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MISC Auto Shows

Here you'll find coverage of the auto shows and events that we cover each year but weren't necessarily planning to. They're not as big as the major international auto shows around the world, but they're still plenty fun and important to see.

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    Official: Lexus reveals spindly CT 200h facelift ahead of Chinese debut
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    If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. So goes the saying, and Lexus seems to be taking it to heart. In addition to the hybrid versions of the Japanese luxury marque's conventional cars, Lexus is intent on offering a dedicated luxury hybrid. The original HS 250h failed to gain traction,...

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    Official: Bentley rolls out Shaheen edition Mulsanne in Dubai
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    Bentley doesn't do quite as many special editions for local markets as Rolls-Royce does, and when it does, they're usually based on the Continental range. But the new Shaheen edition which Bentley unveiled at the Dubai Motor Show is based on its flagship sedan, the Mulsanne. Named for and...

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    Official: Jaguar C-X17 gets liquid metal finish for Dubai show [w/poll]
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    We thought the C-X17 concept looked pretty good when Jaguar unveiled it in Frankfurt a couple of months ago. But that shade of blue, while nice enough, made it look like it shared more than a similar name with the Mazda CX-7. No, what a Jaguar needs is a more luxurious paint job than electric...

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    Official: 700-hp Brabus G-Wagen latest addition to Dubai police motor pool
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    If you were responsible for law enforcement in a country with all the money and oil in the world, what would you use as your patrol car? If you answered a 700-horsepower Mercedes-Benz G-Class, you're in the same boat as Brabus, which brought just such a beast to the Dubai International Motor...

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    Video: Devel Sixteen debuts in Dubai with alleged 5,000 hp and 350-mph top speed
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    This is the Devel Sixteen, and it might be the king of lofty statistics. Its Dubai-based backers are claiming it'll use a 5,000-horsepower V16 and will reach a top speed of 348 miles per hour. The sprint to 62 mph will take just 1.8 seconds. Sounds great, right? So, what's the problem? ...

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    Official: Rolls-Royce looks to the heavens with diamond-encrusted Celestial Phantom
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    The Middle East is a vital market for Rolls-Royce, particularly in the Gulf emirates. So the British automaker wouldn't let the region's premier auto show go by unnoticed, and to that end has rolled into the Dubai Motor Show with an array of special editions. Chief among them is the Celestial...

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    Official: Caterham expands into motorcycles with three new concept bikes
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    If there is any car on the road you might consider essentially a four-wheeled motorcycle, surely it's the Caterham Seven. So it hardly seems much of a stretch that the British automaker that forged its reputation building Lotus continuation cars would branch into motorcycles. And that's...

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    Official: Bugatti's third Legend edition Veyron pays tribute to Meo Costantini
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    Bugatti is in the midst of a six-part special series of Veyrons that pay tribute to legendary figures from its history. The first, unveiled at Pebble Beach, paid tribute to Jean-Pierre Wimille. The second arrived in Frankfurt to recall Jean Bugatti. Given the patent application we came across,...

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    Official: Harley-Davidson launches liquid-cooled Street 500 and 750 [w/videos]
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    Think of a Harley-Davidson and you'll likely imagine an old man riding a cruiser on the highway. But this is another kind of Harley altogether. Unveiled this week at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy, the new Harley-Davidson Street 500 and Street 750 ride on the first new chassis to...

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    Report: Dubai claims debut of Toyota GT86 sedan concept
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    Typically, when the organizers of an auto show reveal that a new car will debut at their show, we take notice. But this particular claim from the Dubai International Motor Show ought to be taken with a grain of salt. As our compatriots at AutoGuide discovered, the Facebook page for the...

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    Official: Land Rover reveals long-wheelbase Range Rover Autobiography Black
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    A fullsize SUV like a Range Rover is seldom lacking for space. But there are always those – from the slopes of Aspen to the dunes of Dubai and the streets of Shanghai – for whom that will never be enough. And for just such customers, Land Rover has finally revealed the long-awaited,...

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    Official: Renault unveils Duster D├ętour concept in Johannesburg
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    Of all the international auto shows we report from and keep our eye on, Johannesburg's is not among them. And of all the social media sites we monitor for car news, Pinterest isn't usually one of them, either. But those are the venues which Renault chose to unveil the concept you see here. ...

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    Video: Meet Romania's awesome off-road fire and rescue truck
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    If you're looking for an off-road vehicle in Romania, Ghe-O has you covered, offering rugged, trail-ready trucks. Now, Ghe-O has taken the next step by creating the ultimate emergency vehicle capable of tackling just about any terrain. Looking like the oversized spawn of a Jeep Wrangler and...

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    Official: Chevy shows Silverado Black Ops, Volunteer Firefighter concepts in Texas
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    With the introduction of its new 2015 Silverado HD out of the way, Chevrolet unveiled two concept vehicles at the State Fair of Texas: the Silverado Z71 Volunteer Firefighter concept nor the Silverado Black Ops concept. Interestingly, both Silverado concepts were originally developed for SEMA,...

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    Official: 2015 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra heavy duty trucks unveiled
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    Proving just how important trucks are in the Lone Star State, General Motors has chosen the State Fair of Texas to reveal its new heavy-duty trucks from Chevrolet and GMC. Looking to take some of the wind out of the sails of the 2014 Ram HD and 2015 Ford F-Series Super Duty, the 2015 Chevy...

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    Report: Bluebird DC50 launch at Beaulieu delayed
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    The name Bluebird may be synonymous with speed, made as it were by the land speed record car that bore the name the better part of a century ago. But speed doesn't always come without its setbacks. In July we reported on plans to release a pair of high-performance electric vehicles to revive...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz classes up camper market with Sprinter Caravan Concept
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    Mercedes-Benz has moved into the Caravan Salon 2013 held in Düsseldorf, Germany with several new live-in showcases, starting with the Sprinter Caravan Concept. The tall-boy cargo van has been turned into a cut-away model with a kitchen with gloss-white fixtures, a living area, a bathroom...

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    Report: Chrysler axes old V6s, goes all-Pentastar
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    Old technology has a way of lingering on, particularly at Chrysler headquarters in Auburn Hills. So while the Pentastar V6 has replaced the older engine architecture in just about every application, it still soldiered on in some export markets. But the introduction of a new 3.0-liter Pentastar...

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    Video: Leno steals Porsche 918 from The Quail for latest Garage episode
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    Just because he's a famous celebrity doesn't mean Jay Leno got to take it easy at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance earlier this month. Having already spent some time with the gorgeous Cadillac Elmiraj Concept and Ed Welburn for a recent episode of Jay Leno's Garage, the late night talk show...

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    Monterey: We obsessively covered Pebble Beach and all of Monterey 2013
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    It won't be long now until greens crews have replaced impossibly rare and expensive metal on the links at Pebble Beach and The Quail, transporters have packed up hundreds of millions of dollars worth of motorsports history and exited the paddocks at Laguna Seca, and scads of auctioneers are...

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