Detroit Auto Show

  • Ford Bronco logo, 2017 Detroit auto show

    The Ford Bronco is back—or at least it will be back in just a few years. Ford confirmed on Monday at the 2017 Detroit auto show that it will revive the iconic Bronco nameplate in 2020 for a global mid-size SUV. Additionally, the automaker confirmed that a version of the Ranger mid-size pickup truck sold globally will return to the United States in 2019. That's a year later than we had last heard. The two vehicles will be twins under the skin. What Ford didn't do is actually show us either the new Bronco or the new Ranger. Ford did promise that the Bronco will be a true four-wheel-drive...

  • Audi Q8 concept, 2017 Detroit auto show
    Audi Q8 concept debuts, production version coming in 2018

    Audi on Monday unveiled a concept car at the 2017 Detroit auto show previewing a new range-topping SUV currently in the works. The concept is called the Q8 and is set to spawn a production model of the same name in 2018. The production model was recently spied, and though heavily camouflaged it...

  • 2018 Lexus LS, 2017 Detroit auto show
    Tech-laden 2018 Lexus LS flagship debuts in Detroit

    A flagship model is supposed to push a brand forward with new technology and style. And yet the Lexus LS hasn't received a complete redesign since 2006. That all changes for 2018 as Lexus is redesigning its flagship and lading it up with new technology and engineering. The engineering starts with...

  • 2018 Kia Stinger, 2017 Detroit auto show
    2018 Kia Stinger video preview

    Look, Kia has a history of delivering on concept car promises, a lot. But today the company makes a leap forward from that car company that offers nice, mainstream cars like the Soul and Optima to being serious with enthusiasts with a rear-wheel-drive sports sedan. I present to you, the 2018 Kia...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
    Chevy Bolt EV, Chrysler Pacifica, Honda Ridgeline named 2017 North American Car, Truck & Utility of the Year winners

    As it traditionally does, the 2017 Detroit auto show officially kicked off with the announcement of the North American Car and Truck of the Year winners. This year was a little different, though, as a third category, utility vehicle, was added to the list to represent the growing significance of...

  • Jeep Cherokee production
    Jeep confirms Wagoneer, Grand Wagoneer and pickup

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] used the 2017 Detroit auto show to make some major product announcements concerning its Jeep brand. First and foremost, FCA confirmed that plans for separate Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer full-size SUVs remained on track. These will be range-topping models...

  • 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport

    Nissan’s popular Rogue compact SUV has gained a little brother in the form of the 2017 Rogue Sport. The vehicle was unveiled on Monday at the 2017 Detroit auto show and will be on sale in the spring. The Rogue Sport is America’s version of Nissan’s second-generation Qashqai, which has been on sale elsewhere since late 2014. At 172.4 inches in length, it’s about 12 in shorter than the Rogue. However, the difference in wheelbase is only about 2.0 in. The smaller size makes it more suited to tight urban streets. ALSO SEE: GMC unveils new, macho Terrain with available...

  • 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS Targa
    2017 Porsche 911 GTS range unveiled, includes new Targa variant

    Porsche has both expanded and updated its 911 Carrera GTS lineup for 2017. Following tradition, the GTS is both more powerful and sharper-handling than the standard 911 Carrera S, but the big news here is that there's now a Targa version on offer. That inclusion expands the 911's Carrera GTS...

  • 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA, 2017 Detroit auto show
    Refreshed 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA debuts in Detroit

    We first saw the Mercedes-Benz GLA as a 2015 model; here in Detroit, Mercedes showed the an updated version of its small, front-wheel-drive-based crossover as a 2018 model. The changes for the GLA 250 and performance-oriented GLA 45 are mostly cosmetic. Let's start with the GLA 250. On the outside...

  • 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLA45, 2017 Detroit auto show
    Mercedes-AMG GLA45 and CLA45 to get black-and-yellow AMG Performance Studio package

    With the GLA45 and CLA45, Mercedes-AMG has tapped into a new customer base. Priced around $50,000, these vehicles allow AMG to sell its vehicles to a customer who can't afford its higher end models that cost $65,000 or much, much more. To celebrate this relatively new customer, Mercedes-AMG is...

  • 2018 GMC Terrain Denali, 2017 Detroit auto show
    GMC unveils new, macho Terrain with available turbodiesel

    Following closely with the Chevrolet from which it's based, GMC took the wraps off its new small crossover and its trio of turbocharged powertrains Sunday night in Detroit. The 2018 GMC Terrain made its debut ahead of the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit and showcased General...

  • 2018 Kia Stinger, 2017 Detroit auto show
    2018 Kia Stinger debuts with twin-turbo V-6, rear-wheel drive

    It was at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show that Kia first hinted at the launch of a rear-wheel-drive sports sedan with the unveiling of the GT concept. More than half a decade on, the production version of the striking concept has been revealed as the 2018 Kia Stinger. Kia's finally taking the covers...

  • 2018 Ford F-150

    Continuing the long-running sales success of the F-Series is paramount to Ford, and the newly facelifted 2018 Ford F-150 is proof enough that the automaker won't be resting on its laurels anytime soon. Ford followed two main themes in updating its most popular vehicle: Establishing “showroom harmony” between the F-150 and the new Super Duty, designer Gordon Plato told Motor Authority; and differentiating among the truck's trims. To establish continuity with other trucks, Ford refreshed the F-150's front and rear fascia, tweaking the headlights, taillights, front grille, bumpers...

  • 2017 Detroit auto show preview
    2017 Detroit auto show preview

    The 2017 Detroit auto show kicks off in less than a week and while the list of exhibitors is slightly down on last year, there’s still plenty to look forward to. The show is also where we learn the winners of the prestigious North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year awards...

  • 2017 Bentley Continental Supersports
    Bentley Continental Supersports returns with 700 hp, 209 mph top speed

    Behold the new Bentley Continental Supersports. It’s the fastest, most powerful Bentley ever produced, and according to the automaker there isn’t a four-seat car faster than it. Performance claims include 0-60 mph acceleration in 3.4 seconds and a top speed of 209 mph. Sure, there are...

  • 2018 Volvo V90
    2018 Volvo V90 to make US debut at 2017 Detroit auto show

    Volvo’s V90, the replacement for the V70, made its debut at the 2016 Geneva auto show last March but isn’t on sale here yet. The svelte luxury wagon is only due for delivery in the United States in the summer. It makes its local debut January 9 at the 2017 Detroit auto show. The reason...

  • 2018 Subaru WRX STI
    2018 Subaru WRX and WRX STI preview

    Subaru has just redesigned its Impreza but the redesigned WRX and WRX STI derivatives are still a couple of years off. The current WRX and WRX STI will soldier on in the meantime, albeit with a few updates introduced for the 2018 model year to keep them looking and feeling fresh. Both cars adopt a...

  • 2018 Volkswagen Atlas R-Line
    2018 Volkswagen Atlas gets sporty R-Line package

    Volkswagen in the spring will introduce a new three-row SUV called the Atlas. It’s a big, spacious model that’s made in the United States, and now it has one of VW’s sporty R-Line appearance packages. To be presented at the upcoming 2017 Detroit auto show, the Atlas’ R-Line...

  • 2017 Ram 1500 Rebel Black

    There’s a new version of the Ram 1500 Rebel, though sadly it isn’t the Hellcat-powered TRX that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] teased us with last fall. It’s the 1500 Rebel Black, and it makes its debut on January 9 at the 2017 Detroit auto show. As the name suggests, the special edition model has been dressed up with a few black accents. The list includes black wheels, a black brush guard and available black Katzkin leather, a combination used for the first time on a 1500 Rebel. Also found on the 1500 Rebel Black are black anodized bezels on the doors, center...

  • Teaser for the ‘most extreme Bentley ever’ debuting on January 6, 2017
    Bentley teases its most extreme model ever

    Bentley has released a teaser video for what the automaker bills as its most extreme model ever. The car is due to debut on January 6, 2017, which likely means we’ll see it at the Detroit auto show starting just three days later. From the teaser, we can gather that the car will be based on...

  • Teaser for 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA debuting at 2017 Detroit auto show
    2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA teased ahead of 2017 Detroit auto show

    Mercedes-Benz’s GLA is about to receive its mid-cycle update and we’ll see it for the first time at the 2017 Detroit auto show. The automaker has released this single teaser shot which reveals a few subtle tweaks will be made as part of the update. The Mercedes GLA first went on sale in...

  • Teaser for Audi Q8 concept debuting at 2017 Detroit auto show
    Audi teases Q8 concept ahead of 2017 Detroit auto show

    Audi on Thursday gave us an early look at its Q8 concept vehicle, which it will unveil on January 9 at the 2017 Detroit auto show. The concept previews a production model of the same name, due before the end of the decade. The production Q8 will be a new full-size SUV positioned above the Q7 in...

  • 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe Night Edition
    Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe Night Edition to debut in Detroit

    Already one of the most desirable cars in production, Mercedes-Benz’s S-Class Coupe gets a little more lustworthy with a new Night Edition treatment. The S-Class Coupe Night Edition is a limited edition version of the stunning coupe that Mercedes will introduce next month at the 2017 Detroit...

  • 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace teased ahead of 2017 Detroit auto show
    VW teases 7-seat Tiguan Allspace ahead of Detroit auto show

    Volkswagen will present a three-row, seven-seat version of its second-generation Tiguan compact SUV at next month’s 2017 Detroit auto show. It’s called the Tiguan Allspace and it goes on sale in 2017, as a 2018 model. The Tiguan Allspace is the second three-row SUV due from VW in 2017...

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