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Jan
10
Nissan VMotion 2.0 concept

Nissan VMotion 2.0 concept

2017 Detroit Auto Show

DETROIT—Nissan unveiled its VMotion 2.0 concept car at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, forecasting the design theme that future Nissan production sedans will follow.

Jan
09
2018 Toyota Camry

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE

2017 Detroit Auto ShowDETROIT—Toyota unveiled the all-new eighth generation of its long-running midsize sedan at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2018 Toyota Camry undergoes a fairly significant shift in focus, as the company aims to make its mainstream passenger car into a more dynamic vehicle in terms of both styling and performance.

Jan
09
2018 Honda Odyssey

2018 Honda Odyssey

2017 Detroit Auto ShowDETROIT—Honda unveiled the next-generation of its Odyssey minivan at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The all-new 2018 Odyssey is fortified with a host of new family-friendly features that should help it do battle in the suddenly-more-competitive minivan market.

Jan
09
2018 Ford F-150

2018 Ford F-150 King Ranch

2017 Detroit Auto ShowDETROIT—Ford rolled out a significantly updated version of its best-selling full-size pickup at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2018 Ford F-150 gets a new 3.0-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V6 engine, a new 3.3-liter V6 base engine, expanded availability of the 10-speed automatic transmission that debuted for 2017, an available 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, and available Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection.

Jan
09
2018 Lexus LS 500

2018 Lexus LS 500

2017 Detroit Auto ShowDETROIT—Lexus took the wraps of the all-new fifth-generation version of its flagship LS large sedan at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2018 Lexus LS rides on the company’s new global architecture for luxury vehicles (GA-L), a platform that is shared with the recently unveiled LC 500 coupe.

Jan
09
2018 Chevrolet Traverse

2018 Chevrolet Traverse

2017 Detroit Auto ShowDETROIT—Chevrolet introduced the new generation of its Traverse midsize SUV at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2018 Traverse has a longer wheelbase than the outgoing model for improved passenger room—especially in the third row—and maximum cargo room is likewise upgraded (to 98.5 cubic feet).

Jan
09
2018 Kia Stinger

2018 Kia Stinger

2017 Detroit Auto ShowDETROIT — Kia unveiled an all-new rear-wheel-drive fastback sports sedan in conjunction with the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2018 Kia Stinger is the production embodiment of the Kia GT concept car that was first shown in 2011.

Jan
09
2018 GMC Terrain

2018 GMC Terrain Denali

2017 Detroit Auto ShowDETROIT — GMC unveiled the next generation of its popular compact SUV in conjunction with the 2017 Detroit Auto Show. The all-new 2018 GMC Terrain gets a fresh, more upscale look; a trio of all-new turbocharged four-cylinder engines; and a host of new technology features.

Jan
06
2016 Ram Rebel Mopar 16

Mopar ’16 Ram Rebel

It’s not often that we get a true limited-edition vehicle through our test fleet here at Consumer Guide HQ, but we had one recently. Just after Christmas, we took delivery of a 2016 Ram Rebel 1500 4×4 Mopar ’16 Edition…one of only 500 built. We’ll have a test-drive report in the near future, but for now here is a gallery of some of the vehicle’s options and features.

 

Nov
22
1969 Ford Torino

One of the spotlight cars at this year’s show was Bobby Unser’s Boss-429-powered 1969 Torino race car, which was purpose-built by Holman-Moody, Bill Stroppe, and Smokey Yunick to set Pikes Peak records, which it did. Ever seen Goodyear Blue Streak dirt tires before?

The weekend before Thanksgiving is a great time to be in the Chicagoland area if you’re a car guy, because that’s when the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals rolls through town. The 2016 edition of MCACN took over the Donald E. Stephens convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, last weekend, bringing with it a bevy of amazing all-American machinery.

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