The opening day of the North American International Auto Show started off with much anticipated reveals and the opportunity to see up close what has been only previously seen online.
GM, however, unveiled the first all-new Corvette in 9 years on Sunday. The new 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray is scheduled to hit showrooms this fall.
In other news, Mercedes revealed a completely new class of vehicles. The CLA-class, or more casually known as the “Baby Benz”, will be smaller than the already small C-Class line of vehicles.
Cadillac is expected to continue to build upon its strong momentum on the back of its ATS sedan being named the 2013 North American Car of the Year.
According to a number of informal polls, more than half of visitors to the auto show in Detroit is shopping for a new car. From the looks of opening day, there is going to be plenty to choose from.
The U.S. is going to host 65 auto shows, with the North American International Auto Show in Detroit being among the largest.
Event organizers confirmed that the NAIAS brought over $350 million into Detroit’s economy, with over 770,000 visitors in attendance.
Detroit’s COBO Center will host such notable auto-makers as BMW, Audi, Bentley, Mini, Mercedes, Chevrolet, Honda, Toyota, Maserati, Ford, Lexus, Cadillac, Tesla and many more.
The 2013 North American International Auto Show will run from January 14-27. Check the NAIAS website for more information on show schedules and other information.