On January 11, the doors opened to the 2016 North American International Auto Show. The first couple of days will be held for the media, followed by a charity day and special invitation day limited to industry reps. It will open to the general public from January 16.
The city of Detroit, where Americaâ€™s so-called three big automakers GM, Ford, and Chrysler are based, has been hosting this motor show for over a century. For this yearâ€™s event, over 40 new models will be unveiled by various automakers from around the world.
The debuts from Japanese automakers will center on the luxury brands of Toyota, Nissan, and Honda. Lexus will launch a new model, Infiniti will unveil its QX60 and Q60 Coupe (the Nissan Skyline Coupe, in Japan), and Acura will launch the Precision Concept.
The European brands will focus on German models, which include the Mercedes Benz E Class Sedan, AMG S 65, and AMG SLC 43, the BMW M2 Coupe and X4 M40i, the Volvo S90, and the all-new Porsche 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S.
As for models from the US, the 2016 NAIAS will feature debuts of the Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback, Ford Fusion, Lincoln Continental, and Chryslerâ€™s all-new minivan.
South Korean automakers are scheduled to launch new models including the Genesis G90 by Hyundaiâ€™s luxury brand as well as a new SUV concept by Kia.
Despite the limited space for the event, this yearâ€™s North American International Auto Show will welcome the world premieres of many models from the worldâ€™s top automakers. Letâ€™s keep our eyes peeled for what kind of surprises it has to offer this year.