The 2013 Dodge Dart, built on a Fiat platform, features a variety of powertrain options and Dodge Charger styling cues.
The Dart will feature an available 8.5-inch info screen and a 7-inch electronic instrument cluster surrounded by lighted color accents. The Dart is scheduled to arrive at dealerships during the first half of 2012 and will be assembled in Belvidere, Ill.
The redesigned 2013 Fusion will likely follow the direction that Ford laid out with the 2013 Escape compact crossover: curvier lines, engines with direct injection and turbochargers, and a hybrid.
The Accord will be redesigned in mid-2012, and Honda will tease its styling with an Accord Coupe concept in Detroit. Historically, Honda's concept cars tend to look very similar to the final production vehicle.
Hyundai will reveal a turbocharged four-cylinder Veloster. The brand also will show a restyled 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe with a new grille and front fascia and a more refined interior. The car will receive a new four-cylinder engine and a re-engineered 3.8-liter V-6.
What happens if you cross the Lexus LF-A high-performance car and the IS 250 coupe? The LF-LC coupe concept. It explores the future of Lexus styling and was created at the automaker's Calty design studio in Newport Beach, Calif. It comes in a 2+2 layout, meaning there's room for two humans and two overnight bags. The grille is even more prominent, with slivers for LED headlights, and a long sweeping hoodline. Early photos show hybrid badges.
Lincoln will show a concept of the next-generation MKZ sedan. Lincoln officials hint that the car could offer a glimpse of the brand's future direction under design chief Max Wolff. The MKZ is a mid-sized sedan based on the same platform as the Ford Fusion.