America's most sort of exciting mid-sizer — the Kia Optima SX — just got better! Ok, not really better. Or faster. And there's no manual transmission. But it is more expensive in new SX Limited trim, almost reaching the $35,000 mark. What do you have to be high on to pay that for a mid-size sedan? Oh… right.
Feel free to peruse these live shots we just took of the 2013 Shelby GT500 Convertible. Just watch out you don't fall into its gaping maw — you might get eaten alive. Nom! Nom! Nom!
It's uncommon for a concept to transcend its sketches, but the Kia Track'ster Concept is that rare vehicle. Based on the Kia Soul, this hot hatch ticks all our boxes with all-wheel-drive, a six-speed transmission, and a 250-hp turbocharged four-banger underhood. If you build it, we will come.
The Acura ILX, the Honda Civic with a proboscis prosthetic first shown as a "concept" last month at the Detroit Auto Show, was whipped out here at the Chicago Auto Show today in its full production trim.
As we look at these first live photos of the newly-defanged Z taken here at the Chicago Auto Show this morning, let's also take a quick recap of the differences between the 2012 Nissan 370Z and the new 2013 Nissan 370Z. All, like, two of them.
Hyundai's finally gotten around to producing a coupe version of its popular Hyundai Elantra for the confusing group of buyers who, for unknown reasons, want a bland coupe when a hatchback is obviously superior.
You've already seen the 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT, which we erroneously called the Elantra Touring. It turns out Hyundai's updated the styling of the Elantra hatchback, but went back in time for the name. Allow us to explain.
We were lucky enough to be the first on the floor here at the Chicago Auto Show to catch the 2013 Shelby GT500 Convertible peeking its snout out. Here's the first photos.
Here it is — the new-for-2013 Ford Shelby GT500 convertible, revealed with one press shot ahead of its debut tomorrow at the Chicago Auto Show.
Those pondering why you'd launch a sports car in Chicago in the middle of February will get their answer when they look at the photos of the 2013 Nissan 370Z. This is the least you can do to a car and call it an upgrade. Look, vertical LED daytime running lights!
Kia is set to debut this tall-boy Track'ster concept at the Chicago Auto Show next week, showing off what the company's California design studio can do and giving us an idea what the next Kia Soul will look like.
Volkswagen calls the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI the "most fuel efficient 21st Century Beetle" because those old veedubs managed impressive fuel economy feats before safety was an issue. Legal precision aside, shoving a diesel in a new-but-not-New Volkswagen Beetle gives American men a shot at an affordable diesel…
Small-hatch fans take note: An anonymous tipster has forwarded photos of Hyundai's upcoming Elantra hatchback to Jalopnik. The compact five-door was caught in the open wearing Michigan manufacturer's plates and not one bit of preproduction camouflage.
Chicago isn't a show for journalists, or even for enthusiasts. It's a show for consumers, for ordinary people. The Windy City's auto expo reportedly brings in more Joe Public foot traffic than any other new-car show in the country, and its floor is laid out accordingly: There's a lot of quasi-fun stuff to do and a lot…