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Alcantara Takes Inside Position At New York Auto Show


NEW YORK, March 25, 2016 -- Alcantara®, the Italian-made luxury material, is the interior material of choice for many of the vehicles debuting at this week's New York Auto Show.

Acura, BMW, Lincoln and Maserati are among the automakers that previewed vehicles equipped with Alcantara during press days of the New York Auto Show, which opens to the public today (March 25).

Maserati has equipped its all new Levante SUV with the Italian-made luxury material. The brand's first ever SUV features Alcantara on headliners and pillars.

BMW's all-new 2017 ALPINA B7 xDrive came to the New York Auto Show with its rear deck dressed in beige/truffle-colored Alcantara, with Alcantara headliners and pillars as well.

Acura, the luxury car manufacturer from Japan, unveiled its NSX GT3 Racecar in New York. The twin-turbocharged NSX supercar features black Alcantara on its seats and steering wheel.

Lincoln premiered its all-new Navigator Concept on the New York show floor. Putting an emphasis on the brand's commitment to luxury and elegance, the SUV's seats and headliner are dressed in grey Alcantara.

Alcantara S.p.A. -
Founded in 1972, Alcantara represents a prime example of Italian-produced quality. As registered trademark of Alcantara S.p.A. and result of a unique and proprietary technology, Alcantara® is a highly innovative material, offering an unrivalled combination of sensory, aesthetic and functional qualities. Thanks to its extraordinary versatility, Alcantara is the choice of leading brands in a number of application fields: fashion and accessories, automotive, interior design and home décor, consumer-electronics. These features, together with a serious and certified commitment in terms of sustainability, make Alcantara a true icon of contemporary lifestyle: the lifestyle of those who want to fully enjoy their everyday life, respecting the environment.

Since 2009 Alcantara is certified "Carbon Neutral", having defined, reduced and offset all the CO2 emissions derived from its activity. To mark out the path of the company in such a field, every year Alcantara draws up and publishes its own Sustainability Report, certified by TÜV SÜD international authority and available also on the corporate website. Headquartered in Milan, Alcantara's production site and R&D department are located in Nera Montoro, in the heart of Umbria Region (Terni).