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The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette drawing

2014 Chevrolet Corvette front end drawing revealed on Facebook

Yesterday we had a look at the third official GM teaser video of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette that focuses on the interior of the new American supercar and today, we get a look at some basic line drawings of the new Corvette front end from the Facebook page of well known automotive paparazzi Chris Doane.
The first official teaser of the 2014 Cadillac ELR

GM teases the Chevy Volt based Cadillac ELR ahead of Detroit debut

The 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit next January will bring about the debut of the Cadillac ELR – a luxury electric vehicle based on the drivetrain and chassis architecture of the Chevrolet Volt – and with about a month until the big debut, General Motors has offered up the first teaser shot of the new electric Caddy.
The 2014 Maserati Quattroporte

Twin turbo V6, twin turbo V8 to power 2014 Maserati Quattroporte

Some early specifications on the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte have surfaced via the folks at Autocar including a pair of Ferrari engineered engines packing twin turbochargers, an 8-speed automatic transmission and an optional all wheel drive system – offering us a glimpse into what to expect when this four door Italian supercar debuts at the Detroit Auto Show early next year.
A Jeep Grand Cherokee disel test vehicle

New 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel to debut in Detroit

In a recent discussion with Ward’s Auto, Jeep brand CEO Mike Manley explained that the new diesel powered variant of the popular Jeep Grand Cherokee will make its formal debut in January at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit with those models hitting dealer lots during the first quarter of 2013.
The 2013 Fiat 500e

Fiat execs poke fun at Nissan Leaf styling - Nissan fires back

When the electric Fiat 500e debuted last week at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, Fiat/Chrysler executive Olivier Francois made an off-the-cuff comment that seemed to be directed at the exterior styling of the Nissan Leaf – a joke that has seemingly hurt the feelings of front office folks from the Japanese automaker.
The 2014 Fiat 500L

The 2014 Fiat 500L brings more utility to the compact Italian lineup

The 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show was a big deal for Fiat in 2010 with the formal reintroduction to the brand in North America and the 2012 has been almost as big with the debuts of the electric 500e, the high performance 500 Abarth Convertible and now the roomy Fiat 500L – a five passenger crossover with cargo room to spare.
The speedometer and tachometer of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette

New 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 video teases new digital gauge cluster

General Motors has just released what is technically the third teaser of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette with this newest video offering us a look at just a bit of the high tech gadgetry that will be found in the new C7 when it debuts on January 13th 2013 including a 200 mile per hour speedometer and a massive tachometer – both of which are located on a new digital readout cluster.

Toyota GT86 convertible could debut in Geneva next March, possibly with hybrid power

It has been widely rumored that Toyota Motor Co is planning a convertible version of the Toyota GT86 and according to insider comments, the drop top rear wheel drive sports car could make its public debut next March at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show – giving American buyers an idea of what to expect when the Scion FR-S convertible arrives in the future.
The 2013 Fiat 500c Abarth

The 2013 Fiat 500c Abarth drops its top at the LA Auto Show

The biggest news from the reborn Fiat brand at the 2012 LA Auto Show was the formal introduction of the new electric 500e but the Italian automaker countered its super-green model with a new high performance Abarth version of their popular 500c convertible – packing all of the greatness of the traditional hard-top Abarth combined with a refreshing open air driving experience.
Toyota Motor Sales President and CEO Jim Lentz delivers MPG keynote address at t

Toyota's Jim Lentz outlines how auto industry is improving America

In his speeches at the J.D. Power NADA Western Automotive Conference yesterday, as well as before the Motor Press Guild today, Jim Lentz, Toyota Motor Sales President and CEO, highlighted the progress the industry has made and portrayed a future wherein auto manufacturers will continue to create a better tomorrow for us all.
The 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth

The 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio to debut at the 2012 LA Auto Show (Video)

Earlier today, the Fiat USA YouTube account posted a new video showing the 2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio (convertible) being put to the test by a pair of Ferrari racers while also confirming that this open air high performance 500 will make its debut later this month at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show.
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette under a cover

GM teases the C7 in the newest 2014 Chevrolet Corvette video

Early this morning, the folks at General Motors issued the newest official video of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette and while this new video should be enough to get your blood pumping as we all eagerly await the debut of the C7 Corvette – GM’s new video still doesn’t offer a look at the actual car.
The LT1 V8 of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette

8-speed automatic transmission may not be ready for 2014 Corvette debut

General Motors plans to use a new in-house developed 8-speed automatic transmission to help make the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette one of the most efficient in the model’s history but a Motor Trend report indicates that GM may have to call upon an outside supplier for the early versions of the C7 Corvette, as the GM unit will not be ready for the January debut.

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