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

Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible (2014): same 616bhp engine as coupe

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

Maserati Quattroporte (2014): Ferrari engine, larger than 5th generation model

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