Chicago Auto Show

Chicago Auto Show: Volvo's S60 and V60 Polestar

Chicago Auto Show: Volvo’s S60 and V60 Polestar

I sure hope the buyer of Volvo’s S60 Polestar Concept is still happy with that $300,000 decision. Volvo and Swedish racing firm Polestar have joined forces to make the S60 and V60 Polestar a reality. These are fastest factory-built Volvos to date, and they’re coming to a Volvo dealer near you this summer in limited […]

Chicago Auto Show: Hyundai Veloster RE:FLEX Edition

Chicago Auto Show: Hyundai Veloster RE:FLEX Edition

Hyundai’s “anti-halo” car has another special edition, just released in Chicago. Feast your eyes on the limited-run Hyundai Veloster RE:FLEX Edition, a follow-up to last year’s RE:MIX Edition. Hyundai heeded calls from Veloster customers who wanted models more unique and exclusive than standard Velosters. Fundamentally, what we have here is a regular Veloster with much […]

Chicago Auto Show: 2015 Subaru Legacy

Chicago Auto Show: 2015 Subaru Legacy

We finally got to see what Subaru’s been cooking up: its 2015 Legacy. The handsome sedan is sleeker than the outgoing model and available in three flavors: Standard, Premium, and Limited. Yet, but while the Legacy stayed true to some of the Concept’s elements, and you can see the Impreza’s resemblance,  something about the Legacy […]

We Chat with Ken Block at CAS About His Ford Focus TrackSTer

We Chat with Ken Block at CAS About His Ford Focus TrackSTer

Over in the U.S. there has been a rally invasion over the last few years, from the Global Rallycross races traveling around the country, to the extreme sports sponsors like Monster and RedBull, the sport has gained quite a following.  The sport now has big American names in it as well such as Brian Deegan, […]

250 Horsepower, All-Wheel Drive: Kia Track'ster is A Soul Unlike Any Other

250 Horsepower, All-Wheel Drive: Kia Track’ster is A Soul Unlike Any Other

Looking at Kia’s lineup and its clear it is one for those who don’t want to blend in. Bold, sharp designs that make you love them or hate them. Hyundai’s fluid styling is less polarizing. The Soul is one of those polarizing cars, but what you can’t really deny is its coolness factor. We can’t […]

2013 Acura ILX Is Buick Verano's First Real Competitor

2013 Acura ILX Is Buick Verano’s First Real Competitor

Last month Acura previewed major changes to its lineup. The NSX Concept was no doubt Acura’s main event, and one of the stars of the show. Overall though, the new supercar is a deviation from the strategy that the brand is pursuing. Acura hopes the NSX effect will trickle down, but at the show the […]

Successful 2011 Auto Shows Warmed by Winter Crowds

Successful 2011 Auto Shows Warmed by Winter Crowds

Regular attendees of at least one of the 2011 auto shows might have noticed the arenas and convention halls were a little more packed over previous years. Through the winter months of 2011, the newly energized auto industry revealed a dizzying exhibition of enchanting forms and cutting-edge technology. Regaining the relevancy to a mode of […]

Dodge Durango Heat is R/T Without the V-8

Dodge Durango Heat is R/T Without the V-8

The Dodge Durango launched for 2011 as a thoroughly redesigned version of Dodge’s three-row body-on-frame SUV. The Durango, like the Grand Cherokee, moved to a unibody platform that better serves the needs of what the marketplace is demanding. Dodge’s debuts at the Chicago Auto Show have been mostly about performance – the Charger SRT8 made […]

Acura Updates TL for 2012

Acura Updates TL for 2012

Acura’s styling language has taken lot of flak in the automotive press – and there have been studies out that point to sales being negatively affected. While the mid-size TL has traditionally been a hot seller for Acura , in recent years it has fallen behind. 2005 marked the sales high water mark for the […]

Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition Bows at Chicago

Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition Bows at Chicago

Mazda recently announced that its beloved MX-5 roadster had crossed the 900,000 unit mark. That’s a lot of roadsters, and the milestone was reached over 22 years since the original launched in 1989. The MX-5 is the world’s best-selling two-seater, a record it has held since 2000. With the Chicago Auto Show in full-swing, Mazda […]

Dodge Takes the Wraps Off Charger SRT8

Dodge Takes the Wraps Off Charger SRT8

Is it safe to say that the Chrysler Group is regaining its mojo back? We think so. The company’s Detroit-focued spot featuring Eminem got everyone talking and new models like the 300 and Charger haven’t failed to impress. For enthusiasts, the rear-wheel drive LX cars are where the action is at, and particularly at Dodge. […]

Volkswagen Jetta GLI Debuts Sporting European Features

Volkswagen Jetta GLI Debuts Sporting European Features

Volkswagen has been in the news for its highly-successful “The Force” Super Bowl advertisement. Featuring a mini-Darth Vader, the ad proved to be a great way to introduce the 2012 Passat. The redesigned Passat, formerly known as the “NMS” (New Mid-Size Sedan) is coming as VW looks to expand its influence in the United States-market. […]