The 2018 North American International Auto Show, also known as the Detroit Motor Show, will be open to the public this weekend. And when car enthusiasts and potential buyers look for the best new car they can look forward to, most of them will see full-time four-wheel-drive trucks and SUVs to better navigate the snow-capped streets of the car’s city.
Not all new cars and exhibition cars are trucks and SUVs. Hyundai Motor showcased the media the new Veloster to be released later this year. Kia showed a new Forte sedan. Honda unveiled a new Insight hybrid sedan at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
But concept vehicles like Chevy Silverado, Ram, Ford Ranger and even the BMW X2 and Nissan XMotion are both trucks and crossovers.
The public shift from two-door and four-door passenger cars is determining that carmakers invest R & D funds in trucks and SUVs.
For the past decade, GM, Ford and Chrysler have given up mid-size pickups, but GM is the first to get back, and now Ford is also in this ranger.
The new Ranger showcased in Detroit looks rough and upset, and is part of the Ford Truck family. It is based on Ford trucks of the same name marketed in Australia, New Zealand, Africa and other markets. It has a steel front and rear bumper, mounted on a steel frame, a 2.3-liter engine, a front “bash plate” and a 10-speed automatic transmission.
Fiat Chrysler launches new version of Rampika, the most profitable and important of the FCA lineup in the United States. Last year, the carmaker sold more than 500,000 Ram pickups, drawing some of Ram’s styling and automotive road vehicles.
The new Ram will 48V battery and 300-watt lithium-ion battery together to improve fuel economy and torque.
Mercedes is showing off a new version of its G-Class that was originally commissioned by Iran’s Shah, who wants to have a deluxe version of an admirable German military vehicle. It is now sold to customers who have not the right image for the Range Rover or Toyota Land Cruiser.
The new G-Class will overwhelm 27-inch water and climb up the hillside, 9.5 inches above ground level. Dieter Zetsche, Mercedes’s chief executive, who ran the Chrysler-Jeep business and remains a huge jeep fan-In fact, he called the G-Class and Jeep Wrangler this week “World Sporting Utilities Two symbols. ”