Tag Archives: 2009 Chicago Auto Show

Video: Ed Welburn takes you around the Chevrolet Stingray Concept

The Chevrolet Stingray Concept made its world debut at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show last week. We now have a video of Ed Welburn, Vice President of GM Global Design, taking us around the Stingray and describing the design of the new concept in more detail. We highly doubt the Stingray Concept will enter production […]

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Chicago 2009: 2010 Dodge Ram 3500, 4500, 5500 Chassis Cabs Unveiled

Chrysler LLC today unveiled a new line of commercial trucks based on its Dodge Ram truck. The 2010 Dodge Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cabs will all make their debut later this fall and will be targeted towards small-business construction workers. All trucks are available for the first time with crew cabs to carry […]

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Chicago 2009: 2010 Acura TSX V6 unveiled with 280-hp

“The automotive market may be slowing down, but not Acura,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. That’s right after much disappointed and plea from Acura fans all over the nation, Acura today introduces a new 3.5L V6 option for the 2010 Acura TSX. The new 2010 Acura TSX V6 carries a 3.5L 6-cylinder […]

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Hyundai Motor America CEO: U.S. auto industry is viewed as slow and dimwitted

Speaking during his keynote speech at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show, Hyundai Motor America CEO John Krafcik said that the U.S. auto industry suffers from poor public perception and must undertake a revolutionary change to pull itself out of that image. He said that the industry must lead the way instead of dwelling over issues […]

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Chicago 2009: 2010 Toyota Tundra gets new 310-hp 4.6L V8

We first saw the 2010 Toyota Tundra during the Super Bowl XLIII. Toyota has now taken the wraps off its 2010 Tundra at the Chicago Auto Show with sales to begin in April. For 2010, Toyota added two new packages (including the Tundra Platinum and the Tundra Work Truck) along with a new 4.6L V8. […]

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Chicago 2009: Rhys Millen Racing Hyundai Genesis Coupe Drift Race Car

Along with details on the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe pricing and the R-Spec Genesis Coupe, Hyundai announced today that is teaming up with Rhys Millen Racing and Red Bull Energy Drink to race a 550-hp Genesis Coupe in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the Formula Drift Professional Drifting Championship and at select Redline Time […]

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2009 Chicago: Autobots take over Windy City, Sideswipe unveiled as Stingray Concept

Earlier this morning we showed you images of the Bumblebee Camaro in robot form being put together on the eve of the 2009 Chicago Auto Show press days. Well, the show is now underway and General Motors has just unveiled the new additions to the Autobot team that will make their onscreen debut in Transformers: […]

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2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe pricing starts at $22,000

Hyundai has dropped the pricing details on the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe which will hit dealerships later this month. Prices for the Genesis Coupe 2.0T with a 210-hp 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder model starts at $22,000 while the Genesis Coupe 3.8 with a 306-hp 3.8L V6 starts at $25,000. Both of those Genesis coupe models come […]

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Setting up Bumblebee for the 2009 Chicago Auto Show

The 2009 Chicago Auto Show press days are underway and the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Chevrolet Camaro Bumblebee will be present along with other Autobots. Also on display will be a fully transformed version of Bumblebee. The GM folks were hard at work yesterday setting up Bumblebee for the big show and we have some pictures […]

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2010 Kia Forte debuts in Chicago, replaces Spectra

Peter Schreyer, former Audi design head, is doing everything he can to help build Kia’s image. Today at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show, Kia Motors will take the wraps off of its new 2010 Kia Forte compact sedan. The 2010 Forte replaces the outgoing Spectra offering a more appealing style, a roomier cabin with room for 5-passengers and of […]

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