Auto Shows

Here TorqueNews covers the international auto and motor shows.
The Chrysler 300C Concept

Chrysler Group sending 2 unique concepts to Beijing

The ink hasn’t dried on the press releases from the 2012 New York Auto Show as the general public begins to pour into the Javits Center in NYC but the automotive world has already looked forward – with the Chrysler Group announcing a pair of wild looking concepts based on production models headed for the 2012 Beijing Motor Show that opens later this month.
The Acura RLX Concept

The Acura RLX Concept debuts at the NY Auto Show

Among the big debuts at the 2012 New York Auto Show was the Acura RLX Concept and while this new flagship luxury sedan from Honda might not have gotten the most attention from the media at the Big Apple show – American Honda expects the future production version of the Acura RLX to help Acura compete more with other full size luxury sedans in North America.
The new 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R

The 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R puts the snake back into ALMS racing

Everyone knew that the new 2013 SRT Viper would make its debut this week at the 2012 New York Auto Show but SRT CEO and President surprised the motorsports world when introduced the new SRT Viper GTS-R – a purpose built race version of the new Viper destined for the ranks of the American LeMans Series (ALMS).
The photoshopped image of the Shelby 1000 with the wheels up

The Shelby 1000 Mustang makes its auto show debut in New york

While the ultra high performance Ford Mustang built by Shelby American made its online debut in pictures that turned out to be photoshopped, the 2012 New York Auto Show brought the incredible new Shelby 1000 Mustang into the public eye for the first time at the same auto show that introduced the world to the Shelby name back in 1962.
The DeLorean DMCev

The new DeLorean DMC electric vehicle at the New York Auto Show

It has been over 35 years since John DeLorean debuted his vision of the new age of automobiles at the 1977 Detroit Auto Show but with the opening of the 2012 New York International Auto Show, the epic gullwing American sports car made its reemergence into the auto show world – this time powered by a high tech electric drivetrain in the form of the new DeLorean DMCev.
The 2012 BMW M6 Convertible

The 560hp 2012 BMW M6 Convertible debuts at the NY Auto Show

Among the world debuts at the 2012 New York Auto Show is the introduction of the 2012 BMW M6 Convertible - a high performance droptop slated to hit North American dealerships this summer with a price starting well above the $100k mark but just like the M6 Coupe, the M6 ‘vert comes with all of the high performance goodies that you would expect from BMW’s performance division.
The 2013 Ram 1500

Refreshed 2013 Ram 1500 gets 8-speed trans, more Hemi HP in New York

The Chrysler Group announced the details for their 2013 Ram 1500 today with a slight facelift, more power from the Hemi, the new Pentastar V6, an air suspension system, start/stop technology and an 8-speed automatic transmission for both engines that is expected to help increase fuel economy by roughly 20%.
The 2013 SRT Viper GTS in Forza 4

The 2013 SRT Viper coming to Forza 4 in special car pack (w/video)

Today at the New York Auto Show debut of the 2013 SRT Viper, SRT brand CEO Ralph Gilles announced that the folks at Turn 10 Studios had indeed rendered the Viper images that hit the internet last night – as Xbox 360’s driving simulator Forza Motorsport 4 will soon be offering the 2013 Viper in both gameplay and Autovista modes via the upcoming Viper Pack.
The 2013 SRT Viper GTS

The GTS is back - introducing the 2013 SRT Viper & Viper GTS (video)

The automotive world has known for ages now that the 2012 New York International Auto Show would introduce the world to the next generation of the fabled Dodge Viper-turned SRT Viper but when the press conference ended just a few minutes ago, the world was not introduced to one but rather three new versions of the gorgeous 2013 SRT Viper – the standard Viper, the Viper GTS and the new Viper GTS-R race car.
The 2013 SRT Viper in computer generation

The 2013 SRT Viper revealed early with help from Forza Motorsport - Updated w/ Video

The folks at the Inside Line introduced these pictures earlier today, showing what looks like the 2013 SRT Viper in a computer generated world with graphics that strongly resemble something that would be seen on the Xbox 360’s Forza Motorsport 4 – giving us our best look yet at the new American supercar hours before the car is formally introduced in New York.
Lincoln Director of Design Max Wolff at unveiling of Lincoln MKZ

2013 Lincoln MKZ Important Step for New Design Director

Before the grand opening of the New York International Auto Show, Lincoln debuted the 2013 Lincoln MKZ before a packed house at the beautiful IAC building in Manhattan's lower West Side. It's the first Lincoln product to come out under Lincoln's relatively new director of design Max Wolff and it demonstrates what a difficult job he has ahead of him.
The SRT Viper Reveal page

The 2013 SRT Viper debut to be broadcast on Facebook

The 2013 SRT Viper will make its grand debut on April 4th at the opening day of the 2012 New York Auto Show and for those Dodge, Mopar, Chrysler and SRT enthusiasts who cannot make it to the Big Apple for the show but still want to see the all-new American supercar meet the world, the DriveSRT Facebook page will have live streaming video of the new Viper debut.
The first interior teaser of the 2013 SRT Viper

Chrysler teases the 2013 SRT Viper interior, 6-speed manual confirmed

The new 2013 SRT Viper is set to debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show in less than a week but the folks at the Street and Racing Technology division have offered up our first look at the interior of the new American supercar as a part of the series of teasers leading up to the big debut.
A compilation of the three concepts from Jeep headed to Moab

Jeep teases three concepts ahead of Moab Easter Jeep Safari

Each year, the Chrysler Group sponsors the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah with a handful of super-customized vehicles designed to titillate the off-roading crowd and just a few weeks ahead of the 2012 Easter Jeep Safari, the Trail Rated automaker has issued three colorful teaser images of three of those Moab-bound concepts.
ALTe E350, an electtrified Ford E350

ALTe plug-in electric hybrid powertrain to double MPG for Ford E350 fleet van

ALTe Powertrain Technologies (ALTe), the developer of the first range-extended, plug-in electric hybrid powertrain for light commercial fleet vehicle applications like the Ford F150 truck, announced today that it has successfully installed its powertrain system in a second line of vehicles – the Ford Econoline E350 platform.

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