Posts from ‘Auto Shows’

Feb
16
Unusual Paint Hues at the 2022 Chicago Auto Show, 2022 Auto Colors

Unusual Paint Hues at the 2022 Chicago Auto Show

Auto shows around the globe were dealt a huge blow by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Chicago Auto Show (Consumer Guide’s “hometown” auto show) fared better than most of them. The 2020 edition of the show happened in February 2020—less than a month before the coronavirus hit the United States in earnest and lockdowns began, making it the last “normal” big-league auto show. For 2021, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (the organization that produces the Chicago Auto Show) was able to work with state and local authorities to pull off a special indoor/outdoor edition of the show in mid-July. For 2022, the show returns to its traditional February time slot. In fact, it’s going on as we type this—the show runs through February 21 at Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center.

Feb
14
Dodge Super8 Hemi Concept

Dodge Super8 Hemi Concept

Forgotten Concepts, Forgotten Concepts

This is an installment in a series of posts looking back on show cars that we feel deserved a little more attention than they got. If you have a suggestion for a Forgotten Concept topic, please shoot us a line or leave a comment below.

Feb
11
2022 Ford Bronco Everglades

2022 Ford Bronco Everglades

2022 Chicago Auto Show

Ford took the wraps off a special-edition Bronco at the 2022 Chicago Auto Show, but if you aren’t already a Bronco reservation holder, you probably won’t be able to buy one new.

The 2022 Ford Bronco Everglades special edition starts with the Bronco’s off-road-focused Sasquatch Package and gets several unique features—key among them factory-installed air-intake snorkel, WARN-brand winch, and exclusive wheels—on top of that.

Feb
09
2022 Nissan Frontier Concepts

2022 Nissan Frontier Concepts

2022 Chicago Auto Show

At the 2022 Chicago Auto Show, Nissan is unveiling a trio of pickup-truck concepts based on its redesigned-for-2022 Frontier midsize pickup. As concept vehicles go, these are pretty down-to-earth machines—they’re all based on the regular-production 2022 Frontier, with the addition of readily available Nissan Accessories components and aftermarket accessories, as well as a few custom one-off pieces and body graphics.

Jan
25
Dodge Tomahawk Concept

Dodge Tomahawk Concept

Forgotten Concepts, Forgotten Concepts

This is an installment in a series of posts looking back on show cars that we feel deserved a little more attention than they got. If you have a suggestion for a Forgotten Concept topic, please shoot us a line or leave a comment below.

Jan
14
1957 Chevy, How Winter Tires Work

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Jan
07
1957 Chevy

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Jan
05
Chrysler Airflow Concept

Chrysler Airflow Concept

CES

Chrysler officially unveiled its previously teased Airflow Concept pure-electric vehicle at CES 2022 in Las Vegas today. At the same time, the division announced a commitment to introduce the brand’s first battery-electric production vehicle by 2025 and offer an all-electric lineup by 2028.

Jan
05
2024 Silverado EV RST

2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RST

CES Logo Chevrolet introduced the 2024 Silverado EV electric pickup truck at CES 2022 in Las Vegas today. This production-intent truck is designed to go head to head with Ford’s F-150 Lightning and keep Chevy in the fray of the spate of electric trucks expected to hit the market relatively soon.

Jan
05
2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV

2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV

CESGeneral Motors provided a sneak preview of a forthcoming pure-electric Chevrolet compact SUV in conjunction with the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2022) in Las Vegas. The 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV is expected to go on sale in the fall of 2023, with a starting price of around $30,000.