The cars and trucks that just didn’t live up to the hype
The common definition of the word "hype" is to promote or publicize a product or idea in an intense way. Of course, that means the exaggeration of importance. And if you want a real-life definition, just go to any modern auto show, where every new reveal is the paradigm of perfection.
This year's Detroit event, officially known as the North American International Auto Show, was no different. In fact, after a few years of being stuck in the doldrums, most industry observers agree that the 2013 edition is one of the more interesting and relevant shows in a few years. But of course, we here at MSN Autos Canada don't typically fall for any automaker's car-show hype, and here are nine examples.
The Italian sports car company finally returns with the Alfa Romeo 4C. There's no question that this curvy mid-engined two-seater means business. We ta... More The Italian sports car company finally returns with the Alfa Romeo 4C. There's no question that this curvy mid-engined two-seater means business. We take a look at the Alfa Romeo at the 2014 NY Auto Show.
Date 14-04-18, Duration 1:43, Views 19498
Date 14-04-18 1:43
Tooltip Information:2015 Alfa Romeo 4C previewVideo by:Description: The Italian sports car company finally returns with the Alfa Romeo 4C. There's no question that this curvy mid-engined two-seater means business. We take a look at the Alfa Romeo at the 2014 NY Auto Show.Rating: 3Views: 19498
Date 14-04-18 1:19
Tooltip Information:2015 Dodge Charger previewVideo by:Description: A new front end proves controversial for the Dodge Charger, overshadowing some upgrades. We take a look at the Charger at the 2014 NY Auto Show.Rating: 3.55Views: 7565
Date 14-07-21 1:18
Tooltip Information:Lamborghini Aventador shooting exhaust flamesVideo by:Description: Spectators gather around a Lamborghini Aventador in Germany as it spits out flames from its exhaust system. If your car could do that, would you show it off?Rating: 3Views: 1800
Date 14-01-14 0:47
Tooltip Information:2015 Ford F-150 at Detroit Auto ShowVideo by:Description: This redesign of the big-selling Ford F-150 pulls no punches, with big weight reductions yet tons of new features.Rating: 3.71Views: 31458
Date 12-05-15 2:03
Tooltip Information:Lamborghini Show Off FailVideo by:Description: If he can afford to buy an expensive car like that, he'll probably have no problem fixing up the damage. This is what happens when a car is too powerful for your driving skills!Rating: 4.78Views: 59131