Innovative models and new launches dominated the press preview at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 9, 2012.

The focus of the show was manly on value, fuel efficiency and new technology. Despite the recessionary trends in the economy, automakers have come up with the best of innovations to woo U.S. customers with trendy designs and luxury models.

Some of the head-turners include Honda's Acura NSX Hybrid concept car, Lexus LF-LC, BMW's Mini Roadsters, Bentley Continental GT and 2013 Ford Fusion.

Check out the metal beauties on wheels: