Los Angeles Auto Show

  • 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...

  • 2020 Porsche 911 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Porsche 911 to debut at 2018 Los Angeles auto show

    Porsche will use next week's 2018 Los Angeles auto show to present its redesigned 911, the automaker confirmed Tuesday. Referred to internally as the 992, the new 911 represents the iconic sports car's eighth generation, and its arrival comes 55 years after the original, badged a 901, was rolled...

  • 2019 Porsche Macan, 2018 Paris auto show
    2019 Porsche Macan preview

    Like the Cayenne before it, the Macan has been a huge hit for Porsche. It’s the marque’s most popular model, with more than 97,000 delivered in 2017 alone. Having been introduced for 2015, the Macan is now at the midway point in its life cycle, and to keep sales brimming Porsche has...

  • Teaser for Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro debuting at 2018 Los Angeles auto show
    Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro racing to LA auto show

    Mercedes-AMG will use next week's 2018 Los Angeles auto show to introduce an updated GT sports car range, and among the fleet will be 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...

  • 2020 Toyota Camry and Avalon TRD
    2020 Toyota Camry, Avalon receive TRD treatment

    Toyota will use the upcoming 2018 Los Angeles auto show to introduce new TRD versions of its Camry and Avalon sedans. TRD, an acronym for Toyota Racing Development, is an established performance sub-brand that already offers enhancements for Toyota's pickup trucks and 86 sports car. Now we can add...

  • 2020 Toyota Corolla

    Following the reveal of a redesigned Corolla Hatchback at the start of the year, Toyota has now followed up with the reveal of a redesigned Corolla sedan. The covers came off at a private reveal late on Thursday but the general public will be able to get up close with the car later this month at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show. The new compact sedan is confirmed to reach showrooms next spring as a 2020 model. This represents the 12th generation of the Corolla nameplate, and this time around the sedan and hatch variants are closely related. The platform is Toyota’s TNGA modular design...

  • 2019 Honda Passport teaser
    Honda Passport SUV making a comeback for 2019

    Remember the Honda Passport of the 1990s? Well, the SUV is making a comeback for 2019. Honda on Thursday revealed a teaser video for the new Passport ahead of the world debut on November 27, and confirmed the market launch in early 2019. The modern Passport will be a mid-size crossover SUV sitting...

  • 2019 Mazda 3 hatchback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 Mazda 3 spy shots

    Mazda will unveil its next-generation Mazda 3 at the end of this month at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show, but a prototype has just been spotted and reveals many of the details. The prototype is for a Mazda 3 hatch but a sedan is also coming. Both body styles were previewed last week in a teaser...

  • 2020 Jeep Gladiator leaked via Jeep Gladiator Forum
    2020 Jeep Gladiator leaked: This is the Wrangler pickup

    The 2020 Jeep Gladiator has broken cover, weeks before its planned public reveal. Spotted by a Jeep Gladiator Forum member on Wednesday, official press photos and specs were reportedly live on FCA's media site for a moment before being taken down. While originally thought to be named Scrambler, the...

  • 2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque teased ahead of debut on November 22, 2018
    2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque to debut Nov. 22

    Dynamically designed and arrestingly attractive, the Range Rover Evoque has won plenty of praise since its 2012 debut, even though it may not be the best driving experience in small premium SUV segment. Land Rover will look to improve on the formula with a redesigned Evoque scheduled for a reveal...

  • 2020 BMW M340i xDrive
    2020 BMW M340i is your 382-horsepower sport sedan sweet spot

    BMW will use this month's 2018 Los Angeles auto show to introduce the new M340i sport sedan. First announced during last month's 2018 Paris auto show, where the redesigned 3-Series made its debut, the M340i is the latest addition to BMW's M Performance range. It reaches showrooms next summer as a...

  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup (Scrambler) spy shots

    Jeep fans and the automotive community at large have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of a rugged, off-road-capable pickup truck based on the Jeep Wrangler. Prototypes for just such a vehicle have been spotted for some time now, and Jeep has confirmed that a pickup wearing the famous seven-slot grille will debut at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show taking place at the end of this month. Word on the street was that the vehicle would be called a Scrambler, but new evidence suggests that it will be called a Gladiator instead. According to a post on the Jeep Scrambler Forum, the Gladiator name...

  • 2019 Mazda CX-5
    2019 Mazda CX-5 gets punchy 2.5-liter turbo, GVC Plus handling

    Following a debut in Japan last month, the updated 2019 Mazda CX-5 has made its local debut, with the covers coming off Friday at the 2018 Seattle auto show. The big news is the addition of a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 as the range-topping powertrain. The punchy unit is already found in the...

  • Teaser for 2020 Hyundai Palisade debuting at 2018 Los Angeles auto show
    2020 Hyundai Palisade full-size SUV set for 2018 LA auto show

    Hyundai will use this month's 2018 Los Angeles auto show to unveil a full-size SUV the automaker confirmed Thursday will be called a Palisade. Due on sale next year as a 2020 model, the Palisade will offer seating for eight and features normally found on luxury vehicles, such as premium cabin...

  • Teaser for next-gen Mazda 3 debuting at 2018 Los Angeles auto show
    Next-gen Mazda 3 to debut at 2018 Los Angeles auto show

    Mazda on Thursday provided a glimpse at the next-generation Mazda 3 sedan and hatch and confirmed the reveal for this month's 2018 Los Angeles auto show. Apart from a teaser photo and video, there aren't any additional new details to go on. However, Mazda has been dropping plenty of hints about its...

  • Lincoln Aviator Teaser
    Lincoln Aviator's warning chimes were recorded by Detroit Symphony Orchestra

    When the Lincoln Aviator makes its debut in production form, it will have a little piece of Detroit engrained within it. Instead of using computer-generated tones, Lincoln approached the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) to record the luxury SUV's warning chimes, the brand revealed on Monday. The...

  • 2019 BMW 8-Series Convertible (M850i xDrive Convertible)
    2019 BMW 8-Series Convertible bows ahead of 2018 LA auto show

    BMW on Thursday unveiled the convertible version of its revived 8-Series. The car makes its formal debut this month at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show and will be in showrooms next March, arriving as a 2019 model. Just one variant will be available at launch, an M850i xDrive Convertible. Its...

  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup (Scrambler) spy shots

    Jeep is finally ready to reveal a pickup truck, which we can safely assume will be based on the Wrangler. The wait is over apparently, as Jeep is bringing its truck to the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show on later this month. The show starts November 26 and more than 60 vehicle debuts are being prepared for the Los Angeles Convention Center, where the show is held. One of those is the Jeep truck, likely to be called the Wrangler Scrambler. We've seen spy shots of the truck in action and we also know that it's slated to be built at FCA's Toledo, Ohio assembly plant. Now we finally know when we get...

  • 2019 Lexus LX Inspiration Series
    Lexus goes for sinister look with 2019 LX Inspiration Series

    Lexus will use next month's 2018 Los Angeles auto show to unveil a new Inspiration Series model. Based on the 2019 LX, the latest in the line of special-edition Lexuses features a sinister exterior combining a deep black paint finish with 21-inch wheels wearing gloss black. This new beauty also...

  • BMW 8-Series convertible prototype
    The top shall drop: BMW 8-Series Convertible to debut at 2018 LA auto show

    BMW realized the return of its 8-Series coupe with the 2019 M850i xDrive luxury coupe launched in June, but we'll see an 8-Series Convertible join it in the near future. Camouflaged prototypes have been testing for a while and Roadshow learned Wednesday from BMW representatives that the debut will...

  • 2019 Audi R8
    2019 Audi R8 debuts with sharper look, more power

    Audi Sport's second-generation R8 supercar is approaching the midway point in its life cycle and the car has been put under the knife to keep it looking and feeling fresh. There's also more power available thanks to upgrades to the car's 5.2-liter V-10. The changes will be introduced for the 2019...

  • 2019 Nissan Maxima
    2019 Nissan Maxima revealed with minor nip-tuck

    We're still over a month out from the 2018 Los Angeles auto show, but on Monday, Nissan pulled the wraps off of the 2019 Maxima ahead of time. The 2019 Nissan Maxima features a minor front end refresh, but the company didn't include many details in the announcement. We can see a new pair of what...

  • 2019 BMW X7
    2019 BMW X7 3-row SUV debuts: The bling comes standard

    BMW on Tuesday unveiled its entry into the highly competitive full-size luxury SUV segment: the 2019 X7. Due for delivery next March, BMW brings the fight with a generous list of features included as standard within the X7's $74,895 starting price. The price nets you an X7 xDrive40i which comes...

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