Auto Shows

Here TorqueNews covers the international auto and motor shows.

The new 2012 Shelby GTS Mustang debuts at the New York Auto Show

The folks at Shelby American have been promising an exciting display at the 2011 New York International Auto Show with help from the 2012 Shelby GT500 Super Snake with 800 horsepower but in addition to that high powered (and high dollar) Super Snake, the legendary car-builder used the Big Apple show to introduce the 2012 Shelby GTS Mustang.

Alibre-designed WIKISPEED vehicle featured at Future of Flight Earth Day Event

WIKISPEED, the Seattle-based team developing ultra-efficient road vehicles, announced the company will publicly demonstrate the Alibre-designed SGT01, a vehicle that can deliver more than 100 miles per gallon, at the Earth Day celebration at Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour.

The 2012 Chrysler 300 S introduces America to the 8-speed transmission

During their press conference yesterday at the 2011 New York International Auto Show, Chrysler CEO Francois Olivier introduced a trio of new trimlines for the Chrysler 300 sedan and included in that group is the new 2012 Chrysler 300 S – the full sized sedan that will introduce consumer America to the 8-speed automatic transmission.

The 2012 Chrysler 300C Executive Series redefines American luxury

Amidst a Detroit-based choir belting out their own version of Eminem’s Lose Yourself on stage at the 2011 New York International Auto Show, Chrysler CEO Olivier Francois introduced the 2012 Chrysler 300C Executive Series – a vehicle which the company head claims is “the most luxurious Chrysler flagship sedan ever”.

Scuderi says 50-plus mpg achievable with turbocharged split-cycle air-hybrid engine

In a private interview with TorqueNews.com at SAE 2011 World Congress in Detroit, Sal Scuderi, President of the Scuderi Group, answered a pointed question about the potential of ever achieving 50-plus mpg using the split-cycle, hybrid engine with a turbo charger.

SAE 2011 World Congress more important to auto industry than ever

Along with all the technology displays, the very existence of the SAE World Congress at Detroit’s Cobo Center has proven once again its importance to the auto industry. The on-floor video report also includes a look at using a human-computer interface to input real movements of automotive assembly into the virtual world for study and process efficiency.

Star cars of the 2011 New York International Auto Show

When the 2011 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) debuts later this month, New Englanders will have the opportunity to see some of the most stylish and innovative vehicles ever. From the most powerful car in the world to the very first crossover convertible and the incredible debut of a hybrid Porsche, these are the cars turning heads and making headlines.

Navistar demonstrates dual-fuel protoype at the Mid-America Trucking Show

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) has continued its leadership in alternative fueled vehicles with the demonstration of a prototype 2011 International® ProStar®+ powered by a 13-liter MaxxForce® dual fuel engine—diesel and liquefied natural gas (LNG), at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky.

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