Autos: Auto Shows

Five Oddities and Easter Eggs from the 2017 L.A. Auto Show

Tuesday  17:37,   05 december 2017

<p>Subculture out on the show floor</p>Wall-Mounted Ford[...]

Are You Ready for Chris Bangle's Reds? All-Electric Car is Made from the Inside Out

Friday  20:34,   01 december 2017

This is not a car. It is something else. Chris Bangle has designed cars for Fiat, Opel, and was lead designer at BMW for 17 years before he started his own design firm, Chris Bangle Associates, in 2009. Bangle is back with probably his most unique[...]

Saleen returns to making its own sports cars

Friday  18:24,   01 december 2017

Under the hood isn't a boosted V6 or V8, but rather a 400-horsepower turbo-fourWhy does it matter? While there’s no shortage of two-seat, mid-engine sports cars from any number of manufacturers both big and small, the Saleen S1 is not stupidly[...]

Nissan unveils Star Wars: The Last Jedi inspired Nissan Titan at 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Friday  18:23,   01 december 2017
Truck Trend

Nissan Star Wars AT-M6 Titan debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show just weeks before The Last Jedi film hits theatersNissan Invited our Truck Trend and Four Wheeler Network staff to have an exclusive look at their 2018 Nissan Titan AT-M6. The AT-M6 is [...]

2019 Aria FXE Hybrid Hypercar Makes Debut in L.A. With 1,150 HP

Friday  18:22,   01 december 2017
Motor Trend

Why can’t America build a hybrid hypercar just as insanely powerful and capable as the best from Europe? That question has motivated creation of the Aria FXE and its less extreme gasoline-only sibling, the FE. If the company’s name rings no bells,[...]

2019 Kia Sorento First Look: Fresher and Safer

Friday  18:21,   01 december 2017
Motor Trend

Kia's three-row crossover drops turbo-four, may add diesel variantExterior changes include revised front and rear fascias, new optional full LED headlights, taillights with new lighting patterns, and slimmer ice cube LED foglights. On the tech[...]

2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid revealed, boasts 26 miles of electric range

Friday  18:21,   01 december 2017

Kia gains its third plug-in model.With an estimated 26 miles of all-electric range, the Niro Plug-in is in the same ballpark as most other plug-in hybrid models like the Toyota Prius Prime (25 miles), Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in (29 miles) and Kia's own[...]

2018 Nissan Kicks jukes its way into compact crossover lineup

Friday  01:37,   01 december 2017

The Juke is dead. Say hello to the Nissan Kicks.The 2018 Nissan Kicks will start "well under $19,000." That means it'll be a few thousand dollars less expensive than the Juke it replaces (before incentives, naturally). And that's likely a big reason [...]

Toyota Looks For Future Adventures With FT-AC Concept

Friday  01:36,   01 december 2017

Unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Future Toyota Adventure Concept – or FT-AC for short – is aimed at people who enjoy an active lifestyle, especially weekend getaways , the automaker said. Research Research New Used New & Used [...]

BMW unleashes M3’s inner speed freak with CS edition

Thursday  20:32,   30 november 2017

BMW's limited edition M3 CS is equal parts track weapon and daily driverWhy does it matter? Because there are just not enough cars on the road that, courtesy of state-of-the-art M TwinPower Turbo technology and a 3.0-litre inline six-cylinder[...]

Lexus RX 350L, RX 450hL Bring Three-Row Seating To L.A.

Thursday  20:32,   30 november 2017

They don’t look any bigger than the standard models, but each offers room for six or seven passengers.Once upon a time, buyers seeking three-row seating in a vehicle could either choose a minivan or a large SUV. Lexus is the latest automaker to[...]

2018 Mazda6 refresh takes the car further upmarket

Thursday  20:31,   30 november 2017

A new engine and Signature trim spice things up.The 2018 Mazda6 is, on the surface, a very mild refresh. The front grille has been given more depth, and the fascia is generally cleaned up a bit, putting the design inline with the new CX-5 and future [...]

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS First Look: Now a Five-Seater

Wednesday  23:50,   29 november 2017
Motor Trend

Mercedes hasn’t fully redesigned the CLS since the 2012 model year, so it’s about time a new version arrives. Now in its third generation, the CLS morphs into an increasingly functional coupelike four-door. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS450, headed to[...]

Volkswagen announces compact SUV as first next-gen EV

Wednesday  22:07,   29 november 2017

I.D. Crozz concept will inspire Tiguan-size SUV expected for 2022Volkswagen has not announced if its next-gen EV lineup will carry distinct branding (maybe I.D.?) as it moves toward mass-producing 15 EV models by 2025, or if the Crozz will be[...]

The 2018 Range Rover SVAutobiography Is A $207,900 Pool House On Wheels

Wednesday  22:06,   29 november 2017

The refreshed 2018 Range Rover SVAutobiography is here and it really seems like it’s for people who love the comforts of their own houses so much that they could not bear to leave them behind. So they crammed all the amenities into a Range Rover[...]