Organizers of the New York International Auto Show say they expect as many as 70 world or North American vehicles to debut at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, up from 63 last year.
Brands expected to show new or redesigned vehicles include Cadillac, Chevrolet, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar/Land Rover, Kia, Infiniti, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Scion, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen.
Brand representatives generally were unwilling to provide much detail or photography in advance of their news conferences.
Here's what's available on a selection of vehicles being shown this year in Manhattan. The show will open to the public on Friday, April 3, 2015.
2016 Cadillac CT6
This large luxury car is to be the brand's flagship, aimed to compete with the Audi A8, BMW 7-Series, Lexus LS and Mercedes S-Class. It uses aluminum extensively for weight reduction and fuel savings, Cadillac says. The car goes into production later this year in Detroit. Cadillac hasn't announced prices yet, but Auto info website Edmunds.com estimates the price around $75,000. Above: Cadillac executive Andrew Smith introduces the new CT6 on April 1, 2015, during the New York International Auto Show at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.
2016 Chevrolet Malibu
All new, with a wheelbase almost 4 inches longer than the current model, it will have more rear legroom. It's expected to go on sale by the end of 2015. Prices are not available. The current model starts at about $22,000. Above: The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid sits on display during the New York International Auto Show at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.
2015 Chrysler 300
Bigger and bolder than its predecessor, this large sedan went on sale in January with an eight-speed automatic transmission now standard in all models. V-6 and V-8 engines are offered. Prices start at about $32,000 with freight.
2016 Honda Pilot
Going on sale this summer, the new midsize, three-row SUV is 3 inches longer but 300 pounds lighter than its predecessor. It has new styling with panoramic sunroof, LED headlamps, second-row heated seats and a new navigation system as options. It also has a 3.6-liter V-6 engine, paired with six-speed or nine-speed automatic transmissions.
2016 Honda HR-V
Going on sale in late spring, the car-based, five-passenger HR-V is an SUV about 10 inches shorter than Honda's CR-V. It has a 138-hp 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine and a continuously variable automatic transmission and available four-wheel drive. It is assembled in Mexico alongside the Honda Fit. Prices haven't been announced. Pictured is the 2016 Honda HR-V crossover at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Nov. 19, 2014, in Los Angeles.
2016 Hyundai Veloster
The small coupe gets a number of enhancements for 2016, including a new Rally Edition, unveiled last month at the Chicago show, with a more performance-focused suspension, lightweight wheels and wider tires. It's to be at dealerships in May. No prices yet, but 2015 Velosters start around $18,000.
2016 Hyundai Elantra GT
Also shown previously in Chicago, this sporty four-door gets refreshed styling with new alloy wheels and new navigation, audio and cellphone-link systems.
2016 Hyundai Santa Cruz
Shown first at Detroit's show in January, this car-based experimental five-passenger truck is designed for young drivers. It has rear-hinged rear doors for easier access to the backseat and a lockable cover over the cargo bed. It has a 2.0-liter, 190 hp. diesel engine.
2016 Jaguar XF
The second generation of the sedan originally launched here in 2008 makes extensive use of lightweight aluminum. It was shown first in London. It goes on sale in the fall. Above: The 2016 Jaguar XF is introduced April 1, 2015, during previews for journalists at the New York International Auto Show in the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan
2016 Kia Optima
This is the next generation of the South Korean automaker's midsize sedan and its bestselling vehicle.
2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HST
Making a world debut at Javits, it has a 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 and unique chassis settings. A range of updates to the entire 2016 Range Rover Sport lineup will also be detailed. Pictured is the logo on the grill of a Land Rover vehicle in the parking lot of a dealership, in Norwood, Mass. on March 26, 2008.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club Edition
This version of the little roadster going on sale in summer has special brakes, wheels and suspension. Mazda also plans to announce the MX-5 prices at the New York show. Pictured is the Mazda logo at the 2013 Pittsburgh Auto Show in Pittsburgh on Feb. 14, 2013.
2016 McLaren 570S
Being shown for the first time anywhere, the 570S is the first of the Sports Series of more affordable sports cars, British manufacturer McLaren Automotive said. Prices for the car, which has a carbon-fiber body, are expected to be less than $200,000. It will have a 562-hp V-8 and compete with the likes of the Porsche 911. Above: McLaren introduces the new 570S model on April 1, 2015, during the New York International Auto Show at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.
2016 McLaren 675LT
The $349,500 McLaren 675LT, being shown at Javits for the first time in North America, is a coupe with a 666-hp. 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V-8, and it can accelerate from zero to 62 mph in 2.9 seconds, its manufacturer says. It goes on sale in July.
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander
It will be the first of the carmaker's vehicles with a new styling theme. Mitsubishi promises "over 100 engineering and design improvements" such as a new appearance, enhanced road performance, and improvements to noise levels, ride, handling and throttle response and an enhanced interior.
2016 Nissan Maxima
The latest iteration of the brand's flagship, a full-size sedan made a cameo appearance at the end of Nissan's "With Dad" 2015 Super Bowl commercial last month. It's expected in showrooms later this year. Nissan wouldn't provide a date or prices. Current, 2014, models start at about $31,000.
2016 Scion iM five-door hatchback and iA sedan
The youth-oriented Toyota brand promises that these two vehicles will look sporty and be fun to drive. No further information was released in advance of the show. Pictured is a Scion logo at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 11, 2011.
2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SUV
A gasoline-electric version of the vehicle, this model will be shown for the first time anywhere at a news conference Thursday. Pictured is a Toyota RAV4 at a service center in Beijing on March 1, 2010.