Detroit Auto Show

  • 2019 Ford Edge ST, 2018 Detroit auto show

    The 2019 Ford Edge ST was unveiled Thursday, the latest iteration of the popular Ford crossover and the first to wear the ST badge. The Edge ST follows the Fiesta and Focus into ST territory, albeit with a powertrain that wears a "Sport" badge on other models. The 2019 Ford Edge ST will be powered by the automaker's 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 that appears in the Fusion Sport and Edge Sport, but with a small power bump to bring it up to ST levels of performance. In the Edge ST it will make 335 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. It's mated exclusively to a retuned 8-speed automatic...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2018 Detroit auto show
    2019 Chevrolet Silverado: Lighter, stronger, and smarter

    It was a helicopter that delivered our first look at the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, but General Motors' best-selling pickup was really delivered on the wind of change. The new Chevy Silverado pickup broke cover Saturday night ahead of the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit...

  • 2018 Honda Accord
    Honda Accord, Lincoln Navigator and Volvo XC60 named 2018 North American Car, Truck & Utility of the Year winners

    The 2018 Detroit auto show kicked off with the best of the previous year, as the 2018 North American Car & Truck/Utility of the Year winners were announced. This marked the second year that the prestigious awards had three winners instead of two, as the Truck/Utility class had been split two...

  • Lexus LF-1 Limitless, 2018 Detroit auto show
    Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept hints at at a flagship crossover for Americans

    The shapely, sleek Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept that debuted Monday at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is nothing like the automaker's current flagship SUV. Instead of the LX 570's Land Cruiser-derived boxy silhouette, the LF-1 that will likely sprout a production model...

  • Koenigsegg Agera RS during 2017 production car land speed record attempt
    World's fastest car headed to Detroit

    A Koenigsegg Agera RS was driven to a top speed of 277.9 mph on a closed-off section of Nevada's Highway 160 on November 4, 2017, and in the process was entered into the record books as the fastest production car in history. The car happens to be owned by a customer in the United States and he's...

  • Teaser for Ford Mach 1 electric SUV due in 2020
    Ford Mach 1 performance electric SUV coming in 2020

    Ford is working on an electric SUV due in 2020, and at a preview event on Sunday for this week's 2018 North American International Auto Show the automaker let slip that the vehicle might be called the Mach 1. Ford made the revelation in a teaser video, which indicates the automaker is going the...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2018 Detroit auto show

    Chevy is full of surprises. Celebrating its 100 year anniversary this year, the automaker rolled out the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado ahead of the 2018 Detroit auto show to compete with the other full-sizers with more fuel-saving features and creature comforts than ever before. But they didn’t stop there. The new Chevrolet Silverado will feature a new 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine and 10-speed automatic to continue the Hatfield and McCoy-style feud with crosstown rival Ford. Chevy is keeping quiet on a lot of the details for the new Silverado, but we have learned a few tasty tidbits from its...

  • 1979 Mercedes-Benz G-Class resin display at 2018 Detroit Auto Show
    Jurassic G-Class: Mercedes-Benz encases original model to mark SUV's second coming

    As of Friday, locals passing by Detroit's Cobo Hall, where the Detroit auto show takes place, will see something mighty peculiar. To mark the introduction of the second-generation Mercedes-Benz G-Class as a 2019 model the brand has constructed a 49-ton synthetic resin display with a 1979 G-Class...

  • Ford Mustang Bullitt logo
    Ford likely to show Bullitt Mustang in Detroit, sell first build slot at Barrett-Jackson auction

    We know a new Ford Mustang Bullitt is coming. Now we have a good idea as to when it will arrive. Automotive News (subscription required) has learned from its sources the car will debut on January 15 at the opening of the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It was previously...

  • Teaser for 2019 Kia Forte debuting at 2018 North American International Auto Show
    2019 Kia Forte to debut in Detroit

    The Kia Forte is a pleasantly styled and attractively priced alternative to the likes of the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla in the compact segment, though there's nothing really compelling about it. A redesigned model debuting next week in Detroit at the 2018 North American International Auto Show...

  • Smart ForTwo 10th Anniversary special edition
    Smart celebrates a decade in US with 10th Anniversary Edition ForTwo Electric Drive

    Smart has been making news in the United States for more than a decade, but that's only because the quirky city car brand flirted with coming to the U.S. for years before it actually got here. Now, however, it's been a decade. To mark the occasion, Smart revealed the 10th Anniversary Edition ForTwo...

  • 2019 Mini Hardtop
    Meet the new 2019 Mini Hardtop, same as the old Mini

    The new 2019 Mini Cooper hatchback and convertible broke cover Tuesday, lifted straight from the pages of "If It Ain't Broke." Not much on the new model has changed, aside from small touches on the front bumper, Union Jack on the taillights outside, new logos, and bigger touchscreen infotainment on...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS Grand Edition

    When you make one of the most luxurious SUVs on the market, why not turn it up a notch? Mercedes-Benz will show a special GLS-Class at the 2018 Detroit auto show next week. The brand revealed the 2019 GLS Grand Edition on Tuesday, and it includes a number of new exterior and interior elements to amplify the SUV's luxurious aura. The Grand Edition trimmings may be applied to GLS450 4Matic and GLS550 4Matic models. Those features include a Porcelain and Espresso Brown interior theme with designo nappa leather seating complete with diamond quilting and Budapest-design piping. Nappa leather also...

  • Teaser for 2019 Hyundai Veloster debuting at 2018 North American International Auto Show
    2019 Hyundai Veloster teased ahead of Detroit debut

    Hyundai’s Veloster is a great deal of fun for buyers on a budget. It offers agile handling, punchy performance and decent space—all for a reasonable starting price of about $18,000. Soon, a sharp-looking successor will arrive. The new Veloster is due for a debut at this month's 2018...

  • 2019 Ford Ranger for Thailand leaked - Image via NewRangerClub
    2019 Ford Ranger leaked

    Ford is bringing back the Ranger for 2019 and the first photos of the mid-size pickup truck have hit the web. The photos were posted to the NewRangerClub forum and show the Ranger designed for Thailand and other Southeast Asian markets. The version we’ll get will feature slightly revised...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class leaked - Image via AutoWeek.nl
    2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class leaked

    The first photos of Mercedes-Benz’s redesigned G-Class have leaked ahead of the vehicle’s January 15 debut at the 2018 North American International Auto Show. The photos were published on Dutch website AutoWeek.nl and reveal in full the design of the new off-roader. The look is hardly...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
    How Mercedes is boosting the off-road prowess of its 2019 G-Class

    The reveal of Mercedes-Benz’s first full redesign for its iconic G-Class is almost here. The new SUV debuts on January 15 at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit but Mercedes has already let slip some of the details. The redesign is the most significant change to the...

  • Infiniti Q Inspiration concept
    Infiniti previews new design language, potential flagship sedan with Q Inspiration concept

    Infiniti on Wednesday gave us our first look at a sedan concept the brand plans to unveil on January 15 at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Called the Q Inspiration, the concept is the first display of the new design language that we’ll start seeing on future...

  • Teaser video for 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class debuting at 2018 Detroit auto show

    The mighty Mercedes-Benz G-Class is in for its first major redesign since the vehicle was introduced in civilian form in 1979, and the new version of the iconic Gelandewagen will be revealed to the world on January 15 at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. In the lead up, Mercedes has released a video that highlights the G-Class’ longevity. The new G-Class goes on sale later this year, as a 2019 model. We know the basic styling won’t change, but below the skin virtually everything will be new. For example, thanks to a new platform the engineers were able to...

  • 2019 Jeep Cherokee
    2019 Jeep Cherokee first look

    Jeep’s revival of the Cherokee in 2014 was a joyous occasion for fans of the nameplate, though many were taken aback by the unusual, very un-Jeep-like styling of the vehicle. Rumor has it the vehicle, the fifth iteration of the Cherokee nameplate, was originally intended to be an Alfa Romeo...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Trail Boss
    2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Trail Boss takes bowtie brand to new heights

    With its factory lift kit, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Trail Boss that debuted Saturday at a surprise event deep in the heart of pickup country has big boots to fill. At Texas Motor Speedway outside Fort Worth, Texas, at an event to celebrate 100 years of Chevy pickup trucks, the automaker...

  • Teaser for 2019 Volkswagen Jetta debuting at 2018 Detroit auto show
    2019 Volkswagen Jetta teased ahead of Detroit debut

    Volkswagen has given a hint at the final design of its new Jetta debuting next month at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. We recently had a chance to sample the 7th-generation model in prototype form and found it to be a solid drive but not particularly sporty. Hopefully...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
    Mercedes reveals 2019 G-Class cabin, confirms Detroit debut

    The Mercedes-Benz G-Class may have a boxy design dating back to the 1970s, but that’s exactly what appeals to buyers of the iconic Gelandewagen. That’s why prototypes for a redesigned version show a very familiar shape. In fact, it’s almost impossible to tell the new model apart...

  • 2019 Toyota Avalon teaser
    Confirmed: 2019 Toyota Avalon–and its headlight–at upcoming Detroit auto show

    Toyota shined some light Friday on what it will show at the 2018 Detroit auto show in January. But not much light: it's the new 2019 Avalon. While everyone was hoping (Eds note: dreaming?) would be the new Supra, those dreams evaporated into thin air Wednesday when news broke that the Supra simply...

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