2019 G-WAGEN - You know a car company means business when there's explosions like this. One of the longest-produced vehicles of all time will finally be replaced later this year when the all-new Mercedes-Benz G-Class reaches the market. The 2019 version of the luxury off-roader was appropriately joined on stage at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit by another icon of strength who was Made in Austria but became popular Stateside – Arnold Schwarzenegger!
2019 G-WAGEN - The all-new model is 375 lb lighter than before, considerably more spacious and incorporates the latest electronic and driver assistance technologies, yet retains the distinctive, boxy look of the original, which has been in production since 1979. The traditional body-on-frame construction is also retained, but the design is new from the ground up.
2019 FORD RANGER - Mid-size trucks with full-size attitudes are re-entering the North American market. The 2019 Ranger, an updated, US-built version of the T6 model that is already sold elsewhere in the world. Powered by a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine
2019 FORD RANGER - The newcomer will take on the Toyota Tacoma, Chevrolet Colorado and others with what Ford claims will be best-in-class torque and payload numbers. An FX4 off-road derivative with a lockable rear differential will be available.
HONDA INSIGHT PROTOTYPE - Honda hasn’t made an Insight since the second generation’s demise in 2014. The 2019 model departs from the aero-friendly but quirky styling of its predecessors to take the fight to Toyota with a conventionally but attractively styled five-passenger compact that’s designed to sit above the Civic in the Honda range.
2019 DODGE RAM 1500 - The new Dodge Ram 1500 will go on sale later this year as a 2019 model. Production has been switched back from Saltillo, Mexico to Sterling Heights, Michigan.
The truck is a fuel-saving 225 lb lighter than before – with 100 lb saved in the high-strength steel frame alone – yet towing capacity is raised to 12,750 lb and payload to 2,300 lb.
2019 DODGE RAM 1500 - Ram says it has focused on ride comfort and refinement in the new truck, redesigning the front suspension and deploying a number of new technologies to improve noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) performance, including a hydraulic cab mount at the C-pillar.
Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept - The Lexus LF-1 Limitless is a stylish, full-size coupe crossover that previews a likely range-topping model. A product of the company’s California design studio, its rear-set cabin and long hood give it interesting proportions and take Lexus into a different area from its regular sedan and SUV offerings.
Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept - Until a production version is confirmed, Lexus buyers seeking full-size luxury will have to make do with the new LS sedan, which goes on sale in February priced at US$75,000 for the turbo model and US$79,510 for the Hybrid.
Nissan XMotion Concept - Nissan, meanwhile, is using the XMotion (pronounced ‘Cross Motion’) to preview the company’s future design language – inside and out – describing the car as “a blueprint for our forthcoming compact SUV lineup”.
Nissan XMotion Concept - In XMotion, North American utility has been combined with traditional Japanese aesthetics and craftsmanship. The car sits six passengers in three rows, surrounded by no fewer than seven screens that monitor infotainment and autonomy functions.
2019 Ford Edge ST - The new 2019 Edge ST is the first performance-enhanced SUV to ever join Ford’s lineup. A major level up is the driving dynamics including improved braking, handling, and an ST-tuned sport suspension paired to new quick-shifting 8-speed transmission, all-wheel drive, and a specially tuned 2.7-litre twin-turbocharged EcoBoost engine pumping out 335 horsepower and 380 lb.-ft. of torque — the most powerful V6 in its class, according to Ford.
2019 Ford Edge ST - Rolling on 21-inch wheels, the new 2019 Edge will find new front and rear styling, a wide mesh grille for optimal cooling, deep side skirts and dual-exhaust outlets in the back.
The cabin will find a redesigned centre console, optional wireless charging pad in the forward media bin, and both SYNC with AppLink and FordPass Connect as standards.
2019 Chevy Silverado - The new Silverado is the result of the company’s most extensive customer research and feedback – a true testament to Chevy’s dedication to its customers and a nameplate that’s been GM’s most profitable.
Sporting a sleeker, more aerodynamic look the 2019 Silverado adds improved capability and performance utilizing a higher-grade alloy is used in the roll-formed, high-strength-steel bed floor, contributing to a bed that is more functional and lighter weight.
2019 Chevy Silverado - As Alan Batey, President off GM North America, put it, “Our owners’ passion for Chevrolet trucks is truly humbling…many of our owners depend on their trucks for work and play, personalize their trucks in astonishing ways and pass their loyalty for Chevy Trucks down from generation to generation.”
2019 Ford Bullitt Mustang - A legendary Mustang nameplate stole the show in Detroit – the Mustang Bullitt. Fifty years after the legendary Steve McQueen movie debuted, Ford is producing a new, special-edition version of the dark-green Mustang that featured in the celebrated car chase. The 475-horsepower, V8-powered machine gets a manual transmission with a cue ball-topped shifter, just like the original. Recently rebuilt by its long-time owner, one of the original ’68 movie Mustangs joined the newcomer at the reveal in Detroit.