Detroit Auto Show 2018

Nissan Xmotion SUV pairs Japanese crafts and a virtual fish

Nissan Xmotion SUV pairs Japanese crafts and a virtual fish

The Detroit Auto Show 2018 is shaping up to be seriously truck-dominated, and Nissan is getting in on the action with the Nissan Xmotion concept. Described as the automaker's vision of a new Nissan design direction for 2020 and beyond, the three-row SUV concept - the name of which is pronounced "cross motion," so the company insists - is intended to blend Japanese culture and craftsmanship with American utility.

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Infiniti Q Inspiration Concept aims to make sedans cool again

Infiniti Q Inspiration Concept aims to make sedans cool again

Infiniti promised something special when it came to its new Q Inspiration Concept, and the seductively curvaceous sedan certainly delivers. Officially revealed at the Detroit Auto Show 2018 today, the sleek four-door wraps around the Japanese automaker's latest VC-Turbo engine. In the process, Infiniti insists, it presages what's coming next for its production style, powertrains, and infotainment systems.

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Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept hints at super-luxe crossover to come

Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept hints at super-luxe crossover to come

Lexus has revealed its new vision of a luxury crossover, the Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept, and the idea is all about flexibility. Revealed today at the Detroit Auto Show 2018, the LF-1 Limitless is longer and wider than the current Lexus RX SUV, and even more aggressively proportioned, with a long hood and steeply raked rear glass.

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All-new 2019 Toyota Avalon debuts in Detroit

All-new 2019 Toyota Avalon debuts in Detroit

Toyota has rolled out its all-new flagship sedan in Detroit in the form of the completely new 2019 Avalon. The car rolls on the Toyota New Global Architecture platform and uses a 3.5L V6 or Toyota Hybrid System powertrain. The car has standard Apple CarPlay, Dynamic Auxiliary Turn Signals, and Yamaha wood and aluminum cabin accents in some versions.

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Mercedes-AMG 53-series CLS, E-Class Coupe and Cabrio debut

Mercedes-AMG 53-series CLS, E-Class Coupe and Cabrio debut

Mercedes has pulled the wraps off three new AMG models that slot into the AMG 53-series. The new models include the AMG 53 CLS, AMG 53 E-Class Coupe, and the AMG 53 E-Class Cabriolet. All three of these new AMD models run the same inline six under the hood.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz G550 official: Iconic luxury SUV goes high-tech

2019 Mercedes-Benz G550 official: Iconic luxury SUV goes high-tech

This is it: the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the latest reinvention of the G Wagon. One of the most recognizable SUVs - indeed, one of the most recognizable vehicles, period - on the road, it may only now be entering its second generation, but that comes after almost forty years in production. Still, finding yourself custodian of an icon can prove to be a double-edged sword. Mess it up - at least, in the eyes of your most loyal fans - and it can be an expensive, legacy destroying mistake.

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2019 VW Jetta brings new style, tech and lower price

2019 VW Jetta brings new style, tech and lower price

There's a new Jetta in town, and Volkswagen's compact sedan is growing up with bold new styling and an all-changed platform promising more fuel efficiency. Unveiled today at the Detroit Auto Show 2018, the 2019 VW Jetta makes a switch to the automaker's MQB architecture and grows in all directions as a result. That, VW promises, means more presence on the road and more cabin space inside, not to mention closing the gap between the new Jetta and Audi's A3 sedan.

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2019 Mustang Bullitt is a 163mph tribute to Steve McQueen

2019 Mustang Bullitt is a 163mph tribute to Steve McQueen

Ford knows a good retro opportunity when it has one, and so it's brought the 2019 Mustang Bullitt to the Detroit Auto Show 2018. The special edition comes on the fiftieth anniversary of the classic movie, Bullitt, with a 5.0-liter V8 engine and of course the option of the classic Dark Highland Green paint job.

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This is the 2019 Ford Ranger – Eyes-on

This is the 2019 Ford Ranger – Eyes-on

America loves trucks and it loves trucks with heritage even more, so there's a lot riding on the 2019 Ford Ranger. Unveiled today at the Detroit Auto Show 2018, it's a triumphant return to the US market that has been eagerly anticipated since the automaker spilled the beans on its plans twelve months ago. Now, in the metal, we can see the results of this new, midsize truck, and it's shaping up to be something pretty special.

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Ford Mach 1 performance battery-electric car teased for 2020

Ford Mach 1 performance battery-electric car teased for 2020

Ford loves a good tease, and at the Detroit Auto Show 2018 this year that's all about electrification. The company only has a few tidbits to share in terms of new vehicles, but they're underscored by a big number with which to help bring them to market. Namely, a pledge that Ford is increasing its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn.

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2019 Ford Ranger: 5 facts to know

2019 Ford Ranger: 5 facts to know

Talk about hotly-anticipated. It's been a year since Ford confirmed it would be bringing the Ranger back to the US, and to say that truck fans have been eagerly awaiting it would be the pickup understatement of the year. Now, at the Detroit Auto Show 2018, the 2019 Ford Ranger has finally made its big appearance. Here's what you need to know...

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2019 Ford Ranger revealed in Detroit with 2.3L EcoBoost

2019 Ford Ranger revealed in Detroit with 2.3L EcoBoost

This is it: one of the most iconic nameplates in trucks has returned to the US, with the covers taken off the 2019 Ford Ranger at the Detroit Auto Show today. Aiming to take a bite out of the midsize truck market, it's a slice of F-150 ability in a more urban-friendly package. All the same, Ford knows well enough that you can't count solely on nostalgia for sales.

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