Tag Archives: Chicago Auto Show

Video: Archived footage of the 1987 Chicago Auto Show is a totally rad time capsule

The 1980s may be a hit or miss for some, depending on who you talk to. But for the American automobile industry, it was largely a miss and this footage of the 1987 Chicago Auto Show pretty much reminds us why. AutoBlog’s Brandon Turkus brought these videos to light following come brief comments about how […]

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2014 Chicago: The 2015 Nissan Versa Note SR comes with a little extra spice

Two new trim levels were added to the 2015 Nissan Versa to offer customers some more value for their bargain entry-level subcompact. This particular version would be the Versa Note SR, which gives the basic Versa hatchback some sporty flair. The front and rear fascias receive some sporty treatments with a modest spoiler, 16-inch aluminum […]

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2014 Chicago: Nissan showcases a diesel Frontier Runner Concept

Amidst recent reports that Nissan tied a knot with renowned diesel engine maker, Cummins, Nissan brought a Cummins diesel-powered Frontier to the Chicago Auto Show to prove that they’re rather serious about this partnership. As the light-duty diesel wars begin to pick up as diesel finally gets its foothold in the North American market, this […]

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2014 Chicago: Kia electrifies the Soul for 2015 in the Windy City

Kia finally revealed the all-electric version of the Soul at the Chicago Auto Show today for the 2015 model year. Building upon the Soul’s already profound success, Kia seeks to see if younger buyers are willing to experiment with EVs. None of the hip appeal of the Soul is lost as the 2015 Kia Soul […]

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2014 Chicago: Toyota reveals TRD Pro lineup for their 4x4s w/ video

Following some teasers, Toyota finally revealed their all-new TRD Pro line for their 4×4 SUVs and trucks, which take existing models and give them some factory performance upgrades straight from Toyota’s Racing Development division. Available for only the four-wheel drive models of the Tundra, Tacoma, and 4Runner, the TRD Pro packages add to the already […]

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2015 Subaru Legacy

2014 Chicago: Subaru’s 2015 Legacy gets the full spotlight

Following some online picture leaks and what not, Subaru finally revealed the all-new 2015 Legacy sedan, which moves the model much more into mainstream territory…unfortunately. Subaru did well to tease us with what could have been one drop-dead sexy and unique Legacy. But much like the new Impreza, the Legacy went the way of significant […]

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Toyota teases some new TRD Pro variants to their 4×4 models

Toyota released some new teasers with a picture of what appears to be a TRD’ed 4RUNNER and a video of the Tacoma and Tundra versions. This is indicative of the introduction of some new models, specifically some factory-decked 4×4 models for the off-road enthusiasts. Automakers are starting to produce their own “performance” lines, which have […]

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Hyundai confirms new Veloster variant heading to Chicago

Hyundai officially shared their plans for the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, which is set to occur next week. And there, the South Korean automaker will be showcasing the 2015 Genesis sedan once again, with an addition to the Veloster lineup. As usual, specifics were kept to a bare minimum. But if it were our guess—and […]

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Subaru teases the production 2015 Legacy sedan, due at Chicago

Subaru recently released a new teaser hinting at the new production version of the 2015 Legacy, which is due for a complete redesign. The 2015 Subaru Legacy was hinted with the Subaru Legacy Concept, which was revealed late last year in November at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Promising to serve up a more “coupe-like” […]

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Lincoln reveals the 2015 Navigator on the web

In lieu of some soft attention from the Washington Auto Show, Lincoln sought to reveal the all-new 2015 Lincoln Navigator on the Internet. In what appears to be more of a significant facelift all around rather than a completely new design, body, chassis or what not, the Navigator soldiers on to compete against America’s other […]

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Triumph Spitfire ca. 1974 Car Show License Plate STEEL BL Chicago Auto Show picture
Triumph Spitfire ca. 1974 Car Show License Plate STEEL BL Chicago Auto Show
Triumph TR6 ca. 1974 Car Show License Plate STEEL BL Chicago Auto Show picture
Triumph TR6 ca. 1974 Car Show License Plate STEEL BL Chicago Auto Show
Chicago auto show 80th annual program 1988 bonus 80 years auto show history picture
Chicago auto show 80th annual program 1988 bonus 80 years auto show history
Chicago auto show program 1984 picture
Chicago auto show program 1984
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12 By 18" Black & White Picture 1959 Mercury Chicago Auto Show Display