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Expected at dealers in mid-March, the new Mini (Credit: Bloomberg News)

Expected at dealers in mid-March, the new Mini John Cooper Works Paceman vehicle, unveiled at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, is a larger version of the SUV-coupe the company first introduced in Los Angeles two months prior. (Jan. 14, 2013)

2013 Detroit Auto Show: New models and concepts

The North American International Auto Show opened to the press Jan. 14, 2013 in Detroit. Here are some of the new cars and experimental concept vehicles that have debuted at the show.

The BMW Concept 4 Series Coupe is displayed
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The BMW Concept 4 Series Coupe is displayed at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 15, 2013)

The BMW Concept 4 Series coupe, unveiled at
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The BMW Concept 4 Series coupe, unveiled at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, will replace the 3 Series coupe and maintain its size, which is considered unusually large for a coupe. (Jan. 14, 2013)

Mercedes-Benz introduces the 2014 CLA ahead of the
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Mercedes-Benz introduces the 2014 CLA ahead of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 13, 2013)

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Dieiter Zetsche, chairman of the board at Mercedes-Benz,
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Dieiter Zetsche, chairman of the board at Mercedes-Benz, introduces the 2014 CLA ahead of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The automaker called the compact coupe a "style rebel." (Jan. 13, 2013)

BMW's Mini John Cooper Works Paceman vehicle is
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BMW's Mini John Cooper Works Paceman vehicle is displayed during the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 15, 2013)

Expected at dealers in mid-March, the new Mini
(Credit: Bloomberg News)

Expected at dealers in mid-March, the new Mini John Cooper Works Paceman vehicle, unveiled at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, is a larger version of the SUV-coupe the company first introduced in Los Angeles two months prior. (Jan. 14, 2013)

Mercedes introduces its new E-Class Coupe during the
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Mercedes introduces its new E-Class Coupe during the media preview at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 15, 2013)

Mercedes also unveiled the sedan version of the
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Mercedes also unveiled the sedan version of the E-Class at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 15, 2013)

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While technically a mid-cycle refresh, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class
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While technically a mid-cycle refresh, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class cars that debuted at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit boast a significant redesign.

The Acura MDX prototype vehicle is displayed during
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The Acura MDX prototype vehicle is displayed during the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 15, 2013)

The Acura MDX prototype vehicle is nearly complete
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The Acura MDX prototype vehicle is nearly complete and will be available for sale by mid-2013, according to an Acura statement. (Jan. 15, 2013)

The Tesla Model X makes its debut at
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The Tesla Model X makes its debut at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 15, 2013)

Tesla calls the doors on its new Model
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Tesla calls the doors on its new Model X "falcon-wing" doors. The automaker says the doors differ from gullwing doors by being hinged in the middle allowing them to open in a smaller space than a minivan's sliding doors do. (Jan. 15, 2013)

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The Tesla Model X, introduced at the 2013
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The Tesla Model X, introduced at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, seats seven people in three rows. (Jan. 15, 2013)

The Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible is introduced
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The Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible is introduced at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 14, 2013)

The Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible features a
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The Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible features a 616-horsepower, 590-pound-feet-of-torque 6.0-liter W12 engine that produces speeds up to 202 miles per hour -- making it the fastest four-seat convertible. (Jan. 14, 2013)

The BMW Z4 sDrive 35is convertible vehicle is
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The BMW Z4 sDrive 35is convertible vehicle is unveiled during the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 14, 2013)

The 2014 BMW Z4 sDrive35is features a hardtop
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The 2014 BMW Z4 sDrive35is features a hardtop roof that, when activated, blends in with the body of the car. (Jan. 14, 2013)

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The 2014 Lincoln MKC concept crossover SUV is
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The 2014 Lincoln MKC concept crossover SUV is introduced at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 14, 2013)

The 2014 Lincoln MKC concept crossover SUV is
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The 2014 Lincoln MKC concept crossover SUV is part of Ford's recently launched initiative to refresh its struggling Lincoln brand. (Jan. 14, 2013)

Ford is considering modifying Lincoln models, including the
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Ford is considering modifying Lincoln models, including the MKC concept pictured above, before they go on sale in China next year to meet the tastes of consumers there who often expect to be chauffeur-driven in their luxury cars, according to Bloomberg News.

Kia introduces the new Cadenza during the media
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Kia introduces the new Cadenza during the media preview at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 15, 2013)

The new Cadenza marks Kia's attempt to enter
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The new Cadenza marks Kia's attempt to enter the North American premium sedan market after being known for years for its more economical offerings. (Jan. 15, 2013)

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The Ford Atlas concept pickup, unveiled at the
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The Ford Atlas concept pickup, unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, is the automaker's attempt at a fuel-efficient update to its top selling F-series. (Jan. 15, 2013)

Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of
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Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Co., prepares to speak to the media after the unveiling of the F-150 Atlas concept truck during the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. (Jan. 15, 2013)

The interior of the Ford Motor Co. F-150
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The interior of the Ford Motor Co. F-150 Atlas concept truck, an F-150 prototype with upgraded fuel efficiency, is seen after the unveiling at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. (Jan. 15, 2013)

Hyundai unveiled its HCD-14 Genesis concept luxury sedan
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Hyundai unveiled its HCD-14 Genesis concept luxury sedan at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. (Jan. 14, 2013)

Designed like a coupe, the HCD-14 -- introduced
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Designed like a coupe, the HCD-14 -- introduced at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit -- has rear hinged doors. (Jan. 14, 2013)

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The HCD-14 Genesis concept car offers
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The HCD-14 Genesis concept car offers "a hint of the design direction" the company will be taking, Hyundai said in a statement.

The RS7 was one of two new cars
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The RS7 was one of two new cars unveiled by Audi at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 14, 2013)

The Audi RS7, which debuted at media previews
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The Audi RS7, which debuted at media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, has a 560-horsepower twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine and can reach speeds of 189 miles per hour. (Jan. 14, 2013)

The Nissan Versa Note is introduced at the
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The Nissan Versa Note is introduced at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

The Nissan Versa Note is expected to replace
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The Nissan Versa Note is expected to replace the the automaker's Versa hatchback later this year. Entry level models will start at $14,000. (Jan. 15, 2013)

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Nissan also unveiled the Resonance concept crossover at
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Nissan also unveiled the Resonance concept crossover at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The car is likely to preview the next generation of Nissan's existing Murano line. (Jan. 15, 2013)

The Nissan Resonance hybrid-electric concept and the Versa
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The Nissan Resonance hybrid-electric concept and the Versa Note share the stage with Dr. Andy Palmer, executive vice president of Nissan Motor Co., at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 15, 2013)

Audi introduces the SQ5 SUV at the North
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Audi introduces the SQ5 SUV at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 14, 2013)

The Audi SQ5 is a gasoline-powered version of
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The Audi SQ5 is a gasoline-powered version of the automaker's popular diesel-powered European SUV that's designed for the American market (Jan. 14, 2013)

Ulrich Hackenberg, the Volkswagen board member in charge
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Ulrich Hackenberg, the Volkswagen board member in charge of technical development, introduces the Volkswagen CrossBlue concept car at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 14, 2013)

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The Volkswagen CrossBlue concept mid-size SUV is part
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The Volkswagen CrossBlue concept mid-size SUV is part of the company's push to expand its offerings in the U.S. auto market. (Jan. 14, 2013)

Ulrich Hackenberg, the Volkswagen board member in charge
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Ulrich Hackenberg, the Volkswagen board member in charge of technical development, introduces the CrossBlue concept car. The model on display at the 2013 North American International Auto Show boasts a hybrid diesel-electric engine.

The Honda Urban SUV concept is revealed at
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The Honda Urban SUV concept is revealed at the 2013 North American International Auto Show media preview at the Cobo Center in Detroit. (Jan. 14, 2013)

Honda's Urban SUV concept vehicle will be the
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Honda's Urban SUV concept vehicle will be the basis for both a revamped Fit and a smaller SUV that will be available for purchase in 2014. (Jan. 14, 2013)

Honda's Urban SUV concept is nine inches shorter
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Honda's Urban SUV concept is nine inches shorter than the automaker's popular CR-V model. (Jan. 14, 2013)

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Infiniti completely revamped its most popular car, the
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Infiniti completely revamped its most popular car, the Q50 sedan, and will begin selling the new model this summer. Nissan's luxury auto line is updating its naming system around the letter Q. (Jan. 14, 2013)

The Infiniti Q50 is shorter, wider and lower
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The Infiniti Q50 is shorter, wider and lower to the ground than the G37 sedan it is replacing. (Jan. 14, 2013)

Infiniti introduces the 2014 Q50 to replace their
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Infiniti introduces the 2014 Q50 to replace their best-selling G sedan at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 14, 2013)

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette debuts ahead of the
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The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette debuts ahead of the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 13, 2013)

Chevrolet dubbed the 2014 Corvette the
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Chevrolet dubbed the 2014 Corvette the "Stingray," recalling the muscle car's beloved models of the 1950s and 1960s. (Jan. 13, 2013)

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Toyota introduces the Corolla Furia Concept car at
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Toyota introduces the Corolla Furia Concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (Jan. 14, 2013)

The Furia concept car is designed to refresh
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The Furia concept car is designed to refresh the image of Toyota's top-selling Corolla model and make it more appealing to younger buyers. (Jan. 14, 2013)

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