Tag Archives: Los Angeles Auto Show

BMW X7 to debut at 2018 Los Angeles auto show

BMW is almost ready to roll out the red carpet for its next SUV. It had better make it a large red carpet, because we're talking about the first true full-size, 3-row SUV from the Bavarian brand. Yes, a BMW X7 is coming to take on the likes of the Cadillac Escalade, Infiniti QX80, Lexus LX, Lincoln Navigator and Mercedes-Benz GLS. It's due for a reveal in...

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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 people are willing to pay outrageous sums of money to acquire...

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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 Automotive News (subscription required), which published the...

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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 Japanese automaker will bring something like it to market in the...

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This Week’s Top Photos: the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show edition

Chevrolet’s new Corvette ZR1 was a showstopper. 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 is overshadowed somewhat by the oft-rumored mid-engine Corvette...

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Here’s what you may have missed at the 2017 LA Auto Show

The dust is just starting to settle on the floors of Los Angeles’ convention center after two whirly days of the city’s annual auto show. All the press conferences are done and dusted, and we’re guessing by now you’ve probably had your fill of new cars and concepts to see you through to the end of the year. But there’s so much...

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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 Angeles Auto Show, is shaping up to be an absolutely...

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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 the FXE hybrid supercar concept. If you’re thinking the...

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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 past year. The previous two were the TJ Cruiser shown in...

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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 vehicles by 2025. Porsche currently offers six plug-in hybrid...

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