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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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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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 their opinions. At first glance it doesn't make sense, but the...

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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 where the car will eventually be built, thus fulfilling a...

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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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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 Ghibli. It adds Nero black paint for the body together with...

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