Tag: Chicago Auto Show

How Was Ford Able To Keep The F-150 Lightning’s Starting Price Below $40K?

When Ford unveiled the F-150 Lightning, there were many impressive things about it but perhaps the most impressive was its sub-$40k starting price. Speaking to Autoblog at the Chicago Auto Show, Darren Palmer, general manager for Ford’s battery electric vehicles, said that the secret to getting the price down on the electric truck was scale. […]

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Jeep Wrangler Xtreme Recon Package Adds 35-Inch Tires, Suspension Lift, $3,995 To Price Tag

Jeep unveiled the Xtreme Recon Package for the Jeep Wrangler at the 2021 Chicago Auto Show. The package adds 17-inch by 8-inch beadlock-capable wheels wrapped in LT315/70R17C (35-inch) BF Goodrich KO2 all-terrain tires from the factory. To accommodate those big wheels, Wranglers fitted with the package will also get a 1.5-inch suspension lift with uniquely […]

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2022 Ford Maverick And F-150 Lightning Debut In Chicago

The 2022 Ford Maverick and F-150 Lighting have made their public debuts at the ongoing Chicago Auto Show, providing prospective customers with their first chance to check out the pickup trucks in the flesh. The F-150 Lighting is arguably the most important of the two as it is Ford’s first all-electric pickup truck and has […]

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2022 Jeep Compass Will Start At $24,995 When It Arrives At U.S. Dealerships This Fall

Jeep used the Chicago Auto Show to introduce the 2022 Compass and now the company has revealed pricing will start at $24,995 when it arrives this fall. Kicking things off is the entry-level Compass Sport, which features revised styling as well as new LED headlights. The model also comes equipped with tinted windows, roof rails […]

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2022 VW Golf R Arrives In The U.S. With 315 HP And A Manual Gearbox From $44,640

Full U.S. details for the 2022 VW Golf R have been announced at the Chicago Auto Show, including its price. Unveiled for overseas markets a number of months ago, the U.S.-spec Mk8 Golf R features a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder direct-injection engine pumping out 315 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque with the DSG transmission or […]

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2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI Starts At $30,540 In The U.S., Makes 241 HP And Gets Manual Gearbox

Joy of joys! Volkswagen won’t detune the 2022 Golf GTI for the U.S. market. The company announced today that the eighth generation of the hot hatch will start at $29,545 plus a $995 destination fee, bringing the total up to $30,540. All three U.S. GTI trims will be available with the manual transmission as standard, […]

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Nissan Bringing Host Of New Models To 2021 Chicago Auto Show, Including Z Proto

Nissan will bring a plethora of models to this week’s Chicago Auto Show being held from July 15 through to July 19 at McCormick Place’s West Building. Featured at the Nissan booth will be the 2021 Armada, 2021 Rogue, 2021 Kicks, 2022 Pathfinder, 2022 Frontier, 2022 Ariya, and the striking Z Proto which will soon […]

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