Los Angeles Auto Show

  • 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...

  • 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS

    Porsche on Monday unveiled the new GTS version of its second-generation Panamera. Available with either the standard hatch or Sport Turismo wagon body styles, the GTS enhances the Panamera with an extra helping of sportiness but without blowing up the price. The extra sportiness comes primarily from the addition of a V-8, in this case a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged engine related to the unit in the fire-breathing Panamera Turbo. It delivers 453 horsepower and 457 pound-feet of torque, which represents a 13 percent increase in performance to the outgoing Panamera GTS's 4.8-liter V-8. You'll...

  • Teaser for 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE
    Mercedes-Benz teases 2020 GLE luxury SUV

    Update: The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE has been revealed. You'll find all the details at this link. Mercedes-Benz will unveil a redesigned 2020 GLE shortly but the automaker just couldn't wait so decided to drop a couple of teasers over the weekend giving us some early glimpses. The current GLE was...

  • 2020 Kia Telluride
    Bold new 2020 Telluride marks Kia's entry into full-size SUV segment

    Shoppers in the market in for a spacious three-row, eight-seat SUV from a mainstream brand will soon have a new choice in the form of the 2020 Kia Telluride. The full-size SUV was unveiled Saturday at fashion designer Brandon Maxwell’s event during New York Fashion Week and is due in...

  • Rivian
    Rivian will show electric pickup and SUV at 2018 LA auto show

    Rivian is a rather quiet electric car startup based in Michigan but the firm is ready to start making some noise. Rivian will show its first two models, an electric pickup truck and SUV, at this November's 2018 Los Angeles auto show, spokeswoman Kas Regas confirmed to Motor Authority. The pickup...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package
    Porsche added 911 GT3 Touring package as reaction to 911 R flippers

    If you've purchased a Porsche 911 R, consider yourself lucky, and not just because you own a fantastic version of an already wonderful car. No, consider yourself lucky because you're clearly stupidly wealthy. Heck, you could've become even wealthier just by flipping your 911 R. That's because...

  • 2020 Porsche 911 Turbo test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Plug-in hybrid Porsche 911 likely for 2023

    The on again, off again Porsche 911 plug-in hybrid is all but confirmed for production. Porsche CEO Oliver Blume let the news slip during the 2017 Los Angeles auto show that an electrified version of the iconic sports car will arrive around 2023. He specifically made the comments when speaking to...

  • Toyota FT-AC Concept, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

    Where there's smoke, there's crossover. At the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota showed off its latest small urban crossover, the FT-AC Concept, its third preview of small urban crossover SUV concepts in the last six months. That many concepts in a relatively short time is no coincidence. The Japanese automaker will bring something like it to market in the next few years, an official confirmed to Motor Authority. "It's like the 90s again, we can have more than one vehicle in each segment if they are different enough," Toyota Motor North America General Manager Jack Hollis said Thursday...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Convertible
    This Week’s Top Photos: the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show edition

    Chevrolet’s new Corvette ZR1 was a showstopper. After all, it's the fastest, most powerful Corvette in the nameplate’s history, with its new LT5 V-8 spitting out 755 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque, or enough to see it hit 212 mph. However, we can’t help but feel the car...

  • 2019 Aston Martin Vantage, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2019 Aston Martin Vantage video preview

    Power, beauty, soul. Aston Martin owners have seen that phrase pop up in gauge clusters for years. The 2019 Vantage might be the best expression of that mantra. Let’s just get this out of the way—the 2019 Vantage is beautiful. The huge grille presents a menacing face. The side grilles...

  • Sights of the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    Here’s what you may have missed at the 2017 LA Auto Show

    The dust is just starting to settle on the floors of the Los Angeles convention center after two whirlwind days of media days at the city’s annual auto show. All the press conferences are in the books, and we’re guessing by now you’ve probably had your fill of new cars and...

  • 2019 Aston Martin Vantage, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2019 Aston Martin Vantage debuts with bold look, raucous V-8

    The current Vantage is the most popular model in Aston Martin’s history, so clearly there was some added pressure to get the design of the successor right. Fortunately Aston Martin appears to have pulled it off as the redesigned Vantage, which made its public debut this week at the 2017 Los...

  • The Chris Bangle-designed Redspace electric city car
    Chris Bangle designs a bigger-than-it-looks electric city car

    The company is called Redspace, and the vehicle shown here is its new electric city car. The design is certainly...different, which starts to make sense when you discover that ex-BMW head designer Chris Bangle is responsible for it. Yes, we're pretty sure it's going to leave onlookers split in...

  • Saleen S1, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

    Saleen hasn’t had standalone car in its lineup since the S7 supercar went out of production in 2009. That all changed at this week’s 2017 Los Angeles auto show where Saleen took the covers off the new S1 sports car. The S1 actually made its world debut in China on November 8. It’s where the car will eventually be built, thus fulfilling a long-held dream of Saleen founder Steve Saleen to introduce Chinese-built cars into the United States. The car will be built in Mississippi for U.S. and European distribution and China for the Asian market. Eventually, however, the Chinese...

  • Aria FXE concept, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    America’s Aria unveils 1,150-HP hybrid supercar at LA Auto Show

    A company that specializes in building concept cars for the major automakers as well as other limited production vehicles unveiled its own concept on Thursday at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. The company is California’s Aria Group, which is celebrating its 21st anniversary this year with...

  • Toyota FT-AC Concept, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    Toyota FT-AC off-road concept debuts at 2017 LA Auto Show

    The 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show has played host to numerous world debuts, and among them is an off-road-focused SUV concept from Toyota dubbed the FT-AC, an acronym for Future Toyota Adventure Concept. It’s the Japanese automaker’s third rugged concept vehicle to be unveiled in just the...

  • 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid
    Half of Porsche sales will be electrified cars by 2025

    The Volkswagen brand grabs a lot of the headlines surrounding VW Group's electrification plans, but Porsche will also help lead the way forward. In fact, Porsche is so confident in its electrified future that it believes half of its total sales will encompass plug-in hybrid and battery-electric...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
    2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class video preview

    Mercedes-Benz created the four-door "coupe" segment with the CLS-Class more than a decade ago. Now that stylish segment is chock full of competitors including the Audi A7, BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe, Porsche Panamera, even the Kia Stinger, plus a number of other fastback-inspired sedans. Now...

  • 2019 Lincoln Nautilus, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    Set sail for luxury? 2019 Lincoln Nautilus video preview

    What’s in a name? Well, for Lincoln, it’s a lot. We’re looking at the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus now, and also the luxury automaker’s future. And we mean it this time. In reality, the Nautilus is an updated MKX with a new nose. From some angles we see a lot of styling elements...

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