Auto Shows

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Ram announces new 6.7L High Output Cummins Turbo Diesel in Chicago

This afternoon, Chrysler’s Ram brand fired a shot heard ‘round the heavy duty truck world as they introduced their new 6.7L High Output Cummins Turbo Diesel at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show – putting the Ram 2500 and 3500 atop the list of the most powerful trucks in the world with a whopping 800lb-ft of torque.

The 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 debuts at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show

When Dodge introduced the pavement pounding 392 cubic inch Hemi in the 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 with more power and better fuel economy than the previous (6.1L) SRT Hemi, we knew that it was only a matter of time before it found its way into another vehicle and today is that day – as Dodge introduces the 2012 Charger SRT8 at the Chicago Auto Show.

Dodge to unveil Grand Caravan R/T at the Chicago Auto Show

While I was at the 2010 LA Auto Show, I had a chance to sit down with Dodge CEO Ralph Gilles where he talked about the new and revised 2011 Dodge models, along with briefly discussing the upcoming Caravan R/T that he playfully referred to as “The Man Van” and according to The Automotive News, that masculine minivan will make its debut at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show.

The Hyundai Veloster rally car takes flight on its way to Chicago

The 2012 Hyundai Veloster was introduced at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show with its innovative door configuration featuring two doors on the passenger side with just one on the driver’s side and now Hyundai has supported the sporty spirit of the Veloster with a picture of a rally-prepped hatchback soaring through the air – clad in Team Red Bull race livery.

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