Finance The 36 hottest cars we saw at the New York Auto Show

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The 2018 New York Auto Show saw new cars debut from brands like Audi, Cadillac, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, and VW.

The Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Concept. play

The Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Concept.

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The 2018 New York International Auto Show came to an end over the weekend at the Javits Center.

This year, the big story is crossover SUVs. And they were here en masse, in every color, size, and price point imaginable. It makes perfect sense because crossovers are the hottest segment of the market.

This year, major brands such as Acura, Audi, Cadillac, Genesis, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Lincoln, Nissan, Jaguar, Subaru, Toyota, and Volkswagen all unveiled important new product offerings.

However, there were also plenty of concept cars, sedans, sports cars, EVs, and supercars to check out.

Here's a quick rundown of some of the coolest and most important cars at this year's show:

This year, the New York Auto Show was dominated by mainstream, mass-market brands — especially crossovers and SUVs. Volkswagen led the way with the Atlas Cross Sport. It's a five-seat crossover concept based on the brand's existing seven-seat Atlas SUV.

This year, the New York Auto Show was dominated by mainstream, mass-market brands — especially crossovers and SUVs. Volkswagen led the way with the Atlas Cross Sport. It's a five-seat crossover concept based on the brand's existing seven-seat Atlas SUV. play

This year, the New York Auto Show was dominated by mainstream, mass-market brands — especially crossovers and SUVs. Volkswagen led the way with the Atlas Cross Sport. It's a five-seat crossover concept based on the brand's existing seven-seat Atlas SUV.

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Alongside the Cross Sport was the Volkswagen Atas Tanoak Concept. It's a crossover utility truck concept that may one day make it to US showrooms.

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Other heavy hitters to debut at the show included the 2019 Toyota RAV4 ...

Other heavy hitters to debut at the show included the 2019 Toyota RAV4 ... play

Other heavy hitters to debut at the show included the 2019 Toyota RAV4 ...

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... The 2019 Subaru Forester, ...

... The 2019 Subaru Forester, ... play

... The 2019 Subaru Forester, ...

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... The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, and...

... The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, and... play

... The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe, and...

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... The 2019 Hyundai Tucson.

... The 2019 Hyundai Tucson. play

... The 2019 Hyundai Tucson.

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Luxury brands also got in on the action. Acura introduced a pair of new crossovers with the all-new compact 2019 RDX, and ...

Luxury brands also got in on the action. Acura introduced a pair of new crossovers with the all-new compact 2019 RDX, and ... play

Luxury brands also got in on the action. Acura introduced a pair of new crossovers with the all-new compact 2019 RDX, and ...

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... The performance-oriented, mid-size 2019 MDX A-SPEC.

... The performance-oriented, mid-size 2019 MDX A-SPEC. play

... The performance-oriented, mid-size 2019 MDX A-SPEC.

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The compact 2019 Cadillac XT4 is made its world debut in New York ...

The compact 2019 Cadillac XT4 is made its world debut in New York ... play

The compact 2019 Cadillac XT4 is made its world debut in New York ...

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... As did the 2019 Lincoln Aviator.

... As did the 2019 Lincoln Aviator. play

... As did the 2019 Lincoln Aviator.

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The subcompact Lexus UX crossover made its North American debut.

The subcompact Lexus UX crossover made its North American debut. play

The subcompact Lexus UX crossover made its North American debut.

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GMC's rugged Sierra AT4 made it world debut in New York while...

GMC's rugged Sierra AT4 made it world debut in New York while... play

GMC's rugged Sierra AT4 made it world debut in New York while...

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... The new RAM 1500 and...

... The new RAM 1500 and... play

... The new RAM 1500 and...

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.... The newly revived Ford Ranger both made an appearance.

.... The newly revived Ford Ranger both made an appearance. play

.... The newly revived Ford Ranger both made an appearance.

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The performance crossover SUVs also made their presence felt. New York marked the global debuts of the 550-horsepower 2019 Jaguar F-PACE and ...

The performance crossover SUVs also made their presence felt. New York marked the global debuts of the 550-horsepower 2019 Jaguar F-PACE and ... play

The performance crossover SUVs also made their presence felt. New York marked the global debuts of the 550-horsepower 2019 Jaguar F-PACE and ...

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... the 590-horsepower, Ferrari-engined 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo.

... the 590-horsepower, Ferrari-engined 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo. play

... the 590-horsepower, Ferrari-engined 2019 Maserati Levante Trofeo.

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The Lamborghini's new 650 horsepower Urus also graced the show stands in New York.

The Lamborghini's new 650 horsepower Urus also graced the show stands in New York. play

The Lamborghini's new 650 horsepower Urus also graced the show stands in New York.

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The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE and ...

The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE and ... play

The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE and ...

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... the Hyundai Kona electric are both made their US debuts.

... the Hyundai Kona electric are both made their US debuts. play

... the Hyundai Kona electric are both made their US debuts.

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And then there's the star of the New York show floor: the all-electric Genesis Essentia grand tourer concept. The sleek show car gave us a glimpse at the future of one of the world's most exciting new brands.

And then there's the star of the New York show floor: the all-electric Genesis Essentia grand tourer concept. The sleek show car gave us a glimpse at the future of one of the world's most exciting new brands. play

And then there's the star of the New York show floor: the all-electric Genesis Essentia grand tourer concept. The sleek show car gave us a glimpse at the future of one of the world's most exciting new brands.

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Mazda showed off its Kai concept car. This would make a stunning next-generation Mazda 3.

Mazda showed off its Kai concept car. This would make a stunning next-generation Mazda 3. play

Mazda showed off its Kai concept car. This would make a stunning next-generation Mazda 3.

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There were also plenty of sedans at the show. The 2019 Honda Insight hybrid ...

There were also plenty of sedans at the show. The 2019 Honda Insight hybrid ... play

There were also plenty of sedans at the show. The 2019 Honda Insight hybrid ...

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... The 2019 Ford Fusion,...

... The 2019 Ford Fusion,... play

... The 2019 Ford Fusion,...

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... The 2019 Nissan Altima, and...

... The 2019 Nissan Altima, and... play

... The 2019 Nissan Altima, and...

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... The 2019 Kia K900 are all made their world debuts.

... The 2019 Kia K900 are all made their world debuts. play

... The 2019 Kia K900 are all made their world debuts.

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Audi's new A6 sedan and ...

Audi's new A6 sedan and ... play

Audi's new A6 sedan and ...

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... the compact Genesis G70 made their US debuts.

... the compact Genesis G70 made their US debuts. play

... the compact Genesis G70 made their US debuts.

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Volvo's stunning V60 wagon made its North American debut while...

Volvo's stunning V60 wagon made its North American debut while... play

Volvo's stunning V60 wagon made its North American debut while...

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.... BMW showed off its new hybrid i8 Roadster and...

.... BMW showed off its new hybrid i8 Roadster and... play

.... BMW showed off its new hybrid i8 Roadster and...

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... Updated i8 Coupe.

... Updated i8 Coupe. play

... Updated i8 Coupe.

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Finally, there's the muscle of the show. There's the new, 550-horsepower, twin-turbo Cadillac CT6 V-Sport ...

Finally, there's the muscle of the show. There's the new, 550-horsepower, twin-turbo Cadillac CT6 V-Sport ... play

Finally, there's the muscle of the show. There's the new, 550-horsepower, twin-turbo Cadillac CT6 V-Sport ...

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... The 444-horsepower 2019 Audi RS5 Sportback ...

... The 444-horsepower 2019 Audi RS5 Sportback ... play

... The 444-horsepower 2019 Audi RS5 Sportback ...

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... The 520-horsepower 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS, ...

... The 520-horsepower 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS, ... play

... The 520-horsepower 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS, ...

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... The 639 horsepower Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe,...

... The 639 horsepower Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe,... play

... The 639 horsepower Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe,...

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... the 1,500-horsepower Bugatti Chiron Sport and...

... the 1,500-horsepower Bugatti Chiron Sport and... play

... the 1,500-horsepower Bugatti Chiron Sport and...

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...The 1,914 horsepower all-electric Rimac C2 supercar.

...The 1,914 horsepower all-electric Rimac C2 supercar. play

...The 1,914 horsepower all-electric Rimac C2 supercar.

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