2015 Subaru WRX STI Debuts at NAIAS 2014

January 14, 2014 | Author: Francis Gabay

Filed Under: Detroit, MotorNews, MotorSports

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Subaru‘s iconic performance flagship model, the 2015 WRX STI, powered by the 305-horsepower 2.5-liter turbocharged BOXER engine, makes it first public appearance at the North American International Auto Show. The company will offer a WRX STI Launch Edition, limited to 1,000 units and exclusively featuring WR Blue paint and gold BBS® forged alloy wheels and unique interior trim.

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Acura today unveils the 2015 Acura TLX Prototype at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show which aims to deliver sports-sedan performance and agility in a more refined, sophisticated and technologically enhanced package. Read more

Infiniti Marks 25th Year of First Announcement at the 1989 NAIAS

 Twenty-five years ago, Infiniti pulled the covers off its very first vehicle – the groundbreaking Infiniti Q45 performance luxury sedan at the 1989 North American International Auto Show. That year a Japanese automaker created a stir at the heart of the American domestic car industry, signaling its intent to challenge the traditional European luxury brands with a flagship sedan capable of going head-to-head in terms of performance and engineering. Read more

Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Concept Gets Teased at NAIAS 2014

January 14, 2014 | Author: Francis Gabay

Filed Under: Detroit, Featured, MOTOR SHOWS, MotorSports

Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Concept Gets Teased at NAIAS 2014

A concept car aiming to fuse the spirit of Formula One with Infiniti’s arresting design aesthetic of the Q50 –  the premium sports sedan Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge gets teased at the 2014 NAIAS Detroit Motor Show. Read more

Bentley’s Continental GT V8 S Heads for Detroit

January 9, 2014 | Author: MotorBlog.com | st

Filed Under: Detroit, MotorNews

Bentley's Continental GT V8 S Heads for Detroit

Bentley will debut its  luxury grand tourer Continental GT V8 S at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), alongside the Flying Spur, the world’s fastest four-door luxury saloon and the pinnacle of the Bentley range, the Mulsanne. Read more

Geek Motors | Volkswagen To Release Beetle Dune Beach by 2015

January 8, 2014 | Author: Francis Gabay

Filed Under: Detroit, German cars

Volkswagen will present a prototype of its Beetle Dune at the Detroit Auto Show and will also announce production of the model targeting a 2015 release.

The Beetle Dune looks flatter and wider than the Beetle-series and will have 19-inch wheels. It will also be 5.5 inches wider and 1.2 inches longer and with the beach in mind, the model will also be higher by five centimeters and will be outfitted with protection against the elements.

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Five Door 2013 Kia Forte, Putting KIA in A New League

February 12, 2013 | Author: MotorBlog.com | cb

Filed Under: Detroit, Korean Cars, MOTOR SHOWS, MotorNews

Auto shows can be great to go and see what the future holds for the future of the car industry. This is where people come to see dream cars and go on that first mental test drive before they make the purchase. It is where new customers are sourced, and current customers can go to be amazed at the innovation of the auto brands that are for most part household names. It is at this point people may often decide whether or not that new model is worth saving something extra each month to purchase from the dealer once it is released. Read more

China Shows 3 Intriguing EVs in Detroit

January 23, 2013 | Author: MotorBlog.com | cb

Filed Under: Detroit, Green, MOTOR SHOWS, MotorNews

Most people don’t like to look at products and see those words printed on it. We all know them; “Made in China”. For many of us that seems to equate to a knock off that will last one week. In short, a lot of people think the best things to come from China may be martial arts movies and Happy Meal toys. However China has come a long way and shows it is definitely making progress. Now they are looking to penetrate the EV market and the Guangzhou Automobile Group made a lot of stir at the 2013 Detroit Auto show. Read more

2000GT Given Modern Innards

January 18, 2013 | Author: MotorBlog.com | cb

Filed Under: Detroit, Green, Japanese Cars, MOTOR SHOWS, MotorNews, MotorSports

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The Detroit Auto Show has been quite a spectacle since it’s start date. Showcasing many intriguing and awe-inspiring motor numbers. One such number has to be the 1967 Toyota 2000GT. While it appears to be just a ordinary 2000GT, the fact that it is completely electric takes it far away from that description. Electric? Huh? Read more

Tesla's New Model X Spreads It's Wings at The Detroit Autoshow

Tesla has released what they call a design prototype at the Detroit Auto Show this week. It’s called the Model X and it’s sort of like a mini van mixed with a a normal 4 door sedan…without the normal doors.

To begin with, the body styling is as we would expect from Tesla. It has nice sleek lines and all that jazz. But the most interesting feature has to be the back doors which open upward, resembling gullwing doors. Tesla calls them falcon wings. That name sounds cool doesn’t it? Even though the car does not resemble a gull.

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