The Good Stuff at the 2015 North American International Auto Show

1951 Alfa-Romeo Alfetta Grand Premio Tipo 159It’s become a Mac’s Motor City Garage tradition. Here, we set aside the serious auto industry news at NAIAS for a moment to check out all the truly neat stuff on display. Join the fun. 

 

 

MCG feels like he owes the nice people at Alfa Romeo an apology. Sure, MCG was in physical attendance at the Cobo Center press conference for the official reveal of the 2015 4C Spider, but he didn’t hear a word anyone said. Instead, his attention was totally absorbed by the two stunning vintage Alfa Grand Prix racers on the stage: a 1932 Tipo B P3 and a 1951 Alfetta Tipo 159 (above). But honestly: How do they expect gearheads to stay focused on the business at hand in the presence of two such magnificent distractions?

There are plenty of these distractions on the exhibit floor in Detroit, if you happen to be looking for them: vintage and classic vehicles, current and historic race cars, technical demonstrators, cutaway displays, and more. We’ve included a few of them here, along with some interesting concepts and new model introductions not included in our regular auto show coverage. Gallery below.

 

Infiniti Q60 Concept
Ben Abatti Ford F-100 vintage off-road racer
2015 Corvette C7.R GTLM racer
2015 BMW 650i Convertible
2016 Buick Cascada Convertible
1965 Ford GT40
2015 Cadillac CTS-V World Challenge racer
Toyota NASCAR Sprint Cup engine cutaway
Toyota NASCAR Sprint Cup engine
Honda FCV Concept
Dallara-Honda Indy car
2005 Ford GT
Joni Wiman Ford Fiesta Global RallyCross
2015 Porsche Boxster GTS
1932 Alfa Romeo GP Tipo B P3 monoposto
Toyota NASCAR 9-inch Ford rear end
2015 Ford Focus ST EcoBoost
2015 Mustang GT350
2015 Ford Mustang undercarriage
1975 BMW 3.0L CSL Ronnie Petersen - Brian Redman BMW
Renault F1 show car
1951 Alfa-Romeo Alfetta Grand Premio Tipo 159
2016 Ford GT concept

Infiniti Q60 Concept

Ben Abatti Ford F-100 vintage off-road racer

2015 Corvette C7.R GTLM racer

2015 BMW 650i Convertible

2016 Buick Cascada Convertible

1965 Ford GT40

2015 Cadillac CTS-V World Challenge racer

Toyota NASCAR Sprint Cup engine cutaway

Toyota NASCAR Sprint Cup engine

Honda FCV Concept

Dallara-Honda Indy car

2005 Ford GT

Joni Wiman Ford Fiesta Global RallyCross

2015 Porsche Boxster GTS

1932 Alfa Romeo GP Tipo B P3 monoposto

Toyota NASCAR 9-inch Ford rear end

2015 Ford Focus ST EcoBoost

2015 Mustang GT350

2015 Ford Mustang undercarriage

1975 BMW 3.0L CSL Ronnie Petersen - Brian Redman BMW

Renault F1 show car

1951 Alfa-Romeo Alfetta Grand Premio Tipo 159

2016 Ford GT concept

One thought on “The Good Stuff at the 2015 North American International Auto Show

  1. Although the rear of the new Ford GT is neither attractive or unattractive, the taillights give us the rocket exhaust appearance that they tried so hard for in the early Sixties. I love ’em!

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