Tag Archives: Chicago Motor Show
2014 Nissan 370Z Nismo Engine

2013 Chicago: Nissan adds new color options to 2014 370 Nismo

Nissan released some new updates for its 2014 370Z Nismo at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, which include some new exterior colors and interior trimmings. Though much of the 370Z Nismo carries over, including Nissan’s hot 3.7L DOHC V6 good for 350hp and 276 lb-ft of torque. Channeling that power to the rear wheels is […]

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2013 Kia Optima Hybrid Superman Edition Interior

Chicago 2013: Kia unveils Superman-inspired Optima Hybrid in Chicago to raise awareness for famine in Africa

In a 10-month agreement with DC Entertainment and Super Street magazine, Kia unveiled their latest rendition of superhero-themed cars at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show: the new Superman-inspired Kia Optima Hybrid. The collaboration between Super Street, DC Entertainment, and Kia exists to raise awareness for DC Entertainment’s “We Can Be Heroes” campaign, which is set […]

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2013 Nissan Juke Nismo Front 3-4 Left Studio Shot

2013 Chicago: Nissan shines 2013 Juke Nismo in the spotlight for US markets

Nissan put a spotlight on their latest addition to the 2013 Juke lineup: the new 2013 Nissan Juke Nismo, at this year’s Chicago Auto Show. “NISMO’s unique motorsports DNA adds a new dimension to the pioneering JUKE’s long list of attributes,” said Pierre Loing, Nissan USA’s product planning vice president. “With nearly 100 separate performance, […]

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2013 Kia Forte Five Door Left Side Cruising

2013 Chicago: Kia pulls wraps off of Forte five-door, boasting some serious kit

Kia pulled the wraps off its all-new Forte five-door hatchback at this year’s Chicago Auto Show. Taking very heavily from Kia’s efforts abroad in Europe, the new Forte is wholly representative of the brand’s incoming design language. “We received very positive feedback after the all-new Forte sedan made its debut at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, […]

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2013 Dodge Challenger RT Redline Rear 3-4 Right Grey

2013 Chicago: Dodge adds Redline package to 2013 Challenger R/T and R/T Plus

Dodge has added a bit more flare to its 2013 Challenger by adding a new Redline package for the R/T trim model. Modeled after the Challenger Rallye Redline kit for the V6 Challenger, the Redline kit adds a series of updated visuals for the Challenger R/T. Other than the standard 5.7L HEMI, all Challenger R/T […]

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2014 Nissan GT-R Track Edition Left Side Cruising

2013 Chicago: Nissan shows off its 2014 GT-R Track Edition during Chicago

Nissan gave its latest 2014 GT-R Track Edition its full US debut at this year’s 2013 Chicago Auto Show. It is the third most exclusive model in the 2014 GT-R lineup, featuring a series of upgrades that allow owners to shred some serious time on the racetrack. “The concept behind the GT-R Track Edition is […]

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2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR Heritage Left

2013 Chicago: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line Convertible joins lineup, Beetle GSR harks to original 1970s compact

Volkswagen seized the moment to unveil their latest editions of Beetles next to their two special edition Golf GTIs at this year’s Chicago Auto Show: the new Volkswagen Beetle GSR and Beetle R Line, both of which bring a little more sporty appeal to the Beetle lineup. Beginning with the GSR, which stands for Gelb […]

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2013 Kia Cross GT Concept Interior

2013 Chicago: Kia unveils Cross GT Concept, hints at possible crossover in future

A few short weeks ago, Kia teased its Cross GT Concept over the interwebs to hint at a new concept debuting at this year’s Chicago Auto Show. And well, here it is! “The debut of the GT in 2011 heralded a new frontier for Kia, both from a design and a business perspective,” said Kia’s […]

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2014 Toyota Tundra Front 3-4 Left Cruising

2013 Chicago: Toyota updates Tundra for 2014 year with facelift, internals largely carry over unchanged

The Toyota Tundra has been with us in its current iteration since 2007. As a result, Toyota had given its full size pickup a facelift while much of the Tundra’s mechanicals carry over largely unchanged. That facelifted model was revealed today at this year’s 2013 Chicago Auto Show. “Toyota prides itself on listening to its […]

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2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Special Editions Chicago Auto Show

2013 Chicago: Volkswagen unveils Golf GT Wolfsburg and Driver’s Editions as MK6 Golf comes to end

Volkswagen unveiled that they’ll be releasing two limited editions of the current MKVI Golf GTI for the US as a way to send the current gen GTI into the pages of history while the seventh generation makes its way here. The new editions are called Wolfsburg Edition and Driver’s Edition and will be only offered […]

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