Tag Archives: 2011 Chicago Auto Show

2012 Buick Regal eAssist price starts at $29,530

Buick has just dropped pricing details on the new 2012 Regal eAssist, which will hit dealerships later this fall along with the high-performance Regal GS. Prices for the 2012 Buick Regal eAssist will start at $29,530, making the eAssist system a $2,000 option on the Regal base model, mated to a 2.4L Ecotec engine. Buick […]

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3 men arrested for vandalizing Toyota vehicles at Chicago Auto Show

According to a report by the Chicago Sun-Times, three men have been arrested for causing $30,000 worth of damage to seven Toyota vehicles at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show. When questioned, the men told police that they were angry about American Toyota jobs being sent overseas. Each of the three men were charged with one […]

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GM to offer 500 replicas of the Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Indy 500 Pace Car

The first 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Indy 500 Pace Car was auctioned off for $225,000 at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. The unit was the first 50 Indianapolis 500 Festival Committee cars, however, GM announced at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show that it will be offering 500 matching replicas of the special-edition model to […]

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2011 Chicago: 2011 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty gets 800 lb-ft of torque

Debuting at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show is the new Ram Heavy Duty truck lineup. “A Ram Heavy Duty truck owner’s most important concern is towing capability – 79 percent of them rate towing as extremely important,” said Fred Diaz, Ram Truck Brand President and CEO, Chrysler Group LLC. “Reliability and engine performance are tied […]

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2011 Chicago: 2011 Ram Tradesman prices start at $22,780

Here is some more 2011 Chicago Auto Show news. Chrysler Group’s Ram brand is finally starting to make some noise in the pickup market with the introduction of the 2011 Ram Tradesman, “a value-priced option package designed to meet the hard-working needs of small businessmen, construction jobsites and commercial fleets.” “The Ram Tradesman is named […]

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2011 Chicago: 2012 Hyundai Veloster Rally Car gets 500-hp

After a short teaser last week, Hyundai today unveiled the new Veloster Rallycross Car at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show. Weighing in at just 2,656 pounds, the all-wheel-drive 2012 Hyundai Veloster Rally Car is powered by a 500-hp 4-cylinder turbocharged engine mated to a Xtrac 6-speed sequential transmission. The Veloster Rally Car also features a […]

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2011 Chicago: 2012 Acura TL gets refined… somewhat

After a short teaser yesterday, Acura today unveiled the 2012 Acura TL, which gets subtle design changes and a new Sequential SportShift 6-speed automatic transmission for improved fuel-economy. Click here for more news on the Acura TL. “The 2012 Acura TL is refined, yet aggressive,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. “Already known […]

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2011 Chicago: 2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition

Celebrating Mazda MX-5 Miata’s 900,000 sales milestone, Mazda North American Operations today unveiled the 2011 MX-5 Miata Special Edition, which will see a limited production run of just 750 units. What’s so special about it? The 2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition features exclusive interior touches including a gray door trim and heated leather seats […]

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2011 Chicago: 2012 Hyundai Genesis R-Spec gets 429-hp V8

No crazy differences in styling here but the 2012 Hyundai Genesis has received a lot of upgrades when it comes to the specs side of things. New for 2012 is the 5.0L direct-injection V8 engine that is now available exclusively with the 5.0 R-Spec model. The 2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec model is powered by […]

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2011 Chicago: 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 gets 550-hp LSA 6.2L supercharged V8

2011 Chicago: 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 gets 550-hp LSA 6.2L supercharged V8

* Updated: Video added after the jump. After all the wait and all the anticipation General Motors has finally taken the covers off of the Chevrolet Camaro Z28… we mean the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Yes indeed, GM has dropped the Z28 badge in favor of the ZL1, which was “the code name for the […]

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