LA Auto Show 2012

Cadillac XTS breaks the mold with user-configurable gauges

Cadillac XTS breaks the mold with user-configurable gauges

In a move that everyone in the automobile universe is going to understand instantly as groundbreaking in the simple way in which it breaks from the history of the art, the Cadillac's new XTS allows drivers to re-arrange their gauges. It makes perfect sense here in our modern mobile world that we're able to re-arrange any display we're using - why not the environment in our vehicles? Thus is the idea here with the XTS, bringing on several different displays now that we've gone digital - effectively - in the luxury segment.

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Mazda to offer diesel engine in new Mazda6 for the US

Mazda to offer diesel engine in new Mazda6 for the US

The Los Angeles auto show is in full swing and automotive news is coming at a frantic pace. A new bit of information from Mazda has surfaced at the auto show having to do with the new mid-sized Mazda6. The car made its US debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show and Mazda has confirmed that the vehicle would be offered with a diesel engine in the US.

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Honda unveils updated 2013 Civic in LA

Honda unveils updated 2013 Civic in LA

Love it or hate it, the Honda Civic has become one of the more popular cars for a new generation of automotive enthusiasts. Fans of the Honda Civic will want take a nice look at the 2013 Civic sedan that Honda unveiled at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show this week. The sedan gets a fresh style and other features to update the popular car.

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BMW i3 Concept Coupe eyes-on at LA Auto Show

BMW i3 Concept Coupe eyes-on at LA Auto Show

Enter the BMW i3 Coupe - an eco-friendly little tech-friendly amalgamation of excellence inside and out, and one that's essentially just been revealed this week. As we spoke about just yesterday, this machine brings on an inter-car communications system, smartphone connectivity, and of course, a 170HP electric motor slice with lithium-ion batteries inside. It's all topped off by a hardcore lighter yet stronger than steel CFRP (carbon reinforced plastic) passenger cell.

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BMW i8 Spyder Concept eyes-on at LA Auto Show

BMW i8 Spyder Concept eyes-on at LA Auto Show

This week we're having a peek at several conceptual and near-market vehicles at the LA Auto Show 2012, today's gems being a couple of BMW concept cars, one of them the most recent iteration of the BMW i8 Spyder Concept in its near-final-form. This vehicle is a plug-in hybrid machine able to reach 20 miles using only electricity, and with an amazing looking body and current real-world statistics and specifications in-tact, this machine looks just about as road-ready as we'd like - for now though, it's still only a dream.

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Krell teams with 2014 Acura RLX as home audio hits the automobile

Krell teams with 2014 Acura RLX as home audio hits the automobile

This week at the Los Angeles Auto Show the folks at Krell Industries have announced that they're bringing on their high-end performance audio system knowhow to the auto industry for the very first time. They'll be doing with first with the fabulous 2014 Acura RLX, and will indeed be replicating the home theater system power they're known for in this vehicle by the time it rolls out inside 2013. With 30 years of knowhow under their belt, we're pumped up to hear just how great this system aims to be.

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Hyundai shows off Veloster C3 concept

Hyundai shows off Veloster C3 concept

Hyundai has unveiled a new concept car at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. The car is called the Veloster C3 Concept and it's sort of a convertible. I say it's sort of a convertible because it maintains its fixed roofline and only the center section of the car's roof opens in a manner similar to what Fiat does with the new 500 Abarth Cabriolet.

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New convertible VW Beetle debuts in LA

New convertible VW Beetle debuts in LA

Volkswagen is on hand at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show and has unveiled the third-generation Beetle Convertible. The new Beetle Convertible shares much of the same design as the new third-generation Beetle Coupe with a wider, longer, and sleeker design. The new design is an attempt by Volkswagen to attract more male buyers to a vehicle more popular with women.

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Porsche unveils 2013 Cayman in LA

Porsche unveils 2013 Cayman in LA

Sports car maker Porsche was on hand at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show and took the opportunity to make the world premiere of the new 2013 Cayman. The 2013 Cayman represents the third-generation of the car and Porsche promises it's completely new. The 2013 model is lower, longer, lighter, and faster according to Porsche.

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Jaguar XFR-S revealed: This big cat has 550HP claws

Jaguar XFR-S revealed: This big cat has 550HP claws

Jaguar has pulled the wraps off of its XFR-S sports sedan, the big cat company's 186mph take on tightening up the luxobarge until your passengers squeak like field-mice. Teased last week as the fastest and most powerful four-door from Jaguar ever, the XFR-S made its debut at the LA Auto Show 2012, using a 5-liter supercharged V8 engine with 550PS good for a 0-60mph dash in 4.4s. However, Jaguar also says the XFR-S shouldn't make too great an impact in your eco-credentials, with the new car putting out the same emissions and fuel consumption figures as its XRF sibling.

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