An expected surge in the number of affluent Americans has grabbed carmakers' attention. The prospect helped turn the
New York auto show into a glitzy luxury-car fest, with new models such as Bentley's GTC convertible and Infiniti's G35 sedan.
But last week's New York unveilings covered the gamut of segments and sizes, from Suzuki's new XL7 SUV to a possible new styling direction for Toyota's Scion youth brand. Here are some significant cars, crossovers and concepts from the Big Apple.