The New York International Auto Show was to reclaim its place among the calendar’s premier events, and its post-pandemic comeback after a missed 2021 didn’t disappoint. Several automakers debuted significant new cars in New York, including Jeep, which revealed its largest SUV. Volkswagen, whose ID Buzz electric minibus resurrection, made its US premiere. And even Lamborghini, which unveiled a new supercar near the exhibition. Here are the must-see debuts from the International¬† 2022 New York Auto Show:

Ford F150 Lightning


The electric version of North America’s best-selling car will be in 2022 with 571 horsepower, 1,021 Nm, and all-wheel drive to compete with Tesla. The F150 Lightning is available with two battery capacities, having official ranges in the US EPA test cycle of about 370 km and 483 km. Ford claims that the F150 Lightning will have a 0 to 100 km/h acceleration time of four to five seconds.

Nissan Z


The new Nissan Z is by the same 405 horsepower 3.0-litre V6 twin-turbo engine that powers the Infiniti Q60 coupe, and it produces 475 Nm of torque at 5,600 rpm, which is 30% more than the previous model. The new design is based on the Z Proto concept, which debuted in 2020, and retains nearly all of the idea’s design characteristics. The new sports car’s vintage appearance is also past Nissan models such as the original 1970 Fairlady Z and 1990 300ZX.

Ford Maverick


Ford expects the Maverick to be the smallest of its pickup truck options in North America, lying below the Ford Ranger and sharing the same platform as the Kuga. A 2.5-liter four-cylinder hybrid petrol engine with 194 horsepower and 210 Nm powers the vehicle. According to Ford, the five-seater should be able to go 500 miles on a single tank of gas. 

Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV


The all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV, based on the company’s exclusive EV architecture, will be presented on April 19. The EQS SUV, which can seat up to seven people, will lead the company’s next wave of electric vehicles from the 2022 New York Auto Show. In the most powerful of the proposed conventional four-wheel-drive configurations, the EQS SUV has a 108 kWh lithium-ion battery pack combined with two motors that provide up to 523 horsepower and 854 Nm of torque. Mercedes-Benz debuted the inside of its EQS SUV earlier this month, but the model’s final external design has yet to show. The company’s 56-inch MBUX Hyper-Display takes center stage in the attractive interior, as it does in the EQS sedan.

Ford Bronco Raptor


In New York, Ford will unveil the most powerful street-legal Bronco ever. The 3.0-liter, twin-turbocharged EcoBoost engine in the Bronco Raptor delivers over 400 horsepower. A Race-ready Raptor HOSS 4.0 suspension system, a wrapped high-strength steel frame, and enormous 37-inch off-road tires were also standard. The Bronco now has a tow/haul mode that can pull weights up to 4.5 tonnes.

Hyundai Palisade


The Hyundai Palisade 2023 will also be on display at the 2022 New York Auto Show on April 13, following multiple spy photographs and teases. According to what is known, the grille is identical to the new Hyundai Tucson and Palisade. Daytime running lights in the shape of a boomerang, similar to those on the earlier car. The light-alloy wheels have also been redesigned for the sideline. 

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