Autos: Auto Shows

Three Cool Concepts from the 2018 Detroit Auto Show

Thursday  16:20,   18 january 2018

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2019 Hyundai Veloster: Yep, It Still Has Funky Doors

Wednesday  20:07,   17 january 2018
Car and Driver

<p>Keeping the funk factor high</p>While it now shares its architecture with the new Elantra GT hatchback, the 2019 Veloster skips that car’s twist-beam rear axle in favor of an independent multilink setup; both use struts up front. For[...]

Nissan Xmotion Concept: Is This the Next Xterra?

Wednesday  18:07,   17 january 2018
Car and Driver

<p>Nissan appears to be circling back toward that old-school SUV look—at least that’s the indication from the Xmotion concept.</p>The Xmotion isn’t retro, but as its maker tells it, the concept “features strong hints of a traditional SUV—the[...]

Eight Reasons Why the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado is a Champ

Wednesday  16:36,   17 january 2018

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2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe and Cabriolet: 429 Horses, Straight-Six Engine

Tuesday  18:16,   16 january 2018
Car and Driver

<p>A hot straight-six with a twist.</p>Like the mechanically identical 2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS53, the E53 coupe and cabriolet are powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six producing a stout 429 horsepower at 6100 rpm and 384 lb-ft of torque [...]

2018 BMW X2 Makes Auto Show Debut in Detroit

Tuesday  18:15,   16 january 2018
Motor Trend

BMW expands its X lineup with the sporty X2 crossoverThe X2 is priced higher than the X1 and shares the same wheelbase but is 3.2 inches shorter and 2.8 inches lower. Inside, the cabin looks much like the X1's interior but the X1 offers more cargo[...]

Lexus LF-1 Concept SUV Exclusive First Look: Reshaping the SUV

Tuesday  16:58,   16 january 2018
Motor Trend

Lexus creates a next-generation flagship—and it's a crossoverFor more than a year, the 11-member Calty team pored over sketches, renderings, scale models, paint samples, interior fabrics and materials, and a full-size clay model. Now, with their [...]

2019 Chevrolet Silverado: A Tale of Four Tailgates

Tuesday  16:56,   16 january 2018
Motor Trend

And an explanation of the coolest power-up oneTouch the electronic latch on the tailgate or double-tap the tailgate button on the key fob and the latches release, then the motor spins to slow the descent of the lightweight aluminum gate. To close[...]

Video Details the 2019 Ford Ranger Inside and Out

Tuesday  16:17,   16 january 2018
Motor Trend

Exclusive video goes over new truck's styling and featuresIn the video, Priddle explains how the 2019 Ford Ranger rides on the same platform as the global Ford Ranger-but uses different sheetmetal-and sports a steel body, not an aluminum body[...]

2019 Jeep Cherokee: The Baby Grand

Tuesday  12:11,   16 january 2018
Car and Driver

2019 Jeep Cherokee: The Baby GrandSetting priorities for what needed to change on the Cherokee must have been easy. Its design, with an insect-like squint and dual-light setup, was a point of contention among consumers. So, Jeep switched things up[...]

Ford Confirms 2019 Mustang Shelby GT500 With Over 700 HP

Tuesday  10:06,   16 january 2018

A brand new teaser from the Blue Oval says the super Shelby will return in 2019. It seems Ford is pulling out all the stops for its Mustang fans ahead of the 2018 Detroit Auto Show. Hot on the heels of a new Mustang Bullitt now comes an official[...]

i8 Coupe update leads BMW's electric charge at NAIAS

Monday  22:31,   15 january 2018

By 2025, BMW is planning to offer 25 electrified models. In 2017 the company sold more than 100,000 hybrid and electric[...]

2019 Kia Forte Takes Design Cues from the Stinger

Monday  19:45,   15 january 2018

Compact sedan gets sexier, more fuel efficientUnlike most compact sedans, the 2019 Kia Forte adopts a cab rearward exterior, giving it a fastback silhouette and a short trunklid. Designers moved the cowl back 5 inches to achieve this look while[...]

2019 Toyota Avalon First Look: The Next Big Toyota

Monday  18:52,   15 january 2018
Motor Trend

For those who still prefer sedans over SUVs, Toyota rolls out its latest full-size four-doorBecause it rides on the same TNGA platform as the 2018 Camry, the redesigned 2019 Avalon also benefits from many of the Camry's advances in powertrain and[...]

2019 Hyundai Veloster N: This Is Hyundai's Hottest Ever Hatch

Monday  18:52,   15 january 2018
Car and Driver

<p>Here's our first official look at the 2019 Veloster N in all of its hot-hatchback glory.</p>As anticipated, the Veloster N shares much of its aesthetic with the Europe-market i30 N, a hotted-up version of the Elantra GT that we won't[...]