"With so many important introductions and announcements, the
Nearly every manufacturer had something to announce at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) this year. From concept vehicles, to new technologies, to new vehicle announcements, this year's NAIAS had it all. Following are some highlights from the show:
The 2014 Acura MDX Concept offers 7-passenger seating and a choice between front- and all-wheel drive with a more fuel-efficient V-6 engine.
Audi unveiled four new performance models in
The 2013 BMW M6 Gran Coupe turned up in
The 2014 Cadillac ELR is built on the same platform as the Chevrolet Volt, employing an electric drive motor powered by a rechargeable battery pack and equipped with a gasoline engine that serves as a generator when the battery charge is depleted.
Dodge introduced the 2013 Dodge Dart GT along with three new Blacktop Edition models in
Fiat featured a couple of 500-based design concept vehicles in
Ford introduced its next-generation 2015 Ford F-150 at the NAIAS along with the 2014 Ford Transit full-size van and redesigned 2014 Ford Transit Connect cargo van.
GMC showed off its redesigned 2014 GMC Sierra this year.
Honda introduced the Honda Urban SUV as a smaller, less expensive crossover SUV.
The Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis Concept is a preview of what the company is expected to do with the next-generation Genesis Sedan.
In advance of the 2013 Detroit Auto Show,
With that out of the way, the company debuted the new 2014 Q50 in
An updated 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee debuted at the 2013 NAIAS, wearing revised styling, equipped with a new 8-speed automatic transmission, and offering Uconnect Access, Forward Collision Warning, and Rear Cross Path Detection technologies for the first time.
Starting with an exaggerated spindle-style grille, the new 2014 IS 250 and IS 350 models are sharp, angular, and almost angry in appearance.
The 2013 Lincoln MKC is a compact crossover SUV that shares its underlying structure with the Ford Escape.
The 2014 Maserati Quattroporte is the first of several new
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The 2014 MINI John Cooper Works Paceman is equipped with a 218-horsepower turbocharged engine, all-wheel drive, a sport suspension, sport brakes, and a sport exhaust.
Nissan revealed upgrades for the 2013 Nissan LEAF at the Detroit Auto Show, explaining that the electric car now offers expanded range, shorter recharging time, a lower base price, more cargo room, and additional features.
The 2014 Tesla Model X made its official debut in
Toyota says the Corolla Furia Concept's "Iconic Dynamism" design provides hints as to how the next-generation 2014 Corolla will look when it arrives later this year.
Designed specifically for North American consumption, the Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept is a 3-row, 7-passenger crossover SUV that strongly signals VW's intention to field an entry in this competitive vehicle class.
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