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Detroit Auto Show 2013

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The best of the rest: 2013 Detroit Auto Show round-up

By - January 23, 2013 80 Pictures
This year's North American International Auto Show was full of compelling auto stories, the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Mercedes CLA among the most intriguing. In addition to the big debuts, the show was stocked with plenty of other glistening fiberglass and aluminum conveyances that, while they didn't quite make our best of Detroit coverage, did smile brightly in front of the camera. Read More
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The VL Destino combines Fisker Karma styling with ZR1 power

By - January 19, 2013 18 Pictures
"America's smallest, newest and most expensive car company" – that's how Bob Lutz describes his new venture VL Automotive. Lutz, a former General Motors Vice Chairman, earned a name for himself as the "father of the Chevy Volt." It's interesting, then, that his latest venture involves taking the electricity out of a plug-in hybrid. Together with industrialist Gilbert Villereal, Lutz has designed the Destino, a restyled Fisker Karma that trades the hybrid powertrain in for something more potent. Read More
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The Hyundai Genesis gets high-tech with HCD-14 concept

By - January 18, 2013 51 Pictures
Unveiled the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, the HCD-14 Genesis is intended to showcase Hyundai's future design direction for rear-wheel drive premium cars. For a premium-sport, four-door coupe, the HCD-14 concept presents a surprising mixture of style choices, along with the inclusion of some interesting interactive technologies such 3D gesture tracking navigation control. Read More
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China's GAC shows stunning E-JET plug-in hybrid concept

By - January 18, 2013 8 Pictures
While big names like Corvette and NSX hogged the spotlight, one of the most visually attractive vehicles at this year's Detroit Auto Show came from a name that may be completely unfamiliar to the western autophile. China's Guangzhou Automobile Group (GAC) had the E-JET concept perched in the hallway of Cobo Hall, providing a warm welcome to those that entered through the doors feet beyond. The concept combines eye-capturing styling with green engineering. Read More
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Fish out of water: The 2014 Corvette brings back the Stingray

You'd have to go back in time a long way to find the very first rumor about the C7 Corvette; the next-generation Corvette has been one of the most anticipated and talked about new car debuts of the past several years. At the Detroit Auto Show, Chevy finally ended the speculation and opened the seventh chapter of the Corvette, a chapter that's driven by a story of past meeting future. Like it or leave it, the new 'Vette is officially here. Read More

BMW Concept 4 Series Coupe makes world premiere

BMW’s Concept 4 Series Coupe has made its world premiere at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The fourth generation of the company's mid-range coupe line presents a slightly larger and more sporty version of the earlier Series 3 that manages to show a good deal of originality while retaining the BMW identity. Read More
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Mercedes-Benz reaches out to younger crowd with new entry level CLA-Class

By - January 17, 2013 50 Pictures
Mercedes is touting its new CLA-Class as "a real Mercedes. But not as you know it." The new mid-size four-door coupe is designed to bring the three points into a new demographic of garages, broadening Mercedes' appeal to a younger generation of buyer. The CLA is essentially a baby CLS, which Mercedes says is Germany's best-selling luxury car. The four-door, based on last year's Concept Style Coupe, was revealed at a preview event on the night before this year's North American International Auto Show. Read More
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Maserati reveals specs of new Quattroporte at NAIAS

By - January 16, 2013 39 Pictures
Last November, we looked at the preview of the new Maserati Quattroporte, but Maserati was a bit coy about the technical specifications then, so we had to be content with looking at the outside. Now with the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) underway, the company has opened the bonnet and we've a better idea of what the new sedan has to offer when you put the pedal to the metal. Read More
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