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In pics: Global automakers flash the chrome in Detroit Auto Show

Honda Motor Co Ltd will unveil the redesigned Acura RDX crossover vehicle, hoping to stand out in a crowded field of compact, luxury SUVs

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General Motors Global Design chief Michael Simcoe helps unveil new Chevy Silverado trucks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Photo: Reuters
General Motors Global Design chief Michael Simcoe helps unveil new Chevy Silverado trucks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Photo: Reuters

Automakers from the United States, Europe, and are rolling out new and redesigned production and concept vehicles at the Auto Show in Among them: PRODUCTION Acura RDX: will unveil the redesigned crossover vehicle, hoping to stand out in a crowded field of compact, luxury SUVs. i8 Coupe: An updated edition of BMW's marries a three-cylinder gasoline engine and an electric motor for a combined 374 horsepower. X2: A sporty companion to BMW's X1 and X3 compact crossovers, the new X2 arrives in U. S. showrooms in March. Chevrolet Silverado: General Motors Co's best-selling pickup gets a full redesign for model year 2019. Its companion, the redesigned GMC Sierra, will be unveiled later this year. Ford Ranger: is reviving the midsize pickup truck in in early 2019, aiming to reclaim market share from rival General Motors, which has scored a hit with its competing and midsize pickups. Honda Insight: Honda reboots this gasoline-electric hybrid model as a sporty sedan this summer after canceling the slow-selling previous generation in 2014. Veloster: Motor Co's sporty Veloster gets a new silhouette, while maintaining its trademark three-doors-plus-hatchback configuration. Jeep Cherokee: Automobiles has facelifted the midsize for model year 2019. Mercedes G-Class: The long-running Gelandewagen gets "the biggest makeover in its history," according to Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz, but keeps its rugged boxy shape. 1500: Fiat Chrysler's popular full-size pickup gets a top-to-bottom overhaul and goes on sale later this year as a 2019 model. A worker details a 2018 Buick Avenir SUV on the display floor before the start of Press Days for the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit. </p><p>Photo: Reuters A worker details a 2018 Buick Avenir SUV on the display floor before the start of Press Days for the Auto Show at Cobo Center in Photo: Reuters Avalon: Motor Corp's range-topping sedan gets a full redesign for 2019, but faces dwindling demand from U. S. consumers for fancy four-doors. Volkswagen Jetta: The compact range, which shares underpinnings with the Golf, is being reworked for model year 2019. GAC GS8 crossover: Chinese automaker returns to the show with a new flagship crossover model, GAC GA8 sedan: GAC describes its GA8 as a "signature sedan," one that may be aimed at the redesigned CONCEPT GAC electric concept: GAC says its "targets the young generation in the U. S. market." Q Inspiration: Nissan Motor Co Ltd's premium brand teases a possible successor to its Q70 sedan. Limitless: Toyota's premium Lexus brand provides a sneak preview of a future top-of-the-line crossover model. Workers construct the display area for Cadillac before the start of Press Days for the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit. Photo: Reuters Workers construct the display area for Cadillac before the start of Press Days for the Auto Show at Cobo Center in Photo: Reuters

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First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 16:47 IST
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