Highlights Of The 2016 Detroit Auto Show

2016 MX-5 Speedster Concept: The 2016 MX-5 Speedster Concept is a pure expression of a lightweight sports car. Its design evokes classic speedsters of the 1950's, executed with modern-day styling cues. – Mazda, 2016Ram Rebel X - The Ram 1500 Rebel makes a statement by itself. Mopar helps proclaim its all-terrain credentials even louder with the Ram Rebel X, a full-size pickup outfitted with a catalog of production parts and accessories. – Mopar, 20162016 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE SRT8 – The most awarded SUV ever, the 2016 Grand Cherokee SRT8 sports a 6.4L Hemi V8 that delivers an impressive and hair raising 475 Hp. Brembo brakes with 6 piston calipers in front and 4 piston calipers in back provide outstanding braking power and the Bilstein active suspension adapts to road surfaces to improve handling. Launch control is standard for exhilarating straight line acceleration and best of all the Fuel Saver technology shuts down 4 cylinders when cruising. – Jeep 2016A1A Optima Concept: The A1A Optima features a nod to America's roadster fascination with its sliced top and shortened windshield. The artists at LUX Motorwerks have created a show car that is road trip-ready. Reinforced steel tubes have been discretely hidden within the body in white so that the vehicle retains a rigid structure and the back doors of the A1A Optima swing open on rear-mounted hinges, adding a touch of whimsy and fun while complementing the roadster style. – Kia, 2016Kia Telluride Concept: The Telluride's theme is all about technology. It shows what a large, luxurious SUV may look like in the future, featuring a number of innovative technological features, an abundance of space, and a very modern and utilitarian exterior design. – Kia, 2016Kia PacWest Adventure Sorento: Designed by the creative team at LFE-CTS Motorsports, the exterior of the PacWest Adventure Sorento is the product of a labor-intensive, completely custom, multi-layer painting process. The PacWest Adventure is equipped with LED light bars, custom front under carriage and a taller stance. A menacing stance, Fox Racing 2.0 shocks, Eibach springs, WFJ snorkel intake and the “tiger nose” grill frame with  GrillCraft wire mesh make this Sorento a rugged land based adventure vehicle.LC 500: Provocatively angled sheetmetal and a massively meshed grille hint at a serious performance car, and in that regard, the LC delivers. Heavily enhanced with carbon fiber and high-strength steel, Lexus says the LC is the most structurally rigid car it has ever produced; expect great handling as a result. Under the hood beats a 467-hp 5.0-liter V-8, driving the rear wheels; Lexus claims a 0-60 time of 4.5 seconds. The interior is luxurious, with leather and faux suede. Look for it in early 2017. – Car and Driver, 2016Lexus LF-FC: The LF-FC is the first ever Lexus Hydrogen Fuel Cell concept vehicle. It features a fresh new styling theme that embodies Lexus’ “L-Finesse” design philosophy. It possess a balance of aggressive sculpting and graceful flowing curves. The absence of door handles and side view mirrors further soften the lines and the new mesh design of the signature grill loudly dominates the front, unmistakeably making this a Lexus that exceeds imagination.Tonka 4Runner: Toyota teamed with Funrise Toy Corporation, manufacturer of Tonka toys for Hasbro, to build this life-size Tonka SUV whose theme is "the ultimate off-road adventure." The Tonka 4Runner joins the Tonka Tundra fire truck as the latest collaboration between the two iconic brands.Volvo S90: From the icy environs of Sweden springs this svelte sedan, the under-the-skin twin to the XC90. The base setup is a 240-hp turbo four with front-wheel drive. Optional powertrains include a turbo- and supercharged four good for 316 hp and a plug-in hybrid with 400 hp; both feature all-wheel drive. Tech includes Pilot Assist, which steers the car at speeds up to 30 mph and City Safety, which detects and reacts to animals, pedestrians, cyclists, and other cars. Look for the S90 in summer 2016. – Car and Driver, 2016Vanquish: The 2016 Vanquish is equipped with the new generation AM29 V12 engine – the most powerful GT production engine and quickest accelerating Aston Martin in the company's 201-year history.BMW M2 Coupe: The design and idea behind the first-ever BMW M2 Coupé stem from the historical roots of BMW M GmbH. The vehicle combines top sporting prowess and classic rear-wheel drive with the precision and agility of a modern M automobile. Characteristic front and rear bumpers optimize air flow and aerodynamics. The sportily attuned suspension and a powerful M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder gasoline engine ensure breathtaking performance. – BMW, 2016Audi h-tron Quattro Concept Car: The h-tron promises clean, quiet driving; all-wheel-drive grip; and a 124-mph top speed. Capable of hitting 62 mph in less than seven seconds, the four-seat h-tron Quattro concept uses about a kilogram of hydrogen every 62 miles. – Car and Driver, 2016Cadillac XT5: Versatility, reinvented. The first-ever XT5 crossover was crafted to help you outsmart whatever task you have at hand. Its generously sized interior is filled with advanced features to help keep you safe and connected, while the chiseled exterior lines make a striking statement. A thoroughly progressive vehicle both inside and out, the XT5 was designed to accommodate passenger needs, while expressing a distinctive sense of Cadillac styling. – Cadillac, 2016Mercedes GTS: Born on the racetrack by AMG engineers, the GTS features a 503 hp hand built 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine that thrust this masterpiece from 0-60 mph in an estimated 3.7 seconds. The exterior has an aggressive and sporty MB personality and the interior has been inspired by the Mercedes designers’ interpretation of an Aviation theme. Everywhere you look and touch on this car, the finest materials and details exude the Mercedes Benz quality.GLE 450 Coupe: The GLE 450 AMG sport model is a strikingly sporty SUV with an overall exterior design that says nothing short of performance at first glance. The AMG front grill and apron give this Coupe a very impressive and aggressive attitude while the AMG rear apron provide added AMG characteristic highlights. Under the hood, a 3.0 litre V6 biturbo engine delivers a more than adequate 362 hp. The interior is an impressive string of MB AMG details with remarkable workmanship.Acura Precision Concept Car: Acura designers wanted to create a “seamless transition of materials and structure from the exterior to the interior,” an example of which is the way the rocker panel flows into the doorsill and then transitions into a cantilever for the ultrathin rear seats. A racing-inspired steering wheel with paddle shifters, controls for Acura’s Integrated Dynamics System (IDS), a floating center meter, “high-contrast” front-seat surfaces, and speaker grilles crafted from wood continue the clean and modern motif. – Car and Driver, 2016Buick Avista: Flowing, uninterrupted lines blended with advanced technical and surface details define Avista’s interior. A floating center console extends from the driver to the rear seating area. The latest driver and passenger technologies are accessible through touchscreens on the center console and instrument panel. Leather and aluminum trim surround the driver and passengers, and reinforce the precision of the performance-oriented driving experience. – Buick, 2016Nissan TITAN Warrior Concept: Nissan put an exclamation point on the start of sales of its all-new 2016 TITAN XD by unveiling a super-sized, off-road modified design study it calls the TITAN Warrior Concept. Nissan Design America (NDA) took the TITAN XD's production design to new extremes with unapologetic, aggressive, athletic styling features that declare the concept's off-road adventure intent and Nissan's optimism for the truck market. – Nissan, 20162016 Camero: Chevrolet has introduced a faster, fitter and more finessed Camero in its sixth – generation. The exterior of this iconic pony car has lost a little visual mass. The headlights and grille are beautifully chiseled and are slightly narrower than before. Chevy has done a great job creating a modernized Classic American muscle car with impressive performance and features.