Skip to main content

chicago 2011

  • 0
    Land Rover says Range Rover branding is "in flux right now"
    1297535700

    Land Rover Range Rover Evoque - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Range Rover Evoque will be priced somewhere around $45,000. That would be about $8,500 more expensive than a Land Rover LR2 and about $3,500 less expensive than an LR4. But the Evoque's full name is technically the Land ...

  • 0
    2011 Chicago Auto Show: Editors' Choice for Top Five Vehicles
    1297386000

    The Chicago Auto Show may be the smallest of the major North American auto shows, but this year proved to be surprisingly bountiful in terms of the number of new cars that were revealed. Sure, many of these new products were merely trim level upgrades, but we saw quite a few big introductions ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: Kia Optima Turbo SX Kinetic Race Car
    1297384140

    Kia Optima Turbo SX Kinetic Race Car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Is Kia considering following the lead set by Toyota in crafting an entry into NASCAR? No – at least not that we know of. But the Korean automaker is proving it has an interest in racing nonetheless, as you ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: 2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition adds exclusivity... for a price
    1297380000

    2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In the market for a new MX-5 Miata, but want a bit more exclusivity? Check out the 2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition, as the new range-topping droptop should fit the bill perfectly. Based off of a fully-loaded ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: With two new models coming, "There is a future for Smart"
    1297377540

    2011 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Smart has delivered its first ForTwo Electric Drive and the 2011 ForTwo is equipped with a suite of first-time features such as cruise control, navigation and eight airbags. But no matter the advances heaped upon ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T is spruced up, yet unsurprisingly sedate
    1297376460

    2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Long ago, Chrysler told us that it would be launching a "manlier minivan," and the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T looks to be just the ticket. Sort of. Power still comes from the automaker's 3.6-liter Pentastar V6, and ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: 2011 Ram 3500 HD High Output takes the torque war nuclear
    1297370460

    2011 Ram 3500 HD High Output - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The minds at Chrysler have set out to make sure that buyers who need to tow small planetary bodies on occasion are taken care of with its new high-output 6.7-liter Cummins turbo diesel engine. The oil-burning mill churns out ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: 2011 Toyota Matrix is... umm... sorta refreshed?
    1297366740

    2011 Toyota Matrix - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Look very closely and you may notice the subtle changes Toyota has made to its Matrix for the 2011 model year. If your eyes are still failing you (as were ours at first glance), we'll point them all out. There are new wheels across the ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: Suzuki is sofa king awesome
    1297365600

    Suzuki Motorized Sofa – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Suzuki is proudly displaying its "motorized sofa" at the Chicago Auto Show. The chugging chaise appears in its new "Kizashi Kicks" advertising campaign, a television spot comparing the Kizashi sedan to an Audi A4 2.0T and the ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: 2011 Dodge Durango Heat lights our fire
    1297364400

    2011 Dodge Durango Heat – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Dodge has lit up its new Durango Heat at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show. The mighty crossover wears the fancy dress of the R/T model, but comes without thirsty 5.7-liter Hemi V8 under the hood. Instead, buyers can expect to find ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: No power upgrade for the Hyundai Genesis Coupe "for a little while"
    1297362600

    Hyundai Genesis Coupe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Hyundai Genesis sedan has just received an upgraded 3.8-liter V6 with 333 horsepower and 291 pound-feet, adding 43 more horses and 27 more pound-feet of torque to its accomplishments. The Genesis Coupe, on the other hand, ...

  • 0
    Video: 2011 Ford Explorer plays on seesaw at Chicago Auto Show
    1297357800

    Click above to watch Autoblog Short Cuts: 2011 Ford Explorer demonstrates Terrain Management
    Ford has set up a display to show off the multiple Terrain Management modes on the 2011 Explorer at this year's Chicago Auto Show. As you may recall, the tech keeps an eye on a laundry list of ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: 2011 Dodge Challenger R/T is Green With Envy and so are we
    1297355400

    2011 Dodge Challenger R/T Green With Envy – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Dodge has never been shy about using eye-popping colors for many of its performance models like Plum Crazy Purple, Go Mango! and Top Banana Yellow. The tradition continues with the 2011 Challenger, as Dodge ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: Hirsch Performance Saab 9-3 adds some Swedish style, performance
    1297351680

    Hirsch Performance Saab 9-3 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    That didn't take long. Just a month after announcing that it planned to make Swiss tuning house Hirsch Performance its official partner and supplier for go-fast parts in the United States, Saab has shown off one ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon Black Diamond Edition is drool-worthy darkness
    1297349880

    2011 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon Black Diamond Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors is showing off its sexy new Cadillac Black Diamond Edition CTS-V Sport Wagon at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show, complete with its exotic SpectraFlair paint and snazzy yellow brake ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: Lexus CT 200h by Five Axis sneaks into the Windy City
    1297348080

    2011 Lexus CT 200h by Five Axis – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Yes, it is indeed a bit odd that Lexus chose to show off a tuned version of its CT 200h hatchback at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show. Generally speaking, such machines are reserved for events more along the lines of the ...

  • 0
    2011 Chicago Auto Show: Day One (Obsessively Covered)
    1297299480

    Day one of the 2011 Chicago Auto Show has come and gone, and we can't help but have a positive overall feeling of the day's events. Chrysler managed to surprise all of us in a very welcome way with the unveiling of the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8, and the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 – the ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: Shelby adds new colors, convertible option to the GT350 for 2012
    1297291200

    2012 Shelby GT350 Convertible - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 2011 Shelby GT350 followed nearly the same philosophy as the Ford Model T. You could get it in any color you want as long as it was white with blue stripes. That's changing for 2012, as Shelby will also be offering the ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: 2011 Ram 1500 Tradesman is built to work
    1297290060

    2011 Ram 1500 Tradesman - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ram Truck has just dropped a low-buck bombshell on the 2011 Chicago Auto Show with the 1500 Tradesman. The pickup comes standard with the company's 5.7-liter V8 with 390 horsepower and 370 pound-feet of torque mounted to a ...

  • 0
    Chicago 2011: 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 is a 465-horsepower family sedan
    1297286820

    2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're still wrapping our heads around the appearance of the new 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8, but we don't need even a second thought regarding its performance specifications. Just about anything sporting a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle