Detroit Motor Show: the picture tour

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  1. The rear-wheel drive Kia GT4 Stinger concept is a modern salute to the purebred, affordable sports cars of yesteryear. Beneath the bonnet is a 235kW 2-litre turbopetrol motor. Image: Reuters
  2. Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept.
  3. The BMW M4 Coupe is shoved along by a 317kW high-revving turbocharged six-cylinder motor. It will hit SA shores during the second half of the year.
  4. The 240kW BMW M235i tops the new 2 Series range, which is expected to reach SA in the next few months.
  5. Showing off the new Cadillac badge, the ATS takes the fight to the new BMW 4 Series.
  6. New Chevrolet Corvette Z06: 466kW and 861Nm of American V8 muscle.
  7. The new Chrysler 200 is a mid-sized sedan built around Alfa Romeo underpinnings.
  8. The new Ford F-150 makes extensive use of aluminium to make it over 300kg lighter than its predecessor.
  9. Ford pulled the covers off the convertible version of its new global Mustang, which is coming to SA in 2015.
  10. New Honda Fit, or Jazz in SA speak.
  11. New Hyundai Genesis is pitted against the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes E-Class. Expect to see it in SA later this year.
  12. The F1-inspired Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Concept is how its maker envisions a high-performance sports sedan. Infiniti says that if they built this car, it would have more than 373kW.
  13. Going head-to-head with the BMW M4, the radically-styled Lexus RC F is motivated by a V8 that develops more than 335kW.
  14. New Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
  15. Mini John Cooper Works Concept. The production model is expected to have a 2-litre turbopetrol engine.
  16. The daring Nissan Sports Sedan Concept is said to hold a few clues about the next-generation Nissan Maxima.
  17. Porsche 911 Targa.
  18. Latest Subaru WRX STI arrives in SA later this year, armed with a 227kW 2.5-litre Boxer.
  19. Toyota FT-1 Concept. Would they dare to build this?
  20. Volkswagen Dune Concept.
  21. Volvo XC Coupe Concept. There should be more than just a few hints of the next XC90 in here.

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