People still want to have fun when they drive.
That's the message from automakers who unveiled a bevy of performance cars at one of the world's most famous auto shows in Detroit, such as the Corvette Z06, a trio of BMWs and the Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG small SUV.
Despite the auto industry's attention to fuel economy, these cars primarily want to make sure you enjoy the ride.
A look at the hottest cars from the 2014 show.
Text and Images: Associated Press