Lurking in the entrance hall of the Jacob Javits Center is the Karlmann King, an oversized SUV styled like a stealth fighter... but it's as invisible as a rhinoceros wearing a clown outfit playing the bagpipes.
The Karlmann King is based on the Ford F-550 chassis, and measures 5990mm long, 2450mm wide, 2480mm tall, riding on a 3691mm wheelbase.
There are three passenger doors: two up front, and one at the rear on the passenger's side.
Land Rover Defender: Extreme off-road and SVR versions could be on the cards
With an all-new Defender just around the corner, Land Rover is gearing up to see how far it can stretch the new chassis in terms of off- and on-road performance.
Speaking to media at the global launch of the new Jaguar F-Pace SVR in Saint Tropez, Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations lead dynamics engineer, Ross Restell, said the division is capable of pushing the Defender chassis to its limits.
Renault has unveiled its first fully electric vehicle for the Chinese market at the Shanghai motor show, as it chases 550,000 annual sales in China by 2022.
The City K-ZE is the result of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance's joint venture with Dongfeng. It looks very similar to the Kwid offered in developing markets, but the face has been tweaked for the Chinese carpark and, naturally, there's a battery pack under the floor.
The mid-size sedan market is about to get another model with a bit more mumbo: Hyundai has confirmed it is working on a turbocharged performance version of its new generation Sonata.
At the New York motor show overnight the company said there would be a Sonata N-Line added to the line-up but stopped short of revealing what engine will be under the bonnet.
2020 Hyundai Venue city SUV unveiled: Australian launch due this year
Hyundai will fill another niche in the booming SUV market with a high-riding hatchback designed to challenge the likes of the Mazda CX-3, one of the top sellers in the class.
The Hyundai Venue, unveiled at the New York auto show overnight, is tipped to start from less than $20,000 when it arrives in local showrooms in the second half of 2019.