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  • Porsche 911 GT2 RS Clubsport, 2018 LA Auto Show

    Porsche has come out with a new car to tempt racing enthusiasts. The German automaker surprised visitors to the 2018 Los Angeles auto show on Wednesday with the reveal of the 911 GT2 RS Clubsport, a new racing variant of the outgoing 991-generation 911 GT2 RS designed for clubsport-style events, such as those organized by Porsche Club of America, as well as a potential future SRO-organized series. “We are currently holding very productive talks with the race organizer SRO,” Porsche’s head of GT motorsport and GT road cars, Frank-Steffen Walliser, said in a statement. Not to...

  • 2020 Jeep Gladiator with Mopar accessories
    Mopar already has over 20 accessories for the 2020 Jeep Gladiator

    The 2020 Jeep Gladiator won't be short on accessories and light performance parts. Mopar revealed a decked-out Gladiator at the 2018 LA Auto Show on Thursday to highlight 20 of the new accessories owner can add to their future Jeep pickup. Eventually, Mopar and Jeep will offer over 200 accessories...

  • 2019 Nissan Maxima, 2018 LA Auto Show
    2019 Nissan Maxima sedan sports new look, more safety tech

    The 2019 Nissan Maxima that arrived Wednesday at the 2018 LA Auto Show has a subtly new look with standard LED headlights. A new range-topping Platinum Reserve option package dresses the automaker's full-size sedan up with pleated semi-aniline leather upholstery cribbed from the company's GT-R...

  • 2020 Kia Soul EV, 2018 LA Auto Show
    2020 Kia Soul shocks at LA Auto Show, EV option revealed with 64-kwh battery

    A new generation of the Kia Soul was revealed on Wednesday at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show, and thankfully the funky look we've grown accustomed to with past versions of the Kia compact crossover SUV have been retained. The boxy shape was first shown in 2006 on a Soul concept car and today is...

  • 2020 Porsche 911, 2018 LA Auto Show
    2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S officially revealed: Here it is

    After countless spy shots and endless speculation, the 2020 Porsche 911 made its appearance Tuesday evening ahead of the 2018 LA Auto Show. Not much about the iconic sports coupe was a secret to fans of the brand, patiently awaiting the 992 model, which is officially the eighth generation of the...

  • 2019 Mazda 3, 2018 LA Auto Show
    2019 Mazda 3 brings premium look, tech to compact segment

    These days, buying an affordable car doesn't mean you have to drive something whose reflection you'd rather not see when passing a wall of glass. This is thanks primarily to brands like Mazda which in recent years has been really pushing the design envelope for non-premium cars. The Japanese firm...

  • Audi e-tron GT Concept, 2018 LA Auto Show

    “When you do a really wild show car and you follow up with a production car which is not as attractive, people aren’t happy,” observed Marc Lichte, Audi’s head of design, while sitting in the back of the e-tron GT concept. “We wanted to do it the other way around. We do a really amazing show car—and the funny thing is, the production car is as good as the show car.” The stakes are high; the car in question will become the first—but certainly not the last—battery-electric Audi Sport model. It follows the e-tron battery-electric crossover...

  • Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro
    Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro races into 2018 Los Angeles auto show

    Mercedes-AMG on Wednesday at the 2018 LA Auto Show introduced an updated GT sports car range, and included in the fleet is a new flagship model: the GT R Pro. The limited-edition model is based on the track-focused GT R added for 2018 but brings even more goodies aimed at slashing lap times. The...

  • 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT
    Mercedes-AMG GT now with digital dash

    Mercedes-AMG on Wednesday unveiled a subtle facelift for its GT sports car at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show, as well as a new flagship model: the GT R Pro. The changes constitute a mid-cycle update for AMG's standalone sports car which first arrived as a 2016 model. We expect this updated version...

  • 2020 Jeep Gladiator, 2018 LA Auto Show
    2020 Jeep Gladiator debuts: Not just a Wrangler pickup truck

    The 2020 Jeep Gladiator that bowed Wednesday at the 2018 LA Auto Show is the long-rumored pickup truck version of the popular Jeep Wrangler off-roader. Except it's more than just a four-door Wrangler with an open bed—much more. The Gladiator stretches a hefty 30 inches longer than the biggest...

  • 2019 Cadillac Escalade Sport Edition
    Cadillac Escalade gets Sport Edition treatment for 2019

    Cadillac on Wednesday unveiled the 2019 Escalade Sport Edition at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show. The Sport Edition model represents the first special edition available for the current Escalade, which arrived for 2015, and you'll easily recognize it by its black exterior accents. Gloss black is...

  • 2019 Maserati Levante
    2019 Maserati Levante, Quattroporte, Ghibli march ahead with subtle updates

    Maserati has applied subtle updates to the Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans, as well as its sole SUV, the Levante, for 2019. The updates were announced Tuesday ahead of the official presentation of the 2019 range on Wednesday at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show. But, when we say subtle, we mean subtle...

  • 2020 Lincoln Aviator, 2018 LA Auto Show

    With the reveal of the 2020 Lincoln Aviator at the 2018 LA Auto Show on Wednesday, Lincoln took another next step in its transformation to a contending luxury brand. The Aviator competes in the mid-size crossover class against the likes of the Audi Q7, BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE, and Volvo XC90. Based on a new rear- and all-wheel-drive platform, the Aviator boasts three rows of seats, an available hybrid system, an air suspension with predictive adaptive dampers, and new safety technology. Lincoln will offer the Aviator with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 that the company estimates at 400...

  • 2019 Honda Passport, 2018 LA Auto Show
    2019 Honda Passport crossover SUV bows at 2018 LA auto show

    The 2019 Honda Passport unveiled Tuesday in Los Angeles shares only its outdoorsy attitude with the last Honda to bare the Passport nameplate. The 2019 Passport's Pilot-sourced underpinnings will be familiar when it goes on sale in early 2019. However, the Passport is six inches shorter than the...

  • Rivian S1T, 2018 LA Auto Show
    Rivian R1S debuts with 410 miles of range: What the Tesla Model X should've been

    Rivian is gearing up to take on the Tesla Model X with a family-sized SUV of its own called the R1S, which the American electric car startup revealed Tuesday. And unlike the egg-shaped Tesla, Rivian's R1S features a rugged, almost utilitarian look that should appeal to SUV buyers with more...

  • Teaser for Audi e-tron GT concept debuting at 2018 Los Angeles auto show
    Audi e-tron GT concept set for 2018 LA auto show

    Audi in March confirmed plans for a high-performance electric sedan which it referred to as the e-tron Gran Turismo, or e-tron GT for short. A shadowy teaser was released at the time hinting at a very aggressive and sleek design. The teaser was of a concept that Audi will unveil on Wednesday at the...

  • Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept
    VW ID Buzz Cargo concept to debut at 2018 LA auto show, production version targeted for 2022 launch

    Volkswagen will use this week's 2018 Los Angeles auto show to present the ID Buzz Cargo concept. The electric cargo carrier was first shown in September at a commercial vehicles expo in Germany, and the version bound for L.A. will be dressed as a support vehicle for VW's ID R Pikes Peak electric...

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    2018 Los Angeles auto show preview

    California alone represents one of the single biggest market for automakers worldwide, so its annual auto show held in Los Angeles always manages to draw in the big names, along with numerous world debuts. In fact, for this year's show, which runs November 28 to December 9 at the Los Angeles...

  • 2019 Bentley Continental GT convertible

    Bentley took the wraps off of its redesigned Continental GT Convertible on Monday, ahead of the car's world debut on Wednesday at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show. The formula is pretty much the same as the previous generation, but Bentley has upped the opulence with even finer materials, including an optional tweed roof. We already found much to love with the Continental GT coupe's new looks, and the convertible shares its striking, chiseled shape. With that said, the main difference is, obviously, the addition of a folding soft-top roof. Bentley said the roof will raise or lower in 19 seconds...

  • Rivian R1T electric pickup concept
    Rivian R1T electric pickup revealed ahead of 2018 LA auto show, R1S SUV coming too

    It seems like an electric car startup surfaces every other day, but there's reason to take Rivian a bit more seriously than most. Instead of making bold promises that get pushed back or completely fail, Rivian has been working diligently in the background on its electric car plans for several...

  • Chevrolet FNR-Carryall concept
    Chevy previews future SUV styling with FNR-Carryall concept

    Chevrolet will use this week's 2018 Guangzhou auto show in China to present the FNR-Carryall concept. The concept is the second crossover SUV after the 2019 Blazer to sport Camaro-inspired styling, with elements like the slit-like headlights and large intakes mimicking the designs used on the...

  • 2020 Hyundai Palisade leaked image
    Hyundai Palisade SUV leaked ahead of debut

    A photo of the 2020 Hyundai Palisade full-size crossover SUV leaked just days after the South Korean automaker confirmed its 2018 Los Angeles auto show debut. A full photo of what appears to be the production version of the 2020 Hyundai Palisade was published to the Russian website Auto Review on...

  • 2019 BMW 3-Series, 2018 Paris auto show
    This Week's Top Photos: The 2018 Paris auto show edition

    BMW used this week's 2018 Paris auto show to unveil a new 3-Series, the nameplate's seventh generation. The new car is bigger and bolder than ever, and BMW is confident it will set the new standard in sport sedan qualities such as ride and handling when it hits showrooms next March. We can't wait...

  • Ferrari Monza SP1, 2018 Paris auto show
    Ferrari 812 Superfast-based Monza speedsters debut in Paris, first of new Icona series

    Ferrari fans longing for a return to the elegance of the marque's earlier cars are in for a real treat as the automaker has just launched a pair of stunners based on the 812 Superfast. They're called the Monza SP1 and SP2, with the “SP” in the name referencing Ferrari's Special Projects...

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