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1903 Ford Model A runabout
1903 Ford Model A runabout
1948 Ford F Series
1948 Ford F Series
1948 Ford F Series
1948 Ford F Series
1948 Ford F Series
2012 BMW i3 Concept Coupe
2012 BMW i3 Concept Coupe
2012 BMW i3 Concept Coupe
2012 BMW i3 Concept Coupe
2012 Chevrolet Sonic Z-Spec 2.5
2012 Chevrolet Sonic Z-Spec 2.5
2012 Chevrolet Sonic Z-Spec 2.5 Interior
2012 Chevrolet Spark Z-Spec
2012 Kia Batman-inspired Optima
2012 Kia Batman-inspired Optima
2012 Kia Batman-inspired Optima
2012 Kia Green Lantern-inspired Soul
2012 Kia Green Lantern-inspired Soul
2012 Smart forstars
2012 Smart forstars
2012 Smart forstars
2012 Volkswagen Cross Coupe
2012 Volkswagen Cross Coupe
2012 Volkswagen Cross Coupe Interior
2012 Volvo S60 Polestar
2013 Acura MDX Prototype
2013 Acura MDX Prototype
2013 Acura MDX Prototype
2013 Acura MDX Prototype
2013 Acura MDX Prototype
2013 Acura MDX Prototype
2013 Acura MDX Prototype
2013 Acura MDX Prototype

After a few years of scant new vehicle introductions as the auto industry recovered from the recession, the 2013 NAIAS showcases automakers optimism about expanding sales in the USA. Remarkably, Detroit was the venue to reveal several products intended for the global market. Examples from the Germans include the BMW 4-Series Coupe, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and Audi RS7. Maserati revealed the new Quattroporte, now available with AWD. Lexus unveiled the new IS sedan and Acura showed the latest iteration of the NSX, as well as the new MDX. Honda's compact Urban SUV concept is an intriguing offshoot from the Fit platform. Toyota hinted at the next Corolla sedan with the blazing orange Furia concept. Chevrolet's angular new Corvette is a radical departure from the soft curves of its predecessor. Lincoln showed its first compact crossover with the new MKC, a closely related sibling of the Ford Escape. A facelifted Jeep Grand Cherokee was a mild surprise from Chrysler. Infiniti revealed the new Q50 replacement for the popular G37 sedan. Kia's new Cadenza sedan slots above the midsize Optima in its lineup. Although the NAIAS has been traditionally the home show for the American auto industry, it has gradually become nearly as important for European and Asian manufacturers.