Hot & Wild Cars at the Detroit Auto Show 2007

The Chevrolet Volt, the electric car that'll go 640 miles on a battery charge, was unveiled at the auto show this year. With "wow" looks and a terrific range, this is one car that I'd love to have in my garage!

Jaguar's $82k XK convertible. The only thing that hold this car back is the electronics that are programmed to keep the max speed to 155 mph. If you want to go faster than that, you really should be sitting in an airplane anyway.

With a v-10 engine and all wheel drive, the Acura Advanced Sports Car replaces the NSX in the Acura lineup. The hoodline seems to come from Corvette, but there's no doubt about the engine and performance being all Acura, lock stock and barrel.

The Changfeng Rhombus is, to put it mildly, unusual in every way --- design, wheel placement and color too. Yes, that is orange, one wheel in front, two in the middle, and one wheel in the back. Oh yeah, and it seats 5. From China, they have big plans and certainly an unusual product too.

And then there's Ford's Airstream, proclaimed by many as the most futuristic looking vehicle in the building. The prototype is Ford's idea of what an SUV or minivan (or maybe a combination of the two?) could look like in the future. A lounge-looking interior hides the electric propulsion system, which uses a hydrogen fuel cell to recharge its batteries. That that's a wild Rv.

Another gas or ethanol one from the wild bunch, Mazda's Ryuga has a wierd name to go with its gull wing doors and "floating" roofline. I don't know whether to say "something's up" or just "zoom zoom"...

If you haven'Align Centert been there yet, the North American International Auto Show in Detroit runs from January 13 to 21, 2007. For $12 you get to see several million dollars worth of the best looking iron on the planet. It's a great deal. After all, where else can you see georgous cars and trucks from the best car brains around.

Let's just hope what they build out of this show, energizes the Detroit economy, the auto industry, and the quality that goes in avoids the Lemon Law coming out.

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Known nationwide as a leading Lemon Law attorney, Ronald L. Burdge has represented literally thousands of consumers in "lemon" lawsuits and actively co-counsels and coaches other Consumer Law attorneys. From 2005 through 2018, attorney Ronald L. Burdge has been named as the only Lemon Law Ohio Super Lawyer by Law and Politics magazine and Thomson Reuters Corp., Professional Division. Burdge restricts his practice to Lemon Law and Consumer Law cases. The Ohio Super Lawyer results are published annually in the January issue of Cincinnati Magazine. Ronald L. Burdge was named Consumer Law Trial Lawyer of the Year 2004 by the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the nation's largest organization of consumer law private and government attorneys. "Your impact on the auto industry has been magnified many times over because of the trail you blazed for others," stated NACA's Executive Director, Will Ogburn. Burdge has represented thousands of consumers in Ohio, Kentucky and elsewhere since 1978 and is a frequent lecturer to national, state and local Bar Associations and Judicial organizations. Burdge is admitted to Ohio's state and federal courts, Kentucky's state courts, and Indiana's federal courts. Other court admissions are on a "pro hac" temporary, case by cases basis.