Cars That Caught My Eye at the Detroit Auto Show

While I was enjoying the sights at the North American International Auto Show last week, several vehicles caught my eye that were not Corvettes.  I don’t see any of these is a direct competitor to the Corvette, but they are all coupes or convertibles.

This Acura NSX Concept, which is said to be close to the planned production model, is quite a looker.

One has not been able to buy a new NSX for some years, but production of this slick coupe will definitely result in sales for Honda’s luxury division.  How many will be determined by the price.

















And then I saw the BMW i8 Concept, which is not exactly the same car as in Mission: Impossible, Ghost Protocol, but is certainly close:












The Audi R8 GT Spyder was pretty sweet, too:
























And then, we were told that this Falcon F7 is the very first production model, already sold and committed to a buyer.  The website suggests a price around $200,000, so it reminded me of how remarkable the low price of the Corvette ZR1 truly is!












The foot pedal arrangement is unique:


























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