Many of the high-tech luxury and safety features common in mass-market cars today, such as adaptive cruise control and touch-screen systems, first debuted in luxury models. Slotting above the S60, the new S90 will compete in a crowded segment that includes the and. Purchase Tickets at the Door Tickets may be purchased the day of the show at ticket booths located in the Cobo Center concourse cash only. The Continental name is an attention-getter. Add in low gas prices and high cost of batteries and the situation is worrisome to the automakers. Valid driver's license and signed rental agreement required with each reservation. The traditional automotive industry is risk averse as it continually faces severe regulatory rigors — in contrast with the attributes of the high-tech industry: risk tolerant, open innovation, open culture.
The smaller size and lighter weight vs. Detroit Free Press As you plan your visit to the North American International Auto Show, it's important to know your parking options. These offers do not represent all financial or credit offers available. The current Equus puts blinds spot detection warnings in the head-up display so drivers know not to try shifting lanes even before they think about hitting the turn signal. Think of the Avista as a luxury grand touring companion to the pony car Camaro. The Avista concept was somewhat of a surprise, but we're not complaining. No other vehicle type so tagged the owner as parent-beholden-to-children.
Pacifica follows Honda Odyssey in offering a built-in vacuum cleaner and already the car mags are talking about which minivan sucks better. Other guidelines recommend calculating how much car you can afford based on annual income. When it ships at mid-year, the E-Class will pace via adaptive cruise control a car in front at speeds up to 130 mph and center itself in the lane at speeds up to 81 mph — in other, pretty much beyond any speeds you can legally drive. With the addition of , attendees to Industry Preview are able to experience the latest mobility-focused technologies and innovative platforms from global automakers, suppliers and startups, addressing autonomous driving, connected car, e-mobility, mobility services and smart cities. The cars in this slideshow define flashy and are anything but moderately priced. Audi H-Tron Quattro Concept Regardless of whether Audi moves forward with fuel-cell technology, the H-Tron Quattro concept is likely a preview of an upcoming crossover set to debut in 2018. He also stated emphatically that missing a truck segment here in the U.
The new Ridgeline may look more truck-like than its predecessor, but don't let that gap between the cab and bed fool you. Here are our picks for the latest cars that new shoppers and enthusiasts should take note of. Volvo confirmed it will launch both a standard and long-wheelbase model. Coming in April 2016, FordPass will launch Ford Hubs, which will be virtual and brick and mortar kiosks that offer Apple-like digital help — light on sales and heavy with useful interactive themes. Chrysler Pacifica Nobody has more hinging on a car from this show than Chrysler. Ticket kiosks located in Cobo Center in the concourse credit card only.
For the same price, it handles about as well, with more room, than a Porsche Boxster. The industry is making the right choices and doing some good — Mary Barra was quietly appointed Chairman of the General Motors board to make her the first woman ever to take that lofty role. Also significant is the absence of Acura's signature beak-style grille, though that doesn't necessarily mean it's going away for good. We believe it will happen. Here are the top 10 cars of the 2016 North American International Auto Show, as we see it — meaning automakers get more credit for driver aids and better navigation than swoopy wheel arches, even if several of the most tech-centric cars were announced the week before at. If Acura can get its styling into production cars, it will be a return to form for the brand.
Today we are also in the transportation services and smart mobility businesses as well. We seek a human driving experience and 4. If only once in your life, own a car that is first and foremost about driving. Now we just have to wait on the station wagon and Polestar versions. Locomotion is via a plug-in hybrid engine 270-hp V6, 130-hp electric motor with a 30 mpg highway rating, Kia says.
These cars have so many advanced features that they can almost drive themselves. Press days start on January 11, so check back here to see what's in store at a dealership near you in 2016. The flagship G90 pictured here is a full-size sedan, the follow-on to the. It gets Chrysler into the hybrid business in a serious way. All ticket sales are final; tickets are non-refundable Charity Preview Tickets Date and Time Friday, January 15, 2016 6 p. It will stop if an oncoming car turns left or right across your path, it will steer around pedestrians.
It's hardly a throwback, which Buick emphasized with a modern color palette. Energy costs for a five-miles-each-way run to the middle school: about 25 cents. Their 600-plus horsepower engines aren't exactly frugal, and their features, which range from champagne flute holders to neck-mounted air vents, are extravagant. The Genesis G80 is the follow-on to the full-size sedan that is the best deal in midsize sedans unless you demand Teutonic levels of handling. Why the Ford Fusion matters: The Fusion is a serious challenger to perennial sales leaders Accord and Camry.
Initially, the only cars taking advantage would be other 2017 E-Class vehicles and the occasional competitor V2V driving about public roads. The first Ford Hubs will be located in New York City, San Francisco, Shanghai, and London, offering mobility ideas, solutions, and tasty transportation gumbo for urban dwellers. Turn right onto Washington Boulevard — Cobo Center will be on the right. Now in its second generation, the 2017 Ridgeline is lighter and more powerful. The exterior looks relatively production ready, though the interior is rich with flashy touches. The Hyundai Santa Cruz Concept had Subaru Brat fans recalling fond memories, even if it didn't have in-bed seating. Ridgeline fans will appreciate the fact that the new truck retains the two-way tailgate: swinging down like a normal tailgate or to the side on left-hinge mounts.