Detroit motor show sees raft of exciting announcements

Detroit motor show sees raft of exciting announcements

Petrol-heads from all over the world have joined manufacturers for the Northern American International Auto Show in Detroit this week.

Several exciting announcements have been made at the event in the US, which opened its doors on Monday, including the unveiling of the new Mercedes E-Class.

The forthcoming model is said to be able to a chieve cruising speeds of 130mph and keep safe distances from the vehicle ahead.

It can also change lanes autonomously at 112mph.

Industry leaders and motoring fans at Det roit's 14-day show have also been treated to the sight of the new Lexus LC Coupe 500 production model.

In 2013 Lexus debuted its LF-LC concept vehicle here and the new LC is based on this.

It incorporates several of the LF-LC's design traits and industry experts claim the result is visually stunning, giving it the most revolutionary appearance in the Japanese carmakers' stable.

Meanwhile, V olvo has unveiled its new S90 saloon, like its big brother but with its own individual, eye-catching identity.

Its set to target the executive market and become a rival to motors such as the BMW 5-Series, the Audi A6 and Jaguar's XF.

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