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 19721
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: 19721
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: 7731
Date 11-06-06 0:42
Tooltip Information:Kid With Awesome Drifting SkillsVideo by:Description: Even at his young age, this kid already knows how to impress the ladies. He shows off some smooth driving skills!Rating: 3.81Views: 221534
Date 14-08-21 1:00
Tooltip Information:Driver shows off drifting skills on winding roadVideo by:Description: Watch as this professional driver demonstrates incredible Touge drifts in his Toyota Supra on a dry closed-circuit road. Please do not try this on your own! Credit to 'TenguDrift'.Rating: 4.75Views: 6835
Date 11-12-12 1:00
Tooltip Information:Semi Truck DriftingVideo by:Description: This just goes to show that you don't need a fancy sports car to pull off some awesome drifts. Check out the incredible skills this driver shows off!Rating: 4.23Views: 102532