The North American International Motor Show (also known as the Detroit Motor Show) officially started today, and the always-awaited event was not content with headlines. Our Driving.ca journalists were there to take in all the openness. Here are the most exquisite revelations of the first day of the biggest show.
2020 Toyota Supra
After more than a decade of waiting, Toyota fans finally get Supra. Toyota pulled out the wrapper from today's BMW coupe 2020 Toyota Suprarevealing some sensational statistics, including a 4.1 second sprint from stopping to 60 km / h and a top speed of 250 km / h, both are powered by a 3.0 liter engine that produces 335 horsepower and 365 lb. -Life. torque.
2020 Cadillac XT6
Caddy acquires a new leading vehicle. It is an old CT6 sedan and XT6 SUV. The 2020 XT6 comes with AWD as standard, as well as luxury combined with a car-like experience thanks to the unibody frame (unlike the Escalade truck installation) it drives. Going to the Buick Enclave, the Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia competitive kit, the XT6 offers more luxury in essentially the same size. Will it be enough to influence buyers? TBD.
2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 The 5.2-liter recharged V8 makes it "more than 700" when shooting it up to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and making it the most powerful Ford ever built. Sounds fun, isn't it? Guess that you could call it a fun fact. Only we are not sure that "much more" than 700 hp, just that Ford hasn't told us. They have shown that the 2020 Shelby GT500 will borrow from the Ford GT supercar and the Mustang GT4 racing program to offer more corner power. Only one catch. There are no manual gearboxes.
2019 Ram HD
Today and only today we are the spelling torque “R-A-M”. Why do we therefore abandon grammatical guidelines? Because today Dodge unveiled 2019 Ram Heavy Duty, which, fully equipped, produces about 1000 lb.-ft. torque, making it able to tow a whopping 15,000 kg (35,100 lb). With its 6.7 liter Cummins Turbo-diesel six (400 hp), the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 have won Ford and Chevy rivals up to a 1000-pound turn. Don't call it revenge.
Nissan IM Concept
Nissan's latest concept Nissan IP, look in the future. With a brand of "sports sedan", the IP can drive 611 kilometers with one powerful 115 kWh battery. Based on batteries, there are two electric motors at the front and rear, which make up 483 hp, while the true winner of the car is its delightful interior. With all the drive components under the chassis, the IP is a completely flat floor, and the two front seats turn 180 degrees towards the rear seats. Why? Because it is the future and we can.
Genesis, Hyundai and Ram are home to the 2019 North American Car Award
Although not traditional, it appears as others in this list North American car, utility and truck (NACTOY) awards at the Detroit Auto Show are worthy of attention. This year the winners were in the Genesis G70 car category, Hyundai Kona (gas and electricity) utility category and Ram 1500 truck category.
2020 Explorer Explorer Hybrid
Ford Launches Two New Versions That Revealed 2020 Explorer Hybrid and STboth are focused on themselves and on themselves. Explorer ST has a three-line junction that provides 400 horsepower and 416 lb.-ft. from the 3.0 liter V6 engine. Cool, isn't it? Meanwhile, Explorer Hybrid uses a 3.3-liter V6 / electric motor that generates 318 horsepower and moves up to 800 km on the gas tank.
2020 Kia Telluride
The Telluride 2020 is a big step for Kia. And we understand it literally. The three-row SUV is the biggest Kia SUV so far. But there is something else that we are not fully accustomed to from the brand: luxury resemblance. It is wide, with high-quality materials such as leather and wood compensating digital screens, including rear-view monitor and parking control. Kia also knows that it is an off-road author to create a small track in the basics of Auto Show to show the new "terrain" settings and Downhill Brake Control system.
2020 Volkswagen Passat
The In 2020, the Volkswagen Passat came at the Detroit Auto Show with fresh look and pocket with new technology. Such a Passat differs dramatically, with the same engine as the predecessor (adjusted slightly more torque output, mind you), although it offers a range of features such as the all new touch screen information and entertainment system, Adaptive Cruise Control for Fender Premium Audio Systems lane assistant and rain sensors. What does it not offer? AWD, hybrid option or manual transmission.
Everyone wants to see one of the electric car markets visible and this year it is proven. Cadillac has announced its first full EVand, although it doesn't have a name yet, we know that they will have front, rear and all wheel drive capabilities. The Infiniti QX, on the other hand is the Nissan portfolio's response to the growing demand for sporting EV.
However, not all discoveries were for public roads. Lexus discovered its own 2020 RC-F Track Editionwith one of the last naturally inflatable V8. The engine produces 472 hp and 395 lb-ft of torque, which is just over the previous model. What makes the 2020 RC-F Track Edition much faster is the lower end drive ratio and the launch control system. More about Hyundai Veloster N TCR is available for those with US $ 155,000 and need for speed. Available for 2019, front-end TCR uses a 2.0-liter turbocharger (350 hp) and a six-speed sequential transmission.