Detroit Auto Show

  • 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

    Chevrolet introduced a redesigned Traverse on Monday at the 2017 Detroit auto show. It’s the popular crossover SUV’s first full redesign since the outgoing model was introduced for 2009. The redesigned Traverse will go on sale in the fall, as a 2018 model. Its platform is General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] C1XX design already found in the Cadillac XT5 and GMC Acadia. The Traverse didn’t go the downsizing route like the Acadia, though. According to Chevy, the 8-seat, 3-row SUV boasts segment-leading cargo space of up to 98.5 cubic feet. Third-row legroom is also said to...

  • Ford Bronco logo, 2017 Detroit auto show
    Ford finally confirms return of Bronco, Ranger

    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...

  • 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

    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 targeted at the luxury end of town. (Jeep boss Mike Manley hinted in October 2016 that prices could go as high as $140k.) The vehicles will be built at the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Michigan. The plant is currently responsible for Ram pickup trucks but production will move to the nearby Sterling...

  • 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport
    Nissan Qashqai comes to America as 2017 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...

  • 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

    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 off its new coupe-like sedan on Sunday at the 2017 Detroit auto show. Joining the K900 in Kia’s small but growing rear-wheel-drive arsenal, the car promises to be the most dynamic model ever launched by the Korean brand. Extensive development took place on the Nürburgring, with former BMW...

  • 2018 Ford F-150
    2018 Ford F-150 adopts Super Duty looks, 10-speed automatics

    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...

  • 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

    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 package, available on the SE and SEL trims, adds 20-inch alloys, side skirts, more aggressive bumpers, and special badging. For the interior, the package adds an R-Line badge on the steering wheel, stainless-steel covers for the pedals, and an R-Line logo on the infotainment system’s start...

  • 2017 Ram 1500 Rebel Black
    2017 Ram 1500 Rebel Black to debut in Detroit

    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...

  • 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...

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