Sedans, SUVs, and sports cars: 11 must-see videos from the New York auto show

It's been a hectic few days of unveilings in New York. Join us for a look back at some of the biggest cars of the show.

While most auto shows dazzle with crazy concepts, exotic machines that captivate the imagination but bear little chance of entering production, this year's New York International Auto Show had a big focus on practicality. We saw major new sedans from Acura, Toyota, and Hyundai that will all become regular sights on the road in the coming year. But, that's not to say that we didn't see some other, more exciting sheet metal -- and carbon fiber -- from Chevy, Land Rover, and even Alfa Romeo.

1. New York auto show 2014: CNET's editors choose their favorites
It's a wrap for us here at the 2014 New York auto show, but before we go we thought we'd gather 'round and discuss our favorites new cars. Join us for a few quiet moments of thoughtful discussion from the show floor.


2. Laser-guided Land Rover
With innovative laser technology, the Land Rover Discovery Vision concept maps the trail ahead.


3. Can Toyota make the new 2015 Camry XSE sexy?
Toyota redesigns one of the world's best-selling cars from the ground up with a bold new look and a sporty new trim level.


4. 2015 Hyundai Sonata plays it safe
We previously praised the Sonata for its daring design, but the newest model plays it a bit more conservatively.


5. 2015 Acura TLX gets a new look, new name
The tech and power-train changes to this 2015 sedan run so deep that Acura decided to just rename it.


6. 2015 BMW X4 gets by on style
Although less practical than the X3, BMW bets that the slant hatchback of its new X4 will attract buyers interested in a more dramatic look.


7. Alfa Romeo's rocket return
Alfa Romeo bets on its tiny 4C premium sports car as the vehicle to enable its return to US roads.



8. 2015 Chevrolet Trax compact SUV comes to the US with LTE in-tow
Chevy's little SUV has been available internationally for years,but never deemed good enough for American markets. That changes this year.


9. Hands-on with Hyundai and Apple CarPlay
From the front seat of the 2015 Hyundai Sonata, we take another look at Apple's CarPlay smartphone integration tech.


10. Lighter is better for the 2015 Nissan Murano
Nissan redesigns the Murano, shaving its mass, sculpting the body, and letting more light into the cabin.


11. Convertible loses its top without giving up on performance
Corvette's new Z06 Corvette is the fastest road car it's ever produced, and now there's a convertible version that offers everything the coupe version does, plus a little extra wind through your hair.

 

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