All The Best Things From The New York Auto Show

The Camaro ZL1 Convertible. Photo credit: AP
The Camaro ZL1 Convertible. Photo credit: AP
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The New York Auto Show is always a bit low-key, but this year, it was weirdly quiet. But! That doesn’t mean nothing happened. Quite a lot happened, in fact. Here’s all the stuff you’ll want to see from it, and nothing that you don’t.

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There’s also a lot more coming from the show, now that we’re all done with it. Behind-the-scenes stuff, happy things, wonderful things, and even one of the most oddly sad things we’ve ever seen (and yes, it’s from Mitsubishi, how’d ya guess).

There may or may not even be a video tour coming of the incredibly gorgeous Spyker C8 Preliator from the man who created it.

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Hold onto your butts.

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Neutral: What Do You Wish You Saw From New York?

Besides a smattering of beautiful things like the Mazda Miata RF folding hardtop, this year’s NYIAS was a bit bland. What do you wish you saw out of it instead?

Deputy Editor, Jalopnik. 2002 Lexus IS300 Sportcross.

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Neutral: I mean, let’s go down the list. A RWD manual brown diesel wagon, anything bearing the “Mazdaspeed” emblem, Raphael tipping over a Beetle at the Volkswagen display, Mistubishi showing anything decent, a sub-$20,000 sports car, any car designer or executive being led out in handcuffs for using the word “dynamic” more than once per hour, a sweet indoor go-kart race down the aisles between automaker displays...