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At The L.A. Auto Show, It's SUVs and Sedans--Not Sportscars--That Rule
At The L.A. Auto Show, It's SUVs and Sedans--Not Sportscars--That Rule

L.A. is the epicenter of luxury-car sales. But if you're looking for exotic roadsters, super-luxury saloons and hand-built sportscars at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, you'll have to look to find them. For the most part, they're tucked away in a sunken gallery, under the walkway that connects the...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Spark shown at Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov 2011
2013 Chevrolet Spark: New Details, Live Pics From The L.A. Auto Show

From its stand at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, General Motors revealed new details about the 2013 Chevrolet Spark, the brand's upcoming minicar that will slot below the new Sonic in both size and price. With this first appearance of the U.S.-spec Spark (a somewhat different version is already...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Azera
2012 Hyundai Azera Preview: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

There aren't many Hyundai vehicles left untouched by the company's rapid transformation into a top-tier automaker. The Accent was all-new earlier this year--and now, the big Azera gets its day in the sun, appropriately enough, at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2012 Azera now wears Hyundai's...Read More»

2013 Cadillac XTS leaked
2013 Cadillac XTS Rolls In At The 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

Following an earlier online reveal of the new 2013 Cadillac XTS on GM’s website, the big luxury sedan has been presented in the metal today at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The XTS was first shown in concept form at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show as the XTS Platinum Concept, and to our eye, the...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape: All-New Crossover Unveiled At LA Auto Show

Today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Ford takes the wraps off one of its most significant new vehicles, the 2013 Ford Escape compact crossover. It's the first new-from-the-ground-up Escape in more than 10 years, and the 2013 model brings a sleeker and more aerodynamic look, plus a pair of new...Read More»

2013 Ford Mustang GT Convertible
2013 Ford Mustang Gets New Styling And Tech: 2011 L.A. Auto Show

Like a fine wine, the Mustang just gets better with age. Okay, lame clichés notwithstanding, Ford has made a raft of significant updates on its iconic muscle car despite this possibly being the last model year for the current generation Mustang. Coming into the 2013 model year with fresh new...Read More»

2013 Cadillac XTS leaked
2013 Cadillac XTS: First Official Photo

Just one week before its world debut at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, General Motors has revealed the first official photo of the 2013 Cadillac XTS luxury large sedan. As our sister publication MotorAuthority points out, this image of the production version looks leaner and shows more creases...Read More»

2013 Ford Flex
2013 Ford Flex: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

The 2013 Ford Flex will be seen in public for the first time in two weeks at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, but the first photos are out--and if you thought the Flex couldn't get any more edgy, you would be wrong. First and foremost, the 2013 Flex wears a new nose that channels its inner geek...Read More»

2013 Volkswagen CC
2013 Volkswagen CC To Debut At The Los Angeles Auto Show

Volkswagen calls it a four-door coupe, but we know it as the German automaker’s flagship sedan. At the Los Angeles Auto Show later this month, the 2013 Volkswagen CC will make its debut, but VW has released a few teaser photos ahead of time. Our sister publication TheCarConnection observes...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
2012 Honda CR-V Concept Debuts At SoCal Auto Show

Getting a jump on jazzing up interest in the redesigned fourth-generation 2012 Honda CR-V compact crossover SUV, Honda used the Orange County International Auto Show in Anaheim, California as a venue for the world debut of the 2012 Honda CR-V concept. The Japanese automaker says the 2012 CR-V...Read More»

2012 Bentley Continental GTC
2012 Bentley Continental GTC Unveiled

The floodgates are officially open and the European heavyweights are tripping over themselves to preview their Frankfurt wares. We've already seen the 2012 Porsche 911 and Ferrari 458 Spider, and now it's Bentley's turn. The 2012 Continental GTC is official. More evolution (slight evolution) than...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX Concept
2013 Infiniti JX Crossover Concept: 2011 Pebble Beach Concours

The pre-show for the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance is just revving up into full swing, but already the latest production cars and concepts are making their way onto the stage. Among them is Infiniti's JX Concept, a seven-seat crossover due for production for the 2013 model year. Revealed in...Read More»

BMW i Launch Event, Frankfurt, July 2011
BMW i3 And i8 Concepts: Live Photos From Frankfurt Debut

In the not too distant future BMW will be launching a whole range of environmentally friendly vehicles grouped under its new “i” division, the first of which will be an electric compact hatch dubbed the i3. Today, at a special press conference in Frankfurt, Germany, BMW took the wraps...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
2012 Honda CR-V Concept: A Preview Of The Next-Gen Compact Crossover

It’s been five years since a major redesign of the popular Honda CR-V compact crossover, but if this glimpse of the 2012 Honda CR-V Concept is any indication of what’s in store later this year, the wait is finally over. Sure, there was a minor refresh in 2010, but that was just to tide...Read More»

Buick Envision Concept
Five Hot Cars From The 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

Some may make it to the U.S. as production cars, while others are definitely headed here, but these five hot cars from the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show prove that automakers are keen to show off their stuff to show goers worldwide. Sure, there were some other concepts at the Shanghai show, but...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Malibu
Is There A Malibu Wagon In Chevy’s Future?

Journalists paying attention to comments made by Mark Reuss, GM’s North American President, during the 2011 New York Auto Show – in particular, Automotive News – are pretty keen on the idea that Chevy ought to add a wagon variant to the Malibu lineup. Make that also a Buick, per...Read More»

2012 Kia Rio Hatchback
Five 2012 Green Family Cars from the New York Auto Show

Let’s face it. Even if you feel you need to trade in or downsize to a less expensive car, you still are loathe to give up what you’ve become accustomed to in the way of comfort, style, features and that all-important Bluetooth connectivity. At the 2011 New York Auto Show, five new model...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Beetle
2012 VW Beetle: Marketing Says It’s Not a Chick Car

Believe it or not, I actually know a male, allegedly with genuine cojones, who owns a VW New Beetle--with an automatic no less! So naturally you’re thinking he’s some kind of sissy, or doesn’t know what a real car is, or doesn’t appreciate what driving and being a car nut is...Read More»

2013 Ford Taurus Limited
2013 Ford Taurus: Preview

Bringing Ford's legendary Taurus nameplate back on track has been one of the automaker's many miracles of the past several years. With the return of the Taurus SHO, and a heavy dollop of tech features and luxury refinement, Ford brought a once-great name back from the brink—as an excellent...Read More»

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