Posts Tagged ‘NAIAS’
NAIAS 2015: Alfa Romeo
Alfa Romeo is once again selling cars in the US. After withdrawing from the market in 1995, the mid-engine 4C went on sale last summer. The first 500 units sold were the special Launch Edition for $69,695, a healthy margin over the $55k base 4C price.
The 4C Spider made its debut in bright yellow at the North American International Auto Show. Initially it will come with a soft top, but a carbon fiber hardtop expected later. It should hit dealers this summer.
NAIAS 2015: Lincoln
The 2016 Lincoln MKX made its world debut in Detroit, and the large luxury crossover is scheduled to go on sale later this year. The outgoing MKX has been around since 2011, but the design felt much older. This new look resembles the recent MKC and helps it match the rest of the Lincoln lineup.
NAIAS 2015: BMW
BMW showed off changes to the 2015 6 Series in Detroit. While only a minor update, the facelift brings a subtle new look to the line. The coupe, Gran Coupe, and convertible bodies will all receive the new design, but engine options will remain unchanged.
NAIAS 2015: Infiniti
The Infiniti Q60 is still a concept car, but it hints at future designs from Infiniti. The 2+2 coupe is allegedly not far off from a production model, but we have heard that before from Infiniti with their Q50 Eau Rouge that was recently shelved.
NAIAS 2015: Honda
The 2016 HR-V is an upcoming subcompact crossover from Honda, and it is based on the same platform as the Fit. It will have front-wheel and all-wheel drive models and should go on sale this spring. HR-V stands for Hi-rider Revolutionary Vehicle.
NAIAS 2015: Acura NSX
One of the most highly anticipated reveals this year in Detroit came from Acura. Three years after showing off the concept car, the production Acura NSX has finally been revealed. The hybrid supercar uses a twin turbo V6, three electric motors, and a 9-speed dual clutch transmission. Pricing has not been officially announced, but it is expected to start somewhere in the neighborhood of $150k. Deliveries are said to begin later this year.
NAIAS 2015: Ford
Ford surprised everyone in Detroit by unveiling an all-new GT to be put into production in 2016. A successor to the previous GT, which ceased production back in 2007, was not expected, and it was easily one of the biggest surprises of the show. It will be powered by a 3.5L EcoBoost V6.
NAIAS 2015: Toyota
The 2016 Toyota Tacoma made its debut in Detroit. While the outgoing Tacoma has been the best-selling midsize pickup for ten years, it had no real competition. Newcomers Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon hope to win some of the segment back.
NAIAS 2015: Jaguar
NAIAS 2015: Land Rover
Land Rover brought their new Discovery Sport to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The compact SUV is the replaces the aging LR2/Freelander, and it will go on sale this spring as a 2016 model. Starting price will be under $40k.