New York Auto Show 2018: Top 5 performance cars

04/02/2018 Same topic: Newest & coolest car concepts
The 2018 New York Auto Show did not disappoint speed lovers with 5 amazing performance models.

Powerful cars are always the top choice of car enthusiasts. Knowing this, the 2018 New York Auto Show did not disappoint car lovers with top performance models. In the list of 5 performance cars below, there are the appearances of not only convertibles, coupes, sedans but also a super SUV from Jaguar with its most powerful engine ever been equipped on an SUV, helping it reach up to an impressive 176 mph.

It is undeniable that crossovers and SUV are currently on trend; therefore, we all hope there will be more of these kinds introduced at future shows.

Let’s check out 5 performance models introduced at New York auto show 2018

1) 2019 Cadillac CT6 V-Sport

The CT6-V-Sport satisfies the savviest autophile with lots of improvements from any other CT6 with the recalibrated exhaust, all-wheel-drive system, Magnetic Ride Control, and steering.

2019 Cadillac CT6 V-Sport 4.2TT – Redline: First Look – 2018 NYIAS

The model comes with ten-speed automatic that supports a new small-displacement 4.2-litre twin-turbo V-8. There are 2 options of tune states which are a version of 533 lb-ft of torque and 500 hp, and the top-of-the-line putting out 627lb-ft and 550 hp.

The 2019 Cadillac CT6 V-Sport at the 2018 New York Auto Show

The CT6-V-Sport satisfies the savviest autophile with lots of improvements from any other CT6 

2) 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo

The engine of the 2019 Levante Trofeo is capable of producing 590 hp and 538 lb-ft, which is the most powerful among Maseratis. Its 3.8-litre dual-turbo V-8 can bring the model from rest to 60mph in only 3.8s and the top speed of 187mph.

2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo At 2018 New York Auto Show

The engine of the 2019 Levante Trofeo is capable of producing 590 hp and 538 lb-ft

3) 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR

Jaguar claims its 2019 F-Face SVR can sprint to 60mph in only 4.1s with its 5.0-litre supercharged V-8 producing 502 lb-ft of torque and 550 hp. The model features the standard all-wheel-drive system with a new electronic rear while an 8-speed automatic is the only transmission option.

2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR at the 2018 New York Auto Show

The model features the standard all-wheel-drive system​

>>> See more about Jaguar's newly-unveiled fastest SUV - F-Pace SVR

4) 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe

The Mercedes-Benz brought out 3 models with three different power levels. The first one, the GT 53 is equipped with a 3.0-litre turbo-charged inline-6 with a mild-hybrid. This model doles out 429 hp while able to reach 60 mph from rest in around 4.4s. Besides, the GT 63 is equipped with 4.0-litre dual-turbo V-8 which puts out 577 hp. It is claimed by AMG that the model accelerates to 60mph in 3.3s. The top-of-the-line GT 63 S uses the same twin-turbo V-8 but is tuned to dole out 627 lb-ft of torque and 630 hp which sprints to 60 mph in only 3.1s and reaches the highest speed of 195 mph.

The all three comes equipped with AMG’s 9-speed automatic.

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe at New York 2018

The Mercedes-Benz brought out 3 models with three different power levels

5) 2019 Mercedes-AMG C 63

The 2019 Mercedes-AMG C 63 with its redesigned front bumper and new grilles blows a fresh air into the C63 family (including cabriolet, coupe, and sedan).

The power output, mechanically, remain unchanged with the 4.0–litre dual-turbo V-8 producing 469 hp in the C 63 and 503 hp in the C 63 S. However, the lineup introduces a new 9-speed dual-clutch transmission.

2019 Mercedes-AMG C 63

The lineup introduces a new 9-speed dual-clutch transmission

Which of the charming models is your favorite?

>>> Speed lovers, also check out: List of new cars that can reach 200 mph or more - Part 1

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