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2015 Chevrolet Colorado GearOn Edition Live Photos: 2015 Chicago Auto Show

The Chevy Colorado has much of the truck world excited—although it is getting old waiting for the diesel four-cylinder coming in 2016—and at the 2015 …

Chevy Silverado Midnight Edition, Custom ready to stand out in pickup line

Chevrolet spent its Chicago Auto Show introducing a pair of fullsize pickups that promise image-conscious buyers a truck experience that goes beyond the standard range, with the murdered-out Midnight Edition and the um, not murdered-out, Custom.<p>Let's start with the Custom, which adds 20-inch …

BMW reveals updated 2016 Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe

Do you dig the BMW M6 Gran Coupe, but really wanted one with all-wheel drive? We can hardly blame you, considering how well it held up against the Nissan GT-R and Bentley Continental GT in the Australian Outback on a recent episode of <i>Top Gear</i>, despite the disadvantage on driven-wheel count. But …

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Kia Trail’ster takes the road less traveled with electric-AWD

Electric cars may more commonly be found prowling the city streets than out in the wild, but Kia thinks its Trail’ster electric all-wheel-drive …

Nissan 370Z NISMO Roadster drops top in Chicago

It's just a concept, but production seems inevitable.<p>Nissan is itching to grow its NISMO road-car lineup. Right now, it consists of four vehicles—the GT-R NISMO, the 370Z NISMO, and a pair of Juke NISMOs (standard and RS). A couple of years ago, we saw the Sentra NISMO concept debut in Los Angeles, …

Mitsubishi Concept GC-PHEV Full-Size Plug-In Hybrid SUV: Chicago Auto Show

At today's Chicago Auto Show, Mitsubishi showed off a new concept for a full-size SUV with a plug-in hybrid powertrain.<p>Called the Concept GC-PHEV, …

Honda Ridgeline Teaser Image Shown at 2015 Chicago Auto Show

While the new third-generation 2016 Honda Pilot was the star of the Japanese automaker’s 2015 Chicago auto show stand, that didn’t stop the company from showing a teaser sketch of its redesigned pickup. This is the second teaser the automaker has shown of the second-generation Honda Ridgeline …

Mitsubishi GC-PHEV Concept: Could It Be a Future Montero?

Concept with the painfully long acronym hints at the styling of next-gen Mitsubishi SUVs.<p>One of the many mistakes Mitsubishi made during its long, sad journey into the crapper was to abandon the Montero sport-utility. That could be about to change, as Mitsubishi brings to North America the GC-PHEV, …

2016 Acura RDX gets a mild makeover

Six extra horsepower, LED headlights, but still no SH-AWD.<p>When Acura replaced its enthusiast-extremist, first-generation RDX with the far more mainstream second-generation RDX, it swapped the gas-sucking, laggy turbo four-cylinder for a torquey V6; torque-vectoring all-wheel drive (SH-AWD) for a …

Honda Teases New Ridgeline Pickup, Appears to Have Split Tailgate

Just before unveiling its all-new 2016 Pilot crossover at the 2015 Chicago auto show, Honda displayed a teaser image of its next product that’s not a car: the upcoming Ridgeline pickup. The company didn’t show any other angles beyond this low, rear-three-quarter image and said very little about the …

Mercedes-AMG GT3 racing towards Geneva debut

So far, we've only seen the fundamental road-going coupe version of the new Mercedes-AMG GT, but like the Porsche 911 it targets, you can bet there will be more derivatives to follow. And this is our first glimpse at the first of them.<p>At the Geneva Motor Show next month, Mercedes will showcase the …

2016 Toyota Avalon First Look

Toyota Tweaks its Flagship Sedan<p>The Toyota Avalon, the brand’s flagship sedan, entered its fourth generation for the 2013 model year and introduced a new hybrid model, along with a redesigned exterior and interior. During the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, Toyota will show off the 2016 Avalon, which …

2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 Custom: A truck you can use

Comfy, stylish, but still ready to work.<p>While the economic recovery and low gas prices have boosted sales of chrome-drenched execu-trucks—so, basically luxury cars with beds—there's a temptation to forget that many folks who buy full-size pickups still want to use them as, you know, trucks. For …

2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility shows up for duty in Chicago

The latest upgrade for the 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility is all set to patrol the Windy City's streets with its debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. On the outside, the revised Ford police vehicle looks basically the same as the recently refreshed Explorer with a new grille and redesigned …

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