Ford confirmed what we all suspected: the next-generation Mustang Shelby GT500 is coming soon, and it will pack a serious punch. Speaking on the sidelines of the Detroit Auto Show, the Blue Oval confirmed the hottest Mustang yet will pack over 700 horsepower to send chills down the Hellcat's spine. Look for the model to make its debut before the end of the year.
Mercedes-AMG expanded its line-up yet again with 53-badged variants of the CLS and the E-Class. All of them get the same 435-horsepower twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter straight-six engine and a 48-volt electrical system.
The next-generation Volkswagen Jetta made its debut at the Detroit Auto Show. It's built on Volkswagen's MQB platform, and it remains available with a manual transmission. It receives an array of tech features including a digital instrument cluster, which is found on the list of options.
China's GAC Motor says it plans to launch a new three-row crossover in the United States market by the end of 2019. Known as the GS8, the seven-passenger CUV will compete against vehicles like the Toyota Highlander.
Ford's entry-level Ranger truck returned to the American market after an eight-year hiatus. The sub-F-150 model is available in three trim levels and two body styles. Sales will begin before the end of the year.
All-wheel drive helps in the snow, but GMC is working on a more extreme solution to the problem. The company is displaying a Sierra truck on tracks at the Detroit Auto Show. It's just a concept; don't expect to see it in showrooms anytime soon.
Ford celebrated the 50th anniversary of the movie Bullitt with a special edition Mustang. Available this summer, it packs a 5.0-liter V8 rated at over 475 horsepower and a dark green paint job that pays homage to the car driven by Steve McQueen in the movie.