20 Cars That Will Die In Detroit

Steve Lang January 14, 2014 All Things Hoon


Every time I went to a new car launch at the Detroit Auto Show, this is what I saw before me.

Now don’t get me wrong. In this line of work you are sometimes better off not seeing the faces of all of those money-sees, monkey-dos, who are doing the same thing as you. However the brutal truth of today is that there are plenty of sites (like TTAC and Jalopnik) that are offering up a healthy dose of new car coverage. 

So that means I got to  hit em’ where they ain’t. And this is most certainly where they ain’t.

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Morning Glory At The Detroit Auto Show


It’s 7:00 A.M.  I have two guys in front of me muttering in Russian about someone’s wife… someone’s mother… or it could be the new Ecoboost engine on the F-150.

The guy next to me is the same son-of-a-… who was snoring half the night. I am wearing a suit as a type this. An article of clothing which I never thought I would ever have to wear except for the proverbial wedding or funeral.

My fruit is plastic. My Danish is recycled bits of bread crumbs and corn syrup, and this computer I’m typing on has that blasted chiclet keyboard which makes me type an ‘e’ every time I need an ‘s’.

Damn I love it here!

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