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2012 Nissan Pathfinder Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show Video
2012 Nissan Pathfinder Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show Video

The devil's in the details--and Nissan had few of those details to divulge when it came to the Nissan Pathfinder concept it showed at the 2012 Detroit auto show. While it wasn't talking hardcore horsepower figures or exact fuel economy numbers, Nissan did introduce the Pathfinder with a few talking...Read More»

Acura NSX Concept live photos
Heading To The Detroit Auto Show? Here's What You Must See

The team has just arrived back home from the Detroit Auto Show press days, but the show hasn't even opened for the public yet. Saturday those doors will open and the general public of Detroit can come and check out the latest metal sitting inside Cobo Center. But there are many new vehicles sitting...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart launch at Detroit Auto Show, Jan 2012
2013 Dodge Dart: All-New Compact Sedan

Little more than a month after announcing the name and some teaser shots of its all-new compact sedan, Chrysler’s 2013 Dodge Dart shows off the real deal at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. As we reported previously, this may be Chrysler’s most important car in decades. The fact that the...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord Coupe Concept
2013 Honda Accord Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

The Honda Accord is a perennial at the top of the sales charts, but now at the end of its current generation, it's flagging. In 2011, the Accord fell to fourth in the family-car segment, behind the Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, and the Ford Fusion. A new generation's what's called for, and Honda...Read More»

Lincoln MKZ Concept, 2012 Detroit Auto Show
2013 Lincoln MKZ Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show Live Photos

GM has the new 2013 Cadillac ATS sedan waiting in the wings, and at Ford, the mission's almost the same--to snare more entry-level luxury-sedan buyers. That task begins with the 2013 Lincoln MKZ, making its debut as a concept car at the 2012 Detroit auto show. Lincoln's mission is a little more...Read More»

2013 Buick Encore
2013 Buick Encore: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Buick is quickly expanding its lineup, what with the Regal and new Verano, but it needs an encore to the Enclave. And that is exactly what it is naming its new compact crossover, the 2013 Encore. The new Encore's contemporary styling won't offend anyone. Up front, there's a dark-gray waterfall...Read More»

2012 Acura NSX Concept
Acura NSX Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

The Acura NSX will punch its way back into the sportscar arena within the next three years, with a new car patterned closely on this concept, unveiled at the 2012 Detroit auto show. Going on seven years on hiatus, and with one mostly abandoned revival behind it, the NSX is one of the cars that gave...Read More»

2013 Acura RDX Prototype
2013 Acura RDX: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

With the launch of the 2012 CR-V crossover underway, Honda's now prepping its alter ego for its own date with showrooms. The 2013 Acura RDX is expected to go into production early this year, but Honda showed a prototype of the new compact luxury crossover at the 2012 Detroit auto show along with...Read More»

2013 Lexus LX 570
2013 Lexus LX 570 Preview: Detroit Auto Show

After a skipped 2012 model year, the 2013 Lexus LX 570 returns with an ever more luxurious interior, some new tech gadgetry, and a front end brought into line with the rest of the latest Lexus lineup. The bruising SUV, which shares a platform with the 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser, now wears a grille...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 700C Concept
2012 Chrysler 700C Concept: Detroit Auto Show

Chrysler surprised the crowds at Cobo Center with the 700C, a concept car that could be an early first look at the company's next minivan. Few details are available, but while we're working on bringing them to you, we'll just point out some of the clever design details we saw as we caught the 700C...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion
2013 Ford Fusion: Live Detroit Show Photos

The 2012 Detroit auto show is up to speed, and one of the most important new vehicles from the show is live now on the show floor at Cobo Center. The 2013 Ford Fusion arrives later this as the follow-up to one of Ford's biggest sales successes of the past five years. New in 2006, the Fusion is now...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Code 130R Concept
Chevrolet Code 130R Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Two Chevrolet small-car concepts share the stage at Detroit, and both are far-out concept cars in the classic sense—not much more than three-dimensional renderings, and lacking interiors at this point. But of the two, the boxy 130R Concept definitely generated the most excitement among the...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Code 130R and Tru 140S concepts
Chevrolet Researches What Young Americans Want—And It’s Not Hatchbacks

With the Chevrolet Spark, Sonic, and Cruze this year completing a full suite of small-car models, General Motors now has small cars covered in the U.S. Or so it would seem; the company also knows that simply offering ordinary hatchbacks and sedans, like the Spark, Sonic, and Cruze, won’t...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept
Chevrolet Tru 140S Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

What do young shoppers want to see in a next car? The answers you get from one American 20-something to another may be almost polar opposite. And Chevrolet’s two small-car concepts shown at Detroit show reflect those varied expectations. Displaying the boxy, upright Code 130R next to its...Read More»

2013 Nissan Pathfinder
2013 Nissan Pathfinder Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder turns its attention back to on-road comfort for the new model year, as it makes its public debut at this year's Detroit auto show. Since 1986, the Pathfinder's gone from truck-based underpinnings, to a brief stint as a unibody vehicle in its second generation, then back...Read More»

North American Car of the Year
Hyundai Elantra, Range Rover Evoque Are NA Car, Truck Of The Year

The winners of the 2012 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards have been announced, as the auto industry kicks off the new year at the annual Detroit auto show. For this year's awards, the winners are the 2012 Hyundai Elantra for car of the year and the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
2013 Ford Fusion Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

It's unusual for a car to sell better at the end of its life, but that's the situation Ford has on its hands with today's Fusion four-door. Last year, the company sold nearly 250,000 Fusion sedans, putting it ahead of the Honda Accord on the annual family-car sales charts. Even though it's still...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart
2013 Dodge Dart Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Forget about the Caliber compact that's still at dealerships, because especially with its replacement, the 2013 Dodge Dart, finally waiting in the wings, it already feels like a model long obsolete. With full details now revealed here at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, we can say that the 2013 Dart is...Read More»

2013 Cadillac ATS
2013 Cadillac ATS Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Cadillac has been promising us a true BMW 3-Series competitor, and it is finally here. The 2013 Cadillac ATS is the compact luxury sedan that Cadillac is depending on to establish a new reputation among some of the world's top performance sedans. The ATS follows the new-expression Art & Science...Read More»

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