Tag Archives: Auto Shows

2019 Volkswagen Arteon dashes to the US with more space, more power

The stylish successor to the Volkwsagen CC arrived stateside Thursday at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show. The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon will go on sale in the fall and replace the CC that's aging quickly from VW lots. The Arteon benefits from economy of scale, notably scalable architecture that underpins the Jetta, Golf, Atlas—even Audi's TT. The Arteon adds...

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2019 Toyota TRD Pro off-road lineup debuts in Chicago

First unveiled in 2014, Toyota's TRD Pro lineup was born from the automaker's rich heritage of off-road performance. While vehicles like the Jeep Wrangler and Ford F-150 Raptor tend to draw the most attention in off-road circles, Toyota's TRD Pro lineup also offers highly capable, tried and tested performance for when you're ready to leave the pavement...

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2018 Lexus RX 450hL arrives with $51,615 starting price

Lexus was a little late to the 3-row crossover SUV party as the automaker only filled the gap last November when it rolled out the 2018 RX L, essentially a stretched version of the mid-size RX crossover with two additional seats. So far Lexus has only shown the vehicle in RX 350L guise, but on Wednesday at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show the covers came off the...

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Turn up the heat on the 2018 Durango with these Mopar upgrades

Dodge turned up the heat on its Durango with the introduction of an SRT model for 2018. Now, thanks to Mopar, you can spice things even further with a handful of accessories and performance upgrades for the popular 3-row SUV. Unveiled on Wednesday at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show, the items can be added on 2018 Durango R/T and Durango SRT models and give the...

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Time flies: 10th anniversary editions of Lexus RC F, GS F coming this summer

The "F" doesn't stand for "fast," but that's sure how it feels. This year, 10 years after Lexus launched its performance sub-brand with the Lexus IS F, the automaker is celebrating the anniversary of the F brand, named after the Fuji Speedway in Japan, where much of the development takes place. Lexus announced Monday that it will offer 10th anniversary...

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This Week’s Top Photos: the 2018 Detroit auto show edition

Ford pulled off a huge surprise at this past week's 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit by presenting the original Highland Green 1968 Ford Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in front of the cameras during filming of the hit movie “Bullitt.” Long thought to be lost, the car is in a fully original state and is still driveable. It...

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2019 Jeep Cherokee video preview

Don't call it a mistake but a mulligan. The 2019 Jeep Cherokee is the brand's second take. Jeep had a simple brief with the new Cherokee, with designer Mark Allen telling us that his team didn't want to take all the weirdness out of it. The result is a blend of the Cherokee's polarizing design with the much more attractive looks of the...

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2018 Ford F-150 diesel video preview

Long haulers know that there's nothing quite like an oil-burner under the hood. The instant torque and long-legged nature of diesel trucks has endeared itself to heavy-duty buyers for a long time. But a diesel powertrain has escaped the most popular light-duty pickup in North America. Until now. The 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke diesel is here. DON'T MISS...

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2018 Ford F-150 diesel video preview

Long haulers know that there's nothing quite like an oil-burner under the hood. The instant torque and long-legged nature of diesel trucks has endeared itself to heavy-duty buyers for a long time. But a diesel powertrain has escaped the most popular light-duty pickup in North America. Until now. The 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke diesel is here. DON'T MISS...

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China’s GAC returns to Detroit auto show with GA4 sedan, Enverge concept

Chinese automaker GAC Motor returned to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit for the fourth time and brought with it three new vehicles, including an electric concept the automaker says is aimed at younger buyers. The state-owned company, which operates the Gonow and Trumpchi brands, confirmed in November plans to enter the United States by...

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