Los Angeles Auto Show

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    The state of California alone represents one of the single biggest market for automakers, so its annual auto show held in Los Angeles always manages to draw in the big names, along with numerous world debuts. For the 2016 show, organizers have already confirmed at least 20 world debuts, from brands such as Alfa Romeo, Chevrolet, Jeep, Mazda, Mini, Subaru and Volkswagen. This year the theme is definitely family SUVs, though there will be a few performance and luxury offerings too. As usual, the Motor Authority team will be bringing you all the latest info and photos direct from the show floor...

  • 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLE43
    2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE preview

    Mercedes-Benz is shaking up its GLE range for the 2017 model year. Most of the models carry over unchanged from the previous year but a new Mercedes-AMG GLE43 is joining the ranks. It replaces both the GLE400 and GLE450 AMG as Mercedes looks to streamline its relatively confusing hierarchy of...

  • Mazda CX-5 teaser
    Mazda teases new CX-5 ahead of 2016 LA auto show

    Mazda today shared a teaser shot of the new CX-5 crossover SUV it will reveal at the Los Angeles auto show on November 16. The shot shows a darkly lit silhouette of the next CX-5, which we've already spied in prototype form. Mazda has shared very little, but says that the vehicle features the next...

  • 2017 Honda CR-V
    2017 Honda CR-V preview

    After years of losing market share to rivals, namely the Korean brands, Honda is now in the midst of a product renaissance that started with the arrival of the award-winning 2016 Civic Sedan. We’ve since seen new Civic Coupe, Civic Hatchback and Ridgeline models join the range and today we...

  • 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio leaked
    Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV leaked ahead of 2016 L.A. auto show

    It isn’t due to be unveiled until November’s 2016 Los Angeles auto show but Alfa Romeo’s first SUV, the Stelvio, has been partially revealed in an official promo video. The video was posted to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ [NYSE:FCAU] YouTube page and has since been removed...

  • 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV confirmed for 2016 Los Angeles auto show

    Alfa Romeo is close to completing development of a new SUV to take on the BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLC. It's expected to be called a Stelvio and has been confirmed for a world debut in mid-November at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. The Stelvio is the second model to ride on Alfa Romeo’s...

  • 2016 Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2

    Our coverage on the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show is now complete, so now it’s time for a quick recap on some of the stars. One of the crowd favorites this year was the rear-wheel-drive Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2. It’s amazing what the designers have achieved with just a few tweaks to the styling and a new coat of paint. Another favorite was the Fiat 124 Spider. Though based on the Mazda MX-5 Miata platform, the Fiat is actually slightly larger and comes with a nicer interior as well as a more powerful engine. And it looks quite dashing in white. One of the big surprises in...

  • 2017 Porsche 911 Targa 4S, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2017 Porsche 911 Targa Makes Los Angeles Auto Show Debut: Video

    Porsche has its updated 911 range on show at this week’s Los Angeles Auto Show, the first time the cars have been shown on local soil. At present we only have the base Carrera plus the all-wheel-drive Carrera 4 and Targa 4 (there isn’t a rear-wheel-drive Targa), but there will be...

  • 2017 Kia Sportage, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2017 Kia Sportage Makes Los Angeles Auto Show Debut: Video

    A new generation of the Kia Sportage goes on sale next year, one that’s better looking, better built and more efficient than the model it replaces. We first saw the new compact crossover at September’s Frankfurt Auto Show, but now it’s been shown for the first time in the United...

  • 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL450, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2017 Mercedes-Benz SL Gets Svelte New Look, Nine-Speed Gearbox: Video

    Photos of Mercedes-Benz’s updated SL hit the web last week so we already know about the cosmetic changes made to the car, which feature primarily at the front. Now, however, the car has made its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show and we have all the juicy details to tell you. CHECK OUT: 2016...

  • 2016 Mazda CX-9, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2016 Mazda CX-9 comes with impressive Kodo design, SkyActiv Turbo engine

    Normally, a vehicle like the Mazda CX-9 isn’t reason to get excited but we’d say the opposite is true for the latest 2016 model. On show this week at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2016 Mazda CX-9 sports one of the most impressive three-row crossover designs, and if that...

  • 2017 Hyundai Elantra, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2017 Hyundai Elantra debuts at 2015 Los Angeles auto show

    Hyundai’s lineup has continued to improve over recent years, so much so that the Korean firm is launching its own luxury brand to take on the more established premium marques such as BMW and Mercedes-Benz. The good news is that Hyundai's smaller, more affordable models are also vastly better...

  • 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Convertible, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

    Where Nissan failed with the Murano CrossCabriolet, might Land Rover succeed with a convertible version of its Range Rover Evoque? We’ll get the chance to find out the answer to that very question in the coming years as the British automaker is launching a new Range Rover Evoque Convertible. The vehicle has been spied testing for the past several months, and now it’s made its debut at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. WATCH: 2015 Ford Mustang GT Video Road Test High-riding convertibles are still somewhat of an oddity in the automotive landscape, yet it’s a segment Land Rover...

  • 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2017 Fiat 124 Spider Lands In L.A., Just Don't Call It A Miata

    Five years ago at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Fiat brand made its return to the United States. Since then, the Italian automaker has launched six vehicles and stirred the pot with attention grabbing ads. Now, at this year's L.A. Auto Show and the 50th anniversary of the model, Fiat's 124 Spider...

  • 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Debuts With Dynamic New Look

    Over the past year, Mitsubishi has been teasing us with a series of edgy crossover concepts previewing its next-generation Outlander Sport. That isn’t the vehicle you see here. Making its debut this week at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show is an updated version of the current Outlander Sport...

  • 2017 Infiniti QX30, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2017 Infiniti QX30: 2015 L.A. Auto Show Live Photos And Video

    The premium compact class is currently dominated by German brands Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, but that situation will soon change as Infiniti is about to join the fray with two new models: the Q30 and QX30. We’ve already seen the Q30 hatchback and now Infiniti has revealed a QX30 crossover...

  • 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia First U.S. Specs: Live Photos And Video

    We’ve written extensively about Alfa Romeo’s new Giulia sedan but now, finally, we have the specifications for the United States—coinciding with the Los Angeles Auto Show, this week. First and foremost, Alfa Romeo has confirmed that the Giulia will reach local showrooms late in...

  • 2016 Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2
    Rear-Wheel-Drive Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2 Revealed

    Lamborghini is adding a rear-wheel-drive model to its Huracán lineup, which already includes the LP 610-4 that the car was launched with and the LP 610-4 Spyder that we just saw at the recent Frankfurt Auto Show. The rear-wheel-drive model made its debut this week at the Los Angeles Auto...

  • Scion C-HR Concept, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

    Toyota is working on a sporty, subcompact crossover previewed by its C-HR concept first unveiled at the 2014 Paris Auto Show. In the United States, the vehicle will be sold as a Scion. The news was confirmed today at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show where Scion rolled out its own version of the C-HR concept. The production version of the C-HR has already been spied testing in prototype form. It’s due to go on sale next year, most likely as a 2017 model, and will compete with the likes of the Chevrolet Trax, Mazda CX-3 and Nissan Juke. Volkswagen is also preparing a subcompact crossover...

  • Subaru Impreza Sedan Concept  -  2015 Los Angeles Auto Show live photos
    2017 Subaru Impreza Hinted By L.A. Show Concept: Live Photos

    Unveiled at this week's Los Angeles Auto Show, the Subaru Impreza Sedan concept would be bigger news if we hadn’t just seen the nearly identical Subaru Impreza 5-Door concept at the recent Tokyo Motor Show. Like the similar 5-Door, the Sedan features familiar design elements like a hexagonal...

  • Volvo Concept 26  -  2015 Los Angeles Auto Show live photos
    Volvo Concept 26 Hints At Interior Design In A World Of Autonomous Cars

    A handful of firms has started showing off concept cars in which actually doing the driving is optional. Utilizing autonomous car technology, these concepts preview a world where cars are able to drive themselves, essentially becoming an office or lounge on wheels for their owners. Some recent...

  • 2017 Ford Escape
    2017 Ford Escape Debuts With New Look, More Tech

    It was at the Los Angeles Auto Show four years ago that Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] introduced the current Escape. At this year’s show, Ford presented an updated version of its popular compact crossover brimming with new tech features, fuel-efficient EcoBoost engines and revamped styling. The...

  • 2017 Buick LaCrosse, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2017 Buick LaCrosse Gets Avenir-Inspired Styling, Lightweight Construction

    Buick’s lineup has been starved of fresh product for the past couple of years—there hasn’t been an all-new model since the Encore arrived in 2012—but starting next year we’ll finally see some new arrivals. One of these is the 2016 Cascada convertible, which Buick has...

  • Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport races into LA auto show

    Porsche’s entry-level customer race car at present is the 911 GT3 Cup, but the automaker has now undercut this with a new GT4-spec racer based on the recently revealed Cayman GT4. GT4 competition has been growing in popularity over the years as the series tend to be a much more affordable...

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