an elegant cabin with wood and leather touches.

The 2014 Audi A3 sedan will make a more informal debut at a private event scheduled ahead of the auto show. Invited attendees will get a first look at the sedan, which will go on sale in the U.S. in the second quarter of 2014. The vehicle will take aim at the much-anticipated Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class sedan.

Other luxury cars expected to make debuts at NYIAS include:

  • 2014 Acura MDX — Edmunds.com expects the 2014 Acura MDX to have a softer, rounder look — but an aggressive slate of high-tech features.
  • 2014 Jaguar XJR — Jaguar is beefing up its R performance lineup with the 2014 XJR. A single image of the car appears to show some trim and badging changes.
  • 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport — Land Rover says the 2014 Range Rover Sport will be its "fastest, most responsive and agile vehicle to date."

Edmunds.com provides news, photos and analysis of all the cars debuting at the 2013 New York International Auto Show at http://www.edmunds.com/auto-shows/new-york/2013/.

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