DREAM WHEELS Coolest New Cars for 2013 From the Detroit Auto Show (PHOTOS)
From hybrids and electrics to the uber-futuristic, car manufacturers presented their latest creations at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Here's a sneak peek at what's coming to dealerships in 2013.
If sleek, shiny and speedy is your thing, you may want to make a beeline for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, which pulled out all the stops this year. From hybrids to electrics to the uber-futuristic, the eye-popping colors of car manufacturers' latest and greatest concepts are an auto enthusiast's dream. Here's a sneak peek at what's coming to your local dealership in 2013.
General Motors unveils its newly redesigned Corvette Stingray in a formal industrial complex. A thousand GM engineers and designers worked on the next-generation muscle car.
Corolla Furia Concept
Toyota says their Corolla Furia Concept is centered around the theme of "Iconic Dynamism" —a bolder look that they hope will attract young buyers. Nothing says young like a flashy orange paint job. Well done, Corolla.
Al Goldis/Pacific Gas & Electric Company/AP Extended-Range Electric Vehicle
The Pacific Gas & Electric Company announces an extended-range electric sport-utility vehicle. This thing looks like it could skate over some seriously rough terrain.
Dr. Andy Palmer, executive vice president of Nissan Motor Co., introduces the Nissan Resonance.
BMW M6 Gran Coupe
Behold, the spanking-new BMW M6 Gran Coupe.
Acura NSX Concept
Batmobiles doppelganger? The new Acura NSX concept may look sleek on the outside, but it's the inside of the car that really shines. Complete with two LCD screens that communicate with the driver, it's a beautiful car with a mind of its own.
Ford Atlas Concept
Rumored to be a "
show-stopper" in Detroit, the Ford Atlas Concept is more masculine than ever before. The next generation of the F-series, it's also more spacious, seven inches longer, and has a "fresher" take on the previous design. Plus it goes without saying, it's built Ford tough.
Featuring cool new technology like eye tracking and 3D hand gesture recognition, the Hyundai HCD-14 also comes furnished with suicide doors.
Mercedes-Benz E 400
The new Mercedes-Benz E 400 Hybrid makes its world debut at the 2013 North American International Auto Show. Following the footsteps of Mercedes' M-class and S-class, the E 400 offers drivers the option of hybrid and diesel powertrains.
Telsa Model X
A California start-up, Telsa gained bragging rights at this years motor show where Tesla Model X, widely recognized as the leader in electric vehicle development.
Mark Adams, executive director of Cadillac Global Design, stands next to the Cadillac ELR after its unveiling. The company used the technology developed for the all-electric Chevy Volt on the new plug-in luxury car, which has the same battery and gas-powered generator.
BMW 4 Series Coupe Concept
Super smooth. The BMW 4 Series Coupe concept car is a two-door spin-off of the 3 series, but longer, wider, and sleeker.