2019 LA Auto Show
AutoMobility LA is one of the world's premier auto shows…especially when it comes to driving green. And, for 2019 there was a lot of news.
Hyundai turned heads in LA with their Vision T Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept, hinting at the brand’s future design language.
Meanwhile, the here and now Hyundai IONIQ Electric gets a longer 170-mile range. While the RM19 Racing Midship Sports Car prototype may show a new turn for the street-going Veloster.
At Toyota, the fifth-generation RAV4 crossover adds a new plug-in hybrid.
Corporate cousin Lexus says the top will drop in 15-seconds on the limited-production LC 500 Convertible.
BMW’s new 4-door M8 Gran Coupe offers up to 617-horsepower. The sporty four-door touch also trickled down to the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe.
This carbon-fiber rich BMW M2 CS steps beyond the M2 Competition with 444-horsepower.
Exotic car prowess in a luxury SUV…it was the LA debut for Aston Martin DBX.
For the first time, EQ Boost is added to the V8 biturbo in the Mercedes-AMG GLS 63…and the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S.
Mercedes first pure EV… the EQC 400 4MATIC, arrived in LA with a $67,900 price tag.
Audi’s all-electric e-tron becomes more stylish as a Sportback……while the Audi RS Q8 is their first SUV to wear the racing sport badge in America.
Of the most talked about new arrivals is Ford’s first purpose built all-electric vehicle… the Mustang Mach-e.
There will be a new plug-in hybrid option for the recently launched Lincoln Corsair.
Volkswagen’s latest charge toward EV’s is the ID. Space Vizzion Concept.
The Porsche Taycan 4S also arrived for LA’s auto show. Their entry level trim all-electric sports sedan sports 562 horsepower for a 0 to 60 of 3.8 seconds.
Very city street worthy, Kia’s Seltos crossover slips in between the Soul and Sportage.
Just as the cool Mazda CX-30 fits between the CX-3 and CX-5
This Fiat 500X Sport is the only compact ute with standard all-wheel-drive AND 30 MPG efficiency.
The two-seat MINI John Cooper Works GP is the most powerful road-ready MINI to date.
A limited number of the Acura MDX PMC Edition will be made, all draped in Valencia Red Pearl.
The Genesis G90 flagship sedan gets an updated and huge crest-shaped grille.
Finally, the Toyota Corolla, including the new Hybrid, was named 2020 Green Car of the Year, while the Honda CR-V and its Hybrid won 2020 Green SUV of the year.
And that’s it from LA, and this week’s Motor News.