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  • 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace teased ahead of 2017 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. Joining it will be the mid-size Atlas which has just started production at the automaker's plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Tiguan Allspace will be sourced from VW’s plant in Puebla, Mexico. Both vehicles ride on VW’s flexible MQB platform found in the Golf. The Tiguan is actually...

  • Rinspeed Oasis concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show
    Rinspeed Oasis concept headed for 2017 Detroit auto show

    Swiss design firm Rinspeed is constantly trying to predict the automotive landscape of the future. In that sense the company is more of a think tank than an actual design firm, since we never actually see any of its concepts enter production though certainly they have inspired elements on cars on...

  • 2018 Lexus LS teaser
    2018 Lexus LS teased ahead of Detroit

    The fifth-generation Lexus LS will be unveiled at the 2017 Detroit auto show, and Lexus today teased an image of its forthcoming flagship sedan. The car will get an all-new, far more bold look that, Lexus claims, will feature a coupe-like silhouette. The design, by the way, was previewed on...

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    Kia GT (Stinger) teased ahead of 2017 Detroit auto show

    Kia has started the teaser campaign for its new sports sedan based on the GT concept that we first saw at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show. The automaker on Wednesday released a video highlighting the car’s Nürburgring-honed handling and capability of reaching speeds of up to 232 kmh (144...

  • 2018 Toyota Camry
    2018 Toyota Camry teased ahead of Detroit auto show

    Toyota isn't about to let its main bread-winner, the Camry, get old. The Camry is, after all, the best selling car in America. The current model was new for the 2012 model year, and Toyota gave it a major refresh for 2015 after some negative reviews. Now Toyota is planning to release an all-new...

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    2017 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year finalists named

    Next January, at the Detroit auto show, we’ll learn the winners of the 2017 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards. On Tuesday, at the Los Angeles auto show, the organizers revealed the three finalists for the respective categories that make up the prestigious awards. The...

  • 2015 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

    Detroit’s annual auto show may be one of the biggest and most prestigious in the world but Porsche has decided to drop it from its calendar. The German sports car marque has confirmed it will skip the 2017 show, scheduled for January 8-22. Auto Motor und Sport reported on Tuesday that Porsche had based its decision by weighing up the costs involved and the benefits derived from attending. Porsche will instead focus its efforts on other events such as the annual auto shows in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York. In fact, Porsche plans to double the size of its stand for the show in Chicago...

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    Numerous luxury/performance models eligible for 2017 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year

    The list of eligible vehicles for the 2017 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards has been released today and it is highlighted with plenty of luxury and performance vehicles. The prestigious awards are voted on by a committee of 60 automotive journalists from the United States and...

  • Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann and the 2012 Urus SUV concept
    Will wake of VW diesel scandal help electrify Lamborghini?

    Could an electrified Lamborghini—or Bugatti, or Bentley—arrive any sooner as a result of the Volkswagen diesel scandal? It might be easy to rush to an answer and say that, no, neither of these models currently offer diesel powertrains, and even prior to the scandal, Lamborghini...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    This Week’s Top Photos: The 2016 Detroit Auto Show Edition

    The 2016 Detroit Auto Show is now well and truly over, at least for the media, so here’s a look at some of the highlights. Starting things off is the 2017 Lincoln Continental, which goes on sale later this year as the replacement for the aging MKS. Though toned down from last year’s...

  • 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    2017 Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew rolls into Detroit

    Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] new F-150 Raptor performance pickup truck has been confirmed to go on sale this fall, as a 2017 model, and at the launch there will be both the standard two-door model as well as a four-door SuperCrew. It was at last year’s Detroit Auto Show that we first...

  • Ford GT In Race Mode
    Here's The Ford GT Going Into Race Mode: Video

    Yesterday, we ran through a list of everything that's changed on the Ford GT for production from the original car shown last year in Detroit. Now we have video of the new Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] supercar going into race mode courtesy. ALSO SEE: Here's What Changed On The Ford GT For Production...

  • Acura Precision Concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show

    One of the highlights of the 2016 Detroit Auto Show was the Acura Precision Concept. A design study for future Acura sedans, the car debuts the company's new Precision Crafted Performance mantra and points to a more adventurous and stylish future for Honda's upscale brand. The car's aggressive outward appearance was created by exterior project leader Michelle Christensen at the company's Torrance, California, design studio, where Christensen also acts as the principal design leader. In Detroit, I sat down with Christensen to discuss the Precision Concept and how it will affect the future of...

  • Production-Intent Ford GT, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    Here's what changed on the Ford GT for production

    Last month a photo of what was supposedly a production-intent Ford GT surfaced on the Internet. Turns out, that photo was of a production-intent GT buck. As in, it wasn't a real car, just a design buck. That was then, this is now. Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] quietly placed a real working GT that...

  • 2016 BMW M2, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    2016 BMW M2 priced from $52,695

    The first ever M2 is the star of BMW’s stand at this week’s 2016 Detroit Auto Show. And it was at the show where we learned that the handsome sports coupe will be priced from a very reasonable $52,695, including a $995 destination charge, when it goes on sale this April. With its...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental
    New Lincoln Among Ford’s Plans For Four All-New SUVs

    This week at the Detroit Auto Show, Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] confirmed plans to launch four all-new SUVs over the coming years to cater to strong demand for high-riding models—and one of them will be a Lincoln. With SUVs now outselling sedans in the United States, the move makes sense for...

  • 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class  -  2016 Detroit Auto Show live photos
    2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class preview

    Mercedes-Benz’s E-Class is described by the automaker as the “core” of its brand, and with the current model enjoying sales of almost 50,000 units last year in the United States alone it’s easy to understand why. Now there’s a new generation, one that’s more...

  • 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
    Hellcat-Powered Jeep Grand Cherokee Here By End Of 2017: Official

    We’ve known since about June of 2015 that a Jeep Grand Cherokee equipped with the same supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 found in the Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat duo was coming—and now Jeep has made it official. When asked at this week’s Detroit Auto Show whether Jeep...

  • 2017 GMC Acadia  -  2016 Detroit Auto Show live photos

    GMC has pulled back the sheet on its all-new 2017 Acadia. The vehicle before you has slimmed down while upping its available power, and it's done that in an attempt to tackle the rest of the mid-size crossover competition out there. General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] engineers were able to scale down the new Acadia by 700 pounds over the outgoing model. That huge drop helps increase fuel efficiency while it should also see an improvement in overall driving dynamics. ALSO SEE: 2017 Honda Ridgeline Debuts At Detroit Auto Show: Live Photos And Video At the heart of the new Acadia lies a choice in...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    2017 Lincoln Continental Lands At Detroit Auto Show: Live Photos And Video

    Say goodbye to the MKS and hello to the all-new 2017 Lincoln Continental. The big, comfy cruiser is on show this week at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show and will be sailing into showrooms this fall. With its arrival, Lincoln finally gets a proper flagship, one that is forward looking and signaling of...

  • 2018 Lexus LC 500, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    2018 Lexus LC coupe bows with V-8 power, 10-speed auto

    It was at the Detroit Auto Show back in 2012 that Lexus first stunned audiences with the original LF-LC concept. The sexy two-door proved such a hit that almost immediately after the reveal Lexus managers were already hinting at production. Now the production version of the LF-LC concept has been...

  • VLF Force 1 V10, 2016 Detroit auto show
    VLF unveils Dodge Viper-based Force 1 supercar in Detroit

    The Force 1 supercar designed by Henrik Fisker and developed together with VLF Automotive (formerly VL) has been unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, and it turned out the car is based on a donor Dodge Viper. You’d be hard pressed to guess the two are related, though, thanks to the Force...

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    Jeep Wrangler-Based Pickup Is Finally Heading To Production

    Last fall, we heard rumblings that Jeep was finally taking a hard look at producing a Wrangler-based pickup. Now we finally have word from the top brass that the Jeep truck is on its way to production reality. As first reported by The Detroit News, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] CEO Sergio...

  • 2016 Dodge Viper ACR
    New Dodge Viper Possible, Says Sergio Marchionne

    Production of the current Dodge Viper is scheduled to an end in 2017 and right now there doesn’t appear to be any plans for a successor. That doesn’t mean we’ll never see a Viper again, at least according to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] CEO Sergio Marchionne. At a press...

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