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  • 2016 Acura MDX  -  2015 Chicago Auto Show live photos

    The Acura MDX has been one of the top-rated, three-row crossover SUVs since it was new in 2001. It was just redesigned in the 2014 model year—but Acura is at it again for 2016, with more changes to keep the MDX on par with crossovers like the Buick Enclave and all-new Volvo XC90 going into 2016. ALSO SEE: 2016 Acura MDX Gets Nine-Speed Auto, Available Electronic Driver Aids: Live Photos Acura hasn't made any changes to the 2016 MDX's sheet metal. Instead, the most significant update is the new nine-speed automatic transmission, which gets a push-button gear selector and paddle shifters...

  • Ford GT prototype  -  2015 Chicago Auto Show live photos
    This Week’s Top Photos: The 2015 Chicago Auto Show Edition

    The 2015 Chicago Auto Show is done and dusted, and boy were there a few surprises this year. One of the stars was this silver beauty, a fully working prototype for the all-new GT supercar from the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F]. As promised, Nissan unveiled a new NISMO concept in Chicago this week...

  • 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT, 2015 Chicago Auto Show
    2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Live Photos: 2015 Chicago Auto Show

    The hatchback scene in the U.S. is always in a tenuous position. It feels like, at any moment, the whole thing could unravel and we’d be left with nothing but sedans, crossovers, and pickups. But thanks to good-looking, fun-to-drive mainstream models like the Elantra GT, things are alive and...

  • 2016 Hyundai Veloster Rally Edition, 2015 Chicago Auto Show
    2016 Hyundai Veloster Rally Edition: Live At The 2015 Chicago Auto Show

    The Hyundai Veloster’s quirky style and available turbocharged power have made it a fun, practical choice. Now, an even sportier variant is on the market, introduced at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show: the 2016 Veloster Rally Edition. ALSO SEE: Wife Demolishes Cheating Husband’s Audi R8: Not...

  • 2015 Chevrolet Colorado GearOn Edition, 2015 Chicago Auto Show
    2015 Chevrolet Colorado GearOn Edition Live Photos: 2015 Chicago Auto Show

    The Chevy Colorado has much of the truck world excited—although it is getting old waiting for the diesel four-cylinder coming in 2016—and at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, Chevy is giving truck buyers just a little more: the GearOn Special Edition. DON’T MISS: 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor...

  • 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility  -  2015 Chicago Auto Show live photos
    Ford's Explorer Police Interceptor Utility Gets Stealthy for 2016

    There are plenty of ways to get up close and personal with Ford's new Police Interceptor Utility, but even given the famously chilly temps of the Windy City, the Chicago Auto Show will beat getting arrested. Though if you've got your heart set on getting arrested, Ford can certainly help you with...

  • Ford GT prototype  -  2015 Chicago Auto Show live photos

    Built with racing in mind and the body of a sort of half-prototype / half-GT chimera, the 2017 Ford GT supercar is one striking design. It’s perhaps even more impressive in its new silver livery than it was in the original blue. DON'T MISS: Watch The Ford GT Supercar Start, Rev Its Twin-Turbo V-6, And Drive: Video Powered by a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 EcoBoost engine rated for at least 600 horsepower, the mid-engined Ford GT should prove to be one of America’s most impressive supercars ever—and may possibly claim the title of the best yet. The transmission inside the Ford GT...

  • 2016 Toyota Avalon launch at 2015 Chicago Auto Show
    2016 Toyota Avalon Updated At 2015 Chicago Auto Show

    Now reaching the middle of its current cycle, the Toyota Avalon is due for some important updates—and it’s getting them, as Toyota announced today at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. DON'T MISS: Borrowed Pagani Zonda GJ Crashed In London: Photos In addition to a slightly updated look...

  • 2016 Acura RDX
    2016 Acura RDX Debuts At 2015 Chicago Auto Show: Live Photos

    While Acura’s brand mission seems to vary with the season, its crossovers continue to succeed, thanks to handsome design and high-tech features. Now, the smaller of Acura’s crossover lineup is once again completely new: the updated 2016 Acura RDX was unveiled today at the 2015 Chicago...

  • 2017 Honda Ridgeline pickup preview sketch
    Honda Teases New Ridgeline Pickup At 2015 Chicago Auto Show

    A single preview sketch shown at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show today reveals Honda’s plans for an all-new version of its pickup truck, the Ridgeline. DON'T MISS: Borrowed Pagani Zonda GJ Crashed In London: Photos Honda says the next Ridgeline offers “completely new styling that...

  • 2016 Honda Pilot  -  2015 Chicago Auto Show Live Photos
    2016 Honda Pilot revealed at 2015 Chicago auto show

    There are few cars more thoroughly committed to family-centric transportation than the Honda Pilot. As a result the last-generation model earned a reputation as a very good, but often boring, crossover SUV. Today, an all-new Honda Pilot has been revealed at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, featuring a...

  • Kia Trail'ster e-AWD hybrid concept at 2015 Chicago Auto Show
    Kia Soul-Based Trail'ster Concept Features Electric AWD: Live Photos From Chicago Auto Show

    The Kia Trail'ster e-AWD Concept kicked off this morning's Chicago Auto Show to demonstrate a hybrid all-wheel-drive version of Kia's popular Soul tall wagon--and most likely preview a future production model. Tom Kearns, who's the chief designer at Kia's Design Center of America in Irvine...

  • 2016 Mazda MX-5 accessories concept, 2015 Chicago Auto Show

    The 2016 Mazda MX-5 is already wowing journalists around the world, and soon it will make its way into customer hands. Some of those customers will want to add factory accessories to their cars—and at this year’s Chicago Auto Show, they’ll get a preview of what to expect. SEE MORE: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Packs 155 HP, 148 LB-FT Features from the potential accessories catalog on this concept include: an aerodynamics kit, with front air dam, rear bumper skirt, rear lip spoiler, and side sill extensions; Brembo brakes up front, all four calipers painted red; BBS forged black...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Equinox
    2016 Chevrolet Equinox Unveiled: 2015 Chicago Auto Show

    The world of the crossover is as popular as it is cutthroat, especially with the luxury manufacturers entering size classes—and price classes—once left to the mainstream. The 2016 Chevrolet Equinox seeks to refresh the current model with updated styling and new features, as will be...

  • Kia Trail'ster Concept teaser image, 2015 Chicago Auto Show
    Kia To Debut New Trail’ster Concept At 2015 Chicago Auto Show

    Remember Kia’s funky Soul’ster and Track’ster concept cars from a few years back? They hinted at more exciting versions of the Korean automaker’s Soul hatchback, such as a funky pickup truck in the case of the Soul’ster and an edgy hot hatch in the case of the...

  • Teaser for 2016 Toyota Avalon debuting at 2015 Chicago Auto Show
    2016 Toyota Avalon Teased Ahead Of 2015 Chicago Auto Show

    The Toyota Avalon is about to receive a major makeover for the 2016 model year, which we’ll see for the first time at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show kicking off next week. The current Avalon has been on sale since the 2013 model year, with its arrival marking a dramatic departure from the rather...

  • 2015 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO LMP1 race car
    Nissan Bringing GT-R Le Mans Racer And New NISMO Concept To Chicago

    Hot off its debut in Nissan’s Super Bowl XLIX ad, the 2015 GT-R LM NISMO LMP1-spec race car is now on its way to Chicago for the city’s annual auto show, where this year Nissan will also present a new NISMO concept. This will be the first public appearance for the GT-R LM NISMO before...

  • All-New 2016 Honda Pilot SUV to Make Global Debut at 2015 Chicago Auto Show
    Updated Acura RDX And All-New Honda Pilot Confirmed For Chicago Auto Show

    Things are just starting to settle at the Detroit Auto Show but already we have details on some of the new vehicles set to appear at the Chicago Auto Show, which this year gets underway February 12. One all-new model set to appear at the show will be the 2016 Honda Pilot, a teaser for which has...

  • Honda Civic Si built from Forza Motorsport gamer's design, 2014 Chicago Auto Show

    The crossover between video games and real life has become something we in the car world know and respect--most notably through Gran Turismo and the Nissan GT Academy. Now, it's Forza Motorsport and Honda that are helping bridge the digital divide with a custom Civic Si designed by one lucky gamer. Honda is building the car for display at the Chicago Auto Show. Chosen from 170 entries, the winning design comes from Forza gamer Tiffany Labedz. Labedz's design was chosen by the Forza Motorsport community's 17,000 gamers. "At Honda, we love meeting our customers where their passion lies, and the...

  • Chevrolet Reaper from Lingenfelter and Southern Comfort Automotive
    Lingenfelter Reveals Raptor-Rivaling Reaper Pickup In Chicago: Video

    Big fan of Chevrolet's Silverado pickup but just wish it was a little more exciting? Lingenfelter and Southern Comfort Automotive might have the answer, in the shape of the recently-announced Reaper. The steroidal Silverado matches Lingenfelter's tuning expertise with Southern Comfort Automotive's...

  • 2015 Subaru Legacy launch at 2014 Chicago Auto Show
    2015 Subaru Legacy Debuts At 2014 Chicago Auto Show: Live Photos

    Subaru introduced an all-new Legacy sedan at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show today, but the car was hardly a secret given the recent prototype sightings and Subaru’s own Legacy concept shown at the Los Angeles Auto Show late last year. While the production Legacy, which goes on sale this summer as...

  • 2015 Volvo S60 Polestar at 2014 Chicago Auto Show
    2015 Volvo S60 And V60 Polestar Debut At 2014 Chicago Auto Show: Live Photos

    Volvo’s S60 sedan and recently launched V60 wagon have just received some new performance variants from the automaker’s motorsport partner Polestar. The cars, labeled the S60 and V60 Polestar, made their global debut today at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. Polestar, which competes in...

  • 2015 Toyota TRD Pro Series
    2015 Toyota TRD Pro-Series Off-Roaders Debut At 2014 Chicago Auto Show

    The continuing success of the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor and the Jeep Wrangler prove that vehicles with serious off-road capability still have a place in this world of amorphous car-based crossovers. Toyota decided to get in on the action with a line of off-road models launched at the 2014 Chicago Auto...

  • SRT Satin Vapor
    SRT Trio Gets The Vapors: 2014 Chicago Auto Show

    The SRT brand made a (tiny) bit of news today at the Chicago Auto Show. Three of the four SRT vehicles will be offered up in new special versions dubbed the Satin Vapor editions. The Dodge Challenger, Chrysler 300, and Dodge Charger will all be made available in this new style, with each vehicle...

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