Author - Zerin Dube

2011 NAIAS: 2012 Honda Civic Coupe Concept

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Honda unveiled the concept versions of the 9th generation 2012 Civic models at the 2011 NAIAS.  Set to go on sale this Spring, the 2012 Civic will be available in traditional gasoline models, 2 Si models, as well as a hybrid and CNG models.

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2011 NAIAS: Ford Reveal Gallery

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Ford’s press conference was heavy on the promise of more jobs in the Detroit area, commitment to global growth, and a not-so-subtle jab at the current generation of electric vehicles currently on the market today.  Alan Mulally rolled out on stage in a Focus ST which will go on sale here in the U.S. later this year before talking about the 3 new fully electric vehicles they hope to have on sale by the end of next year and a full range of EVs by 2013.

Ford also showed off the Grand C-Max which will be the first C-segment vehicle sold in the U.S. and also a glimpse of what the next generation Escape would look like in the Vertrek Concept.

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2011 NAIAS Gallery – BMW 6-Series Convertible & 1-Series M Coupe

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BMW didn’t have any big surprises up their sleeves for the 2011 NAIAS but they did announce the U.S. pricing for the much anticipated BMW 1-Series M Coupe which will start at $47,010.  While that’s quite a bit of money to spend on a 1-Series, you do get a 335-horsepower twin-turbo inline-6 engine mated to a traditional 6-speed transmission.  BMW has also claimed that 1M is faster around the Nordschleife than the E46 M3, for what it’s worth.

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