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  • Cadillac electric crossover SUV based on GM BEV3 modular platform

    In a shocking turn of events (pun intended), Cadillac revealed the design of its first electric car during Sunday night's preview showing of the new 2020 XT6 crossover SUV, whose formal debut took place Monday at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The electric car is a sleek, sexy crossover SUV with a design clearly cribbed from the equally stunning Escala concept car shown in 2016, and while it doesn't have a name yet the development is being fast-tracked around a new modular EV platform General Motors only announced on Friday. Cadillac also showed us the interior of...

  • 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition, 2019 Detroit auto show
    2020 Lexus RC F unveiled in Detroit with track-ready flagship

    Lexus introduced an updated RC for 2019 but noticeably missing was the updated version of the RC F sledgehammer. It turns out the Japanese brand had much bigger plans for its high-performance coupe. Unveiled Monday in Detroit at the 2019 North American International Auto Show was a new RC Track...

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    2020 Cadillac XT6 luxury three-row crossover first look: Welcome to the aspirational neighborhood

    You know the type. The suburban home with Hardie board siding, a gabled garage, and HOA-friendly lawn decorations. If it weren’t for the new 2020 Cadillac XT6 parked in the 2+1 garage, there'd likely be a Denali or Jeep Grand Cherokee parked next to the Escalade instead. Now, there are more...

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    2019 Detroit auto show preview

    The 2019 North American International Auto Show is nearly upon us, and already information on some of the production models and concepts on their way to Detroit's Cobo center, where the show is held each year, is starting to pile up. This year will be the last held during the winter as organizers...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra leak - Image via @ToyotaMex/Car Advice
    2020 Toyota Supra completely revealed in video leak

    The barrage of leaks of Toyota's reborn Supra continues, with the latest salvo coming from the automaker itself. A video revealing the complete car, with engine sounds included, was posted to the Twitter page of Toyota Mexico. The tweet has been removed but fortunately not prior to its contents...

  • Lexus LC Convertible Concept, 2019 Detroit auto show
    Lexus SC redux: LC Convertible concept hints at new open-top flagship

    The Lexus SC is back, or at least it is in spiritual form with Friday's reveal of the LC Convertible concept. The handsome drop-top is due to debut on January 14 in Detroit at the 2019 North American International Auto Show, and according to Lexus' own words the car hints at the future direction of...

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    Evidence is mounting that Ford and the Volkswagen Group could form deeper ties than once imagined. Both automaker's announced a memorandum of understanding last June to research partnerships and joint-production of vehicles, with commercial vehicles specifically mentioned, but that might have just been the start. Citing two people familiar with the matter, Reuters reported Wednesday that the two automakers will announce a deeper alliance during the 2019 North American International Auto Show, which starts January 14 in Detroit. The announcement is expected to be limited however, as talks are...

  • Teaser for 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition debuting at 2019 Detroit auto show
    2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition teased ahead of 2019 Detroit auto show

    Don't think the Lexus RC F is as sharp a tool as rivals like the BMW M4 and Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe? Well, Lexus will soon silence the naysayers with a new track-focused version aptly named the RC F Track Edition. The car is set to debut next week in Detroit at the 2019 North American International...

  • 2020 Ford Explorer
    2020 Ford Explorer revealed: Sleeker, stronger, loaded with tech

    It's been nearly a decade since the Ford Explorer ditched its truck-like roots to become the crossover America knows today. After its debut on Friday in cop car form, the 2020 Ford Explorer arrived Wednesday in civilian trim. With better packaging, new technology, and more capability than before...

  • Subaru WRX STI S209 teased ahead of 2019 Detroit auto show
    Hotter Subaru WRX STI S209 teased ahead of Detroit auto show

    A hotter version of the Subaru WRX STI is coming to America, and Subaru has confirmed the car as the S209. We've already known about the car for sometime since Subaru's confirmation follows the discovery of a trademark application for the name made by the automaker last month. The world debut will...

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    2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition spy shots

    Lexus is preparing a more hardcore version of its RC F to target track enthusiasts. The car has been confirmed as the 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition, and its debut will take place later this month at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The RC F Track Edition was previewed in...

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    Lincoln teaser foreshadows return of Continental's suicide doors

    After unending rumors, Lincoln appears to have teased the return of suicide doors for the Continental flagship sedan. The American luxury brand posted a teaser image and caption on social media on Thursday. The photo does not tease a new Continental itself, but instead features suicide door handles...

  • 2020 Cadillac XT6 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Cadillac will unveil a mid-size crossover SUV boasting third-row seats at next month's 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The information was confirmed to Automotive News (subscription required) by Cadillac on Wednesday, along with the name XT6. Prototypes for the XT6 have been spotted for more than a year. Production is expected to take place at General Motors' plant in Spring Hill, Tennessee, and the first examples should be in showrooms next summer as 2020 models. It will be the second of five new or redesigned models Cadillac will introduce through the 2020 calendar...

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    Mid-engine Corvette reportedly not debuting at 2019 Detroit auto show

    The 2020 mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette will not make its debut at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, according to a new report. Those eagerly awaiting the most revolutionary Corvette in decades will need more patience, it seems. GM Authority reported the information Monday...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 teased ahead of 2019 Detroit auto show debut
    2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500's engine teased, sales start fall 2019

    Behold the slippery snake that will sit atop the nuclear warhead posing as an engine in Ford's next Mustang Shelby GT500. After confirming on Wednesday the debut of the new GT500 at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit next January, Ford on Thursday released a new teaser photo...

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    Ford saves 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 for 2019 Detroit auto show

    Muscle car fans hoping for a surprise reveal of the new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 at this week's 2018 Los Angeles auto show are in for disappointment as Ford is saving the debut for January's 2019 Detroit auto show, a company spokesman confirmed to Motor Authority on Tuesday. Instead, the Blue...

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    2019 North American Car & Truck/Utility of the Year finalists announced

    On Wednesday, jurors narrowed down a list of semi-finalists to three finalists in each category for the 2019 North American Car & Truck/Utility of the Year awards. This time, the finalists for North American Car of the Year are: Genesis G70 Honda Insight Volvo S60 All three fended off a handful...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra prototype
    2020 Toyota Supra confirmed for 2019 Detroit auto show

    It seems like development of Toyota's new Supra is taking forever but now we finally have confirmation of the debut. As had been rumored for some time, the covers will come off the fifth-generation Supra at the 2019 Detroit auto show on next January. The car will reach showrooms late next summer as...

  • 2020 North American International Auto Show teaser

    The North American International Auto Show, more commonly referred to as the Detroit auto show, isn't known for its sunshine and warm temperatures, but that will change come 2020. The show's organizers, the Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) and its Executive Board, announced Monday plans to move the event from January to June. The 2020 show will run the week of June 8. The move comes as automakers continue to bow out of the Detroit show at a rapid pace. Following the 2018 show, Audi joined Mercedes-Benz and BMW to skip the 2019 show, which will run in the traditional month of January...

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    Show-off blow off: Audi joins other luxury makes to skip 2019 Detroit auto show

    Following similar announcements from Mercedes-Benz and BMW, Audi announced on Thursday that it will join the rival makes and no longer attend the Detroit auto show. It's the most recent in a series of blows to what many believe is North America's premier auto show. In a statement to Automotive News...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt, 2018 Detroit auto show
    This Week's Top Photos: the 2018 Detroit auto show edition

    Ford pulled off a huge surprise at this past week's 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit by presenting the original Highland Green 1968 Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in front of the cameras during filming of the hit movie “Bullitt.” Long thought to be lost, the car...

  • 2019 Jeep Cherokee, 2018 Detroit auto show
    2019 Jeep Cherokee video preview

    Don’t call it a mistake but a mulligan. The 2019 Jeep Cherokee is the brand's second take. Jeep had a simple brief with the new Cherokee, with designer Mark Allen telling us that his team didn’t want to take all the weirdness out of it. The result is a blend of the Cherokee’s...

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    2018 Ford F-150 diesel video preview

    Long haulers know that there's nothing quite like an oil-burner under the hood. The instant torque and long-legged nature of diesel trucks has endeared itself to heavy-duty buyers for a long time. But a diesel powertrain has escaped the most popular light-duty pickup in North America. Until now...

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    China’s GAC returns to Detroit auto show with GA4 sedan, Enverge concept

    Chinese automaker GAC Motor returned to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit for the fourth time and brought with it three new vehicles, including an electric concept the automaker says is aimed at younger buyers. The state-owned company, which operates the Gonow and Trumpchi...

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