Los Angeles Auto Show

  • 2019 BMW X7

    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 with a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 good for 335 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque. The price also includes all-wheel drive, air suspension at both axles, 21-inch wheels, third-row seats, BMW's latest electronic driver aids, and navigation. BMW is offering a pair of captain's chairs for the...

  • 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS
    Meet the new sweet spot: 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS debuts

    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...

  • 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

    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 Automotive News (subscription required), which published the report on Monday. The 911 plug-in hybrid will arrive about four years after the launch of the next-generation car, which is due for a reveal at the end of 2018. Many will recall an electrified 911 was previously on the table for the...

  • Toyota FT-AC Concept, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    Toyota's planning a new subcompact urban crossover SUV

    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...

  • 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

    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 their opinions. At first glance it doesn't make sense, but the more you peer at the mix of straight lines and curved panels, it actually begins to become somewhat appealing. Bangle designed the car for the Chinese market through his consulting firm, and the plan is for Chinese commercial truck builder...

  • Saleen S1, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    Saleen reveals S1 sports car, plans Chinese production

    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...

  • 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

    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 directly from the MKX. Inside, it’s more of the same, including Black Label trims. MORE: 2019 Lincoln Nautilus improves on MKX in almost every way The Nautilus does add some updated tech—especially new active safety features, including lane centering for its active lane control. Adaptive...

  • 2018 Jeep Wrangler, 2017 Los Angeles auto show
    Rock is ready to roll: 2018 Jeep Wrangler video preview

    The wait is finally over. The 2018 Jeep Wrangler is here, and even if it’s the worst-kept secret, it’s still everything we hoped for—and more. The looks haven’t changed. The interior feels like it can still be dipped in mud. And just look at it: just climb a friggin mountain...

  • 2018 Maserati Levante Nerissimo
    Maserati models get extra stylish Nerissimo package

    Maseratis are already stylish vehicles, but you can now up the wow factor just a tad more with a styling package called Nerissimo. Maserati announced the package on Thursday at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, presenting it on a 2018 Levante and Quattroporte. It will also be available on the 2018...

  • 2019 Infiniti QX50, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2019 Infiniti QX50 video preview

    Crossovers get a lot of attention on the roads these days. Infiniti could use that kind of attention. But not just any crossover will do. Only one that's packed with plenty of "firsts" to stand out from the crowd will turn heads. The highlight reel for the new 2019 Infiniti QX50 reads like an...

  • 2019 Volvo XC40, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    Care by Volvo subscription service for XC40 starts at $600 per month

    With the arrival of the 2019 Volvo XC40 in showrooms next spring, car shoppers will have a new option for payment. Volvo is introducing a subscription-based payment system called Care by Volvo, and on Wednesday at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show we learned exactly what it will entail. The XC40 is...

  • 2018 GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate Black Edition
    2018 GMC Yukon Denali spawns Ultimate Black Edition

    GMC’s Yukon Denali has been spiced up with Ultimate Black Edition treatment. What is this exactly? Well, the Ultimate Black Edition offers all the options available on the Yukon Denali, but with some special extras thrown in to help it stand apart. The big and burly SUV dons 22-inch wheels...

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