January 2014

Nissan Sentra NISMO Concept teases expansion of performance line

(January 14, 2014) DETROIT — As Nissan expands its NISMO line of factory performance models, it is revisiting the small car performance genre and teasing the future with the dramatic Nissan Sentra NISMO Concept. The Sentra Concept injects increased performance and design tuner elements into the mix.

Cadillac introduces 2015 ATS Coupe

(January 14, 2014) DETROIT — Cadillac today introduced the all-new 2015 ATS Coupe, a quicker and more personal addition to the award-winning ATS product line. Designed to be lighter, more agile and more engaging than its competitors, it extends Cadillac’s product-driven growth and the brand’s tradition of dynamic luxury coupes.

Hyundai debuts 2015 Genesis with Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design

(January 14, 2014) DETROIT — Hyundai has introduced its all-new 2015 Genesis marking the highly-anticipated launch of its second-generation premium sedan. The groundbreaking original Genesis model won the prestigious North American Car of the Year accolade at its introduction in 2009.

Honda introduces all-new 2015 Fit at in Detroit

(January 14, 2014) DETROIT — Honda unveiled the all-new 2015 Fit at the North American International Auto Show Monday that will go on sale in the U.S. this spring. Honda says the new Fit is completely redesigned from the ground up to deliver an unparalleled combination of style, interior space, fun-to-drive performance and fuel efficiency plus leading-edge safety and vehicle connectivity.

2015 Chrysler 200 sedan is all new from the ground up

(January 13, 2014) DETROIT — The all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 mid-sized sedan made its first appearanced at the North American International Auto Show on Monday. Chrysler says its simple elegance, an exhilarating driving experience, state-of-the-art and easy-to-use technology and beautifully crafted, the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 charts a new course for mid-size sedan customers who have earned a little luxury in their life, but demand value for their money.

Kia presents 'aggressive' rear-drive GT4 Stinger concept

(January 13, 2014) DETROIT — Hearkening back to the glory days of purebred, affordable sports cars, Kia today unveiled the brand's most aggressive concept car ever when wraps came off the GT4 Stinger at the North American International Auto Show.

Kia's eye-catching design language moves in a bold new direction with the introduction of the GT4 Stinger. The concept pushes the boundaries of performance with a rear-drive 2+2 sports car that places man and machine in harmony on the road or track.

2015 Corvette Z06 to get supercharged 625-horsepower engine

(January 13, 2014) DETROIT — Chevrolet today introduced the most track-capable Corvette in the brand’s history — the 2015 Corvette Z06. It stretches the performance envelope for Corvette with unprecedented levels of aerodynamic downforce, at least 625 horsepower from an all-new supercharged engine, and an all-new, high-performance eight-speed automatic transmission — all building on the advanced driver technologies introduced on the Corvette Stingray.

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Concept Coupe shows vision of the future

(January 13, 2014) DETROIT — Traditionally the top of the Mercedes-Benz product range is occupied by the grand coupé. With the Concept S-Class Coupe provides a clear vision of the next model generation. With its gorgeous appearance and self-assured style it embodies the design philosophy of sensual clarity.

Q50 Eau Rouge concept provides a glimpse of Infiniti's design direction

(January 13, 2014) DETROIT — The Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, revealed at the 2014 NAIAS Detroit Auto Show, is a concept car that expresses Infiniti's design vision of a high-performance Q50 premium sports sedan. Infiniti says the Q50 Eau Rouge embodies the arresting design features of the Q50 premium sports sedan — infused with the enticing spirit of Formula One.

A Chevrolet sweep — Corvette, Silverado win 2014 North American awards

(January 13, 2014) DETROIT — The all-new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Silverado 1500 are the 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year.  It is the first time Chevrolet has won both awards in the same year. The Silverado was last named Truck of the Year in 2007 and the Corvette was last named Car of the Year in 1998.