Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE

2015 Detroit Auto Show Recap: 5 Best Cars, 3 Running Themes

The media preview of the 2015 North American International Auto Show has come to an end, and most of us have returned home to reflect on what we saw. After a day of recuperation (including some much-needed cuddle time with…

Buick Avenir concept at the 2015 North American International Auto Show

2015 Detroit Auto Show: Highlights From Day 2

It’s funny how, when you’re away from home, time moves differently. You can take the briefest three-day beach trip, and on the way home, you’ll think, “It feels like we’ve been away forever”. The same is true at conventions like…

Maserati Gran Turismo at the 2015 North American International Auto Show

2015 Detroit Auto Show: Highlights From Day 1

Visiting the North American International Auto Show — or any auto show, for that matter — can be a challenge. The days are long. The crowds are dense. The elbows are sharp. And in Detroit, the winter weather can be…

2015 Corvette Z06  (NAIAS 2014, photo by Jerrod Nall)

Detroit Brings The Heat To 2014: A Recap Of The North American International Auto Show

The North American International Auto Show began with the Chevy Silverado and Corvette winning North American Car and Truck of the year, then heated up through unveilings of cars as diverse as the next Honda Fit, Hyundai Genesis, Volkswagen Beetle Dune Concept, Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge, and these noteworthy rides:

Jaguar F-Type Coupe

A Down-And-Dirty Recap Of The 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

To be honest, the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show felt a bit light on excitement. Even the brand-new models felt a tad stale and complacent. That’s not to say it was all bad, as there were some interesting tidbits of note. Here are some candid thoughts on some of the featured cars at the LA Auto Show…

McLaren P1

2013 Geneva Auto Show Wrap-Up

The Geneva Auto Show — which wrapped up this past weekend — is often a launchpad for quirky Euro fuel-sippers, but in 2013, automakers mostly brought their prize rides. Like the lobby of the St. Moritz, the show was full of glamour and wealth. Here are some of the highlights…

Aston Martin Rapide Bertone

2013 Geneva Auto Show: Aston Martin Rapide Bertone Wagon

This definitely isn’t your grandma’s old Vista Cruiser, your eclectic uncle’s Saab 9-5 Aero wagon, or even that sublime Audi RS4 Avant you’ve been hoping would finally be sold stateside. No, in the world of station wagons, the Aston Martin Rapide Bertone pretty much stands alone in terms of looks and outright desirability. It also helps that, as of this moment, there happens to be exactly one these wonder wagons in existence.

2013 Nissan JUKE NISMO

Cool Cars Blow Into The 2013 Chicago Auto Show

Los Angeles and Detroit are two of the largest auto shows in North America, but automakers often save some big news for Chicago. From a new little diesel to a Superman sedan, big man van, and Texas-sized truck, there was a lot to see at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, which wrapped up last week. Here are some of the highlights:

Hyundai HDC-14 Concept (photo by Sam Miller-Christiansen)

2013 Detroit Auto Show: The Losers

Earlier today, I posted my list of “winners” from the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. But of course, you can’t have winners without a few losers. Here’s my selection of worst offenders. Scroll to the bottom of the page for a full gallery, if you must.

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray (photo by Sam Miller-Christiansen)

2013 Detroit Auto Show: The Winners

Last week’s 2013 Detroit Auto Show was a whirlwind of premieres and press conferences. Thankfully, the long, three-day weekend gave me time to reflect and choose some winners and losers of the lot. Below, you’ll find my best-in-show list. Scroll to the bottom of the page for a full gallery — and stay tuned this afternoon for the, um, not so fortunate.