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Photos by Norman Woo Porsche introduced three new models to the world at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Two of them were GTS variants of the venerable 911 Carrera and the formidable Cayenne. The third model was a limited production Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive Series that offers luxurious combination of...

The surprise of the 2014 LA Auto Show, the Chevy Colorado ZR2 concept that grabbed headlines and turned heads among the crowds. With its aggressive looks and off-road focus, it would fit perfectly into GM’s mid-size truck portfolio. This is, IF they build it.

The 2016 Kia Sorento made its North America debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show and marks the start of the crossover’s third generation. The latest Sorento features brand new exterior styling and a complete makeover of the interior. The new, more modernized look involves rounded corners, new headlights and...

BMW rolled out some stunning cars at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. With a portfolio of a strong line-up on display, from the powerful X6 M and exquisite 4 Series Gran Coupé to the never dull or boring i8 and i3 all-electric powered cars, Automotive Rhythms takes a deeper dive into BMW’s 2015 outlook. A conversation...

Making their world debuts together in Los Angeles, the all-new BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M combine the robustness, agility, and everyday use characteristics of the successful BMW X family with the commitment to high performance that defines BMW M vehicles.

Announced at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, the all-new third generation Audi TT and TTS. Audi is strengthening its portfolio with the return of its fun-in-the-sun TT Roadster and brother-in-arms TT Coupe.

A concept car is a prototype made to showcase an idea, test a new styling direction, or highlight advanced technologies. They are often shown at car shows to gauge customer reaction to new and radical designs which may or may not have a chance of being produced. The 2014 LA Auto Show was the place to showcase concept...

The 2016 HR-V compact crossover launch is an important step for Honda as it jumps into a highly competitive market segment. Judging from our time with the folks at Honda, they are confident that the all-new HR-V is the complete package that offers a fuel efficient powertrain, a versatile package that is flexible...

Making its North American debut at the 2014 L.A. Auto Show, Audi uses the Prologue Concept car to express their new direction for sportiness, lightweight design, and full-time quattro all-wheel drive. The two-door coupe has a flowing, elegant shape in a sporty and taut design.

First Twin Turbo V-Series Announced at 2014 LA Auto Show Launched as a 4-door compact sedan in 2013, the ATS is supposed to be Cadillac’s entry-level luxury sedan/coupe. Now it is poised to tear off its young professional attire and don a race suit. Stoking the fire is Cadillac’s first 3.6-liter twin turbo V6 that can...

The 2016 Jaguar F-TYPE coupe just got better. How does a 550 horsepower sports coupe, winner of numerous awards and accolades, raise the bar for itself? Answer: Jaguar adds the dynamic handling of all-wheel drive, the option for a 6-speed manual, and a host of other improvements that extend the performance envelop of...

Big news at the LA Auto Show this year is the new version of Nissan’s godzilla GT-R which promises to surpass the performance of million dollar rides at a fraction of the cost. Weighing at 591 hp, 481 lb-ft torque, and able to eat up Nürburgring at a record setting pace of 7 minutes, 8 seconds, we suggest placing your...

The Porsche Macan was the talk of the town at the 2013 LA Auto Show. Originally teased back in 2012 as Porsche’s attempt to blend its renowned sports car performance with a compact crossover sports utility vehicle (SUV) base, the Macan – named for the Indonesian word for ‘tiger’ – has the chops to compete with the like of...

The LA Auto Show has wrapped and some big announcements were made last month. Jaguar staged a spectacular entrance with world premier of the F-TYPE Coupe. Porsche and Lincoln had world debuts of their luxury compact crossovers with the Macan and MKC, respectively. Mercedes unveiled the SLS AMG GT Final Edition at the...

Audi announces three new A3 models at the 2013 LA Auto Show. A new A3 sedan replaces the the five-door hatch model. Late next year, the sedan will get TDI and S3 variants followed by a new Cabriolet. The lineup will be fully fleshed out in early 2015 when the Sportback body returns with the A3 e-tron PHEV. Introduced...

Photo credit: Norman Woo What happens when you connect the world’s fastest man with a Japanese supercar? Things get a bit heated. Let’s see how the Jamaican sprinter feels about the Japanese Nissan GT-R! “Nissan GT-R is a wonderful car and perfect for me. I love everything in it. I enjoy driving it, and I feel completely...

What began as a local event, now plays host to a number of major debuts. We were on the scene at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show to comprehensively cover all the new motorized goodies from the OEMs. This year, a wide array of redesigned production and concept vehicles took the stage in L.A., and there were quite a few...

This year at the LA Auto Show we noticed many of the luxury carmakers are jumping into a market segment that is heating up fast. Probably one of the fastest growing market segments is the premiere-class, small crossover that also emphasizes performance. BMW, Porsche, Lincoln, and Mercedes made announcements at the...

The new BMW i3 is the boldest model to come out of the BMW brand in quite some time now. Green Car Reports is praising this new model and has even put it on its short list of their Best Car to Buy as a nominee amongst 2014 models. Why the Love From Green Car Reports? The BMW i3 is a nominee for the Green Car...

The future sustainable mobility is here and BMW is giving the public a chance to give their new compact EV a brief spin in downtown Los Angeles in conjunction with the L.A. Auto Show.

The FIAT Brand to Bring a Splash of Color to LA Auto Show; Artist to Paint Italian Masterpiece Inside Fiat 500L Updated: Nov 30, 2013 An iconic canvas fit for a masterpiece – Italian artist Nicola Verlato to paint the ceiling of a Fiat 500L on showroom floor during LA Auto Show “Fiat 500L Italian Masterpiece” to pay...