Detroit Auto Show 2011
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The International Car and Truck of the Year award is determined by 12 judges and handed out at the Detroit Auto Show. Established in 1996, the award is given to "the most emotionally compelling international car and truck for the new model year." The latest recipients of the award are the 2011 Hyundai Sonata and 2011 Kia Sportage.
The 2011 North American International Auto Show press preview wrapped up earlier this week, but the public days kick off Saturday, January 15th and run through next Sunday, January 23rd. If you're willing to venture out into the Great Snowpocalypse of 2011, there's more than enough for the tech-minded auto enthusiast to enjoy in Detroit, so we've compiled the most intriguing, forward-thinking concepts and production models from the floor into our very first NAIAS Auto Show Guide. Dig out your cr
Gullwing doors... they're not just for SLS AMG owners or Back to the Future fans anymore. Kia is bringing its KV7 crossover concept to the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, and the ingress/egress on it looks to be pretty simple. This is very clearly just the rendering of the concept vehicle, and we'd bet a pair of DeLorean-themed Nikes that nothing with these doors or interior finish enters production. However, the KV7 could offer some subtle styling clues as to the future of Kia's crossover design langua
Hyundai Veloster flashes its LEDs for us – Click above to watch video after the jump
PickupTrucks.com checks out the GMC Sierra All-Terrain HD concept– Click above to watch video after the jump
Toyota is planning to reveal its new Prius-based MPV at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, and while we've seen spy shots and teasers of the fuel-sipping people-mover before, we now have our clearest look yet at the forthcoming hybrid hauler.
The Toyota Yaris is ready for an update, something that Toyota of North America has been pushing for some time now. A concept version of the next generation Yaris is expected to make an appearance at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show and we may have gotten a glimpse of what that car will look like thanks to a few scanned images courtesy of French automotive site, Turbo.fr.