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  • 2019 Ram 2500 with Mopar accessories

    Aspiring owners of the redesigned 2019 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty already have a bevy of customization options to choose from thanks to the folks at Mopar. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' parts and accessories division has prepared more than 170 items for the new pickup truck and previewed some of them on Friday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. Some of the items shown are still concepts but the majority will be available when the truck goes on sale later this year. And they don't fit just one purpose. Mopar announced that it will have items whether the truck is for work or off-roading or to cruise around...

  • 2019 Lexus NX F Sport Black Line Special Edition
    2019 Lexus NX F Sport Black Line Special Edition is monochromatic luxury

    Lexus has treated its NX crossover to a special edition package that was revealed on Thursday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. The Lexus NX F Sport Black Line Special Edition is, bluntly, luxury produced in black and white. Despite its mouthful of a name, buyers aren't bound to all-black everything...

  • Limited-Edition 2020 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Italia, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
    2020 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider honors homeland with Italia special edition

    Alfa Romeo's 4C Spider soldiers on into the 2020 model year with a new special edition dubbed the Italia. Unveiled on Thursday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show, the 4C Spider Italia is exclusive to North America and only 15 examples will be built. All of them will feature an exclusive coat of paint...

  • Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura NSX, 2019 Chicago auto show
    The Mazda Miata and Acura NSX debuted 30 years ago to take on the sports car establishment

    In a twist of fate, the 1989 Chicago Auto Show marked the debuts of the production version of the Mazda Miata and the concept of the Acura NS-X, both with a mission to take on more established sports cars. Inspired by British sports cars of the 1950s through the 1970s, the Miata launched that year...

  • 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition
    2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition celebrates 30 years of spritely fun

    This year, the beloved Mazda MX-5 Miata turns 30, and to mark the Japanese roadster's birthday Mazda has introduced the 2019 MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition. The debut took place on Thursday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show, which was fitting considering it was at the same show back in 1989 that...

  • 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
    2019 VW Jetta GLI arrives with GTI and Golf R hand-me-downs

    Volkswagen launched a new generation of the Jetta compact sedan for 2019 but the version we're most interested in is only making its appearance now. We're talking about the new Jetta GLI sport sedan, which was unveiled Thursday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. The Jetta GLI is essentially the GTI...

  • 2020 Subaru Legacy, 2019 Chicago Auto Show

    Subaru's Legacy has never truly stood out in the mid-size sedan segment but that doesn't stop it from being a solid option, especially if you're in the northern states where the car's standard all-wheel drive can be a boon. Subaru has now redesigned the Legacy, with the covers having come off the latest model on Thursday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. It's due to go on sale in the fall as a 2020 model. We also expect a redesigned Outback around then. The new generation, the nameplate's seventh, features an evolutionary look, with the design team softening some of the lines compared to the...

  • 2020 Toyota Tacoma, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
    2020 Toyota Tacoma updated to maintain edge in mid-size segment

    The Toyota Tacoma has been the best seller in the mid-size pickup truck segment for over a decade but new entrants have the potential to upset things. Toyota isn't resting on its laurels, however, which is why the automaker is bringing a round of updates for the 2020 model year. Set to debut on...

  • 2019 Cadillac XT5 Sport Edition
    2019 Cadillac XT5 Sport Edition subtly adds style

    Cadillac XT5 buyers will soon be able to enhance the small crossover SUV's looks with a Sport Edition option introduced on Thursday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. Available in limited numbers for the 2019 model year, the XT5 Sport Edition can be ordered with the XT5's Luxury and Premium Luxury...

  • 2020 Toyota Sequoia, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
    2020 Toyota Sequoia joins the TRD Pro off-road gang

    It's not only American brands offering full-size off-roaders these days. Having already joined the fun with a Tundra pickup packed with off-road goodies engineered under the TRD Pro banner, Toyota is now giving the Sequoia SUV the same treatment. Making its debut on Thursday at the 2019 Chicago...

  • 2019 Ram 1500 Multifunction Tailgate, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
    2019 Ram 1500's new split tailgate has the angle for you

    The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is already one of the most versatile trucks on the market, but its functionality has been dialed up a notch thanks to the addition of the new Multifunction Tailgate. The split tailgate can be opened at multiple angles, offering users greater cargo-access flexibility...

  • Volkswagen Geneva Show Electric Buggy concept
    Volkswagen's beach buggy is back and this time it's electric

    The teasers and rumors were correct. Volkswagen confirmed Wednesday that it plans to revive the beach buggy, or dune buggy as some might call it, with a modern twist: It's electric. The reborn buggy will make its concept car debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show in March. It's not clear just what VW...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, 2019 Detroit auto show

    The Shelby GT500 name made a comeback this week at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and this time it's applied to a 2020 Mustang packing over 700 horsepower. We were able to get a Ford rep to start the car, and it sounds absolutely insane. Another storied name that made a comeback in Detroit was Toyota's Supra. Although the new sports car is closely related to BMW's 2019 Z4 this time around, there's still a turbocharged inline-6 under its hood and power still goes to the rear wheels. Sadly, there's no manual transmission here yet. Lincoln showed up with its...

  • 2008 Detroit auto show
    Last chilly Detroit auto show sparks warm memories for some, but what's next?

    John McElroy doesn’t get too misty-eyed when he talks about moving the Detroit auto show from January. “It was 17 degrees outside when I left this morning. I am so glad it’s moving to June,” the longtime radio and television journalist said Monday. After decades as a...

  • Rendering of Jeep Gladiator Hercules Photo: Jeep Gladiator Forum
    Jeep boss Kuniskis knows if Jeep Gladiator will go Hercules, but he's not saying

    Just three months into his current role as Jeep president in North America, former SRT chief for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Tim Kuniskis sat Monday in an upstairs office above the 2019 North American International Auto Show. The admitted car guy who prefers T-shirts and drag strips looked tired from...

  • 2019 Detroit auto show highlights
    2019 Detroit auto show in pictures: The trucks, SUVs, crossovers, and cars you need to see

    The cold Detroit air didn't make much room for warm feelings about the city's final auto show in January. The press preview days for the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit wrapped up Tuesday as automakers and journalists give way to the show's opening to the public, which is...

  • 2018 Infiniti QX30
    Clock ticking for QX30: Infiniti boss says cute-ute tie-up with Mercedes-Benz won't be renewed

    Infiniti's new president Christian Meunier said Monday that the Infiniti QX30 luxury crossover won't return for a second generation in its current form. "(The QX30 is) not a very successful product. We’ll keep selling it for now...but this is not a product that has a future beyond its current...

  • 2020 Volkswagen Passat, 2019 Detroit auto show
    VW won't offer V-6, AWD, or manual transmission in 2020 Passat

    The 2020 Volkswagen Passat will go it alone, at least in terms of what's under its updated body. Mike Lovati, VW's U.S.-market chief product planner for the Passat, told Motor Authority at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit that the Passat will move forward with only a...

  • GAC Entranze concept, 2019 Detroit auto show

    GAC is determined to be the first volume Chinese brand selling cars in the United States, and it made its intentions clear once again with an appearance in Detroit this week at the 2019 North American International Auto Show. GAC brought a number of its latest models as well as an electric concept car called the Entranze that was developed by the automaker's Advanced Design Center located in Los Angeles. It's actually the first design from the California skunk works. The Entranze is described as a futuristic family hauler and looks to blend the butch look of crossovers with the spaciousness...

  • 2020 Kia Telluride, 2019 Detroit auto show
    2020 Kia Telluride is a new option for the big SUV crowd

    Families in the market in for a spacious 3-row, 8-seat crossover SUV from a mainstream brand have a new option in the form of the 2020 Kia Telluride. After treating us with a preview last fall, Kia has now given its Telluride a proper auto show debut, with the covers coming off on Monday at the...

  • 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT N Line, 2019 Detroit auto show
    2019 Hyundai Elantra GT N Line hatchback is here because brandalism isn't exclusive to Germany

    The assimilation of the N performance sub-brand into the Hyundai borg didn't take long. On Monday, the automaker introduced the 2019 Hyundai Elantra GT N Line at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Elantra GT N Line is a rebadged Elantra GT Sport from last year that...

  • 2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Edition, 2019 Detroit auto show
    2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Edition: Suicide doors are back

    Next year, 80 2019 Lincoln Continental owners will bring back memories of Lincoln’s 1960s glory days when they open their car’s doors. That’s because coach doors, more popularly known as suicide doors, will return with the limited edition 2019 Lincoln Continental Coach Door...

  • 2020 Subaru WRX STI S209, 2019 Detroit auto show
    Limited-edition 341-hp Subaru WRX STI S209 storms Detroit

    Like the dinosaurs in "Jurassic Park," the Subaru WRX STI has seemingly been frozen in amber. When it was released in the U.S. in 2004, it produced 300 turbocharged horsepower. Today that figure is 310 horses. That's not a lot of growth in 15 years, but the STI is still a fantastic performer with...

  • 2020 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 revving at 2019 North American International Auto Show
    Here's what the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 sounds like

    Ford dropped the latest 'Stang on Detroit auto show crowds on Monday with the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500, and now we know just how mad the machine sounds. Ford Performance boss Carl Widmann at the GT500 stand at Cobo Center at the 2019 North American International Auto Show revved up the 5.2-liter...

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