DETROIT SHOW: Global debuts list [Final version]
A final list of world premiere concepts and production models which appeared at the North American International Auto Show's media preview days.
Acura MDX prototype (2014): previews third generation model (codename: JZ)
Acura NSX concept: updated, interior now visible, expected to be launched in 2014
Aston Martin: not attending
Audi RS 7 Sportback (2014): same 142kW/560hp 4.0-litre turbo V8 as RS 6 Avant
Audi SQ5 (2014): petrol engine is new, slower to 100km/h than the SQ5 TDI
BMW Concept 4 Series: previews F32, the successor for the 3 Series coupe
BMW M6 Gran Coupé (2014): 412kW/560hp 4.4 turbo V8 & seven-speed auto
BMW Z4 facelift (2014): 115kW/156hp 2.0 turbo sDrive 18i is a new variant
Cadillac ELR (2014): production version of former concept, Volt-based powertrain
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray (2014): new platform, production to start in Q3
Chevrolet Silverado (2014): public debut following 13 December showing to media
Dodge Dart GT (2013): stiffer suspension, dual exhausts and 18" alloy wheels
Fiat 500 Abarth Tenebra concept: bespoke headlamps, tail-lamps and 16" alloys
Fiat 500 Cattiva concept: design study based on 500 Sport and 500 Turbo
Ford Atlas concept: preview of next year's 2015 model year F-150 pick-up
Ford Transit (2014): replaces E-Series, all variants will be RWD, on sale from Q3
GAC Trumpchi GS5 BEV: Guangzhou Auto reveals a plug-in version of this SUV
GMC Sierra (2014): the Silverado's twin, production of Crew Cabs starts in Q2
Honda Compact Urban SUV concept: a preview of 2013's Fit/Jazz-based crossover
Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis concept: styling previews a new model due in 2014
Hyundai PHEV concept: 2.0 GDI and electric motor, production model to follow
Infiniti Q50 (2014): G Sedan replacement, first car for new model naming system
Infiniti Q50 Hybrid (2014): 360hp 3.5-litre V6 and electric motor powertrain
Jeep Compass facelift (2014): minor styling update, six-speed auto replaces CVT
Jeep Grand Cherokee facelift (2014): eight-speed auto new, and federalised diesel
Jeep Patriot facelift (2014): minor styling update, six-speed auto replaces CVT
Kia Cadenza facelift (2014): updated Kia K7 becomes a new model for US/Canada
Lexus IS sedan (2014): third generation model, shares Lexus GS' N-platform
Lexus IS 300h (2014): four-cylinder engine shared with new Toyota Crown Hybrid
Lincoln MKC concept: production version of this rebodied Ford Escape due to follow
Lotus: not attending
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class (2014): US sales start in September, MLA platform
Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG (2014): more power and new 585hp 4MATIC S-Model
Mercedes-Benz E-Class facelift (2014): new four-cylinder engines and safety tech
Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG facelift (2014): 4MATIC all-wheel drive now available too
Mini Paceman JCW (2014): 208hp 1.6 turbo, all-wheel drive, on sale from March
Nissan Leaf facelift (2013): show debut only, was launched in Japan in November
Nissan Resonance concept: hybrid-electric powertrain, previews next Murano
Nissan Versa Note (2014): new name for Japan's Note, to be built in Mexico
Porsche Cayenne Turbo S (2014): 405kW/550hp V8, on sale in Germany now
Tesla Model X (2014): updated prototype with interior changes and new wheels
Toyota Corolla Furia concept: design study for North America's next Corolla sedan
Via Motors X-Truck concept: 2013 Chevy Silverado modified to be a PHEV
VL Destino: Fisker Karma without the batteries, loses 363kg, gains 7.0-litre GM V8
Volkswagen CrossBlue concept: SUV to sit between next Tiguan and Touareg
Volkswagen Passat Performance Concept: previews 250hp 1.8 turbo for 2014MY
The model year for North American markets is in parentheses
Author: Glenn Brooks
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