Chicago Auto Show

Nissan Announces Social Media Driven "Project 370Z"
Nissan Announces Social Media Driven "Project 370Z"

We're here at day two of the Chicago Auto Show, also now known as "Social Media Day," and Nissan has just announced what it is calling "Project 370Z." The new social media project is driven around the mildly refreshed 2013 370Z unveiled yesterday and is aimed at building up hype for the car before...Read More»

2012 Kia Optima SX Limited
2012 Kia Optima SX Limited: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Kia follows up its “Sandman” commercial aired during the Super Bowl with the reveal of its all-new, top-of-the-line 2012 Kia Optima SX Limited model at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. Our sister publication MotorAuthority has the scoop direct from the show floor, including live photos of...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra GT
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT, Coupe: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Hyundai expands its Elantra lineup with the debut at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show of the all-new 2013 Elantra GT five-door hatchback and Elantra coupe. The 2013 Elantra GT, which replaces the Elantra Touring model, is designed to attract buyers likely to consider Ford Focus, Mazda3 and Volkswagen...Read More»

2013 GMC Acadia introduction, Chicago Auto Show, Feb 2012
2013 GMC Acadia Preview

Five years after the Acadia’s launch as GMC’s first crossover, the 2013 GMC Acadia and Acadia Denali make their debut at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show sporting a new exterior design and technology and safety updates. The segment, three-row crossover SUVs, is gaining in popularity. In fact...Read More»

2013 GMC Acadia
2013 GMC Acadia Preview: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

GMC has revealed the refreshed 2013 Acadia three-row crossover at the Chicago Auto Show. With an updated exterior and more refined interior, GMC is looking to reinforce its "Professional-Grade Engineering" tagline. The updated front end now features standard LED daytime running lights and a...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe
2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe Revealed At Chicago Auto Show

Following up on the success of last year’s new Elantra sedan, Hyundai has announced a coupe version of the Elantra, set to debut at this week’s Chicago Auto Show. Emphasizing a blend of style, content and roominess, the 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe hopes to pull market share from the...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra GT
2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Breaks Cover In Chicago

The current Hyundai Elantra Touring is among the oldest models in the Korean automaker’s present lineup. Based on the last-generation Hyundai Elantra, the Elantra Touring is neither as attractive nor as well equipped as compact hatchback rivals. When Hyundai introduced the I30 hatchback to...Read More»

2013 Acura RDX
2013 Acura RDX Preview: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Honda is giving us the first glimpse of the all-new 2013 Acura RDX, at the Chicago Auto Show, and it really isn't much different than the concept form shown at last month's Detroit auto show. The turbocharged four-cylinder engine is gone from the lineup—an odd decision, really, at a time when...Read More»

2012 Acura ILX 2.4
2013 Acura ILX First Look: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Acura showed a concept version of the 2013 ILX sedan at the Detroit Auto Show back in January, and now it's revealing the production version at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. As with the nearly identical concept, the production ILX has a front end with swept-back headlights and a lightly rendered...Read More»

2013 Nissan 370Z
2013 Nissan 370Z Revealed: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

The Chicago Auto Show is less than a day away, and Nissan has revealed the mildly refreshed 2013 370Z. Up front, Nissan has added LED daytime running lights while finally ditching the controversial "fangs." In the rear a red reflector replaces the black cover between the tailpipes. Nissan also...Read More»

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI, 2013 BMW 7-Series, Honda Recall: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Chevy helps you figure out how much you'll save by owning a 2012 Volt while Acura wants to know what you'd swap for a new NSX. Ferrari shows off its new 2012 Formula 1 race car, and we spy the refreshed BMW 7-Series. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The...Read More»

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI
2013 VW Beetle Goes Diesel; Convertible Due In New York

With less than a week until the 2012 Chicago Auto Show, automakers are already starting to announce new models. Such is the case with Volkswagen as it has announced the 2013 Beetle TDI, which will make its formal debut next week in the Windy City. The TDI will be the most fuel-efficient Beetle of...Read More»

2012 Nissan Rogue SV AWD
2012 Nissan Rogue Driven, Super Bowl Ads, January Car Sales: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Nissan invites its fans to a unique opportunity, and Audi has priced the 2012 R8 GT Spyder. We discuss January new-car sales and Toyota is going to give away two 2012 Camrys. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Fiat revealed the 2013...Read More»

2013 Nissan GT-R (Japanese spec) - Photo copyright Openers.jp
Nissan Invites Fans To Social Media Day At The Chicago Auto Show

The Chicago Auto Show is next week, and as usual, we'll be there in full force. This year, Nissan is again inviting fans to come hang out at the show during Thursday, February 9, the second press day which has been formally dubbed by the Chicago Auto Show as "Social Media Day." Nissan has put...Read More»

2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport
2013 Cadillac ATS, Lexus LFA Roadster, Fisker's Personal Apology: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we reviewed the 2012 Toyota Tundra and Henrik Fisker issues an apology to Karma owners. An ultra-rare Jaguar is up for sale and a Lexus LFA Roadster makes a surprise appearance, drifting. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We posted...Read More»

2011 GMC Acadia Denali
Refreshed GMC Acadia Confirmed For 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Back in February we reported General Motors may axe the Acadia from the GMC lineup. It seems the Acadia will get at least one refresh before that may or may not happen. Manager of GMC Communications Joel LaMuraglia confirmed on Twitter the refreshed seven-seater will make make its debut at the...Read More»

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T, You're No "Man Van"

Dear Dodge, It has come to my attention that the 2011 Dodge Caravan will be available in R/T trim and is known internally as the “man van.” As a single father of two, I’m still hunting for a vehicle that combines all the space I need for my kids with the raw performance of a...Read More»

2011 Toyota Avalon
2010 Chicago Auto Show: 2011 Toyota Avalon

Toyota's recall troubles have stopped just about everything at the company, but new vehicles continue to roll out as planned--vehicles like the 2011 Toyota Avalon, which the Japanese carmaker showed off today at the 2010 Chicago auto show. In a press conference that was less revealing and more...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
Preview: 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy Duty Trucks

The 2010 Chicago Auto Show kicks off tomorrow morning, and in anticipation of the event, Chevrolet has whipped off the covers from the 2011 Silverado Heavy Duty truck lineup. Headlining the new features for the 2011 Silverado HD is a new 6.6-liter Duramax diesel and Allison 1000 six-speed...Read More»

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