This will be the final time the Detroit auto show takes place in January. In 2020, it will move to June.
Lots of new SUVs and sports cars will make their North American debuts next week during two media days before the 2019 Detroit auto show open to the public.
Ford, Cadillac, RAM, Infiniti, VW, and Subaru will all be showing new vehicles.
Soon enough, no more frozen journeys to downtown Detroit's Cobo Hall to see the newest automobiles in chilly, upper Midwestern January. The North American International Auto Show will move to June in 2020.
But for 2019, automakers, journalists, and Detroiters will brave the cold one last time to check out a show floor that will be jammed with SUVs, crossovers, and pickup trucks - as well as some snazzy new sports cars.
What will be absent are old-school sedans. They've fallen out of favor with consumers, so Detroit is shedding them left and right.
I'm headed up to Motown for all the fun and to report on the 2019 show, but until them, here's a preview of everything we're looking forward to: