The seeds of transformation were at the Detroit Show in 2000. The Santa Fe was the first Hyundai recipe cooked up with American tastes in mind.
Detroit midsize sedans are coming back. Most like class-leader McCamry is Chevy's Malibu with the same, nothing-fancy formula. Does it work?
Legge: 'European racing just wasn't as open to having a woman driving. I got my opportunity here because of Lynn St. James, Janet Guthrie, Sarah Fisher.'
The Red Baron rear airfoil advertises the 'Ru as trouble. This is not a subtle car. The STI comes in full war paint ready for battle.
If the Corvette was 2014 Car of the Year then the SS Daytona pace car was Stealth Car of the Year. Don't let the wrapping fool you. This milk carton is spiked with moonshine.
In a drag race between Big 3 HDs, the Silverado won despite a 5 percent torque deficit. I know what you're thinking: Dude, you drag-raced pickups?
Luke: 'There's a lot of lessons to be learned (from Detroit's sedan losses). When it comes to trucks. . . it's a very personal thing to protect this segment.'
The $82k, four-seat ELR is a slick vehicle, but the $75k, 7-seat Model S is jaw-dropping. Game-changing, Stone-cold awesome.
The new, sleek, nimble-handling compact 3 is as lovable as the new, sleek, nimble-handling mid-size 6. So which to buy?
Another solid year for the Lexus RX, lux SUV class valedictorian. Enough about goody two shoes. Acura MDX and Caddy SRX got game.
Q&Auto talks with key players in the auto world. This week: Simon Taylor of 'Rush' on James Hunt's drug use, American style, and more.
How big is the Toyota Tundra CrewMax pickup? I've been picking Fiat 500s and Ford Fiestas out of its grille for the past week. I added a refrigerator and pool table in the backseat. I have to call a tugboat to help me navigate narrow fast-food drive-thru lanes.
From 'the Big Nasty' to biggest display, from leather interiors to leather miniskirts, here are my awards for what made the 2014 show special.
- Angelique Chengelis
- Terry Foster
- Tom Gage
- Jerry Green
- Lynn Henning
- Ted Kulfan
- Tom Markowski
- Chris McCosky
- John Niyo
- Bob Wojnowski
- Donna Terek
- Editorial + Opinion
- Nolan Finley
- Paul W. Smith
- Frank Beckmann
- George Will
- Thomas Sowell
- Froma Harrop
- Charles Krauthammer
- Clarence Page
- Kathleen Parker
- Michael Barone
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