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 |  Jan 19 2014, 3:32 PM

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Hyundai’s new mid-size luxury sedan will arrive in showrooms later this year and the biggest news is that the South Korean brand will now offer both rear- and all-wheel drive models.

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 |  Jan 19 2014, 3:02 PM

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Mercedes debuted its new S600 in Detroit powered by a turbocharged 6.0-liter V12.

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 |  Jan 19 2014, 2:02 PM

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The 2014 Detroit Auto Show was filled with stunning concepts and new debuts, so it’s no surprise that AutoGuide‘s most watched videos of the week consisted of our Detroit Auto Show coverage. At the top of the list is the beautiful Toyota FT-1 concept while luxury sedan buyers are extremely interested to see what the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class has to offer. Also entering the mid-sized luxury sedan market is the new Acura TLX.

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 |  Jan 18 2014, 12:09 PM

Shiny sheetmetal


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Another Detroit Auto Show has come and gone and it’s left quite an impact on the industry. From the launch of a new Corvette Z06 to the possibility of a new Toyota Supra, there were no shortages of stories to cover.

There was also no shortage of impressive new models to look at. That said, we wandered the floor of the North American International Auto Show in search of automotive beauty in all its forms.

Below are 10 images we thought deserved special attention.

 |  Jan 17 2014, 10:50 AM

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This might be the hottest hatchback on the market when it arrives later this year at your local Mercedes dealer.

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 |  Jan 17 2014, 10:31 AM

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Opening the door to speculation, Infiniti unveiled its Q50 Eau Rouge concept during the Detroit Auto Show this week. 

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 |  Jan 16 2014, 8:18 AM

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Kia brought a heavily Audi-esque concept to this year’s Detroit Auto Show featuring a 2.0-liter turbo four banger powering the rear wheels.

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 |  Jan 15 2014, 12:15 PM

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Nissan will build a production version of the IDx concepts that it first debuted late last year during the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show.

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 |  Jan 15 2014, 12:09 PM

Stunning concepts invade the Motor City


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Concept vehicles were abundant at this year’s Detroit Auto Show, showing off all sorts of new and upcoming technology.

Wild designs and hypothetical powertrains with lots of ponies are the main components of concept cars, along with offering a glimpse into the future of a given brand’s designs. From Toyota to Volvo, every brand dabbles in the world of concept cars, and more than 10 different companies had a concept display this year.

SEE ALSO: 2014 Detroit Auto Show Coverage

Read on to take a look at some of the wildest concepts from this year’s Detroit Auto Show.

 |  Jan 15 2014, 9:54 AM

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Detroit was ground zero for the reveal of Mercedes-Benz’s all-new 2015 C-Class sport sedan. This car promises to elevate the nameplate to new heights.

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 |  Jan 15 2014, 9:33 AM

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Cadillac is expanding its lineup with an all-new version of the ATS that sports two fewer doors, unveiling the ATS Coupe at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. 

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 |  Jan 15 2014, 9:02 AM

Five Different Approaches to Going Fast


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A lot of brand new vehicles have been introduced this week at the North American International Auto Show, but a few racecars have slipped through the front entrance as well.

SEE ALSO: 2014 Detroit Auto Show Preview

Covering virtually all forms of motorsports, F1 cars, prototypes, GT racers and off-road cars were all present and accounted for. Although some serious machines are in attendance in Detroit, the following five stand out as something a little extra special, whether it be they are all-new, completely crazy or both.

 |  Jan 14 2014, 6:49 PM

What's hot at the auto show in Motown


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If you had to pick a theme for the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, performance would be a pretty logical choice. What else would you suggest, bankruptcy?

Yes, Detroit is coming close to overtaking Buffalo as the most depressing city in the U.S. But at least this year’s show is chock-full of exciting vehicles. From concepts to production cars, there certainly wasn’t a shortage of interesting metal.

 |  Jan 14 2014, 4:45 PM

Acura-TLX-GT-Race-Car-First-Look-Main-ArtAuto shows typically focus on new production models and forward-looking concept cars; racing usually takes a back seat. But check this out all you motorsports fans, Acura just revealed its TLX GT right here in Motown.
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 |  Jan 14 2014, 4:02 PM

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The Volkswagen Beetle is no stranger to off-roading – the old Baja Bug was quite the little dune buggy. The Dune Concept, unveiled at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, shows us a modern day version of that classic Baja Bug.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 2:57 PM

2015-Acura-TLX-Concept-First-Look-Video-Main-ArtTo continue its sale momentum, Acura just revealed this intriguing new sedan at the Detroit Auto Show. While technically still a concept, the TLX is a thinly veiled production model.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 2:07 PM

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With almost 300-hp the Volkswagen Golf R is features a ton of power in a practical package.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 11:28 AM

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Acura just unveiled its TLX GT race car at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, announcing that it will compete in the top GT category of the Pirelli World Challenge.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 11:05 AM

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Completing Acura’s sedan lineup and continuing its new technology push, the all-new TLX model has been revealed today at the Detroit Auto Show with the choice of either an eight-speed or nine-speed automatic transmission.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 10:58 AM

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Honda has just introduced the third generation 2015 Fit for the American market. Set to go on sale this spring, Honda promises this new Fit will continue to offer great interior space and fuel efficiency while retaining the fun-to-drive reputation this little hatchback has earned over the years.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 10:44 AM

Lexus-RC-F-Coupe-Show-Floor-Main-ArtLexus is making a bold statement with its new RC F coupe. This car has the design and performance credentials to compete with some of the segment’s most respected nameplates.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 9:55 AM

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Subaru has just taken the wraps off of the 2015 WRX STI and it doesn’t disappoint.

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 |  Jan 14 2014, 8:15 AM

BMW-2-Series-First-Look-Main-ArtBMW revealed a pair of fun-loving subcompact coupes at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. The new 2 Series promises to deliver tremendous driving dynamics thanks to traditional Bimmer virtues.

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Michelin Premier A/S is Two Tires in One, Literally

Introducing the Transforming Tire

 |  Jan 14 2014, 8:00 AM

 

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Tires wear out. It’s a fact of life. And as tires wear, their effectiveness diminishes.

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