ACURA TLX: Honda’s luxury Acura brand says the TLX, which replaces the TL and the TSX for 2015, has a sharper, sculpted look and Acura’s jeweled headlights. The TLX goes on sale later this year. Pricing wasn’t set, but the current TL starts at $36,000.
LAND ROVER DISCOVERY CONCEPT: Land Rover confirmed that it will bring a new family of vehicles, called Discovery, to market starting in 2015 with a small SUV called the Discovery Sport. The concept also hints at future Land Rover technologies.
BMW X4: BMW has a new competitor in the red-hot small SUV segment. The X4, sits slightly longer and lower than its sister vehicle, the X3, and has a slanted, coupelike roof.
NISSAN MURANO: Nissan has given the third generation of the Murano midsize crossover SUV a more modern design, nicer interior and better fuel economy than the previous version. It has sculpted sides, new lighting and a jet-inspired roof.
HYUNDAI SONATA: The 2015 Sonata ditches the curves in favor of clean, taut lines and a more premium look. The car has a firmer, more responsive feel.
MERCEDES S63 AMG 4MATIC COUPE: The high-performance version of the S63 coupe burns up the road with a 5.5-liter V-8 that gets 577 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque. The car can accelerate from 0 to 60 in 3.9 seconds and has a top speed of 186 mph. Mercedes shaved 140 pounds off the previous model by using more lightweight materials, including a lightweight lithium-ion battery and a composite braking system. That will help fuel economy.