If you’re looking at new cars for a possible purchase, an auto show is a great place to check out auto manufacturers’ latest offerings to see what catches your fancy. Here are 4 hot new cars on display at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show until Feb. 21.
All of the new cars in this gallery will be 2017 models, except for the Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept car.
Features: Satin black hood, 3-piece rear spoiler, dual-mode exhaust, suede steering wheel and short-throw shifter
Performance: More aggressive suspension tuning, Brembo brakes, Goodyear Eagle F1 tires on all models; V-8 models also add magnetic ride control and electronic limited slip differential
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Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid
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On sale: Late fall 2016
Features: 60/40-split folding rear seat, autonomous emergency braking, blind-spot detection, lane-departure and forward-collision warning systems and an available Harman/Kardon premium 10 speaker sound system
Performance: 154-horsepower, 2-liter, 4-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor to offer 27 miles of electric-only driving and 600 miles of overall driving range
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Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept car
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On sale: No plans to produce the car at the present time, but styling elements will be seen in future cars.
Features: This concept car showcases Hyundai’s latest advance connectivity and control technologies in a performance/luxury package.
Performance: 420-horsepower, 5-liter V-8 engine
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On sale: 3-liter and 4-liter models arrive this spring; 2-liter and hybrid models go on sale this winter.
Features: The sport sedan now has 4 models, each with a different engine.
Performance: A 2-liter-engine model will produce 208 horsepower; a 3-liter, V-6, twin turbo will produce 300 horsepower; a second 3-liter, V-6 twin turbo will produce 400 horsepower, and a 3.5-liter, gasoline-electric hybrid system will net 360 horsepower.