Focus sedans turn for a facelift

Focus sedan's turn for a facelift

The media preview days for the 2014 New York International Auto Show were 16 & 17 April.

Information on the majority of the following models can be found by searching PLDB, just-auto's global vehicle database. Simply click on the link at the end of this list to buy a subscription, or to try PLDB for free.

Model year for US market in parentheses

Acura TLX (2015): will replace both TL & TSX, 2.4- and 3.5-litre engines

Alfa Romeo 4C (2015): chassis modified for US crash regulations, car gains 100kg

BMW Concept X5 eDrive: revised since debut at September 2013's Frankfurt IAA

BMW M4 Convertible (2015): 431hp 3.0-litre turbo, 60kg lighter than M3 Conv.

BMW X4 (2015): X3-based, occupants sit 20mm lower, 3 petrol & 3 diesel engines

Chevrolet Cruze facelift (2015): another update, China will soon have a new model

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray (2015): gains GM's own 8L90 eight-speed automatic

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible (2015): most powerful open-topped Chevy

Dodge Challenger facelift (2015): mild update, ZF auto rebranded as TorqueFlite

Dodge Charger facelift (2015): extensive changes suggest extended lifecycle

Ford Focus Electric facelift (2015): first update since December 2011 launch

Ford Focus sedan facelift (2015): only the five-door and hatch were Geneva debuts

Ford Transit Skyliner concept: luxury motor coach with 52" cinema screen

Hyundai Sonata (2015): to be built in Asan, Alabama and Beijing, codename is LF

Infiniti Q70 & Q70L facelifts (2015): mid-life restyle, LWB body new for US market

Infiniti QX80 (2015): mid-life update, new top-spec Limited trim

Jaguar XK Final Fifty Edition (2015): 25 hatchbacks & 25 convertibles just for US

Kia Sedona (2015): project code is YP, to be made in Korea and likely China too

Land Rover Discovery Vision concept: confirms LR2 & LR4 names to be axed?

Mazda MX-5 chassis: preview of 'Skyactiv' RWD platform for 2015's next model

Mercedes-Benz S 63 AMG Coupé (2015): same 430kW 5.5 biturbo V8 as sedan

Mini Countryman facelift (2015): first styling update since its launch in 2010

Nissan Murano (2015): same platform, to be manufactured in US instead of Japan

Nissan Versa Sedan facelift (2015): first update, debuted at 2010 Guangzhou show

Porsche Boxster GTS (2015): 330hp/243kW 3.4-litre H6, on sale from May

Porsche Cayman GTS (2015): 340hp/250kW 3.4-litre H6, on sale from May

Ram Power Wagon (2014): sits higher, based on 2500 Heavy Duty 4x4 Crew Cab

SRT Viper Anodized Carbon Special Edition Package (2015): track day model

Subaru Outback (2015): new model, but no direct replacement for Legacy wagon

Toyota Camry (2015): a mid-cycle update but the changes are extensive

Volkswagen Golf SportWagen concept: Federalised version of Europe's Golf estate

Volkswagen Jetta (2015): scheduled mid-life styling update

Author: Glenn Brooks