With auto sales hitting an all-time high of 18.4 million cars sold for 2016, the market for high-end vehicles is ever expanding. If you walk the floor of the Jacob Javits Center during the New York International Auto Show, which runs from April 14 to 23, it seems that what Netflix and Amazon have done to hyper-niche prestige programming, automotive brands are doing to the luxury market. Why drive a $130,000 SUV when you can drive a $130,000 SUV coupe? Hyper-niche case in point: Dodge's limited-edition Demon is an 840-horsepower sedan that comes with only one seat — just the front driver's seat — though you can buy passenger seats for a buck each. And it was engineered to do wheelies. Why? Tim Kuniskis, head of passenger cars FCA North America, who spent two years dreaming up the Demon says: “Well, it’s never been done on a mainstream car.” Only 3000 will be produced for the US; if you want to live out any Fate of the Furious dreams, the long waiting list … [Read more...] about What Cars Will Hollywood Be Driving in 2017?
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