Volkswagen has big plans in store for next week's Detroit Auto Show, where media preview days begin Monday. One of several cars it will show is the Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept, a "sneak peek" of a new, sportier model of its U.S.-built Passat mid-size sedan with an all-new 250-horsepower engine under the hood. The new engine is the 1.8-liter direct-injected and turbocharged TSI four-cylinder, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. It's already used in European and Asian VWs, but this is the first time it's been shown in a production model in the States. Getting that output...
2013 Chevrolet Malibu: 2011 New York Auto Show
The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu, the first global version of the popular mid-size Chevy, has finally been revealed, first at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show and just a day later at the 2011 New York Auto Show. That’s right, the new Malibu will be a truly global model, sold in nearly 100 countries in...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2010 Nissan Ellure Concept
Nissan is rolling out a new sedan concept at this week’s 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, building on the automaker’s long tradition of sedan design that includes numerous generations of Maximas, Altimas and Sentras. The new concept is the Nissan Ellure, an expressive design that points the...Viknesh Vijayenthiran