Detroit Auto Show

  • Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept teaser

    Lexus has something to show us, and it's coming to the Detroit auto show next month. Wearing the LF-1 Limitless name, the concept promises a "striking" new design and the brand believes it will carve a new genre in luxury crossovers. The teaser, published on Tuesday, reveals a sweeping LED taillight with a sculpted, yet curvy look. We also spy what's likely a fully digital gauge cluster inside, too. The LF-1 Limitless could come off the rear-drive-based GA-L platform used for the Lexus LS sedan and LC coupe. That would make it a premium platform and put the LF-1 clearly above the RX in the...

  • 2018 Honda Accord
    2018 North American Car & Truck/Utility of the Year finalists announced

    In about six weeks time we will know the winners of the annual North American Car & Truck/Utility of the Year (NACTOY) awards. Thanks to an announcement today at the Los Angeles auto show, we know which cars, trucks, and SUVs, have a shot to take the coveted trophies. The NACTOY organizers...

  • Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Concept  -  2014 Paris Auto Show
    Infiniti flagship sedan concept tipped for Detroit debut

    Infiniti’s been without a proper flagship sedan ever since the Q45 bowed out of the market in 2006. The nameplate was crucial to Infiniti’s rise to prominence as a luxury brand, and in fact it’s where Infiniti’s current Q-based naming strategy comes from. Infiniti is well...

  • 2018 Infiniti Q70
    Infiniti planning an electric sports car concept for 2018 Detroit auto show

    Nissan's Infiniti luxury brand has let it slip to Autocar that it will bring an all-electric sports car concept to the 2018 North American International Auto Show this coming January. The production car is scheduled to follow in 2019. North America's largest auto show in Detroit will play host to...

  • 2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 spy shots and video

    Behold our latest spy shots and video of what’s likely to be a new generation of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 supercar. Corvette talk of late has centered on a new mid-engine platform but this not expected to be introduced until the arrival of the next-generation Corvette (C8), tipped to be...

  • Audi Q8 concept, 2017 Detroit auto show
    This Week’s Top Photos: The 2017 Detroit auto show edition

    It was all about big and bold vehicles at the Detroit auto show this year, and they didn’t come much bigger and bolder than the Audi Q8 concept. The concept hints at a production vehicle of the same name coming in 2018 and features a larger footprint than the related Q7, a fastback roof and a...

  • Trumpchi GS7, 2017 Detroit auto show

    State-owned Chinese automaker GAC unveiled three cars on Monday at the 2017 Detroit auto show, in what was the company’s third appearance at the show. The cars were the GS7 SUV, GE3 electric hatchback and EnSpirit concept. GAC’s first appearance at the Detroit auto show was in 2013, when it presented a trio of vehicles including the GS5 SUV that featured in the movie "Transformers: Age Of Extinction," and in 2015 it presented the GS4 SUV. However, in both years the automaker's stand was only on the sidelines of the show. In 2017, it was the first time GAC—or any Chinese...

  • 2018 Lexus LS, 2017 Detroit auto show
    2018 Lexus LS video preview

    Mercedes-Benz went running home to Germany with night terrors 28 years ago after Lexus introduced the new LS at the Detroit auto show. Then the Japanese automaker let its flagship whither on the vine since 2006. Now, it’s getting serious again with a new LS on a that moves the...

  • 2017 Detroit Auto Show Walkaround
    Take a walk around the 2017 Detroit auto show

    Ford made headlines by announcing a truck and an SUV that we didn't see, but for those of us looking for something more substantial there was plenty to catch at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Big sellers like the 2018 Toyota Camry and 2018 Honda Odyssey finally broke...

  • VLF X-Series, 2017 Detroit auto show
    VLF turns Chevy Colorado into Hummer H2-esque off-roader

    Believe it or not but this orange monster comes from a company backed by the man who designed cars like the Aston Martin Vantage, BMW Z8 and Fisker Karma. That man, of course, is Henrik Fisker, and this orange SUV is the X-Series from VLF Automotive, the coachbuilder run by Fisker in partnership...

  • 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit
    Marchionne confirms body-on frame platform for Jeep Wagoneers, hints at Alfa platform for next Grand Cherokee

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] on Monday confirmed that its planned Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer SUVs will be built at its Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Michigan. The plant is where FCA builds the body-on-frame Ram 1500 pickup truck, and FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed that the...

  • Infiniti QX50 concept, 2017 Detroit auto show
    Infiniti QX50 concept debuts at 2017 Detroit auto show

    Infiniti stunned the automotive world last April when it rolled out the QX Sport Inspiration concept at the 2016 Beijing auto show. The concept combined flowing, sculptural lines and strong, muscular proportions with Infiniti’s signature design cues, resulting in one impressive-looking SUV...

  • 2018 Subaru WRX STI, 2017 Detroit auto show

    Subaru has just redesigned its Impreza around the new Subaru Global modular platform, but the car’s high-performance WRX and WRX STI models are still a couple of years off. In the interim, the current WRX and WRX STI have been given some updates. Unveiled on Monday at the 2017 Detroit auto show, the updated WRX and WRX STI will go on sale in the spring. They arrive as 2018 models. Among the highlights are a revised front section for a more aggressive look, a revised front structure for enhanced frontal collision performance, revised suspension and steering for better handling and ride...

  • 2018 Audi S5 Cabriolet, 2017 Detroit auto show
    2018 Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet make US debut in Detroit

    Audi’s redesigned A5 Cabriolet was revealed in early November. It’s now made its first major auto show appearance, which took place on Monday during the 2017 Detroit auto show. The car appeared in both regular and sporty S5 trim and is due to go on sale during 2017, arriving as a 2018...

  • 2018 Honda Odyssey, 2017 Detroit auto show
    2018 Honda Odyssey debuts with 280-hp V-6, 10-speed auto

    Honda on Monday unveiled its redesigned Odyssey at the 2017 Detroit auto show. The minivan will arrive in showrooms this year, as a 2018 model, replacing the current Odyssey which has been on sale since 2011. It represents the fifth generation of the North American-market Odyssey. The redesigned...

  • 2018 Lexus LC500
    Lexus prices 2018 LC 500 under $100,000

    It's been kicking around the auto show circuit for a while now, but the stunning 2018 Lexus LC 500 is finally one step closer to adding some eye candy to a road near you. Lexus has announced pricing for the LC 500 and the LC 500h, and both models wear a starting price tag that lands a few ticks...

  • 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe, 2017 Detroit auto show
    2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe adds style to mid-size luxury lineup

    Mercedes-Benz on Monday revealed the 2018 E-Class Coupe at the 2017 Detroit auto show. The Coupe joins the sedan and wagon that have already been released, and a convertible is soon to follow. The two-door coupe is scheduled to go on sale this summer, with the first models being the E400 and E400...

  • Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Detroit auto show
    Volkswagen gets a charge out of its electric Microbus concept

    Volkswagen is putting on a full court press when it comes to SUVs and alternative energy vehicles. Shifting sentiment in the aftermath of Dieselgate won’t be easy, but the company feels these vehicles, targeted directly at American consumers, will change the tide. Fortunately, VW’s...

  • 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT S, 2017 Detroit auto show

    The tamer GT and GT S models of Mercedes-AMG’s sports car range have come in for an update. The updated cars were shown for the first time on Monday at the 2017 Detroit auto show and will be available later in the year, as 2018 models. The changes are subtle and bring the GT and GT S into line with the more hardcore GT C and GT R, especially in terms of looks. The cars adopt the pronounced “Panamericana” grille that made its debut on the GT3 race car; the grille features vertical slats inspired by the design used on the 1952 SL Panamericana race car, from which it derives...

  • 2018 Toyota Camry
    2018 Toyota Camry arrives with new platform, powertrains and sporty looks

    With rivals taking on impressive redesigns in recent years, Toyota was never going to sit back and let its main bread-winner, the Camry, get old. The current car was introduced for 2012, and Toyota gave it a major refresh for 2015 after some negative reviews. On Monday, at the 2017 Detroit auto...

  • 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
    US gets standard long-wheelbase Volkswagen Tiguan

    Volkswagen on Sunday unveiled the redesigned Tiguan that’s due in showrooms in the United States in 2017. The vehicle is on show this week at the 2017 Detroit auto show. Arriving as a 2018 model, the vehicle is a stretched version of the standard Tiguan compact SUV that was first shown at the...

  • Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept, 2017 Detroit auto show
    Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept paves way for next-gen Altima

    Squint and you'll get a glimpse of the future with the Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept car, unveiled on Monday at the 2017 Detroit auto show. Nissan says the concept wears an evolution of its V-Motion design theme. More specifically, the concept looks to us like a preview of the next-generation Altima...

  • 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Edition 50, 2017 Detroit auto show
    2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C debuts at 2017 Detroit auto show

    The Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster that we first saw at the 2016 Paris auto show has spawned a coupe sibling. The enclosed car was unveiled on Monday at the 2017 Detroit auto show, where it was joined by refreshed versions of the tamer GT and GT S models. The GT C coupe has hardly been a secret. It was...

  • 2018 Audi SQ5, 2017 Detroit auto show
    2018 Audi SQ5 debuts with 354 hp and 369 lb-ft

    Audi has a redesigned Q5 on sale this year, and the handsome SUV will be joined in showrooms soon by its sporty SQ5 variant. Revealed on Monday at the 2017 Detroit auto show, the redesigned SQ5 follows a familiar formula so is sure to be welcomed by Audi fans. Power comes from the new turbocharged...

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