LA Auto Show 2019

The 2020 Land Rover Defender is pitch-perfect

The 2020 Land Rover Defender is pitch-perfect

Nobody was surprised that the 2020 Land Rover Defender returning the classic nameplate stateside drew praises. Realists were overjoyed by how the new Defender managed to pay homage to its original styling without ruining the boxy, go-anywhere attitude of the original. On the other hand, there are of course the purists who prefer simple mechanicals, crude yet dependable suspension and drivetrain components, and an earthquake-proof body-on-frame chassis, the latter of which is also generally responsible for a bone-shaking and teeth-chattering ride.

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2020 Genesis G90 gets a mid-cycle refresh

2020 Genesis G90 gets a mid-cycle refresh

Genesis has unveiled the 2020 G90 sedan at the LA Auto Show. The 2020 G90 gets what Genesis calls new-car-level design changes on the exterior and interior. Genesis says the 2020 G90 formally introduces the next evolution of the Genesis signature design language.

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MINI John Cooper Works GP is a two-seater hot hatch that shouts its 306 HP

MINI John Cooper Works GP is a two-seater hot hatch that shouts its 306 HP

Small, but perfectly formed. MINI isn't short on punchy versions in its history books, but even then the new 2020 MINI John Cooper Works GP stands out of the crowd. Offering the most powerful engine in a MINI to-date, the 306 horsepower two-door doesn't hide its unique nature.

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The Lexus LC 500 Convertible is more stunning than we dared hope

The Lexus LC 500 Convertible is more stunning than we dared hope

The Lexus LC was arguably born to be a drop-top, and the 2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible delivers on that at the LA Auto Show 2019 this week. Slicing the roof of the concept-esque two door wasn't exactly an easy proposition, however.

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2020 Kia Niro Hybrid and 2021 Kia Seltos Debut in LA

2020 Kia Niro Hybrid and 2021 Kia Seltos Debut in LA

Kia has unveiled a pair of vehicles in LA that includes the 2020 Niro Hybrid and the 2021 Kia Seltos. The Niro Hybrid has received enhancements for its mid-cycle refresh that give it new projector-type headlamps and fog lamps. The grille has a diamond pattern and dual chevron-shaped LED running lights.

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Kia Seltos X-Line Concepts roll into LA Auto Show

Kia Seltos X-Line Concepts roll into LA Auto Show

Kia has a pair of new concept vehicles that it has debuted at the LA Auto Show that include the Seltos X-Line concepts. One of the concept cars is the Seltos X-Line Trail Attack concept, and the other is the Seltos X-Line Urban concept. Both were designed at Kia Design Center America and built by Zero to 60 Designs of Corona, CA.

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2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 SUV is 603hp seating for seven

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 SUV is 603hp seating for seven

Just how fast do you need you uber-luxury SUV to actually go? If you're Mercedes-Benz, and the glitzy truck in question is the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63, the answer is apparently 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds and an electronically-limited top speed of 174 mph. Not bad at all for something with seating for up to seven.

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This 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S is an SUV to put sports cars to shame

This 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S is an SUV to put sports cars to shame

The SUV is truly putting the sports car on notice, or at least that's the message you can't help but take away from the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S SUV, which makes its debut today at the LA Auto Show 2019. Headed to dealerships in the US midway through next year, its 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine is good for 603 horsepower, and that makes for an SUV that can do 0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC: US pricing confirmed for electric SUV

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC: US pricing confirmed for electric SUV

Mercedes-Benz has priced up its first all-electric SUV, the 2020 EQC, confirming it'll start from under $70k when it arrives in the US - and that's before federal tax incentives. Announced more than a year ago, the ECQ isn't expected to arrive on North American shores until early 2020.

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Ford reveals Mustang Mach-E production limit for first year

Ford reveals Mustang Mach-E production limit for first year

Battery constraints will limit the number of Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs in Ford's first year of production, the automaker has confirmed. Announced over the weekend, the 2021 Mustang Mach-E extends the storied performance car name into its first ever all-electric model, and its first crossover SUV, and though the reaction has been divided Ford is still expecting demand to be solid.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid packs 302hp and 39 mile EV range

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid packs 302hp and 39 mile EV range

Toyota has a new plug-in hybrid, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime, and it's not only promising to be the automaker's most fuel-efficient RAV4, but its most powerful, too. Indeed the new PHEV is actually Toyota's second-fastest model, period, following the Supra, with 302 horsepower to play with.

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2020 Audi RS Q8 makes flagship SUV a torque-rich driver’s machine

2020 Audi RS Q8 makes flagship SUV a torque-rich driver’s machine

Audi is adding a new RS model to its portfolio with the 2020 RS Q8: not only the sportiest and fastest Q model, but probably the most practical as well. Here in the US, Audi’s RS models are coming in droves. Less than three months ago, the automotive world felt a seismic shift when the German carmaker announced the 2020 RS6 Avant, a fast and sporty station wagon with a turbocharged V8 motor, would be finally coming to North American shores.

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