The press days for the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show are set to occur November 26th through November 29th, followed by a public show that will run through December 9th of 2018.
This hub tracks vehicles we expect to see at the show, and will be updated live as we integrate press kit content and our own images.
More detailed coverage for the show can be found by loading the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show saved workspace in our Vehicle Information Center.
Click here to see the below list of vehicles covered as a webpage...
AutoMobility LA brings some of the brightest minds in the automotive and technology sectors together onto one stage to discuss the new mobility industry."
"Leading automakers will debut 50+ vehicles at 2018’s AutoMobility LA including debuts from BMW, BYTON, Nissan, Porsche, Rivian, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo and more!"
More details can be found at the official website for the show.
Auto Show Highlights
2019 Chevrolet Blazer: Chevrolet is reviving the Blazer nameplate for 2019 - it will be a crossover slotting between the smaller Equinox and the larger Traverse, and is intended to compete directly with the Ford Edge and Nissan Murano.
The new Blazer will go on sale in early January, 2019. It's pricing will start at $29,995 with pricing for the high-end Premier trim reaching as high as $48,960.
All versions will include amenities like an 8-inch color touchscreen, 4G LTE with Wi-Fi Hotspot, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, electronic locking glove box, Keyless Open and Start, Teen Driver, Rear Seat Reminder, HD Rear Vision Camera, dual-zone automatic climate control with rear vents, heated and power-adjustable mirrors, Traction Mode Select, adjustable sliding rear seat, a six-way manual driver seat and 18-inch wheels.
The range starts with the ‘L’ trim level, followed by the 1LT - both of these feature a naturally-aspirated four-cylinder engine delivering 193 hp and 188 lb-ft of torque. The 2LT will use a 3.6L V-6 making 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque, and buyers can option an all-wheel drive system for $2,700. Next up is the Blazer RS, a variant that will compete with the Ford Edge ST, followed by the range-topping Premier trim - both the RS and Premier will have an optional Driver Confidence II Package.
Available features include a Panoramic dual-pane power sunroof, advanced twin-clutch AWD system, Hitch View for trailering, automatic heated steering wheel, heated/ventilated front seats, heated outboard rear seats, Rear Camera Mirror, Wireless charging, up to six USB ports, hands-free power liftgate and a suite of active safety systems such Adaptive Cruise Control.
Redesigns / Refreshes
2020 BMW Z4 Convertible: BMW has launched an all-new BMW Z4 Roadster atop a chassis with 50:50 weight distribution - this new platform is shared with Toyota's new Supra model. The lineup will incorporate 255 hp and 382 hp BMW TwinPower Turbocharged engines. The 2020 Z4 sDrive30i will launch in the US during March of 2019, with a Z4 M40i model to follow.
The proportions have grown compared to the previous Z4 - 3.3 in. longer, 2.9 in. wider and 0.5 in. taller, while the wheelbase has been shortened by 1.0 in. to help reach that 50/50 weight distribution. A complex, angular front end incorporates large lower air inletsand a low and wide version of BMW's iconic kidney grille. The stacked headlights are new for BMW and the side profile reveals gills behind the front wheels that pull hot air away from the brakes. Out back a short rear deck incorporates a ducktail spoiler and a pair of trapezoidal exhaust outlets.
The Z4 features a head-up display, digital instrument panel, wide infotainment display, and a small screen with an HVAC readout. The center console features buttons to alter the driving mode and a rotary dial to control the infotainment system. A Harman Kardon Surround Sound stereo lets folks enjoy their music while enjoying top-down motoring.
The Z4 sDrive30i's 2.0L turbo I-4 delivers 255 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque and can reach 60 mph in 5.2 seconds, while the more powerful Z4 M40i's 3.0L turbo I-6 will make 382 hp and 369 lb ft of torque and reach 60 in 4.4 seconds. Both models will use an 8-speed Steptronic Sport automatic transmission and route power to the rear wheels.