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2015 Hyundai Genesis Makes Debut At 2014 North American International Auto Show

Today, Hyundai has launched the all new 2015 Genesis at the 2014 Detroit Motor Show a.k.a North American International Auto Show. The Genesis model has down wonders for the brand in major markets when it was launched back in 2009, and it was no surprise when Hyundai announced the second generation Genesis. The 2015 Genesis is even more equipped than the first generation Genesis and features an array standard safety features, Hyundai HTRAC all wheel drive system, and other minor updates. “Hyundai is proud to bring our next-generation Genesis sedan to eager U.S.

consumers in just a few short months,” said Mike O’Brien, vice president of corporate and product planning, Hyundai Motor America. “Market expectations for the new Genesis are understandably high, and we’re confident the Genesis’ combination of superb dynamics, bold design, class-leading safety and driver-focused technologies will exceed those expectations by a large margin.” The new generation Genesis



KIA Presents GT4 Stinger Concept At Detroit Motor Show

Kia Motors America (KMA) has unveiled the company’s latest concept car at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. Dubbed the GT4 Stinger, the concept gives a new direction to Kia’s design language and has been designed by the company’s California team which proved itself in 2012 with the Track’ster concept. Beneath that beautiful design of the GT4 Stinger lies a tuned version of Kia’s proven 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline direct injected (T-GDI) four-cylinder engine that produces 315 hp at max.

All those horses are then fed to the close-ratio six-speed manual transmission that further transmits the power to the ground via rear wheels. The car rolls on custom 20-inch aluminum center-lock wheels featuring carbon fiber inserts, and wrapped in 275/35R-20 Pirelli P-Zero performance tires out back and 235/35R-20 Pirelli P-Zeros at front. Housed by the rims is a set of Brembo Gran Turismo two-piece 15-inch cross-drilled rotors and four-piston calipers



Toyota FT-1 Sports Coupe Concept Revealed In Detroit

Japanese auto major Toyota has revealed its latest creation developed specifically for the 2014 North American International Auto Show. Toyota has taken the wraps off the new FT-1 concept in Detroit today. Dubbed the ultimate sports coupe, the car is a result of Toyota’s Calty design studio’s mission to create something different and fast. The car is designed by Toyota’s California based team and celebrates the 40th anniversary of the same. The design is strikingly modern, yet looks inspired from the 1960s 2000GT.

The fluidic design language has apparently become a must-to-follow trend, however Toyota has made the lines even curvier on the FT-1 concept. Some of the exterior highlights of this beauty include an aerodynamic design featuring large air intakes at the front, stylish exhaust ports and a retractable rear wing. The FT-1 equips a powerful engine placed at the front while the power generated by it goes to



Kia To Showcase GT4 Stinger Concept At Detroit Motor Show

All car manufacturers are eagerly waiting for the 2014 North American International Auto Show which is now a week away. To get the maximum amount of attention at the upcoming event auto majors will bring in their coolest concepts and newest models to the stage. Kia is readying itself for the Detroit show with the GT4 Stinger concept car. It will be unveiled for the first time and ahead of the show the major has released a teaser picture of the same. As evident from the images, the car features a sculpted hood under which sits a tuned version of Kia’s proven 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline direct injected (T-GDI) four-cylinder engine that produces a max output of 315 hp.

From the engine, all that power moves to the transmission which is a close-ratio six-speed manual unit which further transmits those horses to rear wheels. The 20 inch rear wheels are wrapped



2015 Audi A8 and S8 At Detroit Motor Show

The 2015 iteration of Audi’s flagship product, the A8, is all set for its debut at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. The 2015 A8 lineup has been subtly redesigned and now features a new LED headlamp design, redesigned hood, newly designed grille, new bumper, and new splitter. The rear of the car receives a new tail lamp and a new tailpipe design. “The Audi A8 sedan represents the pinnacle of Audi progressive luxury,”said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America. “Our flagship model was chosen by more customers every year since its introduction and the new 2015 A8 model line will continue to build upon that success.” Talking about the design of he car in specific the 2015 A8 and S8 boasts dynamic new front fascia.

It is featuring standard new LED headlights, hood, Audi Single frame grille, bumper, splitter, tail lamp and trapezoidal tailpipe design (oval quad tailpipes



Volkswagen Dune Concept At Detroit Auto Show

The 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is just a week away and this happens to be the best time to release teasers of to-be-shown cars. Volkswagen for that matter is gearing up with a couple of models including the Passat Sport and the Passat BlueMotion. The next big unveiling to take place from Volkswagen’s booth is of Beetle Dune concept. The German maker has released a sketch of a compact crossover concept based on the iconic Volkswagen Beetle. Compared to the regular Beetle, the rugged off-road look concept is raised by 50 mm and equips massive 19 inch wheels wrapped in large tires.

Accentuating the look further is a rear mounted ski-rack which looks familiar to what we used to see on classic Beetles. The name of the car comes of sand dunes and which is why a unique look has been given to this vehicle. Coming to



Bentley To Debut Continental GT V8 S At NAIAS 2014

Bentley registered a 19 % increase in global sales in 2013 which is a record for the brand and to maintain the same pace during 2014, Bentley is going to put up a power packed booth at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Sharing the Bentley stage at the 2014 NAIAS is three models: the Continental GT V8 S, Flying Spur and the Mulsanne. Yes, Bentley will unveil the 2014 Continental GT V8 S for the first time in North America at the Detroit Auto Show. Alongside the GT V8 S, will be Flying Spur which happens to be the world’s fastest four door luxury saloon, and the pinnacle of the luxury range, the Mulsanne.

The Continental GT V8 S will be available in both coupe and convertible versions and offers even more thrill, thanks to Bentley’s 4-litre twin-turbo V8 that produces 521 bhp (528 PS / 389



Lexus RC F To Debut AT Detroit Motor Show

The 2014 Detroit Motor Show, also known as the North American International Auto Show is going to play a crucial role for Lexus. Reason being, Lexus will debut its latest performance coupe, the 2015 RC F at the show. The Lexus RC F is based on the Lexus RC Coupe presented at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, however the styling of the former is way more aggressive. The RC F is powered by a new 5.0-litre V8 engine which can produce a whopping 450 hp at max. With this 450 hp motor the RC F becomes the most powerful road-going Lexus ever built.

To make all that power functional on the road the RC F features elements like wider wheels and tyres, an active rear wing, air scoops, cooling ducts and carbon fibre components. “The form of each component is carefully designed to contribute to performance,” said Yukihiko Yaguchi, RC



Nissan Sport Sedan Concept To Debut At 2014 North American Auto Show

For the 2014 North American International Auto Show, Nissan is readying a range of show stoppers. This year at the show Nissan will present a couple of concept vehicles including the so-called stunning Sport Sedan Concept. Sharing the stage at the 2014 exhibition with the Nissan Sport Sedan will be two more concept vehicles – Nissan IDx Freeflow and IDx NISMO. Except for the Sport Sedan Concept, the other two concepts have already been showcased at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show last year and were extremely popular among the visitors.

So with the trio in hand Nissan expects to create the same magic as it did in Tokyo. The IDx Freeflow and IDx Nismo are extremely eye-catchy thanks to their next-generation design. Similarly the Sport Sedan Concept, seen in the teaser image, is expected to preview a new energetic design language. The trio will be revealed on Monday, January 13



Chevrolet will show its performance cars of 2014 model year at New York Auto Show

Chevrolet at the prestigious New York International Auto Show, will display its best performance cars of 2014 model year, here in the Jacob Javits Center the auto show will start from March, 29th 2013. The Chevrolet 2014 models comprised of all-new Corvette Stingray coupe and convertible, newly-launched SS sports performance sedan and reinvigorated Camaro which is famous for its sporty characteristics in U.S. 2014 Corvette Stingray convertible – Recently making its world debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, the new Corvette Stingray Convertible was the key attraction of Chevrolet in Geneva.

It inherited the high performance technology and capabilities from the Stingray coupe model. The convertible version has the new fully electronic top feature which can be lowered remotely on a push of a button with an opening or closing speed of up to 50 km/h. Like the coupe model, it is powered with an all-new LT1 6.2 Litre V-8 Small Block Engine which is capable of generating an