The stars of the Detroit motor show

James Baggott
Static photo  Colour: Misano Red
Static photo Colour: Misano Red



Detroit – the spiritual home of the American car industry – this year played host to a resurgent North American International Auto Show. Much like the city that surrounds it, the halls of the year's first big new model showcase felt more upbeat and positive than it did a few years ago.

Just as you'd expect from an American motor show, the emphasis was on big – and we're not just talking about the dinner portions. Audi, BMW, Lexus and Kia all revealed behemoths that'll dwarf the usual UK car choices. Here, we take a closer look at those new car offerings from Motor City.