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15 stunning cars set to hit the roads soon

Last updated on: March 26, 2013 10:57 IST

Image: Ferrari 599 GTB model in Fiorano, northern Italy.
Photographs: Max Rossi/Reuters

Major car companies are lining up some amazing models to launch at New York Auto Show that kicks off next week.

Let's take a look at 15 cars that will grace the show.

Source: Business Insider

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15 stunning cars set to hit the roads soon

Image: 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray Convertible.
Photographs: Courtesy, GM

2014 C7 Corvette Stingray Convertible

General Motors launched Corvette Stingray at Detroit Auto Show in January, and now it plans to introduce a convertible version in New York.

The new Stingray Convertible will go on sale in late 2013.

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Image: Dodge 2014 SRT Viper Time Attack.
Photographs: Courtesy, Chrysler

Dodge 2014 SRT Viper Time Attack

The exclusive, street-legal and single-spec 2014 SRT Viper TA (Time Attack) package is specifically built for the performance enthusiast driver who likes to exercise their machines at the more than 150 road-race courses around North America.

Only 33 units of the 2014 SRT Viper TA in Crusher Orange will be built at the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit, beginning in third quarter of 2013.

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Image: 2014 Chevy Camaro SS.
Photographs: Courtesy, GM

2014 Chevy Camaro SS

Chevy says the 2014 model will be the most significant change in the fifth-generation car's run, which makes sense - it's the first full refresh since the car's debut in 2009.

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Image: 2013 VW Golf.
Photographs: Courtesy, VW

2013 VW Golf

The new Golf has been recognised for its overall balance and the outstanding achievements in safety, fuel efficiency, dynamics and comfort. While retaining its traditional image, the Golf is entirely new under the skin.

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Image: Toyota Highlander.
Photographs: Courtesy, Toyota

Toyota Highlander

Although Toyota isn't revealing much about the next-generation Highlander, which will make its world debut in New York, the midsize crossover SUV is expected to be a major competitor in the segment.

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Image: Chrysler Cherokee
Photographs: Courtesy, Chrysler

Chrysler Cherokee

The new Cherokee is expected to be more streamlined, more car-like, and much more focused on creature comforts and economy.

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Image: Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid.
Photographs: Courtesy, Subaru

Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

The typically all-weather all-wheel-drive brand that has thus far stayed out of the Hybrid scene has announced that it will introduce its first Hybrid model next week during the New York Auto Show.

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Image: Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG.
Photographs: Courtesy, Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG

Under the CLA45 AMG's stylish hood will sit a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder with 360 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque, as is the case with the A45 AMG, and it will be paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.

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Image: The only image that has leaked is a covered 2014 Audi A3.
Photographs: Courtesy, Mercedes-Benz

2014 Audi A3

The 2014 Audi A3 is one of the more important - and better kept - secrets going into the show. Unlike the current A3, it will be a sedan, not a hatchback, and it's made to target the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, according to Business Insider.

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Image: Cadillac CTS-V Coupe in Guangzhou, China.
Photographs: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Cadillac CTS

Cadillac has built a strong new sedan lineup, adding to the ATS and XTS to the CTS last year. Now it's come full circle, and has redesigned the CTS, along with an all-new, twin-turbocharged 3.6-litre V6 engine, according to Business Insider.

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Image: Jaguar XJR.
Photographs: Courtesy, Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar XJR

The new high-performance version of the XJ luxury car is powered by a supercharged 5.0-litre V8 petrol engine that develops 542bhp. It also gets chassis and aerodynamic upgrades.

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Image: Volvo's V60 Plug-in Hybrid.
Photographs: Courtesy, Volvo

Volvo's V60 Plug-in Hybrid

The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid sports a 212bhp 2.4-litre turbodiesel driving the front wheels and a 69bhp electric motor driving the rears. It can travel up to 31 miles in pure electric mode.

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Image: Range Rover Sport
Photographs: Courtesy, Jaguar Land Rover

Range Rover Sport

The new Range Rover Sport will be a bit smaller and have more punch than the Range Rover that hit dealerships this year, but it will share its weight savings, good handling, and luxury features, according to Business Insider.

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Image: Rolls-Royce Wraith.
Photographs: Courtesy, Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Wraith

The most potent and technologically advanced Rolls-Royce in history. Wraith is a car for the curious, the confident and the bold. With the power, style and drama to make the world stand still.

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Image: Bentley Flying Spur.
Photographs: Courtesy, Bentley Motors

Bentley Flying Spur

Another Geneva baby, the Flying Spur is the most powerful four-door Bentley has ever produced. Its 0 to 60 mph time is an excellent 4.3 seconds, and there's a 9-litre bottle cooler in the back seat, according to Business Insider.

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