The 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit kicked off on Monday with media preview days.

Monday and Tuesday are the two days when automakers introduce their new products to the world via the media just a few days before the general public gets to see them. Along with notable names like Ford CEO Alan Mullaly, GM CEO-elect Mary Barra and Fiat SpA CEO Sergio Marchionne strolling around the floor of Cobo Hall. Others expected to visit the show include Vice President Joe Biden (Thursday) and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (today).

But make no doubt about it, the stars are the cars. Here's just a brief glimpse of what you can see in Detroit beginning January 18th and running through January 26th: