Detroit Auto Show, 2018: Best of what it had to offer

Published on January 18, 2018

Auto lovers especially look forward to the month of January each year because that is when the Detroit Auto Show essentially takes place. Like each year, this year was filled with many pleasant surprises and introductions. All the way from trucks to sedans – each and every debut made the Detroit Auto Show special.

Detroit Auto Show 2018

As noted by CNET, this year’s show was mostly about trucks. “Detroit was home to several massive truck debuts (this year), both in terms of the vehicle sizes and their importance in the industry,” the report by CNET adds. Let’s take a look at the top highlights of this year’s Detroit Auto Show.

2019 RAM 1500

The automobile vehicle, which weighed approximately 225 pounds less in comparison to its predecessor, features a brand-new 48-volt mild hybrid system, which was made available for both, V6 and V8 models with the main objective of improving the fuel economy and deliver additional torque.

2019 Chevrolet Silverado

The 2019 Chevy Silverado packs new aluminum body panels and is roughly 450 pounds lighter in comparison to all the others and its previous generation as well. Its steel bed is perhaps the most important feature this time.

2019 Ford Ranger

The Ranger category was initially ruled over by Toyota and Nissan only. Following which, Chevrolet decided to dive in. The bate was carried forward by Ford, through the introduction of the 2019 Ford Ranger.

2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Looking for a little glam at the Detroit Auto Show, 2018? Mercedes has taken care of it through its 2019 G-class. The automobile manufacturer primarily focuses on upgrading the vehicle’s capability and interior comfort to the maximum level possible.

Honda Insight Prototype

Honda decided to show off their concept-based, yet-to-be-finalized Insight sedan. It is being treated as the official replacement for the Civic Hybrid. Its 1.5-liter gas engine mated to Honda’s two-motor hybrid system, and the automaker is hoping for 50 mpg (or more) by EPA measurements.

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