2011 chicago auto show

2011 Chicago Auto Show's Indoor Road Courses Video

By Colin Bird  on February 15, 2011


The Chicago Auto Show may not be known for getting the most anticipated model launches, but for consumers, the show offers the most entertainment value for your friends and family. The show is the largest in the country, and the… Read More

2011 Chicago Auto Show's Indoor Road Courses Video

By Colin Bird  on February 15, 2011

The Chicago Auto Show may not be known for getting the most anticipated model launches, but for consumers, the show offers the most entertainment value for your friends and family. The show is the largest in the country, and the… Read More

Cars.com Podcast: 2011 Chicago Auto Show Edition

By David Thomas  on February 15, 2011

The Chicago Auto Show is in full swing, and the crowds are bouncing from booth to booth trying to get some time with the newest models on the auto-show floor. If you’re heading down to McCormick Place, download the latest… Read More

2012 Acura TL Video

By Colin Bird  on February 11, 2011

The Acura TL used to be the brand’s best-selling vehicle (emphasis on the past tense). While the 2009 redesign was a fine vehicle overall, its bold styling offended enough people to hurt the car’s popularity. For 2012, Acura has addressed… Read More

2011 Chicago Auto Show: Winners & Losers

By David Thomas  on February 11, 2011

As auto shows in Chicago go, 2011 brought a decent crop of announcements. Fast cars have been a pariah in recent years, so the gearheads in us like that they’re back — especially among mainstream nameplates. Editors Kelsey Mays, Mike… Read More

2012 Dodge Charger SRT8: Up Close

By Kelsey Mays  on February 11, 2011

The 2012 Charger SRT8 looks commanding upfront. Kudos to Dodge for reshaping and repainting the front bumper, creating visual continuity between the grille and lower air inlet. The rear isn’t as inspiring; it has a lot of different surfaces at… Read More

Honda Civic Sedan Concept is in Chicago

By David Thomas  on February 10, 2011

A funny thing happened in Detroit after Honda debuted its Civic coupe and sedan concepts. The white sedan shown to the media disappeared and wasn’t on the floor when the show opened to the public. More 2011 Chicago Auto Show… Read More

Caption This: What Are You Looking At?

By David Thomas  on February 10, 2011

Sometimes when we sit down to edit photographs — namely staff photographer Ian Merritt does — we notice something we didn’t catch at the time. That’s the case with this photo of Ram’s new diesel heavy-duty truck. The talk at… Read More

2011 Toyota Matrix: Up Close

By Mike Hanley  on February 10, 2011

You need to look hard to see the changes to the 2011 Toyota Matrix hatchback, and even if you do, you might miss them. In this regard, it's just like the 2011 Toyota Corolla, which received some styling updates a… Read More

2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Video

By David Thomas  on February 10, 2011

Kelsey Mays hasn’t met a dash he hasn’t poked, stroked or otherwise physically inspected as thoroughly as those judges at the Westminster dog show. He puts the new VW Jetta GLI’s dash through that same process. You’ll have to watch… Read More

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Video

By Colin Bird  on February 10, 2011

The CLS revolutionized automotive design when it debuted more than seven years ago, but with newer competition from Audi and BMW in the category, the Benz now looks kind of tired. The second-generation 2012 Mercedes CLS-Class aims to keep eyes… Read More