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Los AngelesFord Aims to Reinvent the Auto Show Experience
This past summer at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Volkswagen's global chairman Dr. Herbert Diess proclaimed in an interview that “motor shows are dead.” The bold statement by Diess didn't translate to what was seen at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, an event where Volkswagen has a large …
Los Angeles2020 Porsche 911: A Classic and More Modern 8th Generation
Porsche’s decision to unveil the eighth generation of its flagship model as a prelude to the Los Angeles Auto Show was no accident. Not only have the 911 and California been inextricably linked for over half a century, but this state alone is one of the vehicle’s most important markets.
Los Angeles2019 BMW 8 Series: World Premiere in Los Angeles
The 8 Series Cabriolet is slated to hit Canadian BMW dealerships in March 2019. The first model to launch will be the M850i xDrive, powered by a 4.4-litre turbocharged V8 that produces 523 horsepower and 553 lb.-ft. of torque. With a $131,500 price tag, this vehicle gives BMW an edge …
Los Angeles2019 BMW X7: The 7 Series’ Alter Ego
Rounding out BMW’s line of luxury SUVs, the new X7 aims to prevent the Bavarian brand from losing buyers to the Mercedes-Benz GLS . The X7 is a very important vehicle for BMW, particularly in North America, where nearly 65% of the automaker’s SUVs are sold. In fact, the automaker …
Los Angeles2020 BMW M340i: While we Wait for the M3
BMW recently unveiled the seventh-generation of its flagship model, the 3 Series, at the Paris Motor Show. Now it’s the M340i xDrive’s turn at the Los Angeles Auto Show . It will be available for sale in summer 2019 as a 2020 model. In a bid to please purists, the …
Los Angeles2019 Kia Niro EV: Chock-full of Electrons
We weren’t really surprised to see the 2019 Kia Niro EV be presented to the media at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, since the Korean brand announced its arrival quite a while ago. That doesn’t mean the fully electric small crossover isn’t interesting, since it boasts a 64-kWh …
Los AngelesAn Update for the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT
At the Los Angeles Auto Show , Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division presented its new and improved GT Coupe. Even if at first glance, it doesn’t seem to have received any significant changes. The GT gets new headlight clusters, a new rear bumper and new alloy wheel designs, but the major modifications …
Los Angeles2020 Hyundai Palisade: This is It!
A few weeks ago, Hyundai had teased us with an all-new eight-passenger SUV scheduled for this year’s L.A. Auto Show . We were promised a luxurious and spacious family hauler, with a name inspired from a California cliff. It’s finally here. Larger than a Santa Fe With the new Hyundai …
Los Angeles2019 Nissan Maxima: Sharper Design
In the current context, we’re wondering what the future holds for a car such as the Maxima. Not that it isn’t interesting, but simply because it’s part of a vehicle segment that’s in a downward spiral. It’s far from being the brand’s flagship, sitting in a class of its own …
Los AngelesNissan Unveils the 2019 Murano
Nissan chose the Los Angeles Auto Show to unveil the 2019 Murano, which benefits from a mild styling revision. Introduced in its first generation back in 2003, the Murano boasts a reworked front fascia for the 2019 model year, which includes a more pronounced V-Motion grille as well as new …
Los Angeles2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid: A First in 53 Years
For the first time in its 53-year history, the Toyota Corolla will be offered with a hybrid powertrain. Aside from its appropriate badging, we’ll be able to spot this version of the popular compact sedan by its exclusive 15-inch wheels, wrapped in low rolling-resistance tires. The 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid …
Los Angeles2020 Jeep Gladiator: the Long-Awaited Pickup Finally Unveiled
Jeep finally revealed the pickup version of its popular Wrangler at the Los Angeles Auto Show. While some rumours stated it would be called the Scrambler, Jeep rather opted to revive the Gladiator nameplate. Obviously, this new midsize pickup truck is equipped with the American brand’s legendary four-wheel drive system, …
Los Angeles2019 Toyota Prius: Now with All-wheel Drive!
Toyota’s hybrid sedan gets a few improvements for the 2019 model year, but the big news announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show is the addition of an optional all-wheel drivetrain. Likely sensing that plenty of hybrid-powered competitors are being added to the market, such as the Hyundai Ioniq , …
Los Angeles2020 Lincoln Aviator Makes its Comeback Official in L.A.
LOS ANGELES, California – An unsuccessful three-year run doesn't typically whet your appetite for a comeback. We haven't seen one from the Chrysler TC by Maserati or the forgettable all-in-one Chevrolet SSR, but that's not the case for the forward-thinking Lincoln brand that's forging ahead with its modern interpretation of …
Los AngelesFCA Updates its 2019 Fiat 500X
Despite very low sales, FCA isn’t ready to pull the plug on the Fiat 500X. The automaker is actually unveiling the 2019 model of its all-wheel-drive subcompact SUV at the Los Angeles Auto Show, which once again competes with the Mazda CX-3, the Honda HR-V and the Buick Encore. From …
Los Angeles2019 Mazda3: This is It!
We knew it was coming, and Mazda had teased us with some technical information, telling us the car would feature its revolutionary SKYACTIV-X engine , as well as an all-new platform and styling derived from the absolutely gorgeous Kai concept car it presented last year in Tokyo . Well it’s …
Los AngelesHyundai Will Unveil a New SUV in L.A., the 2020 Palisade
This year’s Los Angeles Auto Show promises to be once again filled with a wide variety of new products. Among the new cars and trucks at the show, Hyundai will present an all-new SUV called the Palisade. Inspired From a Cliff Hyundai remains tight-lipped about its new utility vehicle, but …
Los AngelesA New Mazda3 With SKYACTIV-X Engine Will be Unveiled in L.A.
The 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show is just around the corner and, as always, it promises some interesting new products. And not just SUVs! Mazda plans on presenting an all new Mazda3 powered by an innovative engine it calls SKYACTIV-X. Styling and Frugality Just over a year ago, Mazda presented …
Los Angeles2019 Toyota Prius Headed for Los Angeles
The popular compact hybrid will get a mid-cycle refresh for the 2019 model year, and it will be unveiled at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. Toyota claims the Prius “ready for sunshine or snow,” and published a teaser image of the car rolling down a snow-covered …

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