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Maserati Quattroporte 6th Gen Gets All-New Style and Two Twin-Turbo Engines

Maserati Quattroporte 6th Gen Gets All-New Style and Two Twin-Turbo Engines

Both cars get an eight-speed automatic and a longer wheelbase

Maserati has been building Quattroporte models off and on since 1963, and it introduced the sixth generation car at the North American International Auto Show. The latest car is longer than the last generation and will be offered with either a twi...
16.01.2013 | 2379 views | 0 comments
New Lexus IS Available with 3 Powertrains but No Hybrid for US

New Lexus IS Available with 3 Powertrains but No Hybrid for US

Gets new eight-speed automatic and new rear suspension

Lexus released a gallery of images of the new, third generation IS before the North American International Auto Show, but since revealing the car, it has revealed the mechanical details about the car. The latest generation will get three engine op...
16.01.2013 | 1078 views | 0 comments
Fiat Brings Specially Colored 500s to Detroit

Fiat Brings Specially Colored 500s to Detroit

Exclusive colors for 500 Turbo and Abarth 500

Fiat and Chrysler had a very subdued North American International Auto Show. Other than Jeep and Maserati, none of their brands had a press conference, even though all of their brands available in the US were there including Ferrari. Fiat brought ...
16.01.2013 | 4409 views | 0 comments
Ford's Big Reveal is the Atlas Concept - the Next Gen F-150

Ford's Big Reveal is the Atlas Concept - the Next Gen F-150

It wants to continue to be the top truck in the US

Ford made a big deal about its commercial vehicles this year for its North American International Auto Show press conference and showed the latest version of the Transit and Transit Connect. Its big reveal for the show was the concept for the next...
15.01.2013 | 1137 views | 0 comments
Jeep Refreshes Grand Cherokee, Compass and Patriot

Jeep Refreshes Grand Cherokee, Compass and Patriot

Biggest changes come for Grand Cherokee including new diesel V6

Jeep gave most of its range a major upgrade at the North American International Auto Show including a refresh to the Grand Cherokee, new nose for the Compass and new transmission for the Patriot.  2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee The Grand Ch...
15.01.2013 | 2227 views | 0 comments
New MDX Due in Mid-2013 with Front-Wheel Drive Option for 1st Time

New MDX Due in Mid-2013 with Front-Wheel Drive Option for 1st Time

Production will be moved to US and sold only in North America

Acura's other big car for the North American International Auto Show is the 2014 MDX. While Acura technically calls it a prototype, the production version will go on sale in mid-2013 in North America. For the first time, the seven-passenger SU...
15.01.2013 | 484 views | 0 comments
Nissan Versa Promises 40mpg for Low Price

Nissan Versa Promises 40mpg for Low Price

Due to go on sale in summer 2013

Other than the Resonance SUV concept, Nissan's big debut for the North American International Auto Show is the second generation Versa Note that will go on sale in North America in the summer for a base price of $13,990. For an inexpensive...
15.01.2013 | 420 views | 0 comments
Acura Releases New Gallery of NSX Including Interior

Acura Releases New Gallery of NSX Including Interior

Due in Two Years and will be built in Ohio

Acura stole the Detroit Motor Show last year with the introduction of the NSX concept. It brought an upgraded version of the concept to the show again this year. The latest version has a slightly reworked rear end and a full interior this time. Ac...
15.01.2013 | 2514 views | 0 comments
Passat Performance Concept Imagines a Sportier VW Sedan

Passat Performance Concept Imagines a Sportier VW Sedan

Uses 250hp, EA888 1.8 TFSI engine

In addition to the CrossBlue and CrossCoupe concepts at NAIAS, Volkswagen is showing its concept for a sportier performance that it calls the Passat Performance Concept. There is not much differentiating the car from standard Passats on the outsid...
15.01.2013 | 1251 views | 0 comments
Hyundai Lets Stylists Go Wild on HCD-14 Genesis Concept

Hyundai Lets Stylists Go Wild on HCD-14 Genesis Concept

Premium vehicles a rapidly growing segment for Hyundai

Hyundai says that premium vehicles like the Equus and Genesis sedan are one of its faster growing segments. It has gone from 6,167 sales in North America in 2008 to 37,945 sales in 2012. While that is nowhere near competitors like Lexus,...
15.01.2013 | 475 views | 0 comments
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