A. Ford Motor Co.'s auto show display featured an array of tuner-modified 2005 Mustangs.
B. DaimlerChrysler A.G. is evaluating U.S. consumer response to its Smart product line to determine whether to market the European mini-car in North America.
C. Toyota Motor Corp. raced this competition-modified Prius gas-electric hybrid on the Bonneville Salt Flats in August, setting a land-speed record for hybrid vehicles of 130.8 mph. It runs on special land-speed Goodyear Eagle racing tires.
D. Goodyear built this LT305/70R20 prototype tire for the Jeep Hurricane twin-engined concept vehicle (see photo H).
E.Mercedes-Benz's Grand Sports Tourer Vision R concept-a full-size, six-passenger station wagon-was equipped with Michelin concept tires, size P255/45R21.
F. Mazda Motor Corp.'s MX Crossport concept rides on Dunlop 275/45R20 concept tires, front and rear.
G. DaimlerChrysler's two-seat Hemi V8-powered Firepower sports/luxury concept is billed as a Corvette fighter-fitted with Michelin Pilot Sports, 335/30ZR20 rear and 275/35ZR19 front.
H. Jeep's Hurricane prototype, powered by two 5.7-liter Hemi V8s, features a four-wheel steering system enabling it to spin around, or "crab" sideways to maneuver through tight spaces.
I. Toyota Motor's Lexus Division provided this cutaway view of the gas-electric hybrid drivetrain in its RX 400h SUV launched at the Detroit show.
J. Mercedes-Benz's Compact Sports Tourer Vision B concept car has an adaptable interior space, as shown by the bicycle stowed inside. The five-door coupe sported Michelin Pilot Sports, 235/35ZR19 front and rear.