Detroit Auto Show

  • Acura Precision Concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show

    How often can you say that Acura wowed the crowd with its styling? Sure, the 2017 NSX is a looker, but it's a supercar and we've seen it for so long now that it no longer inspires passion. At this week's Detroit Auto Show, Acura unveiled the Precision concept as an expression of the brand's DNA of "Precision Crafted Performance." Developed by Acura's California design studio, the Precision concept is a design study that Acura says will shape the direction of the brand's future products. If that is indeed the case, then the most important aspect is the new "Diamond Pentagon" grille. It...

  • 2017 Volvo S90  -  2016 Detroit Auto Show live photos
    2017 Volvo S90 preview

    Following the successful launch of its XC90, which this week was named 2016 North American Truck/Utility of the Year, Volvo’s next major product offensive comes in the form of the 2017 S90 sedan, on show this week at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. Capturing the beauty of the original...

  • Teaser for VLF Force 1 debuting at 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    VLF Teases V-10-Powered Force 1 Supercar, Reveal Coming Soon

    Henrik Fisker recently teamed up with VL Automotive (now VLF), the company turning Fisker Karmas into Corvette-powered hot rods, as both lead designer and a shareholder. He’s also designed a new supercar called the Force 1 that will debut later today at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show and is...

  • 2017 Genesis G90  -  2016 Detroit Auto Show live photos
    2017 Genesis G90 preview

    Hyundai’s new Genesis luxury brand held its first press conference outside of Korea, at this week's 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The newly established brand has just one model at present, the Hyundai Equus-replacing G90, but it’s the flagship and it heralds what’s to come for the rest...

  • Nissan Titan Warrior Concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    Nissan shows off-road-oriented Titan Warrior concept

    Nissan has just released the Titan XD pickup, a heavy duty truck highlighted by a 5.0-liter Cummins turbodiesel engine. With the unveiling of the Titan Warrior concept here in Detroit, it's clear Nissan is already thinking of how to turn the Titan XD into a full-blown off-roader. The Warrior...

  • 2017 Infiniti Q60, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    2017 Infiniti Q60 Ups The Style And Power: Live Photos And Video

    After teasing us a year ago with a concept that looked almost production ready, Infiniti has finally unveiled the new Q60 coupe that’s coming to showrooms later this year, as a 2017 model. It’s on show this week at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show where Infiniti is also presenting the new...

  • 2017 Honda Ridgeline, 2016 Detroit Auto Show

    Though Honda ended production of the original Ridgeline in 2014 without naming a successor, the automaker had no intention of killing off its mid-size pickup truck nameplate. It was only on a little break. Now the Ridgeline is back, and it’s on show this week at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The all-new model is set to reach showrooms later in the year, as a 2017 model, bringing with it a fresh new look as well as technology that makes it ideal as either a lifestyle product or a workhorse. CHECK OUT: 2018 Lexus LC Coupe Bows With V-8 Power, 10-Speed Auto: Video The 2017 Ridgeline sports a...

  • Kia Telluride Concept  -  2016 Detroit Auto Show live photos
    Kia Telluride concept debuts in Detroit, hints at potential Borrego successor

    The Borrego (a Mohave in other markets) is long gone. That full-size SUV offering from Kia bowed out of the United States back at the end of 2009. The Sorento has been pulling three-row duty for the brand in the meantime and has done an admirable job with the task at hand. Still, a larger, more...

  • Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept
    VW Tiguan plug-in hybrid off-road concept debuts in Detroit

    With diesels in the rearview mirror, Volkswagen is pursuing an electric future. At this week's Detroit Auto Show, VW is showing a kind of plug-in hybrid we haven't seen before: an off-road oriented crossover. The Tiguan GTE Active concept is based on the European-spec next-generation Tiguan compact...

  • Audi h-tron quattro concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    Audi Hints At Q6 Fuel Cell With h-tron quattro Concept

    Audi has demonstrated the versatility of its new MLB Evo platform by unveiling yet another concept based on the platform, this time packing a hydrogen fuel cell stack. The latest concept is virtually identical to the battery-electric e-tron quattro rolled out at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, though...

  • 2017 Audi A4 Allroad, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    2017 Audi A4 Allroad Debuts At Detroit Auto Show: Live Photos And Video

    While America misses out on the regular A4 Avant wagon, we do get the A4 Allroad soft-roader, the latest version of which just made its debut at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The new A4 Allroad, which we expect to be introduced as a 2017 model, follows a predictable path of combining a raised ride...

  • 2017 Mercedes-AMG S63 4Matic Cabriolet Edition 130
    Mercedes Celebrates The Invention Of The Car With Special Edition S63 Cabrio

    It was in 1886 that Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler came up with their separate ideas for internal combustion-powered transport and in the process created the concept of the motor car. Now, 130 years on, Mercedes-Benz is celebrating the pivotal year with a special edition version of the 2017...

  • 2016 Honda Civic Sedan (Touring)

    The 2016 Detroit Auto Show is just getting underway and to start things off with a bang the organizers have announced the winners of the 2016 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards. In the car category, the winner was the 2016 Honda Civic which managed to beat out strong rivals such as the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata and 2016 Chevrolet Malibu in the final round of voting. In the truck/utility category, top honors went to the 2016 Volvo XC90 which beat the 2016 Nissan Titan XD and 2016 Honda Pilot. For Honda, the award represents a successful redesign of a model that only a few years ago...

  • 2017 Audi A4
    2017 Audi A4 Priced From $38,250

    The all-new 2017 Audi A4 goes on sale in the spring priced from $38,250, including a $950 destination charge. This represents a rise of $1,425 on the starting price of the outgoing model and sees the new A4 priced close to segment leaders such as the BMW 3-Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Only one...

  • 2017 Ford Fusion
    2017 Ford Fusion V6 Sport revealed with all-wheel drive, twin-turbo power

    The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] Fusion was already one of the most handsome offerings in its class, but for the 2017 model year the car gets a fresh new look as well as a performance version that boasts an all-wheel-drive system and a twin-turbocharged V-6. That performance version is the Fusion V6...

  • 2017 Chrysler Pacifica
    2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Town & Country replacement revealed with hybrid power

    The Chrysler Pacifica is back, only this time around the vehicle is a minivan as opposed to a crossover. It made its world debut today at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show and serves as the direct replacement for the Chrysler Town & Country, and according to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] it...

  • 2016 Buick Envision, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    2016 Buick Envision coming next summer… from China

    It’s been rumored for some time that General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] could import its Chinese-made Buick Envision to the United States, and recently the automaker made it official. The small crossover, which has been in production at a plant in China’s Shandong province since 2014...

  • Buick Avista Concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    Buick Surprises With Avista Concept In Detroit: Live Photos

    Buick just surprised the automotive world on the eve of the 2016 Detroit Auto Show by pulling the wraps off what can only be described as a stunning concept car. The Avista concept is a two-door, 2+2 coupe that is for a lack of better words, not your father's Buick. The stunning rear-wheel-drive...

  • From left to right: Gilbert Villarreal, Bob Lutz, Henrik Fisker

    VL Automotive, founded by industry stalwart Bob Lutz and industrialist Gilbert Villarreal, made headlines in the recent past because of radical plans to sell Karma sedans from bankrupt automaker Fisker Automotive that are stripped of their hybrid systems and powered instead by Corvette V-8s. Now, Fisker co-founder and namesake Henrik Fisker has joined the ranks and in the process VL has been rebranded VLF. VLF had its official launch on Friday and will be appearing at this week’s 2016 Detroit auto show with its V-8-powered Karma, which it is calling the Destino. It turns out Henrik...

  • Teaser for 2017 GMC Acadia debuting at 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    2017 GMC Acadia Teased Ahead Of Detroit Auto Show

    An all-new GMC Acadia goes on sale in the spring and we have our first look at the vehicle courtesy of a teaser shot uploaded to GMC’s Facebook page. GMC hasn’t confirmed that this is in fact a new Acadia but we know a new generation of the popular crossover is due at next week’s...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental leaked - Image via Ford Inside News
    2017 Lincoln Continental Leaked

    Ladies and gentlemen, it appears the first photo of the all-new Lincoln Continental has surfaced, ahead of the car’s likely debut at next week’s 2016 Detroit Auto Show. This grainy shot comes to us from popular forum Ford Inside News and likely depicts a lower-spec model. If you compare...

  • 2017 Ford Fusion facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2017 Ford Fusion Spy Shots

    Anyone in the market for a mid-size sedan with a reasonable price tag and plenty of powertrain options will be wise to check out the Ford Fusion. The latest version offers regular gasoline as well as hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains, and if you didn’t know it was from the Ford Motor...

  • Jeep 75th Anniversary Badge
    Jeep Turns 75 And Offers Up Anniversary Models To Celebrate

    Jeeps first started slinging mud around back in 1941. The original Willys were created to assist the war effort and the Government or General Purpose vehicles were nicknamed GPs. That name transformed into Jeep, and 75 years later the brand remains beloved by its loyal fans. To celebrate its...

  • 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback
    2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Revealed Before Detroit Auto Show

    Chevrolet unveiled the 2017 Cruze sedan last summer. At the time it was rumored that another body style would be added. Today, that rumor has been confirmed as Chevrolet has revealed the 2017 Cruze Hatchback. Chevrolet made a hatchback version of the first-generation Cruze but didn't bring it to...

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