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Part II: Photo Highlights of The 2015 Houston Auto Show

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The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG at the 2015 Houston Auto Show.Photo by Joseph Earnest


by Joseph Earnest January 30, 2015


Newscast Media HOUSTON—Last week Newscast Media brought you Part I of the 2015 Houston Auto Show. We now bring you Part II of both foreign and domestic cars that were featured at the car show that took place at NRG Center in mid-town Houston. At the show, 14 manufacturers gave Houstonians the chance to test-drive over 60 vehicles.


The Houston Auto Show is produced annually by the Houston Automobile Dealers Association, which is committed to promoting and maintaining a competitive automotive industry in Houston and the individual communities its members serve.  Below are the highlights of the show:



cadillac sts

 The 2015 Cadillac CTS VSport comes with a Twin Turbo V6 engine and 420 horses. No detail overlooked. From its signature LED lighting to its ingenious lightweight aluminum doors to its remarkably powerful engine, every gram of material in the CTS had to justify its existence. Created in turn is a beautifully crafted vehicle that stands out among the world’s finest on the road. Photo by Joseph Earnest


cadillac STS

 Front view of the Cadillac CTS. Its 8-speed automatic transmission does zero to 60 MPH in 4.4 seconds with a price tag ranging from $60, 335 to $70,830.Photo by Joseph Earnest


buick encore

The 2015 Buick Encore is a compact SUV that allows you to make the most of every opportunity that comes your way. Fold-flat second-row seats help create more cargo space when you need it. Soft-touch materials make the interior as luxurious as it is flexible. With a 1.4 liter engine, the MSRP of the Encore ranges between $25,565-$27,655Photo by Joseph Earnest


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Side view of the Encore.Photo by Joseph Earnest



Raise the standard with the 2015 Infiniti QX80. This SUV commands luxury as it immerses you in a sophisticated interior to meet your needs. With a 400-hp 5.6-liter V8 engine, the QX80 comes with standard features and also an all-wheel-drive version ranging between $63,250-$66,350.

Photo by Joseph Earnest


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Side view of the 2015 Infiniti QX80.Photo by Joseph Earnest



The 2015 Infiniti QX70 offers the driver a different way of living, not just a different way of driving. Its purposeful design and heart-racing horsepower facilitate not just safety, but also performance.

Photo by Joseph Earnest


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 Side view. The QX70 has a 325 -hp 3.7-liter V6 engine with mileage of 17/24 City / Highway MPG.

Photo by Joseph Earnest


range rover evoque

A bold evolution, like no other Range Rover you have ever seen beforebut you can still tell it's a Range Rover. The 2015 Range Rover Evoque is perfect for the city with Intelligent Assist Park doing all the wok for you...from choosing a space, to maneuvering in and out accurately.Photo by Joseph Earnest



The price of this compact SUV ranges between $41,000-$60,000. Photo by Joseph Earnest


range rover

Refinement is inherent in the full-size 2015 Range Rover. It is beautifully appointed and thoughtfully designed to cocoon and give a sense of calm and luxurious comfort. Range Rover has been designed to be the most refined most capable Land Rover ever. Whether driving on or off road, full-time Intelligent 4WD provides maximum grip with no fuss. Simply drop between $83,000 - $186,000 at your local dealership, and one of these could be yours to own.Photo by Joseph Earnest


land rover

The new Discovery Sport's sleek, aerodynamic silhouette, with legendary Land Rover capability and a flexible interior, add up to a great-looking vehicle that does so much more. Cutting edge controls distinguish an uncluttered dashboard that features an eight-inch Touch-screen and optional Head-Up Display with the latest technology for intuitive interaction. The base price is $37,995.

Photo by Joseph Earnest



Driving should be a sheer pleasure. Innovative design and refined engineering give the XF sport sedan exhilarating performance without compromising on efficiency. Its spacious luxury and intuitive technologies make the XF a joy to behold.  In its natural state, the XF displays a look of contemporary sporting elegance and refined power.Photo by Joseph Earnest


jaguar xf

Front view. The ultimate Jaguar sports sedan is the 550-horsepower XFR-S, which takes performance and assertive style to an even greater level.  The price of the XF dynasty ranges between $50,000-$99,000.Photo by Joseph Earnest



The 2015 Subaru Legacy is fuel-efficient offering 36 MPG on the highway and 26 in the city, with a base price of $21,695. Legacy features completely revised and re-tuned steering and suspension, resulting in both improved handling and a quieter, more composed ride. An available power-tilt/sliding moonroof lets you open up the sky while you're opening up the Legacy on the road. Legacy now features standard 17-inch wheels for attractive looks and sure-footed handling, while Limited models feature 18-inch multi-spoke aluminum alloy wheels.Photo by Joseph Earnest


gmc terrain

It starts with the distinctive bold design and striking grille. Terrain is designed to be the perfect combination of styling and practical utility and it lives up to both. Practical refinement. Power and efficiency. Cargo space that you’d expect from a larger SUV. Terrain delivers without compromise. Add new technologies, superior fit and finish and exceptional safety features, you’ll see why Terrain is the total package. The 2015 GMC Terrain gives the driver up to 32 miles per gallon on the highway, with a base price starting at $27,485.Photo by Joseph Earnest


dodge durango

Whether you're looking for fuel efficiency or legendary power, Durango gives you options. Dodge Durango R/T is equipped with ParkSense Rear Park Assist System, and side-curtain airbags, together with a 5.7-liter V8 HEMI engine and a base price of $39,795.Photo by Joseph Earnest



The Pagani Huayra is a creation of Horacia Pagani who collaborated with Mercedes-AMG to turn a dream into reality. Mercedes fitted the Pagani with a 6-liter V12 Twin-Turbo Mercedes-AMG M158 engine that has an astounding 730 HP. Pirelli has created a very progressive tyre with a exceptional grip in all situations and with low rolling friction.Photo by Joseph Earnest


pagani newscast

The theatrical setting at the Houston Auto Show was on purpose since buying a car is mostly an emotional decision. From the violinist in the background, to the spotlight behind the car and the director's chair to the left, Pagani Huayra is truly the kind of stuff that only dreams are made of.  If you think a Bugatti is expensive, the Pagani will cost you a solid $1,444,120.Photo by Joseph Earnest


sls mercedes-benz amg

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. Sweet. Sublime. Sensational. Its father was a racecar. Its brother is a racecar. Every helix of its DNA is evolved from 45 years of motorsports success and a never-ending passion to accelerate the art of driving. Price tag: $221,000-$228,000.Photo by Joseph Earnest


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 Aerial view of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. Photo by Joseph Earnest


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 Rear view of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG.Photo by Joseph Earnest


chevy traverse

Traverse is a midsize SUV that gives your family all the amenities you could want in a vehicle, and some you wouldn’t expect. The 2015 Traverse comes standard with Chevrolet Complete Care which includes scheduled maintenance, Roadside Assistance, Courtesy Transportation and a 5 year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty at a price of $30,995.Photo by Joseph Earnest



Rear view of the 2015 Traverse.Photo by Joseph Earnest


ford f-150 pickup

The Ultimate Game Changer. The new F-150 pickup truck has to be seen to be believed. Its high-strength, military grade, aluminum-alloy body and high-strength steel frame for less weight yet greater strength, received a top-rated payload in full-size pickup trucks under 8,500lbs. Price starts at $25,420-$48,495.

Photo by Joseph Earnest


chrysler 200

With up to 295-horsepower and 36 MPG, Chrysler 200S is not a sedan that wishes it were a sports car. The All-New 2015 Chrysler 200S is a performance sedan that also happens to be sophisticated and stylish and comes with a 3.6 liter V6 24-valve engine and a 9-speed automatic transmission drivetrain. It also comes with traction control and Electronic Stability Control (ESP).Photo by Joseph Earnest


chysler 200

Front view of the Chrysler 200S.Photo by Joseph Earnest


rolls royce

For the old-timers who may be nostalgic about the days when "heavy metal" meant well-built cars of steel, this vintage 1934 Rolls Royce with a 225 HP engine and dual sunroof panels was one of the vehicles that stole the show, and is still fully functional.Photo by Joseph Earnest


rolls royce

The 2015 Houston Auto Show had something for everyone. Side view of the 1934 Rolls Royce.

Photo by Joseph Earnest.


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