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Subaru premiered a WRX concept, which hints at (Credit: Adam Fusfeld)

Subaru premiered a WRX concept, which hints at the future of the rally car's design, during the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

World premieres at the 2013 New York Auto Show

During the press days of the New York Auto Show, carmakers take turn holding press conferences "introducing" their latest cars with much pomp and circumstance. But many of these events feature vehicles already introduced to international audiences at auto shows in Geneva, Paris and elsewhere. Here are the 21 cars that made their true global debuts at the 2013 New York International Auto Show.

The 2014 Jaguar XJ L-R is unveiled during
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The 2014 Jaguar XJ L-R is unveiled during the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The sedan has a 550-horsepower engine and is expected to go on sale later in 2013 with a $116,000 base price. (March 27, 2013)

The track-ready 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT, which will
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The track-ready 2014 Jaguar XKR-S GT, which will be available to just 25 of drivers in America, was unveiled at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

Acura unveiled the first production version of its
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Acura unveiled the first production version of its forthcoming MDX SUV at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. A concept version was introduced months earlier at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (March 27, 2013)

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The 2014 Range Rover Sport, which made its
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The 2014 Range Rover Sport, which made its world debut at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, will come with two diesel-engine options. (March 27, 2013)

On the 10th anniversary of Toyota's Scion brand,
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On the 10th anniversary of Toyota's Scion brand, the 2014 tC and its sportier design was unveiled at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

Kia unveiled a refreshed 2014 Kia Optima during
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Kia unveiled a refreshed 2014 Kia Optima during the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The automaker highlighted the sportier design and the more sophisticated, premium interior of the new car. (March 27, 2013)

The new 2014 Kia Forte Koup was unveiled
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The new 2014 Kia Forte Koup was unveiled during the 2013 New York International Auto Show. It is expected to arrive in dealerships in the fall of 2013. (March 27, 2013)

A Kia
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A Kia "Hamstar" mascot poses for a photograph with the newly unveiled 2014 Kia Soul during the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The second-generation Soul rides on a longer, lower and wider chassis than its predecessor, Kia said. (March 27, 2013)

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Mercedes-Benz introduced its 2014 B-Class Electric Drive during
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Mercedes-Benz introduced its 2014 B-Class Electric Drive during the 2013 New York International Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Center. The brand's first ever electric vehicle has an estimated range of 115 miles. (March 27, 2013)

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its 2014 CLA 45 AMG at
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Mercedes-Benz unveiled its 2014 CLA 45 AMG at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The 355-horsepower sedan goes from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and is expected to hit U.S. showrooms in the fall of 2013. (March 27, 2013)

General Motors' Buick brand debuted an all-new 2014
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General Motors' Buick brand debuted an all-new 2014 Regal to the world for the first time ahead of the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The new Regal features a more refined turbo engine along with the introduction of all-wheel drive. (March 26, 2013)

Buick unveiled the all-new 2014 LaCrosse for the
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Buick unveiled the all-new 2014 LaCrosse for the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The brand said it aimed to bring new levels of luxury to both the exterior and interior design. (March 28, 2013)

Subaru premiered a WRX concept, which hints at
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Subaru premiered a WRX concept, which hints at the future of the rally car's design, during the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

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The 2014 Subaru Crosstrek XV Hybrid made its
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The 2014 Subaru Crosstrek XV Hybrid made its premiere at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 28, 2013)

The 2014 Dodge Durango, billed as a
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The 2014 Dodge Durango, billed as a "three-row family performance SUV," was unveiled during the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 29, 2013)

The new Honda 2014 Odyssey made its world
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The new Honda 2014 Odyssey made its world premiere at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The minivan created buzz for coming equipped with a built-in vacuum cleaner. (March 27, 2013)

Toyota premiered an all-new Highlander at the 2013
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Toyota premiered an all-new Highlander at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The highlights of the redesign include a larger, more stylish exterior and a roomier interior. (March 29, 2013)

Yoichi Yokozawa, the president and chief executive of
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Yoichi Yokozawa, the president and chief executive of Mitsubishi Motors North America, premieres the 2014 Mistubishi Mirage, which is expected to achieve a combined fuel efficiency rating of 40 miles to the gallon even with its non-hybrid gasoline-powered engine. (March 28, 2013)

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Chrysler's Jeep brand unveiled a brand new Cherokee,
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Chrysler's Jeep brand unveiled a brand new Cherokee, with a more stylized and less boxy exterior, at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. The vehicle is expected to achieve 31 miles to the gallon and features a whole host of luxury options like automatic parallel parking. (March 28, 2013)

General Motors unveiled its first new Chevrolet Camaro
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General Motors unveiled its first new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 in 12 years during the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 29, 2013)

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS made its world
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The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS made its world premiere at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. (March 27, 2013)

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