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More than 650,000 people visited the 2009 Detroit Auto Show

The curtains closed on the 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit this past weekend (Jan. 25 to be exact). More than 650,000 people and 5,500 journalists attended the show. The closing day alone hosted the largest attendance with more than 92,000 people coming through. A total of 53 vehicles were unveiled at the […]

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No surprise: Chrysler is several steps away from going electric

Chrysler showed up to Detroit last week with five electric-drive concepts – none of which it has a concrete plan to build. According to Automotive News, Chrysler hopes to put at least one into production next year but the automaker is facing major obstacles. Unlike its rival General Motors, Chrysler has not confirmed who will […]

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So GM, where was the production Chevrolet Spark in Detroit?

If you’ve been following the whole Chevrolet Beat concept turned production version (now known as the Chevrolet Spark) scene, then you remember that about a week ago Ed Welburn gave Today Show host Matt Lauer a sneak peek at the car before its alleged Detroit debut. All of us in the automotive media industry figured “Hey, […]

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Top 10 2009 Detroit Auto Show Concept Debuts

After releasing our Top 10 2009 Detroit Auto Show Production Debuts – we thought it was only right to bring you Top 10 concepts that made their debut in Motown. Some of the concepts will never see the light of day – others may be on the road within 2 to 3 years. The list […]

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Top 10 2009 Detroit Auto Show Production Debuts

There were over a dozen production debuts at this year’s 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit – but there were a few that caught enough of our and the medias attention to make it onto our Top 10 2009 Detroit Auto Show Production Debut. The list goes from no. 10 to no. 1 with […]

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Detroit NAIAS 2009: Bentley Continental GTC Speed tops 200 mph

The 2009 Bentley Continental GTC Speed made its world debut at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show as the fastest Bentley convertible ever with the ability to travel 195 mph with the roof down. Under the hood of the new Bentley Continental GTC Speed is a 6.0L W12 that pumps out 600-hp with a maximum torque […]

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Detroit NAIAS 2009: Jaguar XFR hits 225.675 mph at Bonneville

Jaguar announced that during a secret speed trial at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, a Jaguar XFR prototype recorded a top speed of 225.675 mph, making it the fastest Jaguar ever – of course as you can see from the picture the running prototype had some minor aerodynamic and safety modifications to meet the […]

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2010 Lexus HS 250h not coming to Europe

Usually it’s us on the stateside getting angry at Europe for getting all the cool cars. Well, this time we can point the finger and laugh. The new 2010 Lexus HS 250h, which was unveiled at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, will not be making its way to Europe – at least for now. “The […]

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Detroit NAIAS 2009: Fisker Karma S Concept Revealed

Besides showing us the 2010 Fisker Karma Hybrid Sedan, Fisker Automotive unveiled the new Fisker Karma S Concept today at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. Unlike the Fisker Karma, the Fisker Karma S loses two-doors so we’re guessing that Fisker may even offer a coupe Karma sometime in the future. The four-seater Fisker S Karma Hybrid hardtop […]

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Detroit NAIAS 2009: 2010 Fisker Karma Hybrid Sedan Revealed

Fisker today unveiled its first production car at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show – the 2010 Fisker Karma Hybrid. Pricing for the Karma starts at $87,900 but is chopped down to $80,400 after tax credits. Fisker says that it has already received 1,000 orders for the world’s first 100 mpg luxury plug-in hybrid sedan. Deliveries […]

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2009 NAIAS DETROIT AUTO SHOW MASERATI PRESS MEDIA KIT PHOTOGRAPHS CD picture
2009 NAIAS DETROIT AUTO SHOW MASERATI PRESS MEDIA KIT PHOTOGRAPHS CD