Tag Archives: 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

2013 Los Angeles: Hyundai jumps on the hydrogen fuel cell bandwagon with a Tuscon

Hyundai just released the opportunity for consumers to lease a hydrogen fuel cell version of one of their conventional vehicles; the Tuscon. For $499 per month, one can now drive a fuel cell SUV starting in spring of 2014 in Southern California; which makes sense, given SoCal’s hydrogen refueling infrastructure. $499 for a three year […]

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2013 Los Angeles: The 2015 Mini Cooper gets its first floor showcase in LA and Tokyo

Mini has just revealed, well, the new Mini; like all new Minis of old, it gets different headlights, a revised interior, better suspension, different engines, different modes for the engine and the steering, more safety features and yes, it gets a bit less “mini”. Up in the front clip, the Mini Cooper S gets a […]

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2013 Los Angeles: Chevrolet reveals two additions to the Sonic sedan lineup

Chevrolet confirmed to be adding two new variants of the Sonic sedan to the lineup, at this year’s auto show festivities in Los Angeles. For the 2014 model year, the Sonic sedan lineup receives a performance-inspired RS variant and a stylistic Dusk edition. The 2014 Chevrolet Sonic RS sits side by side with the RS […]

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2013 Los Angeles: BMW brings the X4 Concept, the i3, i8, the 4-Series and more

Largely staying out of the limelight this year, BMW introduced the production versions of their i8 hybrid and i3 electric cars, the 4 series convertible and new X5 and X4 SUVs. They also introduced the K1600 GTL, a luxury touring bike. The i-brand cars are available to consumers now and their powerplants remain unchanged; the […]

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2013 Los Angeles: Chrysler brings a special edition 2014 SRT Viper GTS for show at LA

Chrysler brought a unique styled and packaged 2014 SRT Viper GTS to the Los Angeles Auto Show this year, called the Anodized Carbon Special Edition Package. The unique edition Viper dons a range of upgrades, such as a unique matte exterior with production limited to 50 models only. Set to launch at dealers around the […]

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2013 Los Angeles: Acura ups their flagship ante with the 2014 RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

Acura revealed an all-new addition to their lineup, specifically their RLX flagship, which receives a bespoke hybrid setup. Called the 2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD, the new model is described to be “the most powerful and technologically advanced vehicle in Acura’s history.” The new Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD receives a hybrid setup consisting […]

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2013 Los Angeles: Mercedes-Benz showcases its latest AMG Vision Gran Turismo Concept

At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz released their latest mockup of where the company may be headed in some ways. On paper, and in Gran Turismo 6 for Playstation 3, the concept generates 577 bhp and behaves somewhat like a grown up and skilled Mercedes SLS on the track. The physical concept car uses […]

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2013 Los Angeles: Hyundai reveals 2014 Veloster Turbo R-Spec, the sporty Veloster we could have been waiting for

Hyundai had their press conference recently, where they revealed a new addition to their Veloster lineup for the 2014 model year. The new model is a supposed high-performance Veloster Turbo R-Spec, which receives a slew of new updates, potentially promising the sportier Veloster many of us have been holding out for. Set to go on […]

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2013 Los Angeles: The 2014 Nissan Juke NISMO RS adds another hot hatch to the mix

While it’s not the rare holy grail of a rear wheel drive wagon with a stick; Nissan seems to have fallen into the hot hatch world with their latest product unveiled at the LA Auto Show: the Juke NISMO RS. The turbocharged 1.6 liter four offers up 215 bhp at 6,000 rpm (and 210 ft-lbs […]

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2013 Los Angeles: Toyota’s new 2014 Highlander Hybrid prepares for soccer practice at LA

At the LA Auto Show, Toyota has unveiled another chapter in the trendy and crowded soccer mom and soccer dad arena: the 2014 Highlander Hybrid. Mated to a 3.5 liter V6, an electric motor will cream little Jimmy and Sally off to their next match with a swift and silent ‘whoosh’ and the inevitable moaning […]

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