Thread of the Day: Name an Upcoming Car You Hope Will Perform Well

With the auto show season well underway, many concept cars and future production models are on display. While futuristic concept cars often get our attention, the vehicles heading to showrooms make the biggest difference for automakers and enthusiasts. In light of all the upcoming production cars on the way this year, we want to know which new car you’re hoping will perform well.

2015 Ford Mustang illustration front three quarter motion 300x187 imageMotor Trend forum member MSIDUDE hopes the upcoming Cadillac ATS-V will be the “best effort to put the pretentious German [automakers] in their place.”

Some commenters said they would like to see high-end sports cars like the McLaren P1, Acura NSX, and SRT Viper ACR raise the bar, while others hope more mainstream cars like the next Ford Mustang, Chevrolet SS and Cruze diesel, as well as the Mazda6 all perform well. Commenter jsthanginrwnd has high hopes for the next-generation Ford F-150, saying, “Expectations are massive for the aluminum bodied next-gen [truck].  This will probably be one of the most significant introductions in years”

Of all the new and upcoming cars on the way this year, which models do you hope will perform well? Share your thoughts below.

By Jason Udy