Mean machines remind Detroit of its lost glory

The ongoing North American International Auto Show at COBO Centre, Detroit, Michigan, USA, will end on January 26. Detroit, once the capital of the global auto industry, has recently made news for going bankrupt. But the auto show, billed as "the industry's most substantive annual event" where "the automotive world's most eagerly anticipated new vehicle premieres" take place, has already seen several carmakers unveiling new models and concepts, grabbing eyeballs and captivating auto aficionados. A selection of colourful images from the show: