North America’s premiere auto show has opened to return to its former glory in 2011 with an extensive list of debuts and a rejuvenated U.S. auto sector, including domestic automakers. Major unveilings included the BMW 1 Series M Coupe, Hyundai Veloster, Chrysler 300, Volkswagen’s new mid-size replacement for the Passat, a Honda Civic Concept, MINI Paceman concept, the next Ford Escape and the Prius MPV. Jump after the break to check them out.

Porsche 918 RSR race car

Cadillac CTS-V SCCA

Mercedes SLS E-Cell

Hyundai Veloster

2012 Audi A6

2012 BMW 1M

Chevrolet Sonic

Chrysler 200C Mopar

Chrysler 300C

Fiat 500 Mopar

GMC Sierra All Terain

Ford Vertrek

Toyota Prius C

Mini Paceman

2012 VW Passat

BMW 650i

Kia KV7