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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee debuts in Detroit with new look, diesel power

We have already talked about the Detroit debut of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 but as the 2013 NAIAS continues on, we bring you a look at the non-performance 2014 Grand Cherokee that has received a sporty facelift along with the return of the powerful and efficient diesel engine option.
The 2013 SRT Viper and SRT Viper GTS-R

The SRT Viper finally rolls into the Motor City for the 2013 NAIAS

While the 2013 SRT Viper is the only American performance car that is actually built in Detroit, the 2013 North American International Auto Show brought about the first appearance of the newest Viper to the Detroit Auto Show – with two of the gorgeous American supercars there in both GTS and GTS-R form.
The 2013 Acura NSX Concept

The Acura NSX Concept debuts at the NAIAS again, now with a possible production interior

This past Tuesday, a massive crowd gathered around for the North American International Auto Show debut of the newest Acura NSX Concept – this time packing an interior that could be featured in the production version when it arrives in the near future.
2013 Chrysler 300S Turbine Concept

The Chrysler 300S Turbine Concept from Detroit is matte copper awesomeness

Among the sprawling Chrysler Group display at the ongoing 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit was the 2013 Chrysler 300S Turbine Concept – a slick looking concept car based on the production 300S and fitted with design features that harken back to a vintage model that is well known by Chrysler Group enthusiasts yet likely unknown by others.
Toyota Corolla Furia Concept

The Toyota Corolla Furia Concept predicts a bright future for the popular compact

The star of the show for Toyota Motor Co was the formal unveiling of the new Lexus IS sedan but for the Toyota brand, the 2013 Corolla Furia Concept made a big splash in the Motor City as the company showed that they are finally ready to step up with an aggressive compact that will better compete with the rest of the vehicles in the tightly contested segment.
The VL Destino

The VL Destino packs 2013 Corvette ZR1 or 2014 Stingray power in Fisker Karma skin

Among the more unique vehicles to debut at this week’s 2013 Detroit Auto Show is the VL Destino – a high performance luxury sedan that features the exterior shape of the electric Fisker Karma with a drivetrain borrowed from either the 2013 Corvette ZR1 or the new 2014 Corvette Stingray.
The 2013 Ram 1500 with the Truck of the Year trophy in the back.

The 2013 Ram 1500 named 2013 North American Truck of the Year

Among the major announcements at this week’s launch of the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit was the North American Truck of the Year with the heavily decorated 2013 Ram 1500 taking the top honors for the truck and utility vehicle segment – joining the Cadillac ATS in an all-American sweep of what is arguably the biggest award issued each year in the US market.
The 2014 Cadillac ELR

The 2014 Cadillac ELR brings Chevy Volt efficiency to a sleek luxury coupe

We knew that it was coming well in advance due to hints and teasers from the automaker but yesterday at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, General Motors unveiled the new 2014 Cadillac ELR – a high end luxury coupe packing the super efficient electric drivetrain of the Chevrolet Volt and when it hits showrooms, it will be the most efficient luxury car available in the United States.
The 2013 Ford Atlas Concept

The Ford Atlas Concept truck shows a very bright future for the bestselling F150

Ford Motor Company didn’t make a whole lot of noise about what they were bringing to the 2013 North American International Auto Show, when they took the stage in Joe Louis Arena this morning and brought out the new Ford Atlas Concept truck – the Motor Company alluded to a very, very bright future for the popular Ford F150.
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray debuts at NAIAS along with vintage support

While the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray made its formal debut last night at a private event in Detroit, today’s start of the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit marked the public debut of the C7 Corvette – with a cast of characters that included one example of every generation Corvette that drew massive crowds all day long.
The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 debuts in Detroit with improved performance, more MPGs

The big news from the Chrysler Group at today’s start of the 2013 North American International Auto Show was the formal introduction of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 and while this high performance SUV is best known for going fast – some new features will help the 2014 SRT Jeep tow more while offering better fuel economy and performance.
The 2013 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty

Chrysler announces incredible 30,000lb towing max for 2013 Ram 3500

The 2013 Ram 1500 has been busy over the past few months scoring awards from all sorts of automotive authority but today, the Chrysler Group announced a new towing capacity for the 2013 Ram Heavy Duty that makes the Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 the most capable trucks on the market today – with a maximum towing capacity of 30,000 pounds.
The Cadillac ELR teaser

GM shows off the Volt based Cadillac ELR leading to Detroit debut

The Cadillac ELR will make its grand debut next Monday at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit but as we all prepare for the big Motor City show – General Motors has shown off the new electric Caddy coupe in broad daylight while covered in the familiar black and white camouflage skin.
The Hyundai HCD-14 teaser

Hyundai teases their HCD-14 Concept coming to the Detroit Auto Show

Next week’s 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is sure to be chock full of exciting new production models and concepts alike and today, we get our first teaser of the Hyundai HCD-14 Concept – although there is little information accompanying the lone shadowy image shown on the right.
Honda S2000 Modulo Climax Concept

A closer look at the Honda S2000 Modulo Climax - and why it exists

Honda has announced that their company display at the upcoming 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon will including the new S2000 Modulo Climax, a modern concept vehicle based very closely on the same Honda S2000 that left production over three years ago – possibly hinting to the revival of the sporty rear drive Honda 2-door roadster.
The new rear end of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette

2014 Chevrolet Corvette service manual drawings leaked

General Motors has done a great job of making sure that no one sees any pictures of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette ahead of the big debut next month at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit but thanks to what appears to be artwork leaked from a service manual that were posted on an enthusiast forum – today we get our best look yet at the upcoming C7 Corvette.

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