Auto Shows

Here TorqueNews covers the international auto and motor shows.

Compared with other auto shows, Detroit is still the best in the world

Detroit is like Cleveland, Youngstown or Buffalo. It is an urban center that's easy to kick when it's down because there are too many things to fix and not enough money to fix them. But one thing Detroit has that the other have-not cities lack is a world-class auto show, which compared with other auto shows is still the best in the world.

1937 Ford recognized with Torque News Class Act Award at Kiwanis Harper Charity Cruise

The Kiwanis Harper Charity Cruise on Wednesday, August 31 really delivered; and so did the 1937 Ford called “That’s Minor” which already won at Autorama, but is hereby recognized with the Torque News Class Act Award and memorialized with its own feature video.

Introducing the new Ford EVOS Concept

Ford Motor Company recently invited the media to Detroit for some seat time in the EcoBoost’d Ford Explorer and Edge but at a presentation prior to driving these new fuel-sipping SUVs, Ford Chief Creative Officer J Mays introduced the group to the new Ford EVOS Concept – the vehicle that will introduce the world to the future of Ford’s global design theme.
Chrysler 200 Convertible

Chrysler 200 Convertible headed to Europe, 200 Sedan is not

The Lancia Flavia and Flavia Cabrio made their conceptual debut earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show with these new models essentially being rebadged versions of the 2011 Chrysler 200 Sedan and 200 Convertible but new information suggests that when the 200-turned-Flavia hits the European market it will only be offered as a convertible.
Woodward Dream Cruise

2011 Woodward Dream Cruise wins big with classic rods amid the Chevy Centennial

Throngs of car enthusiasts gathered all week, but Saturday was the official event of the 2011 Woodward Dream Cruise, undeterred by a rain storm late in the afternoon, and where Chevrolet’s Centennial celebration and GM’s Performance Division held on to rule the street with multiples of displays and parades against fine show cars and street rods from auto enthusiasts from Michigan, nearby Canada and other states around the country.

New Jeep Grand Cherokee-based Maserati SUV to be built in Detroit

We have known since late last year that Maserati would soon be offering a high end performance sport utility vehicles based on the new Jeep Grand Cherokee and thanks to inside information from Automotive News, we now know that this new Maserati SUV will be built in Detroit with the official concept debut planned for the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show.

2011 Woodward Dream Cruise revs early with Chevrolet events

Throngs of car enthusiasts gathered late Wednesday to celebrate the preliminary events of the 2011 Woodward Dream Cruise, most notable at the corner of 13 Mile Road, where Chevrolet’s Centennial celebration featured personal vehicles owned by members of the GM Design team, along with live musical performances.

Chevrolet Centennial celebration coming to 2011 Woodward Dream Cruise

As car enthusiasts from around the world gather to celebrate the time when tail fins symbolized American success, and the rumble of a V-8 engine was the soundtrack for summer romance, the Woodward Dream Cruise will also be part of Chevrolet’s Centennial celebration, with events and activities for the press and public over a four-day period.

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