Los Angeles Auto Show

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    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 Convention Center, organizers have already confirmed at least 30 world debuts are scheduled to take place, including a new generation of the Porsche 911, a Jeep pickup truck, a Tesla rival's first two products, and Lincoln's highly anticipated revival of its Aviator nameplate. As usual, the Motor...

  • 2019 Bentley Continental GT convertible
    Bentley Continental GT Convertible brings speed and optional tweed

    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...

  • 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

    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 the Camry and Avalon to the list. Before all you Toyota fans get too excited, note that the enhancements are on the mild side. The highlight are the reinforcements made to the chassis and new shock absorbers that together provide superior handling qualities. Both TRD specials are powered by a stock...

  • 2020 Toyota Corolla
    2020 Toyota Corolla revealed, hybrid powertrain coming

    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...

  • 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

    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 2020 model and replaces the previous 3-Series generation's 340i model. Both rear- and all-wheel-drive models will be offered, the latter referred to as the M340i xDrive, and both come with an electronically controlled limited-slip differential as standard. Unfortunately, no manual transmission is...

  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup (Scrambler) spy shots
    Evidence hints at Gladiator name for Jeep Wrangler pickup

    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...

  • 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)

    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 starting price is set at $122,395, representing a $9,500 premium on the M850i xDrive coupe hitting showrooms in December. Both are powered by a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 tuned to deliver 523 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque, and the sole transmission is an 8-speed automatic. All-wheel drive is...

  • 2019 Jeep Wrangler pickup (Scrambler) spy shots
    Jeep pickup confirmed for 2018 LA auto show

    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...

  • 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...

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