2016 Detroit Auto Show: What Can We Expect?

2016 Detroit Auto Show: What Can We Expect?

2016 NAIAS

Detroit Auto Show

We’re just days into 2016, but the world’s motoring industry isn’t hanging around. There are big unveils expected at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show, and even more at next week’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. From weird concepts to ready-for-sale production cars, join us as we check out the cars likely to be shown at the 2016 Detroit show.

LEXUS LC 500

LEXUS LC 500
Could a stylish Lexus coupe powered by the firm’s 5.0-liter V8 engine take on the likes of the Porsche 911? The company hopes so, with the LC 500 rumoured to be arriving at Detroit next week.

LEXUS LC 500

LEXUS LC 500
First teased by the Lexus LF-LC concept of 2012, the LC 500 will take the place of the limited-run LFA of 2010.

VOLVO S90

VOLVO S90

The Volvo S90 sedan is one of the few vehicles officially confirmed to make a Detroit debut. It’s set to replace the S80 in the manufacturer’s line-up – but it’s also so much more than that.

VOLVO S90

VOLVO S90

Already revealed in these official pictures, the S90 is likely to be as ground-breaking as the latest XC90. With semi-autonomous driving features and a T8 plug-in hybrid powertrain, the S90 could offer stiff competition to the likes of the BMW 5 Series.

PORSCHE 911 TURBO/TURBO S

PORSCHE 911 TURBO/TURBO S
With the controversial move of turbocharging its entry-level 911 models out of the way, Porsche can concentrate on facelifting the Turbo and Turbo S.

PORSCHE 911 TURBO/TURBO S

PORSCHE 911 TURBO/TURBO S

Power from the twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter flat-six engine is up by 20-horsepower in each model – with the Turbo S now boasting 580-horsepower. It’ll hit 62mph in 2.9 seconds and can reach a top speed of 205mph.

MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS

MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS
Mercedes has been drip-feeding teasers of its new E-Class for a while, including pictures of its interior as well as videos of it being tested. We’ll finally see Merc’s new BMW 5 Series rival at next week’s Detroit show.

MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS

MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS

Set to be packed with tech, including accident prevention systems and more autonomous driving features, the E-Class will be a real step forward for Mercedes-Benz. We may even see a plug-in hybrid version for the first time.

FISKER FORCE 1

FISKER FORCE 1

Production is likely to be limited to around 50 units, with prices expected to start in the region of $200,000. Pictured here is the Fisker Karma.

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