2011 Detroit Auto Show

  • Detroit 2011: Lio-Ion All-electric Wave II and Inizio Supercar

    North-Carolina based electric automobile manufacturer Lio-Ion Motors announced at the Detroit auto show that they will bring two electric cars to the public later this year. The WAVE II is the winner of the Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize for having achieved an amazing 202.5… Continue reading »

  • Mercedes-Benz Confirms Production of SLS AMG E-Cell (Video)

    At the North American International Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz announced its decision to put the SLS AMG E-CELL into series production. Power comes from a 48 kWh lithium-ion battery which sends power to four electric motors that produce a combined 525bhp and 649 lb-ft of torque.… Continue reading »

  • Crashed Volvo C30 Electric on Display in Detroit (Video)

    Volvo is displaying a crashed C30 Electric in its stand at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The C30 Electric has been subjected to a 40mph off-set frontal test, proving that key electric components of the car remain intact. "We are the first… Continue reading »

  • Video: 2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Facelift World Debut in Detroit

    Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the facelifted 2011 C-Class to the public at the Detroit auto show, that will arrive into UK showrooms in March. The facelifted C-Class offers improved fuel-economy up to 31 percent, thanks to a start-stop system that is now standard on all variants.… Continue reading »

  • Detroit 2011: Kia KV7 Concept Is a Van For The Future

    Kia's U.S. design studio unveiled yesterday its latest design statement – the KV7 concept at the Detroit Auto Show. The KV7 Concept showcases future vision for the van segment, featuring gullwing door on the passenger side, floating tabletop touch-screen computer, Wi-FI enabled cabin and lounge-like… Continue reading »

  • US-spec Honda Civic Coupe and Saloon Concepts Debut in Detroit

    The US-spec Honda Civic Si Concept coupe and Civic Concept saloon made their world debuts at the Detroit Auto Show yesterday, providing the first glimpse at the styling direction of the all-new ninth-generation Civic model set to go on sale in the US this spring.… Continue reading »

  • 2012 Toyota Prius V and Prius C Concept Debut in Detroit (Videos)

    Toyota has sold nearly one million Prius Hybrids in the U.S. alone in the past ten years. To expand the Prius line-up Toyota has unveiled a more spacious MPV called Prius V and a supermini called Prius C Concept. The Prius V features over 50-percent… Continue reading »

  • Detroit 2011: Hyundai Curb Concept

    Hyundai has revealed a new concept car at the Detroit auto show, called Curb. The concept has been designed at Hyundai’s California design centre and according to the automaker, the inspiration came from the need to evolve Hyundai's "Fluidic Sculpture" design language for younger buyers.… Continue reading »

  • Detroit 2011: Ford Vertrek Concept Previews New Global Crossover

    Ford Vertrek concept is based on the same platform as new Focus, and previews a new global crossover, that will replace the current Kuga in Europe and the Escape in North America. The Vertrek is powered by Ford's new 1.6-litre EcoBoost inline four-cylinder engine with… Continue reading »

  • 2012 Hyundai Veloster Three-Door Coupe Debuts in Detroit

    Hyundai Veloster made its debut earlier today at the Detroit Motor Show. The 2012 Veloster features a unique third door on the passenger side for easy rear-seat access, Blue Link telematics system, Pandora internet radio with seven-inch touch-screen display, and a new 1.6-litre direct-injected four-cylinder… Continue reading »

  • 2013 Ford C-Max Energi and C-Max Hybrid Debut in Detroit

    Ford is showing not one, but two hybrid versions of it’s C-MAX MPV at the Detroit Motor Show. The first is called the C-MAX Hybrid and features a traditional petrol-electric drivetrain similar to the one found in Toyota Prius. The C-MAX Hybrid is mostly powered… Continue reading »

  • Detroit 2011: Porsche 918 RSR Concept Revealed

    At the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, Porsche today debuted their latest concept, the Porsche 918 RSR. Taking proven technology from the 911 GT3 R Hybrid, the 918 RSR utilizes a flywheel energy recovery system for added power and traction. The 918 RSR is powered by… Continue reading »

  • Video: Porsche Teases ‘Spectacular’ Supercar Model Ahead of Detroit Debut

    Porsche has posted a teaser video of the ‘Spectacular’ Supercar model, that will be revealed in just few hours at the Detroit Auto Show. In the video below we get to see a camouflaged shell en route to Cobo Holl, that most likely is either… Continue reading »

  • Hyundai Curb Concept Teased Ahead of Detroit Debut

    Hyundai has released the first teaser images of the Curb concept, that will make its debut next Monday at the Detroit Auto Show alongside the 2012 Veloster. The Curb concept features dynamic and sporty styling together with big wheels and a small greenhouse. Interior is… Continue reading »

  • Porsche 918 Coupe Supercar Rendered

    Last month Porsche announced that they are returning to Detroit Auto Show with a new ‘Spectacular’ Supercar. Not much is known at this point, but different reports suggest the car will be a coupe version of the 918 Spyder concept. The image above is purely… Continue reading »