Detroit motor show 2016 live blog
Mercedes-AMG A65 Cabriolet
fresh metal by BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo in addition to also Porsche are launching in Detroit, kick-starting the year in style at the first major motor show of 2016
The Detroit motor show – also known as the North American International Auto Show – opens its doors today, in addition to also Autocar will be there to bring you the very latest news, pictures in addition to also analysis by the first motor show of 2016.
Among the fresh cars on display in Detroit are the brand fresh Mercedes-Benz E-Class in addition to also Volvo’s fresh S90, as well as a variety of US-specific launches by home brands, including Lincoln in addition to also Cadillac.
Stay tuned to our live blog below for the latest updates by our team, in addition to also see a full list of the key cars in Detroit at the bottom of This specific page. Don’t forget that will all our latest Detroit show news can also be seen here, in addition to also you can follow the Autocar team on social media.
Detroit motor show 2016 – live blog
1215 – Our team on the ground in Detroit includes Mark Tisshaw in addition to also Steve Cropley, while running the live blog today are Matthew Burrow, Matt Burt, Jimi Beckwith, Sam Sheehan in addition to also Darren Moss.
1210 – Welcome to Autocar’s live coverage of the Detroit motor show. For the rest of today in addition to also tomorrow we’ll be bringing you the very latest news by the show floor.
Detroit motor show 2016 – the key cars
Audi Q6 h-tron concept – Audi will be due to reveal a hydrogen fuel cell-powered edition of its e-tron quattro concept, which will demonstrate the fuel source’s application within the future Q6 range. the item previews a production edition that will’s supposed to sell alongside a the production electric e-tron in as little as two years.
BMW M2 – the smallest of BMW’s M cars receives 365bhp by its turbocharged 3.0-litre in-line six cylinder engine, in addition to also will take on the likes of the Mercedes-AMG A45 in addition to also Audi RS3 when the item goes on sale within the UK next April, priced by £44,070.
Fisker ‘The Force 1’ – Henrik Fisker’s fresh venture will be described as being powered by the most powerful naturally aspirated engines within the globe, in addition to also will be produced in a strictly limited production run by next April. A design sketch will be all that will’s been revealed so far – the item’s already caused controversy resulting within the opening of legal proceedings against Aston Martin…
Ford Fusion facelift – The Fusion will be America’s edition of the Mondeo, so This specific aesthetic update reveals what the Mondeo will look like later in its production run. Ford’s SYNC 3 infotainment system also features – This specific update will likely be included in future Mondeo designs too.
Ford also announced that will the item will be investing within the research of autonomous vehicle technology. the item currently carries a test fleet of 30 autonomous vehicles.
Infiniti Q60 – The production edition of Infiniti’s fresh Q60 coupé was recently spotted testing, in addition to also will go on sale within the UK late next year. Though current test mules are still wearing heavy camouflage, we do know that will much of the Q60’s styling will be inspired by the Q60 concept by last year’s Detroit show.
Kia Telluride – Kia has revealed the name of its US-bound large SUV – the item’ll be called the Telluride. Though the design won’t be sold within the UK, the item’s external in addition to also Inner surface design offers a glimpse of what’s to come in next-generation Kias.
Lexus LF-LC – Lexus has yet to officially confirm the LF-LC’s debut in Detroit, however reports suggest the design will be ready to launch. Prototype versions have been spotted testing, in addition to also the vehicle will be due to go on sale within the UK towards the middle of next year, acting as a high-end rival to the likes of the Porsche 911 Turbo.
Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet – This specific luxurious four-seat convertible features a twin-turbocharged 5.5-litre V12 engine with 621bhp in addition to also 737lb ft of torque – the same engine which already appears within the S65 Coupé. The S65 Cabriolet will be supposed to cost around £0,000 when the item goes on sale This specific year.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class – The fifth generation of the BMW 5 Series has been revealed in Detroit before the item goes on sale within the summer. Aside by the vehicle’s fresh look, fresh features include a widescreen digital display, similar to that will used within the S-Class.
Mercedes-Benz SLC – The facelifted SLK sports car gets a fresh name for 2016, as well as updated styling in addition to also a fresh range-topping Mercedes-AMG SLC43 edition. A range of upgraded engines within the rest of the SLC range offer power outputs of between 154-242bhp.
Porsche 911 Turbo / Turbo S – Porsche continues to facelift the 911 range, in addition to also the latest Turbo in addition to also Turbo S designs are already on sale within the UK. Each gets revised styling in addition to also an upgraded edition of the current twin-turbocharged 3.8-litre six-cylinder petrol engine, with as much as 572bhp within the Turbo S.
Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active – VW has toughened-up its Tiguan GTE concept of 2015 in This specific, the Active concept. While the rugged external grabs attention, the concept will be important because the item features VW’s next-gen in addition to also gesture controlled infortainment system – which will likely be offered on the production Tiguan when the item goes on sale later This specific year.
Volvo S90 – The S90 will be the replacement for the current S80, in addition to also will rival the likes of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Jaguar XF in addition to also BMW 5 Series when the item goes on sale next summer. Among the engine options will be a T8 plug-in hybrid edition, with CO2 emissions of 44g/km.
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