2011 North American International Auto Show Photos

Patrick Wong--adjunct faculty member, Transportation Design, College for Creative Studies; co-founder of Car Design News; former General Motors designer; former Ford package design manager—went down to the North American International Auto Show for Autofieldblog last week and took some photographs, as he did last year.

Patrick Wong--adjunct faculty member, Transportation Design, College for Creative Studies; co-founder of Car Design News; former General Motors designer; former Ford package design manager—went down to the North American International Auto Show for Autofieldblog last week and took some photographs, as he did last year. Here’s a selection. . . .

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Fiat 500 now

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Fiat 500 back in the day

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2012 Hyundai Veloster

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2102 Honda Civic Concept (which is probably very close to the production version)

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Ford C-Max

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2011 Ford Explorer—yes North American Truck of the Year (the Chevy Volt—not unexpectedly—is the car that won that award)

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Tricked-out Chevy Sonic.  They’re going to be selling options to make the car look like that—if you so desire

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Buick Verano.  A compact Buick for a younger demographic

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Cadillac CTS-V in racing form.  No, not a street car

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Lexus LF-A.  Yes, Lexus

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Kia KV7 concept van

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Inside the KV—note the swivel seats

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Toyota Prius C Concept—Could this be one of the coolest-looking Toyotas in a long, long, time?  Yes.

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Toyota Prius v.

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MINI Paceman Concept—for now

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New Audi A6

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Electric Mercedes SLS AMG

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BMW 1 Series Coupe

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Porsche 918 RSR—no, not street legal, either