Photo Gallery: Highlights from the 2017 Detroit Auto Show

Photo Gallery: Highlights from the 2017 Detroit Auto Show

By Philly Murtha, January 11, 2017
  • 2018 Toyota Camry reveal at the 2017 North American International Auto Show

    In January of each year, Detroit’s Cobo Center plays host to one of the largest and first major auto show of the season in North America, welcoming media and visitors from around the world. Collected on the pages that follow, in alphabetical order, are highlights from the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).

  • Audi Q8 Concept photo

    2019 Audi Q8 Concept

    A nearly ready Audi Q8 concept that goes on sale in North America in 2018 is a full-size, plug-in hybrid SUV that is geared for performance, seats 4, and features fastback exterior lines and cutting-edge technology. It pairs a turbocharged, 3.0-liter V-6 engine with a 100-kWh electric motor and Lithium-ion battery to produce a combined 443 horsepower.

  • 2018 Audi SQ5 photo

    2018 Audi SQ5

    Fresh and peppy, the sporty 2018 Audi SQ5 crossover SUV is powered by an all-new, turbocharged, 3.0-liter V-6 engine that makes 354 horsepower and 369 lb.-ft. of torque when partnered with an 8-speed Tiptronic transmissoin and features a height-adjustable suspension for off-road and mountain trips.

  • 2018 Chevrolet Traverse photo

    2018 Chevrolet Traverse

    Chevrolet’s redesigned “chubby-cheeked” Traverse midsize crossover SUV can haul 8 and as much cargo as a large Chevy Tahoe. The on-steroids family hauler comes standard with a 3.0-liter V-6 engine and 9-speed automatic transmission, but adds two new trim levels and an available turbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine when it goes on sale this fall.

  • Ford Bronco logo

    Ford Ranger and Bronco

    Ford announced during the Detroit Auto Show press previews that its iconic Ranger midsize pickup will make a comeback in 2019, with a new Bronco midsize SUV arriving in 2020. Both will be built at a plant in Wayne, MI.

  • 2018 Ford F-150 photo

    2018 Ford F-150

    Minor styling changes to the front of Ford’s best-selling vehicle in the United States include new aluminum wheel designs, more paint colors, a new standard 3.3-liter V-6 engine, plus additional more robust V-8s. The 2018 F-150 will offer several engine choices including a new 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 mated with a 10-speed automatic transmission, along with an optional turbodiesel. Upgraded driver-assistance and Sync 3 infotainment systems are standard.

  • 2018 GMC Terrain photo

    2018 GMC Terrain

    Swapping distinctive, rugged styling for a smoother, softer, modern look, the 2018 GMC Terrain compact crossover SUV arrives in Detroit with a refined interior and more advanced technology, plus three different engines including a turbodiesel to be mated with a new 9-speed automatic transmission with push-button shifting.

  • 2018 Honda Odyssey photo

    2018 Honda Odyssey

    A modern, clean, people hauler, Honda has redone the Odyssey with simple lines, more utility, and an improved powertrain featuring a 3.5-liter V-6 engine matched with a 9- or 10-speed automatic transmission to improve fuel economy. New interior amenities and configurations give family living room that is quieter and equipped with more safety and connectivity than the outgoing model.

  • Infiniti QX50 Concept photo

    Infiniti QX50 Concept

    A replacement for the current midsize premium QX50 crossover SUV, Infiniti’s 5-seat QX 50 concept emphasizes the brand’s “Powerful Elegance” design language with muscular yet flowing lines. Showcasing Infiniti’s new VC-Turbo powertrain, the next QX50 also includes a new premium interior and advanced driver-assistance technologies.

  • 2018 Kia Stinger photo

    2018 Kia Stinger

    A rakish production 2018 Kia Stinger gran turismo performance car offers elegance and quickness in a car that can seat 5. The new Stinger was designed and tuned in Germany, and is all about passion with two turbo engine options. The 2018 Stinger will likely have a suggested starting price in the low $40,000 range.

  • 2018 Lexus LS 500 photo

    2018 Lexus LS

    After 10 years, Lexus has redesigned its flagship premium large sedan. Debuting in Detroit, the LS 500 is the automaker’s symbol of bold luxury with a longer, lower, and wider coupe-like silhouette. Japanese aesthetics embellish the interior design and advanced-vision safety technology prevails. Power comes from a twin-turbocharged, 2.5-liter V-6 engine for the LS 500, which arrives at the end of 2017.

  • 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class photo

    2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class

    The compact crossover 2018 GLA-Class SUV has been given more aerodynamic styling and LED headlights, advanced safety and infotainment technology, and fresh decorator enhancements inside and a new available AMG Performance Studio package.

  • 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport photo

    2017 Nissan Rogue Sport

    Nissan’s best-selling model in the United States is the Rogue compact SUV that seats 7, but the new Rogue Sport is a foot shorter, seats 5, and is made in Japan. The new Rogue Sport comes in all-wheel drive (AWD) and features optional driver-assistance and safety systems with infotainment technologies.

  • Nissan Vmotion 2.0 Concept photo

    Nissan Vmotion 2.0 Concept

    A glimpse of the future in Nissan car design was previewed in Detroit with the dynamic, crisp, knife-edged, sweptback roof, Vmotion 2.0 concept car that foreshadows design cues for next-generation Altima, Murano, and Maxima models. Intelligent driving systems and semi-autonomous Pro-Pilot along with “suicide” doors complement the concept.

  • 2018 Subaru WRX photo

    2018 Subaru WRX and WRX STI

    A bolder grille and bigger wheels have been added to the new 2018 WRX and WRX STI rally-worthy performance sedans along with a few interior updates, including higher-quality upholstery and a larger display screen. Transmission, suspension, and a more rigid structure plus steering systems have been improved.

  • 2018 Toyota Camry photo

    2018 Toyota Camry

    Toyota unveiled its redesigned, eighth-generation, 2018 Camry midsize sedan at the Detroit Auto Show. The Camry remains the best-selling car in the U.S. market. The new model has a longer wheelbase and is lower to the ground and cosmetically has a more dramatic front end. The new Camry comes with several new engine options and a hybrid drive system.

  • 2018 Volkswagen Atlas R-Line photo

    2018 Volkswagen Atlas R-Line

    This spring, Volkswagen will roll out the R-Line sporty trim package for its new 2018 Atlas midsize SUV that can seat 7. Available in SE and SEL trims, the R-Line modifications feature sporty performance upgrades, including special bumpers, side skirts, air intakes, larger 20-in. alloy wheels, and stainless steel pedals.

  • Volkswagen I.D. Buzz Concept photo

    Volkswagen I.D. Buzz Concept

    The microbus meets the future in Volkswagen’s I.D. Buzz electric multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) concept that can seat up to 8 with two luggage compartments. Built on a new vehicle architecture, VW’s electric AWD MPV with two motors that generate 369 horsepower and can be recharged to 80% capacity in 30 minutes could launch in 2020.

  • 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan photo

    2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

    “Americanized” and larger describes the redone 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover SUV that seats up to 7 and has 57% more cargo room, according to VW. An updated, turbocharged, 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, plus new advanced safety features and next-generation infotainment system are standard.

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