Whether you’re a car nerd like us, or just a curious consumer, you’re probably interested to see the latest and greatest releases from the Detroit North American International Auto Show #NAIAS. So, to satisfy your curiosity we’ve put together some of the hottest releases, gossip and news. We'll transport you there with each drop!
2019 Detroit Auto Show Reveals, Updates & Reviews
Teasing us from day one and yet to open to the general public (Jan. 19) the #NAIAS has kept us on our toes with juicy drops from press and industry execs.
Luckily our team of highly trained car ninjas can help you get first dibs, just apply here!
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.@NAIASDetroit brings the reveals! Check out more photos, videos and stories at https://t.co/q5RTOPaI5j #naias #naias2019 #naias19 #detroitautoshow #ford #gt500 #ram #nissan #toyota #supra #gac pic.twitter.com/jFNDmctT9Z— The Detroit News (@detroitnews) January 14, 2019
Autoguide.com summarizes the best cars from the Detroit Auto Show.
Driving.ca summarizes hits and misses from the show on Youtube.
2020 Toyota Supra
Toyota’s “Worst Kept Secret”, the much anticipated Supra, was brought back after a 17 year hiatus. The new Toyota Supra goes on sale summer 2019, boasting 335hp and 0-60mph in 4.1 seconds.
Driving.ca review of the 2020 Toyota Supra can be found here.
Toyota USA announcement from Jan. 14 can be found here.
2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Ford Motor Co. released its fastest ever Mustang Shelby Gt500, featuring a supercharged 5.2-litre V-8 engine, producing over 700hp.
Bringing down the house at #NAIAS. It's also a collective sigh of relief from those who have been waiting for the @Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 for about five years. https://t.co/V2P8Q294IV pic.twitter.com/xmDaJfOGlK— Edmunds (@edmunds) January 16, 2019
Wow! Ford killed it with the new #GT500! Unveiled this morning at the #NAIAS2019 with over 700 Horsepower, a 7-Speed Tremac DCT, and some wicked aero! Better watch out Chevy and Dodge. https://t.co/Cem7pMCKVO— Inesh Rathi (@ineshrathi) January 14, 2019
2020 Dodge Challenger
Dodge Challenger took a shot at Mustang in a tweet, continuing over 50 years of rivalry. In the latest Challenger vs. Mustang battle, Dodge held nothing less than 797hp back with their latest release.
An early start on this busy day at the North American International Auto Show, here in Detroit Michigan. The premier and I met with @FiatChrysler_NA and checked out this @Dodge #Challenger which is made in Brampton, ON !#MadeInOntario #NAIAS2019 pic.twitter.com/XKxHi2i8Wl— Todd Smith (@ToddSmithPC) January 15, 2019
Subaru announced a line of personal bests, including the "Most Powerful WRX Ever" and "Best Handling S-model Ever."
You can see more on the Subaru NAIA S2019 lineup here.
2020 Kia Telluride
Some lucky showgoers got to test the Kia Telluride on a live track, best part, it was built right on the showroom floor - talk about off-roading. While there's still details coming soon from Kia, you can learn more about the Kia Telluride from autoblog.com here.
The 2020 @Kia Telluride, an SUV aimed at those of you who like to go outside to do activities. But is a 3.8-liter V6, 291hp, 262 lb-ft of torque, and (optional) rugged good looks & 4WD (optional) enough to woo buyers away from the Pilot? #NAIAS https://t.co/jojJPBcyld pic.twitter.com/eOFuWHhK2q— Edmunds (@edmunds) January 15, 2019
We got to check out something new at the #NAIAS auto show — riding in a vehicle. This is Kia’s first 7-passenger SUV, the Telluride. We ride along a forest-like track on the auto show floor. @CBCWindsor @CBCNews pic.twitter.com/ddGMU7BpXG— Katerina Georgieva (@KatGeorgieva) January 15, 2019
Autoguide.com first look at the 2020 Kia Telluride.
2020 Ford Explorer
Ford made two additions to the explorer family, introducing the Explorer ST (boasting 400hp), and the Explorer Hybrid. You can see more on the Explorer lineup here.
Introducing two new additions to the 2020 Explorer lineup – Explorer ST and Explorer Hybrid.— Ford Motor Company (@Ford) January 14, 2019
Consumerreports.org first look at the 2020 Ford Explorer on Youtube.
2020 Cadillac XT6
Cadillac's XT6 has been described as the Escalade's 'little brother', although that's not their intent. You can read more about the XT6 here.
The new @Cadillac #XT6 that debuted last week in Detroit is — for better or worse — not a mini #Escalade. Here's a critical look at the new #crossover's design:https://t.co/0abnYTTxxa pic.twitter.com/BeFMrkNzn7— Autoblog (@therealautoblog) January 21, 2019
Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept
Infinit’s EV crossover concept, the QX Inspiration made its debut, a foreshadow of EV SUVs to come from the manufacturer down the road.
Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors) got a sneak peek of the Infiniti QX Inspiration concept.
Lexus LC Convertible Concept
The Lexus LC convertible concept, a self-proclaimed luxurious high-speed aircraft, is gaining affection with its futurist concept of cars as airplanes.
Nissan IMs Concept
Nissan's IMs Concept was unveiled, featuring full autonomous capability, all wheel drive, and lots of cabin space. They call it an "elevated sedan" because of its large wheels and cabin raised above the battery pack. You can view more on the IMs Concept here.
Renault Symbioz Self-Driving Concept Car
Renault's concept self-driving car navigates with more than 30 sensors including radar, laser, and ultrasound.
In a demo BBC World testing out their Virtual Reality headset that uses speed, trajectory, and position data to power its graphics, making you feel as if you're flying over a valley. Read more about the Symbiz Concept here.
Warning: This is a concept demo, and we do not advise reading a newspaper or using VR while driving.
What would happen if you rode in a self-driving vehicle while wearing a virtual reality headset? @BBCWorld did just that in a Renault autonomous car. pic.twitter.com/7epKiuqzC8 #AI #IoT #vr #ar #mr #xr #AutonomousVehicles #SmartCities #NAIAS #naias2019— Naomi Assaraf (@nassaraf) January 21, 2019
2019 Dodge Ram 2500 & 3500
The power is in the tow, and these trucks are taking their cargo pulls to the next level in style.
Autoguide.com review of the 2019 Dodge Ram 2500 & 3500.
Ford Hybrid / Electric F-150
Ford says they're working on hybrid and electric versions of its best-selling F-150
Ford is working on hybrid and electric versions of its iconic and best-selling F-150 pickup that the second-largest U.S. automaker says won’t skimp on power. https://t.co/H6rzOdrF64 pic.twitter.com/lk2c3Ptr3A— CNBC (@CNBC) January 17, 2019
While manufacturers known for their EVs (Tesla, BMW, Volvo, Audi, Jaguar, etc.) were absent from the show... Volkswagen, Cadillac, Infiniti, and others stepped up with their plans for the future of Electric Vehicles.
Investing $800 Million 1,000 jobs and counting, Volkswagen is growing their Electric Vehicles production for upcoming runs. They plan to produce EVs in the United States by 2022.
Cadillac EV Crossover
Cadillac dropped some hints at a possible EV crossover for the future, surprising many. Autoblog.com has more info on Cadillac's EV crossover concept.
But wait, there's more! In addition to the #CadillacXT6, @Cadillac rolls out a surprise — its first #EV #crossover — at the #DetroitAutoShow #NAIAS2019. Here's what we know: https://t.co/NzK5OiQtAs pic.twitter.com/wMa5I6r1r6— Autoblog (@therealautoblog) January 14, 2019
Ford's "Big Surprise" for EVs
Ford CEO Jim Hackett has a big surprise in store for us next year, with 16 EV models that are in design and development. They also noted that they're working on hybrid and electric versions of the F-150. View the interview on CNBC here
2019 Detroit Auto Show Schedule
Cliff notes of the show schedule are followed below. The #NAIAS is scheduled for Jan.14-27 2019. Select events to the press and industry from Jan. 14-18, the main show opens to the general public Jan 19-27. Find the official overview here.THE GALLERY
Jan. 12, 2019 @ MGM Grand Detroit
The official kick-off for the North American International Auto Show. Featuring the most acclaimed vehicles in the world, such as Aston Marton, Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porche, Rolls Royce and so much more.AUTOMOBILI-D
Jan. 14-17, 2019
Over 200 brands, from automakers, suppliers, startups, universities, and government organizations showcasing their latest technology.
5 days of mobility themed presentations, ranging from mobility technology, V2I (vehicle to infrastructure), urban mobility, smart cities, mobility workforce, ride sharing, cybersecurity, and autonomous driving technologies.Press Preview
Jan. 14-15, 2019
All-in-one-place, the 3 days of product & technology releases.
Last year we glimpsed a mere 69 vehicle introductions, 52 worldwide debuts, and almost 5,100 journalists from 60 countries attending to cover the latest releases. Let’s see what this year holds.Industry Preview
Jan. 16-17, 2019
40,000 automotive executives, engineers, developers, designers, and analysts.Charity Preview
Jan. 18, 2019
A night to fundraise with all proceeds benefiting across a wide spectrum of children’s charities.Public Show
Jan. 19-27, 2019: 8 a.m. daily - early access for handicapped individuals.
Sat, Jan. 19-26, 2019: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. (no entry after 9 p.m.)
Sun, Jan. 27, 2019: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. (no entry after 6 p.m.)
Open to the general public, see the vehicles and technology from the future.
Ranging from muscle cars and electric cars to high-performance supercars, and full-size trucks. This show has it all.