November 10, 2004
Detroit auto show
Update on new vehicle introductions
Detroit, Michigan – Auto manufacturers released more info about new production and concept vehicles that will be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January.
Mitsubishi will a version of the Dodge Dakota, called the Raider. The mid-size, four-door pickup will go on sale next Fall.
Chevrolet will unveil the Corvette Z06 convertible and a new Monte Carlo coupe.
Ford will show the new Fusion midsize sedan which shares its platform with the Mazda6.
Audi will show the A6 Avant (station wagon), the A3 Sportback (hatchback), and the A4 sedan and wagon. The A4 gets updated styling and a new 2.0 litre turbocharged four cylinder engine.
Hyundai will unveil a new concept car, the details of which are being kept secret. The redesigned 2005 Sonata will also make its North American debut.
Porsche is being secretive about a new production model which will make its worldwide debut in Detroit. They’ll also show the redesigned Boxster, and the new 911 Carrera and Carrera S.
Mazda will show its Mazda5 ‘space wagon’, a small minivan with sliding side doors and ‘six plus one’ seating.
Volvo will display the new V8-powered XC90