This is the "truck" that will save Smart in America. Stop laughing. Yes, it's just a concept car, but the Smart For-Us stands to recast the American standard pickup truck as an urban, green vehicle for fun couples. More »
If you're a die-hard inline-6 aficionado, and are looking for something to finally replace that aging AMC Hornet, you're in luck, as the new 2012 BMW 3 Series looks to be an engaging new way to drive around behind a sextet of lined-up cylinders. More »
Acura lifted the sheet off their new Acura NSX Concept and it's definitely a Tony Stark-esque all-wheel-drive hybrid. Just like we told you. It'll be designed in the United States, built in Ohio, and go on sale within three years.
Ask an enthusiast to picture the Acura NSX and their mind might be... More »
Has the continuous march of news about the Scion FR-S driven you to crave the lightweight RWD sports car like a smack addict seeking his next fix? Scion's offering you an opportunity to be one of the first 86 customers to take delivery. More »
After brief opening remarks from General Motors CEO Dan Akerson, head of design Ed Welburn, and President of GM North America Mark Reuss at the College for Creative Studies, America's biggest automaker dropped the sheets off the Cadillac of compacts - More »
Taking a page from Ragu, Ford is giving buyers of the 2013 Ford Fusion more choices than they can probably comprehend. Five different powerplants (three gas, hybrid, plugin-hybrid), two transmissions, and FWD/AWD options. More »
Here in Detroit, Volkswagen is setting up to reveal its long-awaited entry in the gasoline-electric space. That's the Jetta Hybrid. Indeed, later this year, the company will introduce a hybrid version of its Jetta sedan.
The hybrid Jetta, thoughtfully referred to as the Jetta Hybrid, will be... More »
The world's first introduction to the Dodge Neon was a simple TV commercial that exclaimed "Hi!" Our introduction to the 2013 Dodge Dart at the Detroit Auto Show was an admission that, since the Neon's introduction, the company hasn't done much in the compact space to get excited about.
It's worth... More »
Nissan's come a long way since 1986. From the pickup-with a back first generation, Nissan has re-invented the once-humble Pathfinder into a luxury kiddie hauler. More »
Dodge has taken the Charger R/T and, to use a verb coined by Mopar CEO Pietro Gorlier, "Moparized" the hell out of it. The result of this brutal Moparization is, in its most-Moparized form, a 590 hp monster that's not street-legal.
There are, of course, two lesser Stage variants you can drive home,... More »
Porsche pushed a new 911 Cabriolet sans chappeau onto the dias in Detroit this morning on a brief stop on its way to dealerships this spring. If you get the chance to deliver one, take the long way. More »
The Toyota NS4 concept isn't too bad looking, if a bit tame for a concept. It has some striking lighting approaches, a very appealing interior and glassed roof treatment, and pleasing proportions. More »
Although still calling it a "concept," we got a skosh more information about Maserati's Kubang sport SUV-including a promise, however vague, that the engines might be something special. More »
Honda barely pretended their 2013 Honda Accord Concept is anything but a minimally adorned version of the production car that'll debut and go on sale later this year. More »
Though they had one of the most sadly unadorned booths on the Detroit Auto Show main floor, nobody really cared, as Shelby introduced three new 50th anniversary cars today: More »
The 2012 Bentley Continental GT V8 offers a moral hazard for foolish plutocrats-and not just by dint existing in the first place. Nope, it's the new twin-turbo V8 engine (which lives a less glamorous life in an Audi S8) that's a puzzle box for the moneyed ego: More »
I was certain when I sat down at the Lincoln press conference this morning I'd focus on the fact that the car looks like John Wilkes Booth. And then I saw the mimosa station and realized I was wrong. More »
There may be too many Minis. There, I've said it. This is the sixth. But if we must have another, why not a tiny two-seater convertible? It's cold comfort (until you turn on the heater) but at least the new Mini Roadster is heading in the right direction, size-wise, getting ever-so-slightly smaller... More »
If you've already seen early photos of the Lexus LF-Lc concept you can stop reading. It's a styling exercise. Everything else is just fancy.
Lexus isn't dumb and neither is the mothership of Toyota. More »