Showing posts with label Detroit Motor Show. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Detroit Motor Show. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Detroit Auto Show Canceled for 2021


The 2021 Detroit Auto Show has been canceled. Already rescheduled because of the pandemic, it will be scraped altogether, and replaced by an outdoor auto-centric event called Motor Bella in September.

Friday, May 15, 2020

Honda is Launching the All-New 2021 Civic Soon Says Reports


It’s hard to imagine, but the current Honda Civic has been with us for five years now. Launched in 2016 to massive praise and success, it was refreshed just last year. That’s why when news came out that Honda’s launching the all-new 11th generation Civic very soon comes as a shocker.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Nissan Says the Sports Sedan of the Future...is a Crossover


The future is all about crossovers and no matter what you think of them, they’re selling like hotcakes right now. Nissan though thinks differently; they think they can save the sports sedan—by elevating it. Wait, what? Say hello to the IMs Concept.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

2020 Kia Telluride is Big, Boxy, and Bold (w/ 9 Photos)


Its sister brand, Hyundai may be promoting the Palisade SUV as a luxurious and refined 7-seater crossover, but Kia is heading the opposite direction with the Telluride. The largest Kia ever, the Telluride is meant for the big expanses of the U.S.

The 2020 Ford Explorer ST is Faster Than a Range Rover Sport (w/ 13 Photos)


When Ford showed off the 2020 Explorer SUV a few days ago, there was one variant that’s noticeably missing: the Explorer Sport. Well, just in time for the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), the American carmaker dropped a bombshell in the form of a 400-horsepower SUV: the Explorer ST. This, ladies and gentlemen, is the Explorer Sport’s replacement.

Ford Just Built the Quickest Production Mustang, Ever: the 2020 Shelby GT500 (w/ 21 Photos)


The horsepower wars between American muscle cars remain at full swing with Ford showing off the all-new 2020 Shelby GT500—the quickest, most high-performance Ford Mustang ever.

Subaru STI S209 Makes More Power Than Ever Before (w/ 21 Photos)


Subaru and STI’s S-line products have been forbidden fruits outside of Japan. Well, that’s all changed with the introduction of the first-ever S-line—the S209 for the U.S. market. As an STI-built Subaru, the S209 carries on the lineage set forth by the S201 to S208 in that it receives power, handling, and aerodynamic upgrades that set it apart from the “regular” WRX STI.

Hyundai Kona is North American SUV of the Year 2019


After winning a handful of design awards (and our very own Top 5 Picks of 2018), the Hyundai Kona is adding yet another trophy to its cabinet: the 2019 North American Utility of the Year.

I'm Not Digging the 2020 Toyota Supra (w/ 21 Photos)


So the world gets an all-new Toyota Supra. Yay. Hurray. Nothing to see here, so move along. After countless concept cars, teases, spy shots, unintentional reveals, and all—I’m pretty underwhelmed at the final result. Sure, some of us will get a kick out of some 1990s nostalgia, but that’s all the all-new Supra really is: nostalgia. It’s the JDM New Beetle, honestly.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Lexus Goes All Hardcore with 2020 RC F and RC F Track Edition (w/ 17 Photos)


Lexus is definitely embracing a more hardcore sporting image with the fresh for 2020 RC F coupe and its more sinister sibling, the RC F Track Edition. Extensively updated with better aerodynamics, reduced weight, retuned suspension, and enhanced styling, the RC F and RC F elevate Lexus to a new level of performance and refinement.

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Subaru to Race Iconic Blue-and-Gold Colors Once More


Nostalgia is in full swing over at Subaru of America as they’ve taken the covers off their 2019 motorsports livery—one that marks the return of the signature blue-and-gold color scheme of the 1990’s.

Lexus Wants You to Decide If They're Building Another Convertible (w/ 9 Photos)


Lexus is using the world-stage to determine if it’s worthwhile to give the world another drop-top model. Since the end of the IS C in 2015, the Japanese luxury brand had gone without a halo convertible in its line-up. If public reaction is positive that may change with the LC Convertible concept.

Monday, January 22, 2018

2019 Kia Forte Offers Sporty Looks, New Engines (w/ 17 Photos)


Eagle-eyed readers would notice the absence of the Forte in Kia Philippines’s latest price list. If there was any wonder to the future of Kia’s compact offering, here’s your answer: an all-new model has arrived.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

North America Votes and This is Their Car and SUV of the Year


Chosen by a panel of more than 60 jurors from the print, online, and broadcast media across the United States and Canada, the North American Car of the Year (NACTOY) was recently announced at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (aka Detroit Motor Show).

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

2019 Hyundai Veloster is Looking Like a Proper Hot Hatch (w/ 25 Photos)


Rumors of the Hyundai Veloster’s demise is greatly exaggerated since the Korean carmaker chose the typically SUV-centric US market to unveil the all-new, second-generation Veloster. Designed collaboratively between Hyundai’s design center in South Korea and the US, the Veloster retains its unique two-plus-one asymmetric body style along with a slew of drivetrain and chassis improvements to up its sportiness.

Monday, January 15, 2018

2019 Volkswagen Jetta is More Dynamic, More Connected (w/ 5 Photos)


Volkswagen has just unveiled the 7th generation Jetta, a full-on redesign of their compact car that promises dynamic proportions, optimal space utilization, and new range of assistance systems. Produced at the German automaker’s Mexico plant, it will be put on sale there by the first quarter of 2018 with the US market to follow by around midyear.

Mercedes-Benz Unveils All-New 2019 G-Class at Detroit (w/ 19 Photos)


How do you reinvent an icon? That’s the conundrum faced by Mercedes-Benz designers and engineers as they set their sights on the G-Class’s first ground-up redesign. The German carmaker’s longest serving model, the G-Class has been renowned for its uncompromising on- and off-road performance and impeccably solid build quality; traits which have been certainly carried over to the 2019 model.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

2018 Ford Ranger: This is It (w/ 13 Photos)


After years of absence in the biggest pickup truck market in the world, Ford is finally bringing the Ranger back to the US. Still based off the current T6 global platform, the 2018 Ranger (2019 in North America) undergoes yet another refresh and packs more driver-assist technologies including the world’s first off-road cruise control.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

2017 NAIAS: The 2018 Lexus LS has Come a Long Way (w/ 14 Photos)


Since the Lexus brand launched 28 years ago, it has managed to ruffle the feather of the German premium brands with its comfort, smoothness, build quality, and dependability. And now, at the 2017 North American International Auto Show, Lexus is writing a new chapter of that legacy with the launch of the all-new LS flagship sedan.

2017 NAIAS: 2018 Toyota Camry Promises More Excitement (w/ 11 Photos)


If there’s one constant criticism leveled against the Toyota Camry is that it’s the automotive equivalent of vanilla ice cream. Though it’s been stylistically been more aggressive in the past few generations, try as Toyota has, it’s still too dull behind the wheel. Well, that’s all about to change as the Camry migrates over to the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) which is poised to inject some driving fun into Toyota’s executive sedan.