Photo Gallery: Highlights from the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Photo Gallery: Highlights from the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

By Christian Wardlaw, December 01, 2017
  • 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Unveil at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

    The annual Los Angeles Auto Show, now known as AutoMobility LA, takes place each November, kicking off a season of new-vehicle reveals for cars, trucks, and SUVs that will be sold in North America. This year, automakers brought a wide range of models to La La Land, and you can see the most important debuts in this gallery, the vehicles listed in alphabetical order.



  • 2019 Audi A8 photo

    2019 Audi A8

    Audi calls the redesigned 2019 A8 the first road-ready expression of the design philosophy introduced with the Prologue Concept vehicle, and it clearly sets the stage for the next-generation of infotainment, driver-assistance, collision-avoidance, and autonomous technologies from the company.

  • 2019 BMW i8 Roadster and BMW i8 Coupe photo

    2019 BMW i8

    BMW’s plug-in hybrid sports car gets an update for 2019, but the big news is the addition of a new 2-seat Roadster to the lineup. Outside of the new convertible roof, the i8 is more powerful than before, and supplies greater electric driving range before switching to gas-electric hybrid operation.

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Convertible photo

    2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Convertible

    For the first time since Nixon was in the White House, Chevrolet is offering a convertible version of its wickedly fast, 755-horsepower Corvette ZR1. They’ll build and sell more of them this time around, despite a starting price of nearly $125,000.

  • 2018 Hyundai Kona photo

    2018 Hyundai Kona

    Slotting in below the Hyundai Tucson, the Kona is the automaker’s new subcompact, city-size crossover SUV. Youthfully detailed, the stylish Kona offers an available turbocharged engine, optional all-wheel drive, lots of infotainment and safety technology, and tons of personality. Well done, Hyundai.

  • 2019 Infiniti QX50 photo

    2019 Infiniti QX50

    Aiming the redesigned QX50 at the heart of the luxury crossover SUV market, this new Infiniti will battle the likes of the Audi Q5, BMW X3, and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class. And it is armed with a revolutionary new variable compression ratio 4-cylinder engine.

  • 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake photo

    2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake

    If you love station wagons, you’ve gotta love the new Jaguar XF Sportbrake. With the arrival of this handsome estate, wagon lovers have something other than the Mercedes E-Class and Volvo V90 to put on their shopping lists.

  • 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon and 2018 Jeep Wrangler Sahara photo

    2018 Jeep Wrangler JL

    Completely redesigned from its tire tread to its roll bar, the new 2018 Wrangler JL is more capable, more comfortable, more technologically sophisticated, and arguably more attractive than ever.

  • 2019 Kia Sorento photo

    2019 Kia Sorento

    Kia freshens its midsize family hauler for 2019, tidying up the styling, enhancing the technology, and improving safety. The turbocharged gas engine is gone, but Kia confirmed that it is working on a diesel engine option. Torque lovers, rejoice.

  • 2018 Land Rover Range Rover SVAutobiography photo

    2018 Land Rover Range Rover SVAutobiography

    Blending equal parts of thundering performance and decadent opulence, the new Land Rover Range Rover SVAutobiography takes SUV speed, style, and sophistication to a higher level than ever.

  • 2018 Lexus RX L 350 photo

    2018 Lexus RX L

    Already the top-selling luxury SUV in America, the Lexus RX finally adds what buyers have often wanted: a third-row seat. To make it fit, the RX gets a stretch, which, depending on trim and viewing angle, has an unfortunate impact on appearances.

  • 2019 Lincoln Nautilus photo

    2019 Lincoln Nautilus

    Goodbye Lincoln MKX, hello Lincoln Nautilus. Whether you like the new name or not, at least you’ll know that it is affixed to the company’s freshened, midsize 5-passenger SUV, and not any of a number of MK-something-or-other Lincolns of the present and past.

  • 2018 Mazda 6 photo

    2018 Mazda 6

    Re-engineered for improved driving dynamics, equipped with a new interior, and available in an upscale new Signature trim complete with a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, the 2018 Mazda 6 emphasizes driving fun at a time when the auto industry has forgotten all about it.

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class photo

    2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

    Completely redesigned, the new Mercedes CLS-Class continues as a luxurious 4-door coupe, now equipped with seating for 5 people. The big news, though, is EQ Boost, the car’s electrified drivetrain, which is standard for CLS450 models.

  • 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross photo

    2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

    Mitsubishi introduces its first new model in what seems like forever, and the subcompact crossover SUV is called the Eclipse Cross. Angular styling, a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, available all-wheel drive, and new technologies may keep Mitsubishi in the hunt.

  • 2018 Nissan Kicks photo

    2018 Nissan Kicks

    In terms of popularity, small crossover SUVs are smoking hot, but the Nissan Juke is not. That’s why it is swept aside in favor of this, the new Kicks, which swaps the Juke’s entertaining driving dynamics for practicality and interior space. The styling is still oddball, though.

  • 2019 Subaru Ascent photo

    2019 Subaru Ascent

    Subaru continues firing on all of its horizontally opposed cylinders with the arrival of the new 2019 Ascent. Equipped with 3 rows of seats and a new turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, the Ascent promises everything that is good about a Subaru in a super-sized package.

  • Toyota FT-AC SUV Concept photo

    Toyota FT-AC SUV Concept

    Toyota says its new SUV concept offers “the ideal versatility for living an active lifestyle, allowing deeper exploration to take life’s journeys even further.” Sounds like every new SUV pitch of the past 20 years, doesn’t it? Here’s the scoop: Look for these styling cues and more capable off-roading ability in hybrid-powered Toyota crossovers to come.

  • 2019 Volvo XC40 photo

    2019 Volvo XC40

    With the modular design of its new XC40 subcompact crossover, Volvo departs from its current design ethos to create a compelling alternative to vehicles such as the Audi Q3, BMW X1, Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, and others. The company also announced a new vehicle subscription service in L.A.


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